KTM Duke 790 vs Kawasaki Z900 Comparison

Updated: 07, Oct, 2017 10:03 AM

Expected Price

₹ 6,00,000
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₹ 7,68,000
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DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT & CAPACITIES

Kerb/Wet Weight
189 kg210 kg
Dry Weight
169 kgNA
Seat Height
825 mm795 mm
Wheelbase
1475 mm1450 mm
Ground Clearance
186 mm130 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 litres17 litres

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

Mileage (Certified)
22.72 kmplNA

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE

Electric Start
NA
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Pillion Grabrail
NA
Stand Alarm
NA
Pass Light
Pillion Footrest
Engine Kill Switch

WHEELS & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
NA
Wheel Type
AlloysNA
Alloy Wheels
NA
Front Wheel
17-inch17-inch
Rear Wheel
17-inch17-inch

ENGINE & GEARBOX

No. of Cylinders
24
Immobilizer
NA
Displacement
799 cc948 cc
Bore
88 mm73.4 mm
Stroke
65.7 mm56.0 mm
Maximum Power
105 HP @ 9000 rpm125 PS @ 9500 rpm
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel InjectionFuel injection: Ø 36 mm x 4 with sub-throttle
No. of Gears
66
Clutch
Wet Multi-plateAssist & Slipper Clutch
Maximum Torque
86 NM @ 8000 rpm98.6 NM @ 7700 rpm
Engine Description
New 799cc Parallel-Twin EngineLiquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol
Lubrication
Semi dry-sump lubricationForced lubrication, wet sump

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE

Gear Indicator
Rev-limiter Indicator
NA
Low Fuel Warning Light
NA
Low Battery Indicator
Gear Shift Light
NA
RPM/Gear Display
ABS Light
Service Reminder
NA
Low Oil Indicator
Engine Check Indicator
NA
Odometer
Clock
Fuel Gauge
Tachometer
Trip Meter
Speedometer

BATTERY

Battery Type
MFMF

MAXABOUT RATING & VERDICT

Design
NA
Performance
NA
Comfort
NA
Features
NA
Build Quality
NA
Fuel Economy
NA
Value for Money
NA
Standout Features
2-Channel Cornering ABS, All-LED Lights, Traction Control, Launch Control, TFT ConsoleNA

BRAKES & SUSPENSION

Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Rear Brake
240mm Single DiscSingle 250 mm petal disc. Caliper: Single-piston
Front Brake
300mm Dual DiscDual semi-floating 300 mm petal discs. Caliper: Dual opposed 4-piston
Front Suspension
43mm WP Telescopic Forks41 mm inverted fork with compression and rebound damping and spring preload adjustability
Rear Suspension
WP MonoshockHorizontal Back-link with rebound damping and spring preload adjustability
Front Wheel Travel
140 mm120 mm
Rear Wheel Travel
150 mm140 mm

QUICK FACTS & OVERVIEW

Current Status
UpcomingAvailable
Type
NakedNaked
Official Tagline
The Most Precise Street WeaponRefined Raw
Mileage
22.72 kmpl (Certified)18 kmpl (Approx.)
Shades
Red, BlackPearl Mystic Gray/Metallic Flat Spark Black, Candy Lime Green/Metallic Spark Black, Metallic Flat Spark Black/Metallic Spark Black, Candy Plasma Blue/Metallic Graphite Gray (Special Edition)
Summary
KTM 790 Duke is a prototype that has been showcased recently in a concept form. Not just that is was even featured in a video where it was driven along a single white line on the track performing wheelie, drift and everything that could be done on a closed circuit. The bike uses the familiar KTM design language and comes with a recently developed twin cylinder 800cc motor. Once launched, the bike will compete against Kawasaki Z800 and Ducati Monster series in the international market. The motorcycle will be most probably built in Austria while the smaller KTM bikes are made in India.Z900 is the latest street bike sensation, it has replaced Z800 in all major markets of Kawasaki including India. The 948cc engine has been specially designed for a naked bike and produces mouth watering 125 PS of maximum power @ 9500 rpm, and develops maximum torque of 98.6 NM @ 7700 rpm. Z900 weighs just 210 kg and comes with a rider friendly 795 mm of seat height. It will compete with Yamaha MT-09 and Suzuki GSX-S1000 in the Indian market.
Variant Name
KTM 790 DukeKawasaki Z900

EXPECTED PRICE & LAUNCH DATE

Launch Date
As per the latest details available, KTM would be bringing Duke 790 via CKD route helping the brand to price it very competitively. It is expected that KTM will launch the 790 Duke in India by the end of 2018 or in early 2019.NA
Expected Price
KTM Duke 790 is expected to be priced around INR 5.50-6.00 LakhNA

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

Frame/Chassis
Chromium-Molybdenum-Steel frame using the engine as stressed element, powder coatedTrellis, high-tensile steel

LIGHTING

Head Light
LEDNA
Tail Light
LEDNA

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