BMW Motorrad India will likely launch the G 310 R and the G 310 GS in India on 18 July. Ahead of its launch, a video of a drag race between the BMW G 310 R and the Bajaj Dominar 400 has emerged online.
The video is shot in Columbia by YouTuber Full Gass. In the video, you can see that the BMW G 310 R outclasses the Bajaj Dominar 400 on both the occasions.
On paper, the Dominar 400 is more powerful, yet it loses to the G 310 R.
The BMW G 310 R weighs 158.5 kg, while the Bajaj Dominar 400 tips the weighing scales at 182 kg. The G 310 R has a better body to weight ratio of 217 PS/ton, while the Dominar 400 has a body to weight ratio of 192 PS/ton. Moreover, both the bikes serve a different purpose. While the BMW G 310 R, is a street-fighter, the Dominar 400 is a power cruiser. Both bikes have different gearing and sprocket setup, hence the vast difference.
The BMW G 310 R is developed in Germany and manufactured in India by TVS Motor Company at the Hosur plant in Tamil Nadu. The bike is powered by a 313 cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that pumps out 34 bhp of power along with a peak torque of 28 Nm, mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The Bajaj Dominar 400, on the other hand, is powered by a 373.2 cc, single-cylinder, fuel-injected motor that churns out 34.5 bhp of maximum power and 35 Nm of peak torque, mated to a 6-speed transmission. That said, the Dominar 400 also gets standard slipper clutch, which the G 310 R misses out.