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BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Vs Kawasaki Z1000R comparison

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New Delhi
₹ 18.28 Lakh
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₹ 17.06 Lakh
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Compare BMW R 1200 GS Adventure and Kawasaki Z1000R

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Vs Kawasaki Z1000R 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 Adventure starts at ₹ 18.28 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 22.19 Lakh for top-end model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Kawasaki Z1000R starts at ₹ 17.06 Lakh.

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As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure base engine returns 20 kmpl. The Kawasaki Z1000R base engine returns 15 kmpl.

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In the powertrain department, the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure gets a 1170 cc that produces 123 bhp peak power. The Kawasaki Z1000R comes in a 1043 cc that produces 140 bhp peak power.

Engine CC 1170 cc1043 cc
No Of Cylinder 2 4
Max Power 123 bhp @ 7750 rpm140 bhp @ 11000 rpm
Max Torque 125 Nm @ 6500 rpm111 Nm @ 7300 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 Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 30 L17 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4 LN/A
Mileage 20 Kmpl15 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range 600 km255 km
Kerb Weight 263 kg221 kg
Length 2255 mm2045 mm
Width 980 mm790 mm
Height 1450 mm1055 mm
Wheelbase 1510 mm1435 mm
Ground Clearance N/A125 mm
Seat Height 890 mm815 mm
No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Oil lubricated clutch, hydraulically operated Wet, Multiplate
Chassis Type Two-section frame, front- and bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine Aluminium twin-tube
Front Suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 37 mm, central spring strut 41 mm inverted fork with stepless compression and rebound damping and spring preload adjustability
Rear Suspension Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable at handwheel Ohlins Monoshock
Front Brake Type Dual Disc Dual Disc Brembo M50 Monobloc callipers
Rear Brake Type Disc Disc Brembo M50 Monobloc callipers
Front Disc/Drum Size 305 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 276 mm250 mm
Wheel Size 19 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 R 19 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 170/60 R 17 190/50ZR17M/C (73W)
Battery 12V / 11,8Ah, Maintenance Free Maintenance Free
Headlight LED Bi-xenon Projector
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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