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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs BMW S 1000 R comparison

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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Price
BMW S 1000 R Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 10.61 Lakh
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₹ 16.7 Lakh
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Overview

Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs BMW S 1000 R Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Forty-Eight Vs S 1000 R 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.

Forty-Eight Vs S 1000 R – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the BMW S 1000 R in New Delhi starts at ₹ 16.7 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 18.5 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 10.61 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 10.98 Lakh for range topping model.

SummaryHarley-Davidson Forty-EightBMW S 1000 R
Price₹ 10.61 Lakh₹ 16.7 Lakh
ManufacturerHarley-DavidsonBMW
Body TypeCruiserSports
Mileage20.00 Km/l21.00 Km/l
Power60.00 bhp163.00 bhp
Engine1202.0 CC999.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

Forty-Eight Vs S 1000 R – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW S 1000 R base engine returns 21 Km/l. The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight base returns 20 Km/l.

Forty-Eight Vs S 1000 R – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW S 1000 R gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 1202.0 cc999.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 24
Max Power 60 bhp @ 5500 rpm163 bhp @ 11000 rpm
Max Torque 97 Nm @ 4250 rpm114 Nm @ 9250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 24
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionElectronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledWater/oil-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 7.9 L17.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.6 L4.0 L
Mileage 20.00 Km/l21.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 252 kg202 kg
Length 2165 mm2057 mm
Width 820 mm845 mm
Height 1065 mm1228 mm
Wheelbase 1495 mm1439 mm
Ground Clearance 110 mmN/A
Seat Height 710 mm814 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet MultiplateMultiplate Clutch In Oil Bath, Anti-hopping Clutch, Mechanically Controlled

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Mild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular SectionsAluminium Composite Bridge Frame, Partially Self-supporting Engine
Front Suspension Black, Laced SteelUpside-down Telescopic Fork Ø 46 Mm, Compression And Rebound Stage Adjustable
Rear Suspension Black, Laced SteelAluminium 2-sided Swing Arm, Rebound Damping Adjustable

Braking

Front Brake Type DiscTwin Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 292 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 260 mm220 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 16 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsCast Aluminium Wheels
Front Tyre 130/90B16 73H120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre 150/80B16 77H190/55 ZR 17

Electricals

Battery 12V, 12-AMP/Hour.200 CCA12V / 9Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight Bulb And Reflector TypeProjector
Tail Light LED TypeLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalDigital
TachometerAnalogueAnalogue
Gear Indicatorticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatorticktick
Fuel Gaugeticktick
Low Oil Indicatorticktick
Low Battery Indicatorticktick
Pillion Seatcrosstick
Pillion Grabrailcrosscross
Engine Kill Switchticktick
Clockticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Countcrosstick
Pass Lightticktick
"Diamond" Tankcross-
"Twin Pulse" Firing Ordercross-
Auto Tyre Calibrationcross-
Bosch EVO ABS Corneringcross-
Ducati Power Launch (DPL)cross-
Full LED Lighting with Daytime Running Light (DRL)cross-
Innovative "Front Frame"cross-
Sleek Tail Guardcross-
TFT Colour Instrument Consolecross-
6.5-inch TFT Instrument console-cross
Bluetooth Connectivity-cross
Dynamic Traction Control-cross
Engine Braking Control-cross
KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter)-cross
Race-Ready Engine-cross
RR Performance-cross
Specially Designed Marchesini Forged Wheels-cross
wheelie control-cross

Additonal Features

Dual ABScross-

Key Features

Six-Axis Sensor Cluster-cross

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