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BMW R 1200 RS Vs Kawasaki Z1000 comparison

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BMW R 1200 RS Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 15.55 Lakh
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₹ 15.1 Lakh
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Overview

BMW R 1200 RS Vs Kawasaki Z1000 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the R 1200 RS Vs Z1000 on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

R 1200 RS Vs Z1000 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Kawasaki Z1000 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 15.1 Lakh. On the other hand, BMW R 1200 RS price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 15.55 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 16.55 Lakh for range topping model.

SummaryBMW R 1200 RSKawasaki Z1000
Price₹ 15.55 Lakh₹ 15.1 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWKawasaki
Body TypeSportsSports
Mileage20.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Power123.00 bhp140.00 bhp
Engine1170.0 CC1043.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

R 1200 RS Vs Z1000 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Z1000 base engine returns 15 Km/l. The BMW R 1200 RS base returns 20 Km/l.

R 1200 RS Vs Z1000 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Z1000 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1200 RS comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 1170.0 cc1043.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 24
Max Power 123 bhp @ 7750 rpm140 bhp @ 11000 rpm
Max Torque 125 Nm @ 6500 rpm111 Nm @ 7300 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 44
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Air/liquid-cooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 18.0 L17.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4.0 LN/A
Mileage 20.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 236 kg221 kg
Length 2202 mm2045 mm
Width 925 mm790 mm
Height 1250 mm1055 mm
Wheelbase 1527 mm1435 mm
Ground Clearance N/A125 mm
Seat Height 820 mm815 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Oil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedWet, Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Two-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing EngineAluminium Twin-Tube
Front Suspension Telescopic Upside-Down Fork; Stanchion Diameter 45 Mm41 Mm Inverted Fork With Stepless Compression & Rebound Damping & Spring Preload Adjustability
Rear Suspension Cast Aluminium Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD Strut (travel-related Damping), Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable (continuously Variable) At Handwheel, Rebound Damping Adjustable At HandwheelHorizontal Back-link, Gas-charged, With Stepless Rebound Damping And Preload Adjustability

Braking

Front Brake Type Dual DiscDual Discs
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 276 mm250 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR 17120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 180/55 ZR 17190/50ZR17M/C (73W)

Electricals

Battery 12V / 12Ah, Maintenance-freeMaintenance Free
Headlight HalogenBi-xenon Projector
Tail Light LEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalDigital
TachometerAnalogueDigital
Gear Indicatortickcross
Fuel Warning Indicatorticktick
Fuel Gaugeticktick
Low Oil Indicatorticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickcross
Pillion Seatticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickcross
Engine Kill Switchticktick
Clockticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Countticktick
Pass Lightticktick
Intoxicating Intake Howl-tick

Additonal Features

1,043 Cm3 Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke In-Line Four-tick
Aluminium Twin-Tube Frame-tick
New For 2016 Is The Addition Of An Assist And Slipper Clutch-tick
SFF-BP (Separate Function Fork)-tick

Key Features

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