I'd say the only reason to get a 899 would be if you got an incredible deal on it. But I think the 959 is clearly better than the 899 and resale value would be better (if you ever sell it).Been lurking for some time now. Looking to get into a Daytona 675R, 899, 959 or S1000RR. Just trying to decide on what's right for me.
The answer to your question is neither. Or any. Or some other bike not listed.Been lurking for some time now. Looking to get into a Daytona 675R, 899, 959 or S1000RR. Just trying to decide on what's right for me.
+1, it's true that the S1000RR will have more power. It is what I consider more of a "I want the best of the best right now" bike. I'm in the same boat with avigil that the 959 simply looks and sounds way better than the S1000RR. Ultimately, if you can't decide you should ride both and see which one calls to you, then ride away with that one!...The S1000RR definitely will have more power. Personally, I don't need any more power/weight than the 959. But if in the < 1% that really needs that much power then you might want to consider the S1000RR. I don't think there's any argument that the 959 looks and sounds better though.