The k1 is another remarkable milestone in the BMW history like the 2002 flagship M1 sports car,
as well as the iconic boxers; R100RS, R90S, R80G/S and “Paris Dakar” and its successors R100GS+ R80GS with paralever (1987-1995). etc.
The history of BMW's milestones shares the k1 also with a 1 in its type as the famous BMW M1, Z1
as well as the C1.