Honda Africa Twin Vs BMW R 1200 RS comparison

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BMW R 1200 RS
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 14.42 Lakh
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₹ 17.37 Lakh
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Compare Honda Africa Twin and BMW R 1200 RS

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Honda Africa Twin Vs BMW R 1200 RS 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 Honda Africa Twin starts at ₹ 13.5 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the BMW R 1200 RS starts at ₹ 15.55 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 16.55 Lakh for range topping model.

Compare Mileage

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

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Honda Africa Twin gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1200 RS comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC
999.1 cc
1170.0 cc
No Of Cylinder
2
2
Max Power
87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm
123 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque
93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm
125 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 L
18.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
N/A
4.0 L
Mileage
16.00 Kmpl
20.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A
Kerb Weight
243 kg
236 kg
Length
2334 mm
2202 mm
Width
932 mm
925 mm
Height
1478 mm
1250 mm
Wheelbase
1571 mm
1527 mm
Ground Clearance
251 mm
N/A
Seat Height
840 mm
820 mm
No. Of Gears
6 Gears
6 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
Telescopic Upside-Down Fork; Stanchion Diameter 45 Mm
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 mm
320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
256 mm
276 mm
Wheel Size
21 inches
17 inches
Wheel Type
Spoke Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
90/90-21M/C 54H
120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre
150/70R18M/C 70H
180/55 ZR 17
Battery
12V 6A-h
12V / 12Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight
LED
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
Dual Clutch Transmission
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Dual LED Headlamps
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LED Winkers and Taillights
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Manual Shift Selector
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Rally Style Rider Console
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Suit Yourself Riding Modes
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The DCT Engine
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Alloy Wheels Makes Your Ride Feel Like Heaven
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Iconic Style & Design
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LED DRL Headlamp
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New Multi - Function Display
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Wide Rear Tyre A Stable Ride
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Digital Meter Style That Chooses To Be Precise
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Matte Black Colour Sexy, Stylish & Subtle
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Street Control Handlebar Control Now In Your Hands
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