Kawasaki Z1000R Vs BMW R 1200 RS comparison

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BMW R 1200 RS
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New Delhi
₹ 17.06 Lakh
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₹ 16.48 Lakh
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Compare Kawasaki Z1000R and BMW R 1200 RS

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Kawasaki Z1000R 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.

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The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the BMW R 1200 RS starts at ₹ 16.48 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 17.53 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.

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

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

Engine CC 1043.0 cc1170.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 42
Max Power 140 bhp @ 11000 rpm123 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 111 Nm @ 7300 rpm125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 44
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Liquid-CooledAir/liquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 17.0 L18.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 L
Mileage 15.00 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A
Kerb Weight 221 kg236 kg
Length 2045 mm2202 mm
Width 790 mm925 mm
Height 1055 mm1250 mm
Wheelbase 1435 mm1527 mm
Ground Clearance 125 mmN/A
Seat Height 815 mm820 mm
No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, MultiplateOil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated
Chassis Type Aluminium Twin-tubeTwo-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine
Front Suspension 41 Mm Inverted Fork With Stepless Compression And Rebound Damping And Spring Preload AdjustabilityTelescopic Upside-Down Fork; Stanchion Diameter 45 Mm
Rear Suspension Ohlins MonoshockCast 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 Brembo M50 Monobloc CallipersDual Disc
Rear Brake Type Disc Brembo M50 Monobloc CallipersDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 250 mm276 mm
Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre 190/50ZR17M/C (73W)180/55 ZR 17
Battery Maintenance Free12V / 12Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight Bi-xenon ProjectorHalogen
Tail Light LEDLED
SpeedometerDigitalDigital
TachometerDigitalAnalogue
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
Intoxicating Intake Howl-
ABS-
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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