BMW R 1200 RS Vs Kawasaki Z1000 comparison

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BMW R 1200 RS
On Road Price
New Delhi
₹ 16.48 Lakh
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₹ 14.53 Lakh
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Compare BMW R 1200 RS and Kawasaki Z1000

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the BMW R 1200 RS Vs Kawasaki Z1000 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.

Compare Price

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Kawasaki Z1000 starts at ₹ 16 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the BMW R 1200 RS starts at ₹ 16.48 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 17.53 Lakh for range topping model.

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As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Z1000 base engine returns 15 kmpl. The BMW R 1200 RS base returns 20 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Z1000 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1200 RS comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC 1170.0 cc1043.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 24
Max Power 123 bhp @ 7750 rpm140 bhp @ 11000 rpm
Max Torque 125 Nm @ 6500 rpm111 Nm @ 7300 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 44
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Air/liquid-cooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 18.0 L17.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4.0 LN/A
Mileage 20.00 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A
Kerb Weight 236 kg221 kg
Length 2202 mm2045 mm
Width 925 mm790 mm
Height 1250 mm1055 mm
Wheelbase 1527 mm1435 mm
Ground Clearance N/A125 mm
Seat Height 820 mm815 mm
No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Oil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedWet, Multiplate
Chassis Type Two-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing EngineAluminium Twin-Tube
Front Suspension Telescopic Upside-Down Fork; Stanchion Diameter 45 Mm41 Mm Inverted Fork With Stepless Compression & Rebound Damping & 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 HandwheelHorizontal Back-link, Gas-charged, With Stepless Rebound Damping And Preload Adjustability
Front Brake Type Dual DiscDual Discs
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 276 mm250 mm
Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR 17120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 180/55 ZR 17190/50ZR17M/C (73W)
Battery 12V / 12Ah, Maintenance-freeMaintenance Free
Headlight HalogenBi-xenon Projector
Tail Light LEDLED
SpeedometerDigitalDigital
TachometerAnalogueDigital
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
ABS-
ASC (Automatic Stability Control)-
HSC (Hill Start Control) -
TFT Rider Information Display With Connectivity-
Intoxicating Intake Howl-
1,043 Cm3 Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke In-Line Four-
Aluminium Twin-Tube Frame-
New For 2016 Is The Addition Of An Assist And Slipper Clutch-
SFF-BP (Separate Function Fork)-
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