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Honda Africa Twin Vs BMW R 1200 GS Adventure comparison

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New Delhi
₹ 14.42 Lakh
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₹ 18.28 Lakh
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Compare Honda Africa Twin and BMW R 1200 GS Adventure

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Honda Africa Twin Vs BMW R 1200 GS Adventure 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 Honda Africa Twin starts at ₹ 14.42 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure starts at ₹ 18.28 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 22.19 Lakh for top-end model.

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As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda Africa Twin base engine returns 16 kmpl. The BMW R 1200 GS Adventure base engine returns 20 kmpl.

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In the powertrain department, the Honda Africa Twin gets a 999 cc that produces 87 bhp peak power. The BMW R 1200 GS Adventure comes in a 1170 cc that produces 123 bhp peak power.

Engine CC 999.1 cc1170 cc
No Of Cylinder 2 2
Max Power 87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm123 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection Electronic intake pipe injection
Cooling System Liquid Cooled Air/liquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism Self/Kick Start Self Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 18.8 L30 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4 L
Mileage 16 Kmpl20 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range 300.8 km600 km
Kerb Weight 243 kg263 kg
Length 2334 mm2255 mm
Width 932 mm980 mm
Height 1478 mm1450 mm
Wheelbase 1571 mm1510 mm
Ground Clearance 251 mmN/A
Seat Height 840 mm890 mm
No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multiplate Oil lubricated clutch, hydraulically operated
Chassis Type Semi Double Cradle Two-section frame, front- and bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine
Front Suspension Inverted Telescopic Fork BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 37 mm, central spring strut
Rear Suspension Pro-Link 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 Hydraulic Double Disc Dual Disc
Rear Brake Type Hydraulic Disc Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 256 mm276 mm
Wheel Size 21 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Spoke Wheels Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90-21M/C 54H 120/70 R 19
Rear Tyre 150/70R18M/C 70H 170/60 R 17
Battery 12V 6A-h 12V / 11,8Ah, Maintenance Free
Headlight LED LED
Tail Light LED LED
Dual LED Headlamps
Dual Clutch Transmission
The DCT Engine
Rally Style Rider Console
Manual Shift Selector
Suit Yourself Riding Modes
LED Winkers and Taillights
Speedometer DigitalAnalogue
Tachometer DigitalAnalogue
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Tripmeter Type DigitalDigital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
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