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Ducati Monster 821 Vs. Kawasaki Z800 Vs. Benelli TNT 899

Ducati Monster 821 Vs. Kawasaki Z800 Vs. Benelli TNT 899
Parichay Malvankar
Written by Parichay Malvankar

While the Kawasaki Z800 is a very popular sportsbike in the middle-weight category. However, last month saw two more naked superbikes enter the Indian market. The Ducati Monster 821 & the DSK Benelli TNT 899.

So if you’re in the market looking for a 800cc naked motorcycle, here is a quick comparo to help you figure out what suits your bill.

Ducati Monster 821

Kawasaki Z800

Benelli TNT 899

Price (ex-Delhi)

Rs. 9.09 lakh

Rs. 7.35 lakh

Rs. 9.48 lakh

Engine capacity

821cc

806cc

898cc

No. of cylinders

L-Twin

In-line 4

In-line 3

Power

112 PS @ 9,250 RPM

113 PS @ 10,200 RPM

115 PS @ 9,000 RPM

Torque

89.4 Nm @ 7,750 RPM

83 Nm @ 8,000 RPM

88 Nm @ 8,000 RPM

Gearbox

6-Speed

6-Speed

6-Speed

Chassis

Trellis

Perimeter

Trestle

Weight

205.5 kg

231 kg

215 kg

Fuel tank capacity

17.5 litres

17 litres

16 litres

ABS

Yes

Yes

No

Headlamp

Single-piece

Single-piece

Single-piece

Tail lamp

LED

LED

LED

Exhaust

Side mounted, twin pipes

Side mounted, single pipe

Under seat, single pipe

Instrument cluster

All-digital

All-digital

Digital + analogue

Benelli TNT 899 is the most expensive with just a couple of horses extra, but misses out on ABS. The Kawasaki Z800 still remains the bike to beat when it comes to pricing.

What would you pick amongst these three?

Ducati Monster 821

Ducati Monster 821

Kawasaki Z800

Kawasaki Z800

DSK Benelli TNT 899

DSK Benelli TNT 899