Kawasaki Ninja 1000 vs Suzuki GSX-S1000F vs Ducati 959 Panigale Comparison

Updated: 14, May, 2018 02:57 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 10,29,900
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₹ 12,70,000
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₹ 14,53,000
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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Fuel Tank Capacity
19 litres17 litres17 litres
Wheelbase
1440 mm1460 mm1431 mm
Overall Length
2100 mm2115 mm2056 mm
Overall Width
790 mm795 mm810 mm
Overall Height
1185 mm1180 mm1115 mm
Ground Clearance
130 mm140 mm146 mm
Seat Height
815 mm810 mm830 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight
239 kg214 kg197.5 kg

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

0-100 kmph
3.3 secsNANA
Top Speed
Limited - 250 kmph241.4 kmph289 kmph
Mileage
10-15 kmpl (Approx.)10-15 kmpl (Approx.)NA

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

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

ENGINE & GEARBOX

Displacement
1043 cc999 cc955 cc
Bore
77 mm73.4 mm100 mm
Stroke
56 mm59.0 mm60.8 mm
Number of Cylinders
442
Compression Ratio
11.8:112.2 : 112.5:1
Engine Description
Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four999cc, four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, inline-fourSuperquadro: L-twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic, liquid cooled
Maximum Power
140 HP @ 10000 rpm144 HP @ 10000 rpm150 HP @ 10,500 rpm
Maximum Torque
111 Nm @ 7300 rpm105.75 NM @ 9500 rpm102 NM @ 9,000 rpm
Number of Gears
666
Cooling
Liquid CoolingLiquidNA
Valve System
DOHC, 16 valvesNANA
Fuel System
Fuel injection: ø38 mm x 4 (Keihin) with oval sub-throttlesSuzuki fuel injectionMitsubishi electronic fuel injection system. Twin injectors per cylinder. Full Ride-by-Wire elliptical throttle bodies.
Ignition
DigitalElectronic ignition (Transistorized)NA
Lubrication
Forced lubrication, wet sump with oil coolerWet sumpNA
Final Drive
Sealed chainNAChain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 43
Primary Reduction Ratio
1.627 (83/51)1.553 (73/47)NA
Final Reduction Ratio
2.733 (41/15)2.588 (44/17)NA
Clutch
Wet multi-disc, ManualNASlipper and self-servo wet multiplate clutch with hydraulic control
Gear Ratios
1st=2.600, 2nd=1.950, 3rd=1.600, 4th=1.389, 5th=1.238, 6th=1.107NA1=37/15 2=30/16 3=27/18 4=25/20 5=24/22 6=23/24

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Fuel Gauge
Digital
Digital
Tachometer
Analog
Digital
Trip Meter
Digital
Digital
Speedometer
Digital
Digital

QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY

Body Type
SuperbikeSportsSports
Official Tagline
Deeper Supersport SeductionBeyond the SportbikeThe Perfect Balance
Bike Variant
Kawasaki Ninja 1000Suzuki GSX-S1000FDucati 959 Panigale
Current Status
AvailableAvailableAvailable
Price in India
Kawasaki Ninja 1000 is priced at INR 10.30 lakh in India (Ex-Showroom).Suzuki GSX-S1000F is priced at INR 12.70 Lakh in India (Ex-Showroom).Ducati 959 Panigale is priced at INR 14.53 lakh in India (Ex-Showroom).
Braking System
2-Channel ABS (Anti-lock braking system)NANA
Shades
Green, BlackCandy Daring Red/Glass Sparkle Black and Metallic Triton BlueRed, White
Vehicle Overview
Ninja 1000 is a liter class tourer that actually carries a 1043 cc, 4-cylinder engine producing 140 HP at 10,000 rpm and 111 Nm at 7,300 rpm. It is more like a sports tourer as the bike weigh 230 kg and gets a relaxed engine tune. The fuel tank measuring 19 liters is actually good for long runs while its limited top speed of 250 kph makes it really good for highway riding. It uses dual channel ABS and rivals Ducati Panigale in the country.NADucati 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
PetrolPetrolPetrol

BATTERY & ELECTRICALS

Battery Type
Maintenance FreeNANA

BRAKES & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
NA
Front Brake
Dual semi-floating 300 mm petal discs, Dual radial-mount, monobloc, opposed 4-piston caliperTwin 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
Single 250 mm petal disc, Single-piston caliperDisc245 mm disc, 2-piston calliper, with Bosch ABS as standard.
Wheel Type
AlloysNANA
Wheel Size
120/70 ZR17, 190/50 ZR17NANA
Front Tyre
120/70ZR17M/C (58W)120/70ZR17M/C (58W)Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre
190/50ZR17M/C (73W)190/50ZR17M/C (73W)Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa 180/60 ZR17
ABS
NA

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

Front Suspension
41 mm inverted fork with stepless compression and rebound damping and spring preload adjustabilityInverted telescopic, coil spring, oil dampedFully adjustable Showa BPF fork. 43 mm chromed inner tubes.
Rear Suspension
Horizontal Back-link, gas-charged, with stepless rebound damping and remote spring preload adjustabilityLink type, coil spring, oil dampedFully adjustable Sachs unit. Aluminum double-sided swingarm.
Frame
Twin-tube, aluminiumNAMonocoque aluminium
Front Wheel Travel
120 mmNA120 mm (4.72 in)
Rear Wheel Travel
144 mmNA130 mm (5.12 in)

Miscellaneous Information

Rake
24.5°25°24°
Trail
102 mm100 mm (3.9 in)96 mm (3.78 in)
Steering Angle
31°(Left), 31°(Right)NANA

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