BMW Motorrad has launched the new G 310 R and G 310 GS in India at Rs 2.99 lakh and Rs 3.49 lakh, respectively. The BMW G 310 R is the most-affordable bike from BMW Motorrad, while the G 310 GS is the most-premium single-cylinder adventure bike in India.
Both the BMW G 310 R and G 310 GS were first displayed in India at Auto Expo 2018. Since then, Indian bike lovers have been eagerly waiting for their launch. Bookings of the G 310 R and G 310 GS had already begun in June 2018, at Rs 50,000.
Here are all the things you need to know about these BMW bikes!
About BMW G 310 R:
The most-affordable item from the brand – the G 310 R – is an exposed bike including the typical BMW Motorrad-styling. The G 310 R accompanies golden 41mm USD front forks, 17-inch five-talked cast-aluminum wheels, and an aluminum swingarm. The design is inspired by its bigger sibling BMW S 1000 R. The BMW G 310 R is available in three colors: Style HP (pearl white + ‘HP’ lettering), Cosmic Black and Racing Red.
The front and back suspensions have a travel of 140mm and 131mm individually. The G 310 R rides on 110/70 R17 (front) and 150/60 R17 (rear) tires, finish with 300mm and 200mm discs. Dual-channel ABS comes standard and the kerb weight remains at 158.5kg.
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About BMW G 310 GS:
The least expensive adventure bike from BMW Motorrad – the G 310 GS – shares almost same mechanicals from the G 310 R (engine also) however is focussed to go off-road. The ‘baby GS’ conveys design traits at the top of the line BMW R 1200 GS. Compared with the G 310 R, the BMW G 310 GS gets a ‘beak-fender’ (a typical design element in adventure bikes), bash plate to protect the engine and a moderately raised exhaust. The BMW G 310 GS comes in three color options: Racing Red, Pearl White Metallic, and Cosmic Black.
Adding to its toughness is the large rear luggage rack. BMW will give a top box as a discretionary additional. Front and rear tire sizes are 110/80 and 150/70, individually. The GS additionally gets a bigger front wheel at 19 inches while the back stays at 17 inches. While the suspension travel at both sides is a decent 180mm, the kerb weight is higher than the 310 R at 169.5kg.
Engine Specifications of BMW G 310 R & G 310 GS:
The BMW G 310 R and G 310 GS are controlled by a 313cc reverse-inclined single-cylinder engine; a similar found in the TVS Apache RR310. The engine makes 34bhp @ 9500rpm and 28Nm @ 7500rpm while coming mated to a six-speed gearbox.
The claimed top speed of the G 310 R is around 145 km/h while the G 310 GS can be a bit slower because of its weight. Efficiency for both is evaluated at 30 – 35km/l, preferably.
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