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Honda Africa Twin Vs Ducati 959 Panigale comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 13.5 Lakh
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₹ 14.69 Lakh
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Honda Africa Twin Vs Ducati 959 Panigale Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Africa Twin Vs 959 Panigale 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.

Africa Twin Vs 959 Panigale – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Honda Africa Twin in New Delhi starts at ₹ 13.5 Lakh. On the other hand, Ducati 959 Panigale price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 14.69 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 15.2 Lakh for range topping model.

SummaryHonda Africa TwinDucati 959 Panigale
Price₹ 13.5 Lakh₹ 14.69 Lakh
ManufacturerHondaDucati
Body TypeOff RoadSports
Mileage16.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l
Power87.70 bhp150.00 bhp
Engine999.1 CC955.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

Africa Twin Vs 959 Panigale – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda Africa Twin base engine returns 16 Km/l. The Ducati 959 Panigale base returns 18 Km/l.

Africa Twin Vs 959 Panigale – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Honda Africa Twin gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Ducati 959 Panigale comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 999.1 cc955.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 22
Max Power 87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm150 bhp @ 10500 rpm
Max Torque 93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm102 Nm @ 9000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 44
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionMitsubishi Electronic Fuel Injection System
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self/Kick StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 18.8 L17.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.5 L
Mileage 16.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 243 kg200 kg
Length 2334 mm2056 mm
Width 932 mm810 mm
Height 1478 mm1115 mm
Wheelbase 1571 mm1431 mm
Ground Clearance 251 mmN/A
Seat Height 840 mm830 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, MultiplateSlipper And Self-servo Wet Multiplate Clutch With Hydraulic Control

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Semi Double CradleMonocoque Aluminium
Front Suspension Inverted Telescopic ForkFully Adjustable BPF Forks. 43 Mm Chromed Inner Tubes
Rear Suspension Pro-LinkFully Adjustable Sachs Unit. Aluminum Double-sided Swingarm

Braking

Front Brake Type Hydraulic Double DiscDual Disc
Rear Brake Type Hydraulic DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 256 mm245 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 21 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90-21M/C 54H120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa
Rear Tyre 150/70R18M/C 70H180/60 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa

Electricals

Battery 12V 6A-hMaintenance Free
Headlight LEDBulb
Tail Light LEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalDigital
TachometerDigitalDigital
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
Dual Clutch Transmissiontick-
Dual LED Headlampstick-
LED Winkers and Taillightstick-
Manual Shift Selectortick-
Rally Style Rider Consoletick-
Suit Yourself Riding Modestick-
The DCT Enginetick-
3-level Bosch ABS-cross
6 Speed with DQS Ducati Quick Shift-tick
8-level Ducati Traction Control-cross
ABS-tick
Adjustable Windshield-cross
Ducati Multimedia System-cross
Ducati Safety Pack-cross
Ducati Traction Control-cross
Engine Brake Control (EBC)-tick
Full-LCD Instrument Panel-cross
Headlight with DRL Function-cross
Monocoque Technology-tick
Quick Shift (DQS)-tick
Ride By Wire-cross
Riding Modes-tick
Traction Control (DTC)-tick

Additonal Features

Key Features

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