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BMW R 1200 GS Vs Honda Africa Twin comparison

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New Delhi
₹ 16.79 Lakh
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₹ 14.92 Lakh
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Compare BMW R 1200 GS and Honda Africa Twin

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the BMW R 1200 GS Vs Honda Africa Twin on CarAndBike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2019. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

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The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the BMW R 1200 GS starts at ₹ 16.79 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 20.18 Lakh for top-end model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Honda Africa Twin starts at ₹ 14.02 Lakh.

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As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R 1200 GS base engine returns 24 kmpl. The Honda Africa Twin base engine returns 16 kmpl.

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In the powertrain department, the BMW R 1200 GS gets a 1170 cc that produces 125 bhp peak power. The Honda Africa Twin comes in a 999 cc that produces 87 bhp peak power.

Engine Cc 1170.0 cc999.1 cc
No Of Cylinder 2 2
Max Power 125 bhp @ 7750 rpm87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque 125 Nm @ 6500 rpm93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe Injection Fuel Injection
Cooling System Air/liquid-Cooled Liquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self Start Self/Kick Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 20 L18.8 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4 LN/A
Mileage 24 Kmpl16 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range 480 km300.8 km
Kerb Weight 244 kg243 kg
Length 2207 mm2334 mm
Width 953 mm932 mm
Height 1412 mm1478 mm
Wheelbase 1507 mm1571 mm
Ground Clearance 185 mm251 mm
Seat Height 850 mm840 mm
No. Of Gears 6 6
Clutch Oil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated Wet, Multiplate
Chassis Type Two-section frame, front- and bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine Semi Double Cradle
Front Suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 37 mm, central spring strut Inverted Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Cast Aluminium Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever Pro-Link
Front Brake Type Dual Disc Hydraulic Double Disc
Rear Brake Type Disc Hydraulic Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 305 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 276 mm256 mm
Wheel Size 19 inches21 inches
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels Spoke Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 R19 90/90-21M/C 54H
Rear Tyre 170/60 R17 150/70R18M/C 70H
Battery 12 V / 11,8 Ah, Maintenance-free 12V 6A-h
Headlight H7 / LED LED
Tail Light LED LED
Speedometer AnalogueDigital
Tachometer AnalogueDigital
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter Type DigitalDigital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
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