BMW R 1250 GS vs Ducati DesertX

In 2024 BMW R 1250 GS or Ducati DesertX choose which bike is best for you - compare these two bikes or scooters on the basis of their price, mileage, features, colours and other specs. BMW R 1250 GS Price starts at Rs. 20.45 Lakhs (ex-showroom price) whereas the Ducati DesertX Price starts at Rs. 18.33 Lakhs (ex-showroom price). R 1250 GS engine makes power and torque 136 PS PS & 143 Nm. On the other hand, DesertX engine makes power & torque 108.6 bhp PS & 92 Nm respectively. BMW offers the R 1250 GS in 2 colours. The R 1250 GS mileage is around 15.0 kmpl. The DesertX mileage is around 17.8 kmpl.
R 1250 GS vs DesertX Comparison
KEY HIGHLIGHTS R 1250 gs Desertx
BrandBMWDucati
Price₹ 20.45 Lakhs₹ 18.33 Lakhs
Mileage15.0 kmpl17.8 kmpl
Engine Capacity1254 cc937 cc
Power136 PS PS108.6 bhp PS

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₹20.45 Lakhs*
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₹18.33 Lakhs*
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Specification
Max Power
136 PS @ 7750 rpm108.6 bhp @ 9250 rpm
Stroke
76 mm67.5 mm
Max Torque
143 Nm @ 6250 rpm 92 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Transmission
ManualManual
Drive Type
Shaft DriveChain Drive
Compression Ratio
12.5:1-
Displacement
1254 cc937 cc
Clutch
Oil-lubricated clutch, hydraulically operatedAssist And Slipper Clutch
Engine Type
Air-Liquid Cooled, Twin Cylinder, DOHC, Boxer Engine11 Degree twin-cylinder unit with desmodromic distribution
Starting
Self Start OnlySelf Start Only
Valve Per Cylinder
44
Gear Box
6 Speed6 Speed
Fuel Supply
Fuel InjectionFuel Injection
Emission Type
bs6bs6-2.0
Bore
102.5 mm94 mm
No of Cylinders
2-
Wheel Size
Front :-482.6 mm,Rear :-431.8 mmFront :-533.4 mm,Rear :-457.2 mm
Front Brake Diameter
305 mm320 mm
Tyre Size
Front :-120/70-R19,Rear :-170/60-R17Front :-90/90-21 Rear :-150/70-18
Radial Tyre
Yes-
Rear Brake Diameter
276 mm265 mm
Front Brake
DiscDouble Disc
Wheels Type
Cast AluminiumSpoke
Rear Brake
DiscDisc
Tyre Type
TubelessTubeless
Total Weight
465 kg-
Fuel Reserve
4 L-
Fuel Capacity
20 L21 L
Load Capacity
216 kg-
Length
2207 mm2390 mm
Wheelbase
1514 mm1608 mm
Kerb Weight
249 kg223 kg
Height
1430 mm1178 mm
Saddle Height
850 - 870 mm865 mm
Width
952.5 mm960 mm
Chassis
Two-section frame concept consisting of main frame with bolt-on rear frame, load-bearing engine-
Body Type
Adventure Tourer Bikes-
Rear Suspension
Cast aluminum single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjKYB monoshock, fully adjustable
Front Suspension
BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 37 mm, central spring strutKYB 46mm USD fork, fully adjustable
Features
Charging at Charging Station
No-
Charging at Home
No-
Riding Modes
Rain,RoadSport, Touring, Urban, Wet, Enduro, and Rally
Adjustable Windscreen
Yes-
ABS
Dual Channel-
Navigation
Yes-
Cruise Control
Yes-
Console
Digital-
Additional Features
Riding Modes, BMW ShiftCam, Automatic Stability Control, Hill Start Control, Power Socket, Tyre Pressure Control, Dynamic ESA, Keyless Ride, Daytime Riding Light, Gear Shift Assistant Pro, LED Turn IndicatorEngine Brake Control, Ducati Wheelie Control, Ducati Multimedia System
Traction Control
Yes-
Pass Switch
YesYes
Stepup Seat
Yes-
Clock
YesYes
Passenger Footrest
Yes-
Battery Capacity
12 V, 11.8 Ah12 V - 0.7 kW
LED Tail Lights
Yes-
Alternator
510 W-
Tail Light
LEDLED
Turn Signal Lamp
LEDLED
Headlight
LEDLED
Battery Type
MF-
Price (On-Road BreakUp)
On-Road Price
23,57,77620,26,464
Ex-Showroom Price
21,20,00018,33,200
RTO
1,69,6001,46,656
Insurance
46,97646,608
Accessories Charges
21,2000
FastTag Charges
00
Other Charges
00
EMI
50,67743,556

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