BMW G 310 GS launched in Indonesia
Praveen M, Engineer-turned-motorcycle journalist. I'm a sucker for cruising down the highways, and twisties in the hills.
Maxindo Moto, BMW Motorrad’s official distributor in Indonesia has launched its budget adventure bike, the BMW G 310 GS in the country.
The BMW G 310 GS costs IDR 125 million. The brand has not announced the on-road price yet. The bike follows BMW GS’ design philosophy, complete with the front beak, long-travel suspension and muscular tank extensions for rugged appeal. The BMW G 310 GS is made at TVS’ Hosur plant in Tamil Nadu and is exported worldwide.
The G 310 GS shares its heart with its naked cousin, the G 310 R. The bike employs a 313 cc single cylinder engine with fuel injection and liquid cooling. It generates 34 PS of power at 9,500 rpm and 28 Nm of torque at 7,500 rpm. The engine pairs with a 6-speed transmission and the top speed stands at 143 km/h. As per the World Motorcycle Test Cycle (WMTC), the fuel efficiency is 30.03 km/l.
Coming to the cycle parts, the motorcycle comes with 41 mm upside-down front forks having gold anodised finish. The rear gets a monoshock. The front and rear suspension offer 180 mm of travel. The 19-inch front and 17-inch rear alloy wheels are shod with Metzeler Tourance tyres. Brakes include a 300 mm front disc and a 240 mm rear disc with switchable ABS. The motorcycle comes with an 11-litre fuel tank, and the bike weighs 169.5 kg (kerb).