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BMW R 18 vs Ducati Diavel 1260

BMW R 18 Price starts at Rs. 19.90 Lakh which is Rs. 45,000 costlier than base model of Ducati Diavel 1260 priced at Rs. 19.45 Lakh. The claimed mileage . In technical specifications, BMW R 18 is powered by 1802 cc engine , while Ducati Diavel 1260 is powered by 1262 cc engine. BMW R 18 is available in 4 different colours while Ducati Diavel 1260 comes with 3 colours. The Comparison BMW R 18 vs Ducati Diavel 1260 can be described on the basis of price and specifications.

BMW R 18 vs Ducati Diavel 1260 Summary

Basic Info R 18 STDDiavel 1260 STD
Brand Name BMW Ducati
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 19.90 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 19.45 Lakh View On Road Price
Rating
5.0
(1 Ratings)
4.1
(6 Ratings)
Engine Type Air / Oil-cooled Two-cylinder Four-stroke Boxer Engine With Two Chain-driven Camshafts Located Above The Crankshaft Ducati Testastreta DVT 1262, L-Twin cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder, Dual Spark, Desmodromic Variable Timing
Max Power 91.09 PS @ 4750 rpm 164.2 PS @ 9500 rpm
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Colors
R 18 Colors
Diavel 1260 Colors
Brakes Front Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Disc Disc
Wheel Size Front :-482.6 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Spoke Alloy
ABS Dual Channel Dual Channel
Starting Self Start Only Self Start Only
Speedometer Analogue Digital
Insurance Rs. 49,069 R 18 Insurance Rs. 48,362 Diavel 1260 Insurance

Engine Type
Air / Oil-cooled Two-cylinder Four-stroke Boxer Engine With Two Chain-driven Camshafts Located Above The Crankshaft
Ducati Testastreta DVT 1262, L-Twin cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder, Dual Spark, Desmodromic Variable Timing
Engine Displacement
1802 cc
1262 cc
Max Power
91.09 PS @ 4750 rpm
164.2 PS @ 9500 rpm
Max Torque
158 Nm @ 3000 rpm
129 Nm @ 7500 rpm
Emission Type
bs6
bs6
Bore
107.1 mm
106 mm
Stroke
100 mm
71.5 mm
No Of Cylinders
2
2
Drive Type
Shaft Drive
Chain Drive
Valve Per Cylinder
...
4
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol
Compression Ratio
9.6 :1
13.0:1
Engine Immobilizer
...

Brakes Front
Disc
Disc
Brakes Rear
Disc
Disc

Top Speed
180 kmph
...

Tyre Size
Front :-120/70 -19 Rear :-180/65-16
Front :-120/70-ZR17, Rear :- 240/45-ZR17
Wheel Size
Front :-482.6 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Tyre Make
...
Pirelli
Tyre Type
Tubeless
Tubeless
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy)
Spoke
Alloy

Dry Weight
...
218 kg
Seat height
690 mm
780 mm
Load carrying capacity
215 kg
...
Length*Width*Height
2440*964*1232 mm3
...
Wheelbase
1731 mm
1600 mm
Length
2440 mm
...
Width
964 mm
...
Fuel Capacity
16 Liters
17 Liters
Kerb Weight
345 Kg
249 Kg
Total Weight
560 kg
...
Tail Light
LED
LED
Front Brake Diameter
300 mm
320 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
300 mm
265 mm

Battery Type
Maintenance Free
...
Additional Features
Anti Hopping Clutch, Automatic Stability Control, Dynamic Brake Control, On-Board Computer, One Key For All Locks, Keyless Ride, MSR Dynamic Engine Brake Control
Bosch Cornering ABS Evo, Ducati Wheelie Control Evo (DWC), Ducati Power Launch Evo (DPL)
Battery Capacity
12 V/26 Ah
...
LED tail lights
Turn Signal Lamp
LED
LED
Alternator
Permanent magnet generator 600 W (nominal capacity
...
Power Modes
...

Cruise Control
...
ABS
Dual Channel
Dual Channel
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
Super Bikes, Cruiser Bikes
Internet Connectivity
...
Starting
Self Start Only
Self Start Only
Seat Type
Split
Split
Pass Switch
...
Speedometer
Analogue
Digital
Mobile Application
...
Trip Meter
Analogue
Digital
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Clock
...
Stepup Seat
...
Low Oil Indicator
...
Passenger Footrest
...
Cooling System
Air & Oil Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Anti Theft Alarm
...
Odometer
Analogue
Digital
Central Locking
...

Standard Warranty (Years)
3
...
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R 18 Vs Diavel 1260 Comparison FAQs

Which bike is best between R 18 vs Diavel 1260?

As per the users experiences BMW R 18 is a winner for you if you are seriously looking for mileage, comfort and maintenance in your bike. On the basis of performance and features user have rated both the bikes equally.

Which bike is cheaper R 18 vs Diavel 1260?

The Ducati Diavel 1260 is cheaper than BMW R 18 by Rs. 45,000.

Which bike offers better performance R 18 vs Diavel 1260?

For the STD version, 1802 cc Petrol engine of R 18 produces 91.09 PS @ 4750 rpm of power and 158 Nm @ 3000 rpm of torque. Whereas for the STD version, 1262 cc Petrol engine of Diavel 1260 produces 164.2 PS @ 9500 rpm of power and 129 Nm @ 7500 rpm of torque
As per the users experiences in terms of performance both are same.

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