Ducati 959 Panigale Vs BMW R 1200 RS comparison

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BMW R 1200 RS Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 15.56 Lakh
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₹ 17.37 Lakh
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Overview

Compare Ducati 959 Panigale and BMW R 1200 RS

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Ducati 959 Panigale Vs BMW R 1200 RS on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2020. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Compare Price

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Ducati 959 Panigale starts at ₹ 14.69 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 15.2 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the BMW R 1200 RS starts at ₹ 15.55 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 16.55 Lakh for range topping model.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Ducati 959 Panigale base engine returns 18 kmpl. The BMW R 1200 RS base returns 20 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Ducati 959 Panigale gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1200 RS comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC
955.0 cc
1170.0 cc
No Of Cylinder
2
2
Max Power
150 bhp @ 10500 rpm
123 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque
102 Nm @ 9000 rpm
125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Fuel Delivery
Mitsubishi Electronic Fuel Injection System
Electronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Air/liquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self Start
Self Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.0 L
18.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
4.5 L
4.0 L
Mileage
18.00 Kmpl
20.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight
200 kg
236 kg
Length
2056 mm
2202 mm
Width
810 mm
925 mm
Height
1115 mm
1250 mm
Wheelbase
1431 mm
1527 mm
Ground Clearance
N/A
N/A
Seat Height
830 mm
820 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears
6 Gears
6 Gears
Clutch
Slipper And Self-servo Wet Multiplate Clutch With Hydraulic Control
Oil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type
Monocoque Aluminium
Two-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine
Front Suspension
Fully Adjustable BPF Forks. 43 Mm Chromed Inner Tubes
Telescopic Upside-Down Fork; Stanchion Diameter 45 Mm
Rear Suspension
Fully Adjustable Sachs Unit. Aluminum Double-sided Swingarm
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 Handwheel

Braking

Front Brake Type
Dual Disc
Dual Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size
320 mm
320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
245 mm
276 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size
17 inches
17 inches
Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa
120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre
180/60 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa
180/55 ZR 17

Electricals

Battery
Maintenance Free
12V / 12Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight
Bulb
Halogen
Tail Light
LED
LED

Standard Features

Speedometer
Digital
Digital
Tachometer
Digital
Analogue
Gear Indicator
tick
tick
Fuel Warning Indicator
tick
tick
Fuel Gauge
tick
tick
Low Oil Indicator
tick
tick
Low Battery Indicator
tick
tick
Pillion Seat
tick
tick
Pillion Grabrail
cross
tick
Engine Kill Switch
tick
tick
Clock
tick
tick
Tripmeter Type
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter Count
tick
tick
Pass Light
tick
tick
4-Stroke, 4-Cylinder, Liquid-Cooled, Dohc Engine
cross
-
6 Speed with DQS Ducati Quick Shift
tick
-
A Chassis Engineered For Real-World Enjoyment
cross
-
ABS
tick
-
Aggression in an all-New Form
cross
-
Cutting-Edge Engine Management
cross
-
Engine Brake Control (EBC)
tick
-
High-Performance Braking Technologies
cross
-
Legendary Performance Tuned For The Street
cross
-
Monocoque Technology
tick
-
Quick Shift (DQS)
tick
-
Riding Modes
tick
-
Three-Mode Traction Control System
cross
-
Traction Control (DTC)
tick
-
Adjustable Windscreen
-
cross

Additonal Features

Electronic Throttle Valves
-
cross
Handy power source
-
cross
Assist & Slipper Clutch
-
cross
Electronic Cruise Control
-
cross
High-Class Instrumentation
-
cross
Horizontal Back-Link Rear Suspension
-
cross
KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)
-
cross
KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System)
-
cross
KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control)
-
cross
Radial-Mount Front Brake Calipers
-
cross
Sharp, Sporty Styling
-
cross
Twin LED Headlamps
-
cross

Key Features

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