BS6 BMW G 310 GS and G 310 R: What we all know to date
BMW Motorrad has jumped on the BS6 bandwagon with F 900 R and F 900 XR bikes. The German bike maker can be getting ready to launch one other huge bike — S 1000 XR — within the nation. Surprisingly, the corporate has nonetheless not upgraded its entry-level bikes to BS6 emission requirements though which will change quickly. The phrase on the road is that BS6 G 310 GS and G 310 R bikes could possibly be launched in India quickly. Nicely, chances are you’ll level out that we had reported an analogous factor in April as properly, however there’s been a growth; BMW has began testing BS6 G 310 twins in India now, which suggests the bikes might hit the market quickly.
BS6 BMW G 310 GS and G 310 R will most definitely look the identical as their BS4 counterparts the bikes will get LED headlamps as an alternative of halogen models. The corporate can be prone to introduce a few new physique panels, physique graphics, and new color choices. Nevertheless, we expect that the upcoming GS twins might get a totally digital TFT instrument panel, most likely borrowed from the newest TVS Apache RR 310. It’s a five-inch vertically laid-out console that gives all the required readouts for info like velocity, tachometer, odometer, journey meter, gear position-indicator, and so forth. It additionally will get Bluetooth connectivity, which is quickly turning into a run-of-the-mill function in most bikes on this phase. Now, the brand new RR 310 additionally will get totally different driving modes and ride-by-wire system, however we’re not positive if these provisions shall be out there on the G 310 twins.
BS6 BMW G 310 R and G 310 GS shall be powered by the identical engine that propels BS6 Apache RR 310. It’s a 312.2 cc liquid-cooled engine that makes 34 bhp, 27 Nm, and is obtainable together with a six-speed gearbox. BS6 BMW G 310 twins are additionally prone to get a bit costly as in comparison with their BS4 counterparts owing to the cleaner engine and a few further options if any. Nevertheless, we anticipate the value hike to be minimal to spice up gross sales. For reference, BS4 G 310 R used to retail at ₹2.99 lakh whereas its ADV sibling G 310 GS had a price ticket of ₹3.49 lakh. All costs are ex-showroom.