India-bound TVS-BMW G310R showcased at Thailand Motor Expo – In Images
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To be unveiled in India next year.
The BMW G310R is being showcased at the 2015 Thailand Motor Expo. It is expected to be launched in India first, at the 2016 Auto Expo in Greater Noida in February.
To be manufactured by TVS Motor Company in Hosur, Tamil Nadu, the BMW G310R will be exported to some European nations and the emerging markets in Asia. A TVS version of the G310R will also be debuted next year, which will be sold alongside the BMW model, in their respective showrooms, with a significant price difference. It is unclear if the TVS version will be exported, though the company has presence in about 50 African, Asian and Latin American countries.
The BMW G310R is powered by the company’s smallest mill yet, a 313 cc liquid-cooled backward-tilted single-cylinder engine with an 80 mm bore, a 62.1 mm stroke and DOHC. It produces 34 hp (25 kW) at 9,500 rpm and 28 Nm at 7,500 rpm, and is mated to a six-speed gearbox. The 158.5 kg motorcycle gets an inverted fork, a monoshock, disc brakes on both wheels with ABS as standard, and Metzeler tyres of sizes 110/70-R17 at the front and 150/60-R17 at the rear.