BMW S 1000 XR
BMW S 1000 XR
RM 125,500
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BMW S 1000 XR vs KTM 1290 Super Adventure R Comparison

The detailed Motorcycles comparison of BMW S 1000 XR and KTM 1290 Super Adventure R, based on price, specifications & other features is shown below. The BMW S 1000 XR priced at RM 125,500 while the KTM 1290 Super Adventure R Motorcycles has a price tag of RM 143,800 . Comparing the technical specifications, KTM 1290 Super Adventure R engine displacement is 1301 while the BMW S 1000 XR houses a 999 engine.

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Overview: BMW S 1000 XR vs 1290 Super Adventure R

Key Features

Start Option Electric Electric
Displacement 999 cc 1301 cc
Maximum Power 162 hp 158 hp

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User Ratings & Review Comparison

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From The Experts

Things we like

Advanced oil cooling system for optimal temperature in engine

Adjustable windshield for optimal visibility

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Things we don't like

Seat height cannot be adjusted

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Engine & Performance

Displacement 999 cc 1301 cc
Maximum Power 162 hp 158 hp
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 20 L 23 L
Exhaust Pipes 4 In 1 Exhaust Single Exhaust
Cooling System Liquid Cooled Liquid Cooled
Maximum Torque 114 Nm 138 Nm
Engine Type 4-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 16-Valve, Liquid Cooled, DOHC 2-Cylinders V-Twin, 4-Stroke, Liquid Cooled Engine
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
No. Of Cylinder 4 2
Compression Ratio 12.5:1 --
Clutch Type Wet, Multi-Plate Wet, Multi-Plate
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Valve Configuration DOHC --
Injection Type Electronic Fuel Injection
Bore X Stroke 80 mm x 49.7 mm 108 mm x 71 mm
RPM at Maximum Power 11000 rpm --
RPM at Maximum Torque 9250 rpm --
Lubrication System -- Forced Oil
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Category Adventure Touring Adventure Touring
Height 1411 mm --
Kerb Weight 226 kg --
Dry Weight 205 kg 221 kg
Length 2333 mm --
Width 917 mm --
Seat Height 840 mm 880 mm
Gross Weight 450 kg --
Seating Capacity 2 2
Wheel Base 1522 mm --
Ground Clearance -- 242 mm
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Fuel & Ignition

Start Option Electric Electric
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Ignition System -- Twin Ignition
Fuel Supply System -- Fuel Injection

Wheels & Tyres

Rear Wheel Size R17 R18
Tyre Type Runflat Runflat
Rear Tyre 190/55 ZR17 150/70 ZR18
Front Wheel Size R17 R21
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR17 90/90 ZR21

Chassis & Suspension

Suspension Travel(Rear) 150 mm 220 mm
Rear Suspension Swing Arm WP Xplor PDS Shock Absorber
Suspension Travel(Front) 150 mm 220 mm
Front Suspension USD Telescopic Fork WP XPLOR-USD


Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V
Battery Capacity 9 Ah --

Gear & Transmission

Gear Box 6-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Type Manual Manual

Safety & Security

ABS Yes Yes
Pass Switch Yes Yes
Riding Modes Touring Touring Street, Sport, Road Street, Sport, Road
Engine Check Warning Yes Yes
Shutter Lock No No
Engine Immobilizer Yes Yes
Back Rest No No
Anti-Theft Alarm No --
Central Locking No --
Stability Control Yes --
Wheel Lock Front/back No No
Traction Control Yes --
Side Reflectors Yes Yes
Leg Guards No No
Launch Control -- No
Advanced Safety Features -- Hill Hold Control, Motor Slip Regulation Hill Hold Control, Motor Slip Regulation
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Odometer Digital Digital Digital Digital
Fuel Gauge Analog Analog Digital Digital
Tachometer Yes Yes
Oil Change Indicator Yes Yes
Navigator No No
Speedometer Analog Analog Digital Digital
Display Screen Yes Yes
Tripmeter Yes Yes
Side Stand Indicator -- No
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Indicator Light Yes Yes
Adjustable Headlights Yes Yes
Accessory Outlet -- Yes

Differentiating Features

Cruise Control Optional Optional Yes
Height Adjustable Seats No No

Chassis & Suspension

Body Frame Type Bridge-type Bridge-type Chrome-moly tubular Chrome-moly tubular
Seat Type Dual Stepped Dual Stepped Dual Stepped Dual Stepped
Body Frame Material Alloy Alloy Steel Steel
Side Wings Yes Yes
Chrome Garnish -- No


Front Brake Dual Disc Dual Disc Dual Disc Dual Disc
Rear Brake Disc Disc Disc Disc

BMW S 1000 XR vs KTM 1290 Super Adventure R FAQs

Which Motorcycle is cheaper between BMW S 1000 XR vs KTM 1290 Super Adventure R?

S 1000 XR is priced at RM 125,500 and 1290 Super Adventure R is priced at RM 143,800 . Hence S 1000 XR is the cheapest amongst these Motorcycle.

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