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BMW R 1200 RT Vs Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 18.35 Lakh
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₹ 32.99 Lakh
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BMW R 1200 RT Vs Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the R 1200 RT Vs Road Glide Special 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 RT Vs Road Glide Special – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special in New Delhi starts at ₹ 32.99 Lakh. On the other hand, BMW R 1200 RT price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 18.35 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 20.55 Lakh for range topping model.

SummaryBMW R 1200 RTHarley-Davidson Road Glide Special
Price₹ 18.35 Lakh₹ 32.99 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWHarley-Davidson
Body TypeSportsCruiser
Mileage20.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Power123.00 bhp0.00 bhp
Engine1170.0 CC1745.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

R 1200 RT Vs Road Glide Special – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special base engine returns 15 Km/l. The BMW R 1200 RT base returns 20 Km/l.

R 1200 RT Vs Road Glide Special – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1200 RT comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 1170.0 cc1745.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 22
Max Power 123 bhp @ 7750 rpmN/A
Max Torque 125 Nm @ 6500 rpm150 Nm @ 3250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 44
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe InjectionElectronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Cooling System Air/liquid-cooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 25.0 L22.7 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 276 kg372 kg
Length 2222 mm2430 mm
Width 983 mmN/A
Height 1416 mmN/A
Wheelbase 1485 mm1625 mm
Ground Clearance N/A125 mm
Seat Height 805 mm685 mm

Transmission

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

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Two-section Frame Consisting Of Front And Rear Sections, Load-bearing Engine-gearbox UnitN/A
Front Suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring StrutDouble Bending Valve (DBV) Suspension
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 AdjustableDouble Bending Valve (DBV) Suspension

Braking

Front Brake Type Dual DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm292 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 276 mm260 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR 17130/60B19 61H
Rear Tyre 180/55 ZR 17180/65B16 81H

Electricals

Battery 12V / 16Ah, Maintenance-freeDry
Headlight HalogenLED
Tail Light LEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerAnalogueAnalogue
TachometerAnalogueAnalogue
Gear Indicatorticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatorticktick
Fuel Gaugeticktick
Low Oil Indicatorticktick
Low Battery Indicatorticktick
Pillion Seatticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickcross
Engine Kill Switchticktick
Clockticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Countticktick
Pass Lightticktick
6-Speed Cruise Drive Transmission-tick
All-New Milwaukee-Eight 107 Engine-tick
Comfortable Handlebar-tick
Dual Clutch Transmission-cross
Dual LED Headlamps-cross
Dunlop Multi-Tread Blackwall Tyres-tick
Fairing Design Reduces Head Buffeting-tick
LED Headlamps-tick
LED Winkers and Taillights-cross
Manual Shift Selector-cross
One-Touch Design Philosophy-tick
Pure Harley-Davidson Styling-tick
Rally Style Rider Console-cross
Reflex Linked Brembo Brakes with ABS-tick
Standard Battery Charging Harness-tick
Steering Head and Front Forks-tick
Suit Yourself Riding Modes-cross
The DCT Engine-cross
Two-Up Street Glide Seat-tick

Additonal Features

Key Features

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