KTM 790 Duke vs Kawasaki Z900 Comparison

Updated: 07, Oct, 2017 10:03 AM

Expected Price

₹ 6,00,000
* Delhi. May vary.
Expected

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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 7,68,000
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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

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

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

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

TYRE SIZE & WHEELS

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

ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS

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 PS @ 9500 rpm
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel InjectionFuel injection: Ø 36 mm x 4 with sub-throttle
Maximum Torque
86 NM @ 8000 rpm98.6 NM @ 7700 rpm
Engine Description
New 799cc Parallel-Twin EngineLiquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four
Lubrication
Semi dry-sump lubricationForced lubrication, wet sump

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
Clock
Fuel Gauge
Tachometer
Trip Meter
Speedometer

QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY

Body Type
NakedNaked
Official Tagline
The Most Precise Street WeaponRefined Raw
Mileage
22.72 kmpl (Certified)18 kmpl (Approx.)
Bike Variant
KTM 790 DukeKawasaki Z900
Current Status
UpcomingAvailable
Price in India
KTM 790 Duke is expected to be priced around INR 6,00,000 in India (ex-showroom).Kawasaki Z900 is priced at INR 7.68 lakh in India (Ex-Showroom).
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)
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol

BATTERY & ELECTRICALS

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 & SAFETY

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

SUSPENSION & WHEEL TRAVEL

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

Miscellaneous Information

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

GEARBOX & CLUTCH

Number of Gears
66
Clutch
Wet Multi-plateAssist & Slipper Clutch

LIGHTING

Head Light
LEDNA
Tail Light
LEDNA

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