KTM Duke 125 Vs Yamaha YZF-R125
Two 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|
|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|
|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|
|Battery||Maintenance free||Maintenance free|
|Ground Clearance||170.00 mm||155 mm|
|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|
|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|
|Colors||Available colors||White||Race blu, Matt grey, Anodized red|
|Price||(Ex-showroom, Delhi)||Rs.1,00,000/- Expected||Rs. 1,00,000/- Expected|