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BMW R 1250 GS Vs Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 20.45 Lakh
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₹ 32.99 Lakh
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Overview

BMW R 1250 GS 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 1250 GS 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 1250 GS 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 1250 GS price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 20.45 Lakh.

SummaryBMW R 1250 GSHarley-Davidson Road Glide Special
Price₹ 20.45 Lakh₹ 32.99 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWHarley-Davidson
Body TypeOff RoadCruiser
Mileage21.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Power134.00 bhp0.00 bhp
Engine1254.0 CC1745.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

R 1250 GS 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 1250 GS base returns 21 Km/l.

R 1250 GS 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 1250 GS comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 1254.0 cc1745.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 22
Max Power 134 bhp @ 7750 rpmN/A
Max Torque 143 Nm @ 6250 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 Electric StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 20.0 L22.7 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4.0 LN/A
Mileage 21.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 249 kg372 kg
Length 2207 mm2430 mm
Width 953 mmN/A
Height 1430 mmN/A
Wheelbase 1525 mm1625 mm
Ground Clearance 185 mm125 mm
Seat Height 870 mm685 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Multiplate Wet Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedWet Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Two Section Frame, Front - And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load Bearing EngineN/A
Front Suspension BMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring StrutDouble Bending Valve (DBV) Suspension
Rear Suspension Cast Aluminum Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Paralever; WAD Strut (travel-related Damping), Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable (continuously Variable) Via Handwheel, Rebound Damping Adjustable Via HandwheelDouble Bending Valve (DBV) Suspension

Braking

Front Brake Type Dual Floating Disc BrakesDisc
Rear Brake Type Single Disc BrakeDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 305 mm292 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 276 mm260 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Cast Aluminum WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 R 19130/60B19 61H
Rear Tyre 170/60 R 17180/65B16 81H

Electricals

Battery 12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-freeDry
Headlight LEDLED
Tail Light LEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalAnalogue
TachometerDigitalAnalogue
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
ABS and Switchable Traction Controlcross-
Ducati Multimedia System (DMS) Readycross-
Ducati Safety Packcross-
Full Led Headlampcross-
Riding Modescross-
Vehicle Hold Control (VHC)cross-
6-Speed Cruise Drive Transmission-tick
All-New Milwaukee-Eight 107 Engine-tick
Comfortable Handlebar-tick
Dual Channel ABS-cross
Dunlop Multi-Tread Blackwall Tyres-tick
Fairing Design Reduces Head Buffeting-tick
LED Headlamps-tick
One-Touch Design Philosophy-tick
Pure Harley-Davidson Styling-tick
Reflex Linked Brembo Brakes with ABS-tick
Standard Battery Charging Harness-tick
Steering Head and Front Forks-tick
Two-Up Street Glide Seat-tick

Additonal Features

Key Features

Competitor of BMW R 1250 GS

Competitor of Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special

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