BMW R nineT vs Triumph Thunderbird Comparison

BMW R nineT vs Triumph Thunderbird

Any question on your mind about which bike to buy? Compare BMW R nineT vs Triumph Thunderbird on the basis of price, specifications & other features. BMW R nineT Price starts from Rs. 17.80 lakh and Triumph Thunderbird Price starts from Rs. 14.46 lakh. The claimed mileage for the BMW R nineT is 16 kmpl and for the Triumph Thunderbird is 16 kmpl. BMW R nineT is available in 1 different colours while Triumph Thunderbird comes with 2 colours. In technical specifications, BMW R nineT is powered by 1170 cc engine where as Triumph Thunderbird is powered by 1699 cc engine.

Engine Type Flat Twin, 4-Stroke, Four Radially Aligned Valves Per Cylinder, DOHC Parallel-Twin, 270º Firing Interval, DOHC
Engine Displacement (CC) 1170 cc 1699 cc
Power (PS@rpm) 110.1 PS @7750 rpm 98 PS @ 5200 rpm
Torque (Nm@rpm) 116 Nm @ 6000 rpm 156 Nm @ 2950 rpm
Bore 101 mm 107.1 mm
Stroke 73 mm 94.3 mm
No Of Cylinders 2 2
Drive Type Shaft drive Belt Drive
Valves (per cylinder) 4 4
Fuel System Fuel Injection Fuel Injection
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Ignition Digital CDI
Transmission Type Manual Manual
No Of Gears 6 Speed 6 Speed
Brakes Front Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Disc Disc
0-60 kmph (sec)
Quarter Mile
Braking (60-0 kmph)
20-80 kmph (kickdown)
30-70 kmph (3rd gear)
40-80 kmph (4th gear)
Braking (80-0 kmph)
Braking (100-0 kmph)
Mileage (City)
Mileage (Highway)
Mileage (Overall)
Mileage (ARAI) kmpl 16 Kmpl 16 Kmpl
0-100 kmph (sec)
Top Speed (Km/h) Over 200 Kmph 200 Kmph
Chassis Type Four-part frame concept with front frame and three-part rear frame, load-bearing engine-gearbox unit, rear-seat frame removeable for one-up riding Tubular Steel, Twin Spine
Suspension-Front Upside-down telescopic forks, 46 mm fixed-fork-tube diameter Showa 47 mm forks. 120 mm travel
Suspension-Rear Cast aluminium single swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central spring strut, spring preload fully adjustable by handwheel, adjustable rebound-stage damping Showa black spring twin shocks with 5 position adjustable preload, 95 mm rear wheel travel
Tyre Size (Front) 120/70-ZR17 120/70-R19 Rear :-200/50-R17
Tyre Size (Rear) 180/55-ZR17 200/50R - 17"
Wheel Size Front :-17 inch, Rear :-17 inch Front :-19 inch Rear :-17 inch
Tyre Make
Tyre Type Tubeless Tubeless
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Spoke Alloy
Dry Weight 208 kg 308 kg
Length*Width*Height 2110*900*1240 2340*880*1120
Wheelbase(mm) 1487 mm 1615 mm
Ground Clearance (mm) 150 mm 140 mm
Seat Height 805 mm 700 mm
Fuel Capacity (Litres) 18 L 22 L
Kerb Weight 222 Kg 308 Kg
Battery 12 V, 14 Ah 12V, Maintenance Free
Head Lamp Halogen Halogen
Projector head light
Pilot Lamps
LED tail lights
ABS Dual Channel Dual Channel
Body Graphics Optional
Starting Self Start Only Self Start Only
Pass Switch Yes
Speedometer Analogue Analogue
Tachometer Analogue Analogue
Trip Meter Digital Digital
Average Fuel economy
Digital Fuel Indicator yes yes
Distance to Empty
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Stand Alarm Yes
Stepup Seat
Passenger Footrest
Passenger Backrest
Carry hook
Underseat storage
Standard Warranty (Years) 2 2
Standard Warranty (kilometers) Unlimited Unlimited