BMW R 1200 RS Vs Kawasaki Z1000R comparison

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BMW R 1200 RS
On Road Price
New Delhi
₹ 17.37 Lakh
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₹ 17.06 Lakh
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Compare BMW R 1200 RS and Kawasaki Z1000R

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the BMW R 1200 RS Vs Kawasaki Z1000R on CarandBike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2020. 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 BMW R 1200 RS starts at ₹ 16.59 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 17.65 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Kawasaki Z1000R starts at ₹ 17.06 Lakh.

Compare Mileage

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

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the BMW R 1200 RS gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Kawasaki Z1000R comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC
1170.0 cc
1043.0 cc
No Of Cylinder
2
4
Max Power
123 bhp @ 7750 rpm
140 bhp @ 11000 rpm
Max Torque
125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
111 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
18.0 L
17.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
4.0 L
N/A
Mileage
20.00 Kmpl
15.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A
Kerb Weight
236 kg
221 kg
Length
2202 mm
2045 mm
Width
925 mm
790 mm
Height
1250 mm
1055 mm
Wheelbase
1527 mm
1435 mm
Ground Clearance
N/A
125 mm
Seat Height
820 mm
815 mm
No. Of Gears
6 Gears
6 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
Telescopic Upside-Down Fork; Stanchion Diameter 45 Mm
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
320 mm
310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
276 mm
250 mm
Wheel Size
17 inches
17 inches
Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
120/70 ZR 17
120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre
180/55 ZR 17
190/50ZR17M/C (73W)
Battery
12V / 12Ah, Maintenance-free
Maintenance Free
Headlight
Halogen
Bi-xenon Projector
Tail Light
LED
LED
Speedometer
Digital
Digital
Tachometer
Analogue
Digital
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter Type
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
Intoxicating Intake Howl
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1,043 Cm3 Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke In-Line Four
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Aluminium Twin-Tube Frame
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New For 2016 Is The Addition Of An Assist And Slipper Clutch
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SFF-BP (Separate Function Fork)
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