Bajaj Dominar is the flagship motorcycle from Indian two wheeler company, Bajaj Auto. On the other hand, G310R is the cheapest and the smallest ever BMW motorcycle from the German automobile giant.
Bajaj Dominar is already on sale in India. BMW G310R is about the be launched in India, to be precise, on the 18th of July 2018. Ahead of that, a Youtuber – Full Gass has posted a video which shows how these two motorcycles fare against each other in a drag race.
Interestingly, both the motorcycles are made in India. Bajaj Dominar is made by Bajaj Auto at their plant in Pune, while the BMW G310R is made by TVS at their plant in Hosur, Tamil Nadu.
Bajaj Dominar is powered by a 373 cc single cylinder engine which delivers 35 hp @ 8000 rpm and 35 Nm at 6500 rpm. It weighs 182 kgs and has a company specified top speed of 148 kmph. Its power to weight ratio is 0.192 hp per kg.
On the other hand, BMW G310R is powered by a single cylinder 313 cc engine which delivers 33.6 hp at 9500 rpm and 28 Nm at 7500 rpm. It weighs 158.5 kgs and has a power to weight ratio of 0.211 hp per kg. It has a company specified top speed of 145 kmph.
This makes things interesting. The Bajaj Dominar has more power and torque on offer, but is heavier and has a lower power to weight ratio as compared to the BMW G310R. Who will win the drag race? Let’s find out in the video below.
As you can see in the video, the BMW G310R is much quicker off the line. It has a better acceleration, all thanks to the higher power to weight ratio. In all rounds, it manages to beat the Bajaj Dominar 400. Speaking about cost, Bajaj Dominar retails for about Rs 1.5 lakhs, whereas the BMW G310R is expected to be priced in the range of Rs 3 lakh to Rs 3.5 lakh. Which according to you is a better deal?
Another rival to the BMW G310R is the KTM Duke 390. Watch the KTM Duke 390 vs BMW G310R drag race video here.