Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R vs Ducati 959 Panigale Comparison

Updated: 11, Dec, 2020 03:40 AM

Expected Price

₹ 14,50,000
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₹ 15,30,000
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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Kerb/Wet Weight
207 kg197,5 kg
Ground Clearance
135 mm146 mm
Wheelbase
1440 mm1431 mm
Overall Length
2085 mm2056 mm
Overall Width
750 mm810 mm
Overall Height
1185 mm1115 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
17 litres17 litres
Seat Height
835 mm830 mm

PERFORMANCE FIGURES

0-100 kmph
3 secsNA

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Rider’s Footpegs
NA
Cruise Control
NA
Engine Kill Switch

MILEAGE & TOP SPEED

Mileage
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R mileage is around 12-15 kmpl (approximate).NA
Performance
In terms of performance, the 1000cc superbike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 3 seconds.NA
Top Speed
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R top speed is 299 kmph (electronically limited).NA

ENGINE & GEARBOX

Displacement
998 cc955 cc
Bore
76 mm100 mm
Stroke
55 mm60.8 mm
Number of Cylinders
42
Compression Ratio
13.0:112.5:1
Gearbox Type
6-Speed, CassetteNA
Electronic Throttle Valves
NA
Power Modes
NA
Engine Description
998cc, Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke In-Line Four955cc, L-Twin Cylinder, Liquid Cooled
Maximum Power
203 HP @ 13,200 rpm150 HP @ 10,500 rpm
Maximum Torque
114.9 Nm @ 11,400 rpm102 NM @ 9,000 rpm
Number of Gears
66 Speed
Cooling
Liquid CooledLiquid Cooling
Valve System
DOHC, 16 ValvesNA
Fuel System
Fuel Injection: ø47 mm x 4 with Dual InjectionMitsubishi Electronic Fuel Injection System. Twin Injectors Per Cylinder. Full Ride-By-Wire Elliptical Throttle Bodies.
Ignition
DigitalNA
Lubrication
Forced Lubrication, Wet Sump with Oil CoolerNA
Maximum Power with RAM Air
213 HP @ 13,200 rpmNA
Emission Standard
BS6-CompliantEuro 4
Final Drive
Sealed ChainChain, Front Sprocket 15, Rear Sprocket 43
Primary Reduction Ratio
1.681 (79/47)NA
Gear Ratios
1st-2.600 (39/15), 2nd-2.158 (41/19), 3rd-1.882 (32/17), 4th-1.650 (33/20), 5th-1.476 (31/21), 6th-1.304 (30/23)1=37/15 2=30/16 3=27/18 4=25/20 5=24/22 6=23/24
Clutch
Wet Multi-Disc, ManualSlipper and Self-Servo Wet Multiplate Clutch with Hydraulic Control

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

ABS Light
RPM/Gear Display
NA
Service Reminder
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
IMU Indicator
NA
Economy Riding Indicator
NA
Mobile Phone Connectivity
NA
Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigital
Tachometer
DigitalDigital
Trip Meter
DigitalDigital
Speedometer
DigitalDigital
Odometer
DigitalDigital
Clock
DigitalDigital

QUICK FACTS & INFORMATION

Body Type
SuperbikeSports
Official Tagline
Face YourselfThe Perfect Balance
Ex-Showroom Price
2021 BS6 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R price is expected to be around INR 14.50 lakh in India (ex-showroom).Ducati 959 Panigale is priced at INR 15,30,000 in India(Ex-Showroom)
Bike Variant
2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RDucati 959 Panigale
Current Status
UpcomingAvailable
Braking System
2-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)Anti-Lock Braking System
Shades
Lime Green/Ebony/Pearl Blizzard White, Flat EbonyDucati Red, Star White Silk
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol
Competitors
Yamaha YZF-R1, Suzuki GSX-R1000, Aprilia RSV4 RR, Honda CBR1000RR-R, Ducati Panigale V4, MV Agusta F4 RRNA
Ride Modes
Sport, Road, Rain, Rider (Manual)NA
Key Highlights
Digital TFT Colour Instrumentation, Electronic Cruise Control, Kawasaki Intelligent Anti-Lock Brake System, Kawasaki Quick Shifter, Kawasaki Launch Control Mode, Inertial Measurement Unit, Kawasaki Engine Brake Control, Kawasaki Cornering Management Function, Sport-Kawasaki Traction Control, Power Modes, Economical Riding Indicator, Smartphone Connectivity.NA

BATTERY & LIGHTING

Pass Light
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
NA
Battery Type
Maintenance FreeNA
Head Light
LEDNA
Tail Light
LEDNA

MAXABOUT RATING

Design
NA
Performance
In terms of performance, the 1000cc superbike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 3 seconds.NA
Comfort
NA
Fuel Economy
NA
Features
NA
Build Quality
NA
Value for Money
NA

BRAKES & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
NA
Front Brake
330mm Dual Semi-Floating Brembo Discs320 mm Twin Semi-Floating Discs, Radially Mounted Brembo Monobloc M4.32 4-Piston Callipers, with Bosch ABS as Standard.
Rear Brake
220mm Single Disc245 mm Disc, 2-Piston Calliper, with Bosch ABS as Standard.
Wheel Type
Alloy WheelsNA
Front Tyre
120/70-ZR17 M/C (58W)Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre
190/55-ZR17 M/C (75W)Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa 180/60 ZR17
ABS
2-Channel ABSNA
Front Wheel
17-inch10-Spoke Light Alloy 3.50" x 17"
Rear Wheel
17-inch10 Spokes Light Alloy 5.50” x 17”

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

Front Suspension
43mm Inverted Balance Free Front Fork with External Compression Chamber, Compression and Rebound Damping and Spring Preload Adjustability, and Top-Out Springs (Showa)Fully Adjustable Showa BPF Fork. 43 mm Chromed Inner Tubes.
Rear Suspension
Horizontal Back-Link with BFRC Lite Gas-Charged Shock, Piggyback Reservoir, Compression and Rebound Damping and Spring Preload Adjustability, and Top-Out Spring (Showa)Fully Adjustable Sachs Unit. Aluminum Double-Sided Swingarm.
Front Wheel Travel
120 mm120 mm
Rear Wheel Travel
115 mm130 mm
Frame
Twin Spar, Cast AluminiumMonocoque Aluminium

Miscellaneous Information

Steering Damper
Öhlins Electronic Steering DamperNA
Rake
25°24°
Trail
105 mm96 mm
Steering Angle
27°(Left), 27°(Right)NA

TECHNICAL HIGHLIGHTS

Kawasaki Quick Shifter (KQS)
NA
Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC)
NA
Kawasaki Launch Control (KLCM)
NA
Kawasaki Engine Brake Control (KEBC)
NA
Kawasaki Intelligent ABS (KIBS)
NA

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