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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Suzuki Hayabusa Vs Ducati Panigale V4 comparison

Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 10.61 Lakh
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₹ 13.75 Lakh
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₹ 20.53 Lakh
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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Suzuki Hayabusa Vs Ducati Panigale V4 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Forty-Eight Vs Hayabusa Vs Panigale V4 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 Hayabusa Vs Panigale V4 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Suzuki Hayabusa in New Delhi starts at ₹ 13.75 Lakh. 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 Lastly, the Ducati Panigale V4 starts at ₹ 20.53 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 54.9 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryHarley-Davidson Forty-EightSuzuki HayabusaDucati Panigale V4
Price₹ 10.61 Lakh₹ 13.75 Lakh₹ 20.53 Lakh
Body TypeCruiserSportsSports
Mileage20.00 Km/l11.00 Km/l14.50 Km/l
Power60.00 bhp197.00 bhp211.00 bhp
Engine1202.0 CC1340.0 CC1103.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Forty-Eight Vs Hayabusa Vs Panigale V4 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Suzuki Hayabusa base engine returns 11 Km/l. The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight base returns 20 Km/l. The Ducati Panigale V4 basic model, on the other hand, gives 15 Km/l.

Forty-Eight Vs Hayabusa Vs Panigale V4 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Suzuki Hayabusa gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Ducati Panigale V4 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1202.0 cc1340.0 cc1103.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 244
Max Power 60 bhp @ 5500 rpm197 bhp @ 9500 rpm211 bhp @ 13000 rpm
Max Torque 97 Nm @ 4250 rpm155 Nm @ 7200 rpm124 Nm @ 10000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 244
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionElectronic Fuel InjectionElectronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledLiquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A
Bore x stroke N/A81.0mm x 65.0mmN/A
Compression N/A12.5:1N/A
Emission N/ABS VIN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 7.9 L21.0 L16.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.6 L5.5 LN/A
Mileage 20.00 Km/l11.00 Km/l14.50 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 252 kg268 kg198 kg
Length 2165 mm2190 mmN/A
Width 820 mm735 mmN/A
Height 1065 mm1165 mmN/A
Wheelbase 1495 mm1480 mm1469 mm
Ground Clearance 110 mm120 mmN/A
Seat Height 710 mm805 mm830 mm


No. Of Gears 5 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet MultiplateWet Multi-PlateHydraulically Controlled Slipper And Self-servo Wet Multiplate Clutch

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Mild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular SectionsTwin-sparAluminum Alloy "Front Frame"
Front Suspension Black, Laced SteelInverted Telescopic, Coil Spring, Oil DampedFully Adjustable Showa BPF Fork. 43 Mm Chromed Inner Tubes
Rear Suspension Black, Laced SteelLink Type, Coil Spring, Oil DampedFully Adjustable Sachs Unit. Aluminum Single-Sided Swingarm


Front Brake Type DiscDisc, Twin, ABSDual Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc, ABSDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 292 mm310 mm330 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 260 mm260 mm245 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 16 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 130/90B16 73H120/70ZR17M/C (58W), TubelessPirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP 120/70-ZR17
Rear Tyre 150/80B16 77H190/50ZR17M/C (73W), TubelessPirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP 200/60-ZR17


Battery 12V, 12-AMP/Hour.200 CCAMaintenance FreeMaintenance Free
Headlight Bulb And Reflector TypeProjectorLED
Tail Light LED TypeLEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seatcrosscrosscross
Pillion Grabrailcrosscrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Countcrossticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
220mm Of Ground Clearancecross--
Comes with An Optimized Handlebarcross--
Comprehensive Instrument Clustercross--
Dual Channel ABScross--
External Cooling System For The Crankcase Oilcross--
Silencer Increases Water Wading Abilitycross--
"Diamond" Tank--tick
"Twin Pulse" Firing Order--tick
Auto Tyre Calibration--tick
Bosch EVO ABS Cornering--tick
Dog-Ring Transmission--cross
Ducati Power Launch (DPL)--tick
Full LED Lighting with Daytime Running Light (DRL)--tick
Innovative "Front Frame"--tick
Sleek Tail Guard--tick
TFT Colour Instrument Console--tick

Additonal Features

Himalayan Comes with 15-Liter Fuel Tankcross--
Dual ABS-tick-
High-Speed Stability & Light Handling--cross
Kawasaki Original Silver-Mirror Paint --cross
Ohlins TTX36 Rear Suspension--cross
The Quest For Power, In-House-Designed Supercharger--cross

Key Features

Competitor of Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight

Competitor of Suzuki Hayabusa

Competitor of Ducati Panigale V4

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