BMW R 1250 R vs Suzuki Katana

Standard bike

BMW R 1250 R


₹ 16.25 Lakh

STD bike

Suzuki Katana


₹ 13.61 Lakh

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  • Specifications Overview

    Variant Name Standard STD
    On Road Price ₹ 18.55 Lakh ₹ 15.54 Lakh
    Fuel Type -Petrol
    Body Type Sports Bikes Sports Bikes
    Mileage(ARAI) 15 kmpl -
    Transmission Type Manual Manual
    Fuel Tank Capacity 18 Litres 12 Litres
    Engine Displacement 1254 cc 999 cc

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    Body & Suspension

    R 1250 R colours
    BMW R 1250 R  Front Profile image
    BMW R 1250 R  Side Profile LR image
    BMW R 1250 R  Headlight image

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    Body Type Sports BikesSports Bikes
    Suspension - Front BMW Motorrad Telelever& Central spring strut& Ø 37 mmInverted telescopic& coil spring& oil damped
    Suspension - Rear Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad ParaleverLink type& coil spring& oil damped
    Frame Type Two-section frame concept consisting of main frame with bolt-on rear frame& load-bearing engine-

    Engine & Transmission

    Engine Type Twin Cylinder& Liquid Cooled& DOHC& Boxer EngineFour-stroke& liquid-cooled& DOHC& in-line four
    Max Power 136 PS @ 7750 rpm-
    Max Torque 143 Nm @ 6250 rpm-
    Engine Capacity 1254 cc999 cc
    No. of Cylinders 24
    Bore x Stroke 102.5 x 76 mm73.4 mm x 59.0 mm
    Cooling type Air and Liquid CooledLiquid Cooled
    Type ManualManual
    Number of Gears 6 Speed6 Speed
    Fuelling Fuel InjectionFuel Injection
    Configuration DOHC-
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    Comfort & Convenience

    Console Type Digital-
    Distance to Empty Indicator Yes-
    Engine Kill Switch Yes-
    Luggage Space NO-
    Odometer DigitalDigital
    Speedometer DigitalDigital
    Seat Style Standard, Sport-
    Side Stand Indicator No-
    Tachometer YES-
    Start Type Self Start OnlyElectric Start
    Fuel level guage NO-
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    ABS - Anti-lock braking system Dual ChannelYes
    Brake Assist No-
    Power Modes No-
    Slipper Clutch Digital-
    Traction Control System Manual-
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    Performance & Drivetrain

    Mileage (Claimed) 15 kmpl-
    Max Speed 200 Kmph-

    Dimensions & Capacity

    Length 2165 mm2130 mm
    Width 880 mm820 mm
    Height 1300 mm1100 mm
    Unladden/Kerb Weight 239 kg217 Kg
    Wheelbase 1369 mm1460 mm
    Seat Height 32.3"825 mm
    Ground Clearance -140 mm
    Fuel Tank Capacity 18 Litres12 Litres
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    Wheels, Tyre & Brakes

    Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm-
    Rear Disc/Drum Size 276 mm-
    Front Type DiscDisc
    Rear Type YesDisc
    Front Tyre Size 120/70 ZR17120/70 ZR17M/C
    Rear Tyre Size 180/55 ZR17190/50 ZR17M/C
    Tyre Size Spare No-
    Tubeless Tyres -Yes
    Wheel Type Alloy Wheels-
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    Battery Capacity 0.144 kwh-

    Entertainment & Communication

    MID (Multi Info Display) No-


    Charging Socket No-

    Pros & Cons

    • The iconic Katana brand name enjoys a strong global reputation
    • Unique styling and bold looks
    • Retro-design makes up for an eye-candy aura for the bike
    • Design might not be of everyone’s liking
    • Limited colour options
    • Priced on the brighter side

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    BMW R 1250 R Standard bike
    BMW R 1250 R Standard
    Suzuki Katana STD bike
    Suzuki Katana STD

    Detailed Comparison of R 1250 R and Katana


    R 1250 R comes with a 2 cylinder, 1254 cc, Twin Cylinder& Liquid Cooled& DOHC& Boxer Engine Engine which can generate power and torque. on the other side, Suzuki Katana comes with a 4 cylinder, 999 cc, Four-stroke& liquid-cooled& DOHC& in-line four Petrol engine which can generate power and torque.


    BMW R 1250 R comes with 6 Speed Manual transmission and Katana comes with 6 Speed Manual transmission.


    BMW R 1250 R has a 18 Litres fuel tank with 1300 mm seat height. Suzuki Katana has 1100 mm seat height and 12 Litres fuel tank capacity.

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    Comparisons for BMW R 1250 R vs Suzuki Katana

    Confused between R 1250 R & Katana? Wondering whether you should spend that hard earned money on BMW R 1250 R or Suzuki Katana? Don't Worry! We are here to help you choose between these two models. Talking about Standard variant of BMW R 1250 R, it has been priced at Rs 18.55 Lakh. On the other hand, Suzuki Katana will cost you Rs 3.01 Lakh less than R 1250 R. STD variant of Suzuki Katana comes with a price tag of Rs 15.54 Lakh. When comparing both the models from a technical perspective, R 1250 R has more power under the hood with a 1254 CC engine which can produce null when talking about maximum power. Contrastingly, Katana comes loaded with a 999 CC engine and is able to generate max power equivalent to null. Check the detailed comparison of both the models below on the basis of safety features, comfort, power, transmission, suspension and more.

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    • What is the on-road price of BMW R 1250 R?

      The on-road price of BMW R 1250 R is Rs. 18.55 Lakh in New Delhi

    • What is the on-road price of Suzuki Katana?

      The on-road price of Suzuki Katana is Rs. 15.54 Lakh in New Delhi