Ducati 959 Panigale Vs BMW R 1200 RS comparison

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BMW R 1200 RS
On Road Price
New Delhi
₹ 15.56 Lakh
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₹ 16.48 Lakh
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Compare Ducati 959 Panigale and BMW R 1200 RS

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Ducati 959 Panigale Vs BMW R 1200 RS 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 Ducati 959 Panigale starts at ₹ 15.56 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 16.1 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. 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.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Ducati 959 Panigale base engine returns 18 kmpl. The BMW R 1200 RS base returns 20 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Ducati 959 Panigale gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1200 RS comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC
955.0 cc
1170.0 cc
No Of Cylinder
2
2
Max Power
150 bhp @ 10500 rpm
123 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque
102 Nm @ 9000 rpm
125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Fuel Delivery
Mitsubishi Electronic Fuel Injection System
Electronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Air/liquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self Start
Self Start
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.0 L
18.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
4.5 L
4.0 L
Mileage
18.00 Kmpl
20.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A
Kerb Weight
200 kg
236 kg
Length
2056 mm
2202 mm
Width
810 mm
925 mm
Height
1115 mm
1250 mm
Wheelbase
1431 mm
1527 mm
Ground Clearance
N/A
N/A
Seat Height
830 mm
820 mm
No. Of Gears
6 Gears
6 Gears
Clutch
Slipper And Self-servo Wet Multiplate Clutch With Hydraulic Control
Oil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated
Chassis Type
Monocoque Aluminium
Two-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine
Front Suspension
Fully Adjustable BPF Forks. 43 Mm Chromed Inner Tubes
Telescopic Upside-Down Fork; Stanchion Diameter 45 Mm
Rear Suspension
Fully Adjustable Sachs Unit. Aluminum Double-sided Swingarm
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
Front Brake Type
Dual Disc
Dual Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size
320 mm
320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
245 mm
276 mm
Wheel Size
17 inches
17 inches
Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa
120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre
180/60 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa
180/55 ZR 17
Battery
Maintenance Free
12V / 12Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight
Bulb
Halogen
Tail Light
LED
LED
Speedometer
Digital
Digital
Tachometer
Digital
Analogue
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
6 Speed with DQS Ducati Quick Shift
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ABS
-
Engine Brake Control (EBC)
-
Monocoque Technology
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More than the Need for Speed
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Quick Shift (DQS)
-
Riding Modes
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Slipper Clutch and Quick Shifter
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Tight, Compact, and Aerodynamic Fairings and Headlight
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Titanium Muffler Tuned for Sound
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Traction Control (DTC)
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Tuned for Hard-core Riders
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ÖHLINS Smart EC Controlled Cushioning
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