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Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Vs Ducati 959 Panigale Vs Yamaha YZF R1 comparison

Overview

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Vs Ducati 959 Panigale Vs Yamaha YZF R1 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Ninja ZX-10R Vs 959 Panigale Vs YZF R1 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.

Ninja ZX-10R Vs 959 Panigale Vs YZF R1 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R in New Delhi starts at ₹ 14.99 Lakh. On the other hand, Yamaha YZF R1 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 20.39 Lakh Lastly, the Ducati 959 Panigale starts at ₹ 14.69 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 15.2 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryKawasaki Ninja ZX-10RDucati 959 PanigaleYamaha YZF R1
Price₹ 14.99 Lakh₹ 14.69 Lakh₹ 20.39 Lakh
ManufacturerKawasakiDucatiYamaha
Body TypeSportsSportsSports
Mileage15.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
Power200.00 bhp150.00 bhp197.30 bhp
Engine998.0 CC955.0 CC998.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Ninja ZX-10R Vs 959 Panigale Vs YZF R1 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R base engine returns 15 Km/l. The Yamaha YZF R1 base returns 20 Km/l. The Ducati 959 Panigale basic model, on the other hand, gives 18 Km/l.

Ninja ZX-10R Vs 959 Panigale Vs YZF R1 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Yamaha YZF R1 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Ducati 959 Panigale is offered in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 998.0 cc955.0 cc998.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 424
Max Power 200 bhp @ 13200 rpm150 bhp @ 10500 rpm197.3 bhp @ 13500 rpm
Max Torque 114.9 Nm @ 11400 rpm102 Nm @ 9000 rpm112.4 Nm @ 11500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionMitsubishi Electronic Fuel Injection SystemFuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
FUEL SYSTEM Fuel injection: ø47 mm x 4 with dual injectionN/AN/A
FUEL TYPE / MINIMUM OCTANE RATING Unleaded petrol / RON95N/AN/A
LUBRICATION Forced lubrication, wet sump with oil coolerN/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 17.0 L17.0 L17.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.5 L1.9 L
Mileage 15.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 206 kg200 kg200 kg
Length 2085 mm2056 mm2055 mm
Width 750 mm810 mm690 mm
Height 1185 mm1115 mm1150 mm
Wheelbase 1450 mm1431 mm1405 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mmN/A130 mm
Seat Height 835 mm830 mm855 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-DiscSlipper And Self-servo Wet Multiplate Clutch With Hydraulic ControlWet, Multiple Dics

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Twin Spar, Cast AluminiumMonocoque AluminiumDiamond
Front Suspension ø43 Mm Inverted Fork (BFF) With External Compression Chamber, Compression And Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability, And Top-out SpringsFully Adjustable BPF Forks. 43 Mm Chromed Inner TubesTelescopic Forks, Ø 43 Mm
Rear Suspension Horizontal Back-link, BFRC Lite Gas-charged Shock With Piggyback Reservoir, Compression And Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability, And Top-out Spring Fully Adjustable Sachs Unit. Aluminum Double-sided SwingarmSwingarm, (link Suspension)

Braking

Front Brake Type Dual Semi-Floating Brembo DiscsDual DiscHydraulic Dual Disc
Rear Brake Type Single DiscDiscHydraulic Single Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 330 mm320 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 220 mm245 mm220 mm
CALIPER - FRONT Dual radial-mount, Brembo M50 monobloc, opposed 4-pistonN/AN/A

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 190/55ZR17M/C (75W)180/60 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa190/55 ZR17M/C(75W)

Electricals

Battery Maintenance FreeMaintenance Free12V, 8.6AH(10H)
Headlight LEDBulbProjector
Tail Light LEDLEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalDigitalDigital
TachometerDigitalDigitalAnalogue
Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrosscrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Clocktickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
ABSticktick-
High Performance High Controllabilitycross--
High-performance Brembo Brake Systemtick--
Largest Brake Disc In Classcross--
Lightweight, Sharp-Looking And High-Performance Sport Modelcross--
Power Modestick--
Sharp New Ninja Styling: High Class & Futuristiccross--
Öhlins electronic steering dampertick--
3-level Bosch ABS-cross-
6 Speed with DQS Ducati Quick Shift-tick-
8-level Ducati Traction Control-cross-
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-
Compact Deltabox Chassis--tick
Cutting-Edge Crossplane Engine--tick
New Lift Control System--tick
New Quick Shift System--tick
YZF-M1 Level Controllability (IMU)--tick
YZR-M1 Inspired Cowling--tick

Additonal Features

Aluminium twin-spar frametick--
BFRC litetick--
Kawasaki Engine Brake Controltick--
KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)tick--
KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter-Dual Direction)tick--
S-KTRC (Sport-Kawasaki Traction Control)tick--
3-Dimensional Control--cross
6-Axis Inertial Measurement Unit (Imu)--cross
Communication Control Unit (Ccu)--cross
Electronic Racing Suspension (Ers)--cross
High Volume Air Intake--tick
M1-Derived 200Ps Crossplane Engine--cross
Yzr-M1-Derived Carbon Bodywork--cross

Key Features

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