The BMW G 310 GS is probably one of many most-awaited bikes of 2018. Showcased on this yr’s Auto-Expo, the BMW G 310 GS and the BMW G 310 R grabbed appreciable consideration as an entry-level journey tourer from BMW.
Apparently, whereas the bikes have been anticipated to be priced round Rs 3.5 lakh to 4 lakh, the BMW G 310 R is priced at Rs 299,000 and G 310 GS is priced at Rs 349,000 (each ex-showroom Delhi).
The pre-bookings have already began and with the launch and a sum of fifty,000 is to be paid to pre-book the G 310 GS. After Germany, Thailand and Brazil, India turned the fourth nation the place BMW is producing their bikes.
The Bavarian automaker, BMW Motorrad is producing the BMW G 310 R and BMW G 310 GS in collaboration with TVS and each the bikes will likely be produced at TVS plant at Hosur, Tamil Nadu.
The G 310 GS is obtainable in three colors – Racing Crimson, Cosmic Black and Pearl White Metallic and a ‘Pearl White Metallic shade’ unit was noticed at one in all BMW Motorrad’s dealership in Chennai just lately.
The G 310 GS will compete towards the entry-level journey tourers such because the Royal Enfield Himalayan (Rs 1.68 lakh) and the Kawasaki Versys-X 300 (Rs 4.69 lakh, each costs, ex-showroom Delhi) whereas the BMW G 310 R will compete towards the likes of Apache RR 310, KTM Duke 390 and Benelli TNT 300.
Powering the journey tourer is a 313cc, single-cylinder, DOHC, liquid-cooled engine that churns out 34PS at 9500rpm and 28Nm at 7500rpm. The powerplant is mated to a 6-speed transmission. BMW claims that the bike can attain a prime pace of 143kmph.
The G 310 GS contains a 41mm inverted forks with 180mm of journey up entrance and a mono shock with the identical 180mm journey because the entrance.
The bike comes with a 300mm entrance and 240mm rear disc brakes that characteristic dual-channel switchable ABS as commonplace. BMW equips the G 310 GS with alloy wheels shod with Metzeler Tourance tyres dual-purpose tyres. Whereas a spoke wheel setup enhances the off-road skills, the alloy setup can be anticipated to present at-par performances.
The BMW G 310 R is a typical or bare model of the BMW G 310 GS and is anticipated to be launched collectively in India at present. The bikes will quickly be obtainable at BMW Motorrad dealerships in Pune, Kerala, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Delhi.