Suzuki GSX-R1000 vs Ducati 959 Panigale Comparison

Updated: 14, May, 2018 02:57 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 19,80,935
* Delhi. May vary.
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₹ 14,53,000
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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Kerb/Wet Weight
202 kg197.5 kg
Ground Clearance
130 mm146 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
16 litres17 litres
Wheelbase
1420 mm1431 mm
Overall Length
2075 mm2056 mm
Overall Width
705 mm810 mm
Overall Height
1145 mm1115 mm
Seat Height
825 mm830 mm

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

Top Speed
300 kmph289 kmph
Mileage
10-15 kmpl (approx.)NA

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

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

ENGINE & GEARBOX

Displacement
999.8 cc955 cc
Bore
76.0 mm100 mm
Stroke
55.1 mm60.8 mm
Compression Ratio
13.2 : 112.5:1
Number of Cylinders
42
Gearbox Type
Constant Mesh GearboxNA
Engine Description
4-stroke, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHCSuperquadro: L-twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic, liquid cooled
Maximum Power
202 HP @ 13200 rpm150 HP @ 10,500 rpm
Maximum Torque
117.6 Nm @ 10,800 rpm102 NM @ 9,000 rpm
Number of Gears
66
Cooling
Liquid CoolingNA
Ignition
Electronic Ignition (Transistorized)NA
Lubrication
Wet-sumpNA
Fuel System
Fuel injectionMitsubishi electronic fuel injection system. Twin injectors per cylinder. Full Ride-by-Wire elliptical throttle bodies.
Final Drive
ChainChain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 43

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

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

QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY

Body Type
SuperbikeSports
Official Tagline
Performance, Innovation, DominationThe Perfect Balance
Price in India
Suzuki GSX-R1000 is priced at INR 19 Lakh in India (Ex-Showroom).Ducati 959 Panigale is priced at INR 14.53 lakh in India (Ex-Showroom).
Bike Variant
Suzuki GSX-R1000Ducati 959 Panigale
Current Status
AvailablAvailable
Shades
Metallic Triton Blue, Matte BlackRed, White
Vehicle Overview
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.Ducati 959 Panigale is the most elegant sport bike from the Italian manufacturer. It comes with a powerful 955cc, twin cylinder engine producing 154.85 BHP and 107.4 Nm of torque. The gearbox in use is a 6-speed unit while the bike claims a top speed of 289 kmph. It is one of the lightweight bikes (200 kg) around its segment and even seems to be the only twin cylinder machine that rivals Honda CBR1000RR, Suzuki GSX-R1000 and Kawasaki ZX-10R. It is available in Red and White shade while the price tag for Delhi is INR 14.73 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol

BATTERY & ELECTRICALS

Battery Type
Maintenance FreeNA

BRAKES & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
NA
Front Brake
310mm Double disc2 x 320 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo monobloc M4.32 4-piston callipers, with Bosch ABS as standard.
Alloy Wheels
NA
Rear Brake
220mm Single disc245 mm disc, 2-piston calliper, with Bosch ABS as standard.
Wheel Type
AlloysNA
Front Tyre
120/70 ZR17 M/C (58W)Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre
190/50 ZR 17M/C (73W)Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa 180/60 ZR17
Front Wheel
17-inch10-spoke light alloy 3.50" x 17"
Rear Wheel
17-inch10 spokes light alloy 5.50” x 17”
ABS
NA

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

Front Suspension
Inverted telescopic, coil spring, oil dampedFully adjustable Showa BPF fork. 43 mm chromed inner tubes.
Rear Suspension
Link type, coil spring, oil dampedFully adjustable Sachs unit. Aluminum double-sided swingarm.

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