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Ducati Diavel 1260 Vs BMW K 1600 B Vs BMW K 1600 GTL comparison


Ducati Diavel 1260 Vs BMW K 1600 B Vs BMW K 1600 GTL Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Diavel 1260 Vs K 1600 B Vs K 1600 GTL 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.

Diavel 1260 Vs K 1600 B Vs K 1600 GTL – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the BMW K 1600 GTL in New Delhi starts at ₹ 28.3 Lakh. On the other hand, BMW K 1600 B price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 28.1 Lakh Lastly, the Ducati Diavel 1260 starts at ₹ 17.7 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 19.25 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryDucati Diavel 1260BMW K 1600 BBMW K 1600 GTL
Price₹ 17.7 Lakh₹ 28.1 Lakh₹ 28.3 Lakh
Body TypeSportsSportsSports
Mileage18.50 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl
Power159.00 bhp158.00 bhp158.00 bhp
Engine1262.0 CC1649.0 CC1649.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Diavel 1260 Vs K 1600 B Vs K 1600 GTL – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW K 1600 GTL base engine returns 15 Kmpl. The BMW K 1600 B base returns 15 Kmpl. The Ducati Diavel 1260 basic model, on the other hand, gives 19 Kmpl.

Diavel 1260 Vs K 1600 B Vs K 1600 GTL – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW K 1600 GTL gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW K 1600 B comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Ducati Diavel 1260 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1262.0 cc1649.0 cc1649.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 266
Max Power 159 bhp @ 9500 rpm158 bhp @ 7750 rpm158 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 129 Nm @ 7500 rpm175 Nm @ 5250 rpm175 Nm @ 5250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledOil/water-CooledOil/water-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore x stroke 106 X 71.5 mmN/AN/A
Compression 13:0:1N/AN/A
Primary Drive Straight Cut Gears, Ratio 1.84:1N/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 17.0 L26.5 L26.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 L4.0 L
Mileage 18.50 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 244 kg350 kg350 kg
Length 2310 mm2489 mm2489 mm
Width 1010 mm1000 mm1000 mm
Height 1133 mm1465 mm1475 mm
Wheelbase 1600 mm1618 mm1618 mm
Ground Clearance N/A146 mm146 mm
Seat Height 780 mm750 mm750 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Slipper And Self-servo Wet Multiplate Clutch With Hydraulic ControlMultiple-disc Clutch In Oil BathMultiple-disc Clutch In Oil Bath

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Tubular Steel Trellis FrameBridge-type Frame, Cast Aluminium, Load-bearing EngineBridge-type Frame, Cast Aluminium, Load-bearing Engine
Front Suspension Ø 50 Mm Adjustable Usd ForkBMW Motorrad Duolever; Central Spring StrutBMW Motorrad Duolever; Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension Monoshock Preload And Rebound Adjustable, Aluminium Cast Single - Sided SwingarmBMW Motorrad ParaleverBMW Motorrad Paralever
Final Drive Chain, Front Sprocket Z15, Rear Sprocket Z43N/AN/A


Front Brake Type Semi - Floating DiscDual DiscDual Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm320 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 265 mm320 mm320 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Light AlloyAlloy WheelsCast Aluminium Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II120/70 ZR 17120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre 240/45 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II190/55 ZR 17190/55 ZR 17


Battery N/A12 V / 19 Ah, Maintenance Free12 V / 19 Ah, Maintenance Free
Headlight LEDXenonXenon

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrossticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Bosch Cornering ABS Evotick--
KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter)cross--
Race-Ready Enginecross--
RR Performancecross--
Specially Designed Marchesini Forged Wheelscross--
17 Inch Orange Wheels--cross
Brand New Twin Headlight--cross
Elegant Design--cross
Fine-Atomising Injectors & Dual Throttle Valves--cross
Heat Management Technology--cross
Integrated Blinkers As A Special Feature The RC--cross
Modern Instrumentation--cross
Ninja Styling--cross
Pillion Ride Seat --cross
Telescopic Fork--cross
Thin Tail Fitting Perfectly Into The Pure Racing Look--cross
World's Smallest ABS Unit--cross

Additonal Features

100% Digital LCD Display--cross
A Brand New Steel Fuel Tank With 9.5L Capacity--cross
Handlebars & Switches Contributes To A Sporty & Aggressive Riding Position--cross
Race-Derived Clutch Technology & Smoother Shift Feel--cross
Triple Clamps Are Eye-Catchers & Together With The Clip On Handlebars--cross

Key Features

Competitor of Ducati Diavel 1260

Competitor of BMW K 1600 B

Competitor of BMW K 1600 GTL

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