BMW Motorrad India is all set to launch the new G310R and G310GS. Bookings for both machines opened on 8th June while launch will happen on 18th July. In order to book either of the motorcycle, you will have to pay a deposit of Rs 50,000 at any of the authorized BMW Motorrad dealerships in India.
Price details are not revealed, and will be revealed once the bikes are launched. Expect price to be in the Rs 3-3.5 lakh range.
Mr. Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India said, “BMW Motorrad has a legacy of designing motorcycles that bring together unparalleled riding pleasure, pure performance and assured quality in a unique combination. When BMW Motorrad announced its foray into the sub-500 cc premium segment, it created a stir in the motorcycle industry.
With the much-awaited BMW G 310 R and BMW G 310 GS, BMW Motorrad will not only enter but redefine this segment in India. These two motorcycles are built for the Indian roads and offer a true BMW at competitive costs. The wait is now finally over as we open up pre-bookings for our customers ahead of the launch. We are confident that like elsewhere in the world, the BMW G 310 R and the BMW G 310 GS will create a successful chapter in the India story as well.”
BMW G310R and G310GS are made in India by TVS. Both these bikes are powered by a 313cc liquid cooled single cylinder EURO V compliant engine producing 34 bhp power at 9,500 rpm and 28 Nm torque at 7,500 rpm mated to a 6 speed gearbox. The engine allows fuel efficiency of over 30 kmpl at constant speed of 90 kmph while top speed stands at 144 kmph.
Features on offer are – Upside down telescopic forks in the front and adjustable monoshocks at the rear, disc brakes of 300mm and 240mm will also be seen at the front and rear respectively. Key highlights on board the BMW 310 twins also include Metzeler tyres along with a twin channel ABS system.
Offered in three color options of Black, White, Metallic Blue and White Base, the BMW G310R and G310GS will compete with the likes of the KTM 390 Duke, Mahindra Mojo, etc.