The Harley Davidson Road King costs around 28.5 lakhs, whereas the BMW R 1250 RT costs around 24 lakhs.
BMW R 1250 RT has a 2-cylinder, air/coolant-cooled boxer engine with a displacement of 1254 cc and a maximum output of 134 bhp at 7750 rpm powers the R 1250 RT. It utilises a shaft drive, a 12.5:1 compression ratio, and four valves per cylinder to produce 143 Nm of torque at 6250 rpm.
On the other hand, the Road King uses a chain drive and a Milwaukee-Eight 107 engine with a 1745 cc displacement, 83 bhp power output at 5020 rpm, 147 Nm torque at 3250 rpm, and a 10.0:1 compression ratio.
Fuel Efficiency and Mileage
With a riding range of 525 km, it has a fuel tank capacity of 25 liters and a reserve fuel capacity of 4 litres. According to ARAI, the BMW R 1250 RT gets 21 kilometres per litre.
On the other hand, the Harley Davidson Road King has a riding range of 409 km and a fuel tank capacity of 22.7 litres. The claimed mileage is 16 to 17 km/l approx.
A 10.25-inch LCD, a digital speedometer, a digital trip meter, and a digital odometer are all featured in the BMW R 1250 RT. The Harley Davidson Road King, on the other hand, has a digital trip meter, odometer, and analogue speedometer.
Both motorcycles include a self-starting mechanism and a split seat for the rider and passenger. Dual-channel ABS is a Road King, and the R 1250 RT features improved braking performance and rider safety. Additionally, the cooling systems on both bikes are air-cooled.
The Harley Davidson Heritage Classic costs around 23.5 lakhs and the BMW R 1250 RT, which has a price of 24 lahks.
BMW R 1250 RT has a 2-cylinder, air/coolant-cooled boxer engine with a displacement of 1254 cc and a maximum output of 134.0 bhp at 7750 rpm powers the R 1250 RT. It utilises a shaft drive, a 12.5:1 compression ratio, and four valves per cylinder to produce 143 Nm of torque at 6250 rpm
A Milwaukee-Eight 114 engine with an 1868 cc displacement and a maximum power of 93 bhp at 5020 rpm powers the Harley Heritage Classic. At 3250 rpm, it generates 155 Nm of torque and has a 10.5:1 compression ratio. It is chain-driven and has an unspecified number of valves.
Fuel Efficiency and Mileage
The BMW R 1250 RT has superior fuel efficiency with a stated ARAI mileage of 21 kmpl and a larger fuel tank capacity of 25 litres, giving it a riding range of 525 km.
On the other hand, the Harley Davidson Heritage Classic has a smaller 18.9-litre fuel tank and an ARAI mileage of 18 kmpl, giving it a 340-kilometre riding range.
For BMW R 1250 RT, both variants are self-start only and include dual channel ABS. It has a digital display with a 10.25-inch screen and a speedometer, odometer, and trip meter.
The Heritage Classic is a tourer bike like the BMW R 1250 R. The R 1250 RT uses an air conditioning system for its cooling system.