KTM Duke 125 Vs Yamaha YZF-R125

KTM Duke 125 Vs Yamaha YZF-R125

KTM Duke 125 Vs Yamaha YZF-R125Two upcoming equally powerful giants to the India in 2014 are KTM Duke & Yamaha yzf-r125. Who will win is the question? The 2013 Yamaha yzf-r125 didn’t yet launched in India, even after the unveiling of 2014 Yamaha yzf-r125. The KTM didn’t officially launched the 125 duke but still many bike lovers are eagerly waiting for the hot bike. Lets have a technical  Comparison Between KTM Duke & Yamaha yzf-r125.

KTM Duke 125 is powered by a 124.7cc, 4 stroke DOHC engine that can produce power of 15 bhp at 10500 rpm and torque of 12 Nm at 8000 rpm on ride to the wheels. The engine mated with 6 Speed Manual Transmission. The Yamaha YZF-R125 powered by the Liquid-cooled 124.7 cc engine which makes 15 hp at 9,000 rpm power output and Peak torque of 12.4 Nm at 8,000 rpm also.

The Yamaha YZF-R125 made with a Steel deltabox frame. The bike features New ultra-rigid triple clamps and Reworked inverted front fork in new version. KTM Duke 125 fitted with Mono-shock suspension at rear and in front Large-travel Telescopic suspension. KTM Duke 125 features Digital Ignition, Dual Muffler Exhaust, tubeless tyres, 11 litres fuel tank, digital instrument console, stand alarm, low fuel, battery and oil indicators etc.

Yamaha YZF-R125  Measures Wheelbase of 1,355 mm.a nd 155 mm ground clearance. The fuel efficiency is improved with the Redesigned fuel injection system and the bike offers 25 kmpl average mileage. KTM Duke 125 weighs just 118 kgs but looks so heavier is a good attraction. Flat seats and deeply sculpted tank is aid in a comfortable travelling.

Technical Comparison Between KTM Duke and Yamaha YZF-R125

 

 

Engine performance and mileage

Technical Specifications KTM Duke 125  Yamaha yzf-r125
Engine 124.7cc, 4 stroke DOHC engine Single cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valves
Displacement 125 CC 124.7cc
Power 15 bhp at 10500 rpm 11.0 kW (15.0PS) @ 9,000 rpm
Torque 12 Nm at 8000 rpm 12.4 Nm (1.25 kg-m) @ 8,000 rpm
Mileage NA 25 kmpl (average)
Clutch Wet Multi disc clutch Wet, multiple-disc coil spring
Cooling Liquid Cooling liquid-cooling
Gears & Transmission 6 speed transmission Constant Mesh, 6-speed
Top Speed NA 75 mph
Bore and stroke(mm) 58mm x 47.2mm 52.0 mm x 58.6 mm
Look, style and Dimensions Length  x width x height(mm) NA 1,955 mm x 680 mm x 1,065 mm
Wheelbase mm 1352.00 mm 1,355 mm
Weight kg 128.00 kg 140 kg
Headlight Yes Yes
Battery Maintenance free Maintenance free
Alloys Yes Yes
Fuel gauge Digital Digital
Ground Clearance 170.00 mm 155 mm
Speedometer Digital Digital
Trip meter Digital Digital
Tachometer Digital Digital
Tyres front 110/70 x 17 mm 100/80-17 M/C
Tyres rear 150/60 x 17 mm 130/70-17 M/C
Fuel tank 11.00 ltrs 11.5 litres
     Safety and comfort features Suspension front Telescopic in front Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 41 mm
Suspension rear Mono-Shock in rear Linked monoshock with spring preload adjustment
Starting system Self start Electric
Low Fuel/oil Indicator Yes Yes
Stand alarm Yes Yes
Split seat Yes Yes
Wheel type Alloys Alloy
Brake: front 280mm disc Hydraulic single disc, Ø 292 mm
Brake: rear 230mm disc Hydraulic single disc, Ø 230 mm
Passenger back rest No No
Tubeless Yes Yes
Passenger footrest Yes Yes
Colors Available colors White Race blu, Matt grey, Anodized red
Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi) Rs.1,00,000/- Expected Rs. 1,00,000/- Expected

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