Suzuki GSX-R1000 vs KTM 1190 RC8 R Comparison

Updated: 07, Jul, 2016 03:17 PM

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₹ 19,00,000
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DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT & CAPACITIES

Kerb/Wet Weight
202 kgNA
Ground Clearance
130 mm110 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
16 litres16.50 litres
Wheelbase
1420 mm1425±15 mm
Overall Length
2075 mmNA
Overall Width
705 mmNA
Overall Height
1145 mmNA
Seat Height
825 mm805/825 mm

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

Top Speed
300 kmph287 kmph
Mileage (Combined)
12.5 kmpl12.5 kmpl
Mileage (City)
10 kmpl10 kmpl
Mileage (Highway)
15 kmpl15 kmpl

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE

Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Pass Light
Step-up Seat/Split Seat

WHEELS & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
Wheel Type
AlloysAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre
120/70 ZR17 M/C (58W)120/70 ZR17 58W (Continental Conti SportAttack II)
Rear Tyre
190/50 ZR 17M/C (73W)190/55 ZR17 75W (Continental Conti SportAttack II)
Front Wheel
17-inch17-inch
Rear Wheel
17-inch17-inch

ENGINE, POWER & TORQUE

Displacement
999.8 cc1195 cc
Bore
76.0 mm105 mm
Stroke
55.1 mm69 mm
Compression Ratio
13.2 : 1NA
No. of Cylinders
42
Engine Description
4-stroke, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC2-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, 75° V arrangement, liquid-cooled
Maximum Power
202 HP @ 13200 rpm173 Bhp @ 10250 rpm
Maximum Torque
117.6 Nm @ 10,800 rpm123 Nm @ 8000 rpm
Cooling
Liquid CoolingLiquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump
Ignition
Electronic Ignition (Transistorized)Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment
Lubrication
Wet-sumpPressure lubrication with 3 Eaton pumps
Fuel System
Fuel injectionNA
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE

ABS Light
NA
RPM/Gear Display
NA
Gear Indicator
NA
Low Fuel Warning Light
NA
Low Oil Indicator
NA
Low Battery Indicator
NA
Service Reminder
NA
Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigital
Tachometer
DigitalDigital
Trip Meter
DigitalDigital-2
Speedometer
DigitalDigital
Clock
DigitalNA
Odometer
DigitalNA

BATTERY

Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMaintenance Free

BRAKES

Front Brake
310mm Double disc320mm Twin-discs brake with radially mounted four-piston brake calipers
Rear Brake
220mm Single disc220mm Single-disc brake with two-piston brake caliper; fixed brake disc
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
NA

QUICK FACTS

Type
SuperbikeSuperbike
Official Tagline
Performance, Innovation, DominationPure Superbike
Status
AvailableDiscontinued
Mileage
10-15 kmpl (approx.)10-15 kmpl (approx.)
Shades
Metallic Triton Blue, Matte BlackWhite, Black
Ex-Showroom Price (Delhi)
Rs 19 lakhNA
On-Road Price (Delhi)
Rs 21.05 lakhNA
Summary
GSX-R1000 is a liter class superbike from the Japanese manufacturer. The bike uses a 1000cc, liquid cooled and fuel injected engine, producing 202 HP and 117.6 Nm of torque. The bike weighs 202 kg and claims a top speed of around 300 kmph. The new version is very powerful and even weighs less than the last version. GSX-R1000 rivals Honda CBR1000RR, Yamaha YZF-R1 and Kawasaki ZX-10R in its segment. Other liter class bikes that are indirect rivals to the GSX-R1000 includes BMW S1000RR, Aprilia RSV4 and MV Agusta F4.KTM 1190 RC8 R is powered by a 1195cc, 2-cylinder engine that is good for 173 BHP @ 10250 rpm and 123 Nm @ 8000 rpm. It comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox and has been discontinued by the manufacturer. It claims a 287 kmph of top speed while sprinting from 0-100 kmph in just 3.10 seconds. RC8 R rivals Ducati 1299 Panigale, Suzuki Hayabusa and Kawasaki ZX-14R. It even competes against all other liter class motorcycles due to its instant power production and smoother delivery. KTM's current flagship RC series motorcycle is RC390.

SUSPENSION

Front Suspension
Inverted telescopic, coil spring, oil dampedWP Suspension Up Side Down
Rear Suspension
Link type, coil spring, oil dampedWP Suspension Monoshock

TRANSMISSION

Gearbox Type
Constant Mesh GearboxNA
No. of Gears
66
Final Drive
ChainNA

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