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Kawasaki Z H2 Vs Ducati Diavel 1260 Vs BMW S 1000 R comparison


Kawasaki Z H2 Vs Ducati Diavel 1260 Vs BMW S 1000 R Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Z H2 Vs Diavel 1260 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.

Z H2 Vs Diavel 1260 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, Ducati Diavel 1260 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 17.7 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 19.25 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the Kawasaki Z H2 starts at ₹ 21.9 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 25.9 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryKawasaki Z H2Ducati Diavel 1260BMW S 1000 R
Price₹ 21.9 Lakh₹ 17.7 Lakh₹ 16.7 Lakh
Body TypeSportsSportsSports
Mileage15.00 Km/l18.50 Km/l21.00 Km/l
Power197.30 bhp159.00 bhp163.00 bhp
Engine998.0 CC1262.0 CC999.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Z H2 Vs Diavel 1260 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 Ducati Diavel 1260 base returns 19 Km/l. The Kawasaki Z H2 basic model, on the other hand, gives 15 Km/l.

Z H2 Vs Diavel 1260 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 Ducati Diavel 1260 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Kawasaki Z H2 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 998.0 cc1262.0 cc999.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 424
Max Power 197.3 bhp @ 11000 rpm159 bhp @ 9500 rpm163 bhp @ 11000 rpm
Max Torque 137 Nm @ 8500 rpm129 Nm @ 7500 rpm114 Nm @ 9250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Fuel InjectionElectronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid CooledWater/oil-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore x stroke 76 x 55 mm106 X 71.5 mmN/A
Compression 11.2:113:0:1N/A
Ignition B&C (TCBI EL.ADV. D)N/AN/A
LUBRICATION Forced lubrication wet sump with oil coolerN/AN/A
Primary Drive N/AStraight Cut Gears, Ratio 1.84:1N/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 19.0 L17.0 L17.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A4.0 L
Mileage 15.00 Km/l18.50 Km/l21.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 240 kg244 kg202 kg
Length 2085 mm2310 mm2057 mm
Width 810 mm1010 mm845 mm
Height 1130 mm1133 mm1228 mm
Wheelbase 1455 mm1600 mm1439 mm
Ground Clearance 140 mmN/AN/A
Seat Height 830 mm780 mm814 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch N/ASlipper And Self-servo Wet Multiplate Clutch With Hydraulic ControlMultiplate Clutch In Oil Bath, Anti-hopping Clutch, Mechanically Controlled

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/ATubular Steel Trellis FrameAluminium Composite Bridge Frame, Partially Self-supporting Engine
Front Suspension Showa SFF-BP Fork With Adjustable Compression And Rebound Damping, Spring Preload AdjustabilityØ 50 Mm Adjustable Usd ForkUpside-down Telescopic Fork Ø 46 Mm, Compression And Rebound Stage Adjustable
Rear Suspension New Uni-Trak, Showa Gas-Charged Shock With Adjustable Compression And Rebound Damping, Preload AdjustabilityMonoshock Preload And Rebound Adjustable, Aluminium Cast Single - Sided SwingarmAluminium 2-sided Swing Arm, Rebound Damping Adjustable
Final Drive N/AChain, Front Sprocket Z15, Rear Sprocket Z43N/A


Front Brake Type Dual Semi Foating DiscSemi - Floating DiscTwin Disc
Rear Brake Type Single DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm320 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 260 mm265 mm220 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Allow WheelsLight AlloyCast Aluminium Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre 190/55ZR17M/C (75W)240/45 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II190/55 ZR 17


Battery N/AN/A12V / 9Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight LEDLEDProjector

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickcrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
High Performance High Controllabilitycross--
Integrated Riding Modescross--
Largest Brake Disc In Classcross--
Lightweight, Sharp-Looking And High-Performance Sport Modelcross--
Power Mode Selectioncross--
Sharp New Ninja Styling: High Class & Futuristiccross--
Smartphone Connectivitytick--
Bosch Cornering ABS Evo-tick-
5-Speed Constant Mesh--cross
EfiFuel System--cross
Hydraulic Disc Brakes--cross
V-Twin 650cc Engine--cross

Additonal Features

Assist & Slipper Clutchtick--
Fat-Type Handlebar and Handle Switchestick--

Key Features

Balanced Supercharged Enginetick--
Full-Colour TFT LCD screentick--

Competitor of Kawasaki Z H2

Competitor of Ducati Diavel 1260

Competitor of BMW S 1000 R

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