BMW G 310 GS test ride bikes start arriving at Indian dealerships

14/07/2018 - 14:10 | ,  ,   | Ajinkya Lad

The BMW G 310 GS has begun arriving at dealerships as spy images from Bikers Guide-India Facebook page show. BMW Motorrad India has confirmed that it will launch the BMW G 310 GS and the G 310 R in India on 18 July.

BMW G 310 GS spied
The BMW G 310 GS is spied at the BMW Chennai dealership. It is likely to cost INR 3.50 lakh (on the road). It made its Indian debut in February at the Auto Expo 2018

BMW has started accepting bookings for the G 310 GS and G 310 R at a token amount of INR 50,000. The BMW G 310 GS will rival the Royal Enfield Himalayan and the upcoming KTM 390 adventure, while the BMW G 310 R will compete with the KTM 390 Duke. A tubular steel trellis frame with a bolted rear sub-frame underpins the BMW G 310 twins.

Powering the BMW G 310 GS is a 313 cc, single-cylinder motor with liquid cooling and fuel injection. The engine generates a maximum power of 34 bhp at 9,500 rpm while developing a peak torque of 28 Nm at 7,500 rpm. A 6-speed gearbox works in sync with the motor. The ADV gets a steering head angle of 63.3°along with a wheelbase of 1,420mm.

The BMW G 310 GS receives 41 mm upside down forks at the front along with a pre-load adjustable mono-shock at the rear, with suspension travel of 180 mm at both the ends. The BMW G 310 GS runs on 19-inch front and 17-inch rear alloy wheels that wrap with 110-section front and 150-section rear dual-sport tires. The BMW G 310 twins are designed and engineered by BMW Motorrad in Germany, while TVS Motor Company manufactures the motorcycles at its Hosur plant.

BMW G 310 GS left side at 2017 Thai Motor Expo
The BMW G 310 GS features long-travel suspension, a 19-inch front wheel, dual-purpose tires and a semi-fairing.

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The BMW G 310 GS is likely to cost around INR 3.50 lakh, while the G 310 R could get a price tag of INR 3 lakh (both prices are on the road). Key features include an all-digital digital instrument cluster and LED taillights, along with a rear luggage rack. Braking components include a 300 mm front and a 240 mm rear disc brake while switchable dual-channel ABS is standard.


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