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Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS Vs Ducati 959 Panigale Vs BMW S 1000 R comparison


Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS Vs Ducati 959 Panigale Vs BMW S 1000 R Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Speed Triple 1200 RS Vs 959 Panigale 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.

Speed Triple 1200 RS Vs 959 Panigale 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 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 Lastly, the Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS starts at ₹ 16.95 Lakh.

SummaryTriumph Speed Triple 1200 RSDucati 959 PanigaleBMW S 1000 R
Price₹ 16.95 Lakh₹ 14.69 Lakh₹ 16.7 Lakh
Body TypeSportsSportsSports
Mileage22.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l21.00 Km/l
Power177.50 bhp150.00 bhp163.00 bhp
Engine1160.0 CC955.0 CC999.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Speed Triple 1200 RS Vs 959 Panigale 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 959 Panigale base returns 18 Km/l. The Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS basic model, on the other hand, gives 22 Km/l.

Speed Triple 1200 RS Vs 959 Panigale 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 959 Panigale comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1160.0 cc955.0 cc999.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 324
Max Power 177.5 bhp @ 10750 rpm150 bhp @ 10500 rpm163 bhp @ 11000 rpm
Max Torque 125 Nm @ 9000 rpm102 Nm @ 9000 rpm114 Nm @ 9250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 1244
Fuel Delivery N/AMitsubishi Electronic Fuel Injection SystemElectronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid-cooledLiquid CooledWater/oil-Cooled
Starting Mechanism N/ASelf StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 15.5 L17.0 L17.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.5 L4.0 L
Mileage 22.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l21.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 198 kg200 kg202 kg
Length 1080 mm2056 mm2057 mm
Width 792 mm810 mm845 mm
Height 1089 mm1115 mm1228 mm
Wheelbase 1445 mm1431 mm1439 mm
Ground Clearance N/AN/AN/A
Seat Height 830 mm830 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/AMonocoque AluminiumAluminium Composite Bridge Frame, Partially Self-supporting Engine
Front Suspension Ohlins 43 Mm NIX30 Upside Down Forks With Adjustable Preload, Rebound And Compression Damping, 120 Mm Travel.Fully Adjustable BPF Forks. 43 Mm Chromed Inner TubesUpside-down Telescopic Fork Ø 46 Mm, Compression And Rebound Stage Adjustable
Rear Suspension Ofloating Discshlins TTX36 Twin Tube Monoshock With Preload, Rebound And Compression Damping, 120 Mm Rear Wheel Travel.Fully Adjustable Sachs Unit. Aluminum Double-sided SwingarmAluminium 2-sided Swing Arm, Rebound Damping Adjustable


Front Brake Type Twin Floating DiscsDual DiscTwin Disc
Rear Brake Type Single DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm320 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 220 mm245 mm220 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Cast AluminiumAlloy WheelsCast Aluminium Wheels
Front Tyre Metzeler Racetec RR K3 120/70 ZR17120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre Metzeler Racetec RR K3 190/55 ZR17180/60 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa190/55 ZR 17


Battery LEDMaintenance Free12V / 9Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight N/ABulbProjector
Tail Light N/ALEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickcrosscross
Engine Kill Switch-ticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
ABS and Switchable Traction Controlcross--
Brembo Brakescross--
DRL Headlightcross--
Lower Chain Guardcross--
On-Board Computercross--
Ride By Wirecrosscross-
Riding Modescrosstick-
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-
Traction Control (DTC)-tick-
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

Key Features

Six-Axis Sensor Cluster--cross

Competitor of Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS

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Competitor of BMW S 1000 R

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