BMW G 310 GS detailed in new video - Top Speed 143 kmph
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BMW G 310 GS detailed in new video – Top Speed 143 kmph

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After making its global debut at the 2016 EICMA Show earlier this month, BMW G 310 GS has now been detailed in a new 4 minute video. The video is hosted by Chris Northover, Offroad Instructor & Stuntrider, and Sabine Krojer, Product Manager at BMW Motorrad.

BMW G 310 GS is based on the G 310 R street fighter. The bike will be built in India by TVS Motor Company at the company plant in Hosur, Karnataka, while it has been completely designed and engineered by BMW in Germany. It is the third product by BMW-TVS JV and follows the BMW G310R and TVS Akula 310.

BMW G 310 GS gets long travel front suspension, wider off road tyres, redesigned headlamp cluster, a sculpted fuel tank and extended tail section. It gets a set of Metzeler Tourance dual-purpose tyres fitted to 17” alloy wheels. Sadly, off-road enthusiasts will have to content with the same alloys, which are seen on the G 310 R as the G 310 GS will not get spoked wheels like its elder siblings.

Power to the G 310 GS will be via a new 313cc, 4 stroke, single cylinder, watercooled engine offering 34 bhp power at 9,500 rpm and 28 nm torque at 7,500 rpm mated to a 6 speed gearbox. This engine is expected to offer 30 kmpl mileage within city limits and 35 kmpl on the highway. The bike weighs 169.5 kgs and has a top speed of 143 kmph.

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BMW G 310 GS is also going to be launched in India. Here, it will be positioned in the Premium Adventure motorcycle segment. This entry level dual purpose motorcycle will take on the likes of Royal Enfield Himalayan, Mahindra Mojo, and the upcoming KTM Duke 390 Adventure.

Engine
Type Water-cooled, single-cylinder 4-stroke engine, four valves, two overhead camshafts and
finger followers, wet sump lubrication
Bore x stroke 80 mm x 62,1 mm
Capacity 313 ccm
Rated output 25 kW (34 PS) at 9500 U/min (ECE Version)
Max. torque 28 Nm at 7500 U/min
Compression ratio 10,6:1
Mixture control / engine management Electronic fuel injection, BMS-E2.
Emission control Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4
Performance / fuel consumption
Maximum speed 143 km/h
Consumption w.r.t WMTC for 100km 3.33 l (30 kmpl)
Fuel type Minimum octane rating 91 RON (recommendation EU: 95 RON, recommendation BRA E27)
Electrical system
Alternator Alternator 308 W
Battery 12 V / 8 Ah, Maintenance free
Power transmission
Clutch Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated
Gearbox Synchromesh 6-speed transmision Integrated in the motor housing.
Drive Endless Z-ring chain, shock damping in rear wheel hub
Chassis / brakes
Frame Tubular steel frame with bolted rear frame.
Front wheel location / suspension Upside down fork , Ø 41 mm
Rear wheel location / suspension solid die-cast aluminum swingarm, directly hinged monoshock, adjustable preload
Suspension travel front / rear 180 mm / 180 mm
Wheelbase 1.420 mm
Castor 98 mm
Steering head angle 63,3°
Wheels Cast aluminium wheels
Rim, front 2,50 x 19?
Rim, rear 4,0 x 17?
Tyres, front 110/80 R 19
Tyres, rear 150/70 R 17
Brake, front Single disc, diameter 300 mm, 4-piston fixed caliper, radially bolted
Brake, rear Single disc, diameter 240 mm, single-piston floating caliper
ABS BMW Motorrad ABS
Dimensions / weights
Length 2,075 mm
Width (incl. mirrors) 880 mm
Height (excl. mirrors) 1,230 mm
Seat height, unladen weight 835 mm (820 mm: Low Seat; 850 mm: Comfort Seat)
Inner leg curve, unladen weight 1,870 mm (1,840 mm: Low seat; 1,900 mm: Comfort Seat)
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1) 169.5 kg
Permitted total weight 345 kg
Payload (with standard equipment) 175.5 kg
Usable tank volume 11 l
Reserve approx. 1 l