Kawasaki ER-6n 650 vs Ducati Monster 821 Dark Comparison

Updated: 10, Aug, 2021 06:58 AM

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₹ 4,69,000
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₹ 9,72,000
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DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT

Kerb Weight
204 kg205.5 kg
Ground Clearance
130 mmNA
Fuel Tank Capacity
16 litres17.5 litres
Wheelbase
1410 mm1480 mm
Overall Length
2110 mm2170 mm
Overall Width
770 mm800 mm
Overall Height
1110 mm1055 mm
Seat Height
805 mmAdjustable 785 - 810 mm

PERFORMANCE FIGURES

0-100 kmph
4.50 secsNA

COMFORT FEATURES

Electric Start
Step-up Seat/Split Seat

ENGINE AND GEARBOX

Engine cc (Displacement)
649 cc821 cc
Bore
83 mm88 mm
Stroke
60 mm67.5 mm
Compression Ratio
10.8:112.8:1
Number of Cylinders
22
Engine Details
Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, Parallel Twin, DOHCTestastretta 11° L-Twin, 4 Desmodromically actuated valves per cylinder, liquid cooled
Maximum Power
71 Bhp @ 8500 rpm110.46 BHP (112 Hp) @ 9,250 rpm
Maximum Torque
64 Nm @ 7000 rpm89.4 NM @ 7,750 rpm
Number of Gears
66
Clutch
Wet multi-disc, manualAPTC slipper and self-servo wet multiplate clutch with control cable
Cooling
Liquid CoolingNA
Fuel System
Fuel injection: ø38 mm x 2 (Keihin)Electronic fuel injection system, 53mm throttle bodies with full Ride by Wire
Ignition
DigitalNA
Lubrication
Forced lubrication, semi-dry sumpNA
Final Drive
Sealed chainFront sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 46
Primary Reduction Ratio
2.095 (88/42)NA
Gear Ratios
1st=2.438, 2nd=1.714, 3rd=1.333, 4th=1.111, 5th=0.966, 6th=0.8521=37/15 2=30/17 3=28/20 4=26/22 5=24/23 6=23/24
Final Reduction Ratio
3.067 (46/15)NA
Valve System
DOHC, 8 valvesNA

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigital
Tachometer
AnalogueDigital
Trip Meter
Digital-2Digital
Speedometer
DigitalDigital
Clock
Digital

BATTERY AND LIGHTING

Battery Type
Maintenance FreeNA

MAXABOUT RATING AND OVERVIEW

Vehicle Overview
Kawasaki ER-6n is the most affordable 650cc motorcycle from the Japanese manufacturer, helping young bikers fulfill their dream of owning a superbike in India. The engine on the naked street fighter is the same unit from Ninja 650, producing 71 BHP at 8500 rpm and 64 Nm of torque at 7000 rpm. It comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox and weighs 204 kg with full fuel tank. Kawasaki claims a top speed of 210 kmph and 0-100 kmph sprint time of 4.5 seconds. ER-6n rivals Hyosung GT650N and Benelli TNT600i in its segment.Ducati Monster 821 Dark is currently the most affordable model in the entire Monster lineup of the Italian superbike maker. It is powered by a 821cc, L-Twin engine producing 110.46 BHP at 9250 rpm and 89.4 Nm at 7750 rpm. The motorcycle comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox and claims a service interval of 15000 kilometers/12 months. It comes with 320 mm dual front disc brakes for efficient braking while its 43 mm USD forks helps in razor sharp handling of this 205.5 kg Monster 821. It uses Pirelli Diablo Rosso II tyres for enhanced traction and rivals Kawasaki Z800 and Benelli TNT 899 in the Indian market.

BRAKES AND TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
NA
Front Brake
Dual semi-floating 300 mm petal discs, Caliper: Dual piston2 x 320mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Monobloc Brembo M4-32 callipers, 4-pistons, axial pump with ABS as standard
Alloy Wheels
NA
Rear Brake
Single 220 mm petal disc, Caliper: Single-piston245mm disc, 2-piston floating calliper with ABS as standard equipment
Wheel Type
AlloysNA
Front Tyre
120/70ZR17M/C120/70 ZR 17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II
Rear Tyre
160/60ZR17M/C180/60 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II
ABS

SUSPENSION AND CHASSIS

Front Suspension
41 mm telescopic forkUpside down 43mm forks
Rear Suspension
Offset laydown single-shock with adjustable preloadProgressive linkage with adjustable monoshock. Aluminium double-sided swingarm
Frame (Chassis)
Tubular Diamond, high-tensile steelTubular steel Trellis frame attached to the cylinders head
Front Wheel Travel
125 mm130mm (5.1in)
Rear Wheel Travel
130 mm140mm (5.5 in)

Miscellaneous Information

Rake
25°24.3°
Trail
110 mm93.2mm (3.7in)
Steering Angle
35° (Right) & 35° (Left)NA

Colour Options and Price in India

Motorcycle Type
NakedNaked
Bike Variant
2017 Kawasaki ER-6n 6502016 Ducati Monster 821 Dark
Latest Price in India
2017 Kawasaki ER-6n 650 price was Rs 4.69 lakh before being discontinued.2016 Ducati Monster 821 Dark price was Rs 9.72 lakh before being discontinued.
Availability Status in India
DiscontinuedDiscontinued
Colour Options
Pearl StarDust White, Metallic Flat Spark BlackBlack
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol

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