KTM Duke 790 vs Kawasaki Z900 Comparison

Updated: 09, Sep, 2020 04:59 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 8,64,000
* Delhi. May vary.
Discontinued

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₹ 8,34,000
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DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT

Kerb/Wet Weight
189 kg212 kg
Dry Weight
169 kgNA
Seat Height
825 mm820 mm
Wheelbase
1475 mm1455 mm
Ground Clearance
186 mm145 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 litres17 litres

PERFORMANCE FIGURES

0-100 kmph
3.70 secs3.7 secs

COMFORT FEATURES

Electric Start
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Stand Alarm
NA
Pillion Footrest
Engine Kill Switch
Riding Modes
Cruise Control
NA
Mobile Charging Socket
NA
Rider’s Footpegs
NA

MILEAGE AND TOP SPEED

Mileage
As reported by KTM, the certified mileage of Duke 790 is 22.72 kmpl.As reported by Kawasaki UK, the certified mileage of Z900 is 17.5 kmpl.
Top Speed
KTM Duke 790 top speed is 220 kmph (speedo-indicated).Kawasaki Z900 top speed is 240 kmph (approximate).
Performance
In terms of performance, the 799cc streetfighter can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in 3.70 seconds.In terms of performance, the 900cc street motorcycle can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 3.7 seconds.

ENGINE AND GEARBOX

Number 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 HP @ 9500 rpm
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel InjectionFuel Injection:ø36 mm x 4 with Sub-Throttles
Number of Gears
66
Clutch
Wet Multi-plateNA
Maximum Torque
86 NM @ 8000 rpm98.6 Nm @ 7700 rpm
Engine Description
New 799cc Parallel-Twin Engine948cc, Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke In-Line Four
Lubrication
Semi Dry-Sump LubricationForced Lubrication, Wet Sump
Emission Standard
BS4-CompliantBS6-Compliant
Cooling
Liquid CoolingLiquid Cooled

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

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
Digital
Clock
DigitalDigital
Fuel Gauge
Digital
Tachometer
Digital
Trip Meter
Digital
Speedometer
Digital

KEY FEATURES AND COMPETITORS

Braking System
2-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)2-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)
Key Highlights
2-Channel Cornering ABS, All-LED Lights, Traction Control, Launch Control, TFT ConsoleKTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control), Integrated Riding Modes (Sport, Road, Rain), Smartphone Bluetooth Connectivity, Power Modes, TFT Colour Instrumentation, All-LED Lighting, Powerful Engine
Competitors
Triumph Street Triple RS, Ducati Monster 821, Kawasaki Z900, Yamaha MT-09, Suzuki GSX-S750BMW F900R, Ducati Monster 821, Aprilia Shiver 900, Suzuki GSX-S1000, Yamaha MT-09, Honda CB1000R+

BATTERY AND LIGHTING

Pass Light
Battery Type
MFMaintenance Free
Head Light
LEDLED
Tail Light
LEDLED

MAXABOUT RATING AND OVERVIEW

Design
Performance
In terms of performance, the 799cc streetfighter can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in 3.70 seconds.In terms of performance, the 900cc street motorcycle can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 3.7 seconds.
Comfort
Features
Build Quality
Fuel Economy
Value for Money

BRAKES AND TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
ABS
2-Channel2-Channel
Rear Brake
240mm Single DiscSingle ø250 mm Petal Disc, Single-Piston
Front Brake
300mm Dual DiscsDual Semi-Floating ø300 mm Petal Discs, Dual Opposed 4-Piston
Wheel Type
AlloysAlloy Wheels
Alloy Wheels
NA
Front Wheel
17-inch17-inch
Rear Wheel
17-inch17-inch
Front Tyre
120/70-ZR17120/70-ZR17 M/C (58W) - Dunlop Sportmax Roadsport 2
Rear Tyre
180/55-ZR17180/55-ZR17 M/C (73W) - Dunlop Sportmax Roadsport 2

SUSPENSION AND CHASSIS

Front Suspension
43mm WP Telescopic Forksø41 mm Inverted Fork with Rebound Damping and Spring Preload Adjustability
Rear Suspension
WP MonoshockHorizontal Back-Link with Rebound Damping and Spring Preload Adjustability
Frame
Chromium-Molybdenum-Steel Frame using the Engine as Stressed Element, Powder CoatedTrellis, High-Tensile Steel
Front Wheel Travel
140 mm120 mm
Rear Wheel Travel
150 mm140 mm

Colour Options and Price in India

Body Type
NakedNaked
Official Tagline
The Most Precise Street WeaponRefined Raw
Bike Variant
KTM Duke 7902021 Kawasaki Z900
Current Status
DiscontinuedAvailable
Ex-Showroom Price
KTM Duke 790 price was INR 8.64 lakh before being discontinued.2021 BS6 Kawasaki Z900 price is Rs 8.34 lakh (ex-showroom).
Colours
OrangeCandy Lime Green, Metallic Graphite Grey
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol

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