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BMW G310R has entered production at the TVS Motor’s plant in Hosur, Tamil Nadu.

Set to launch this financial year, the new BMW G310R is being tested on Indian soil for some months now. At the same time, BMW has started arranging exclusive rides for BMW fan clubs and automotive journalists outside India.

The first motorcycle under the BMW Motorrad and TVS Motors joint venture, the BMW G310R has already entered production at the company’s Hosur plant and will be presented in exciting color options of Strato Blue Metallic, Cosmic Black and Pearl White Metallic.

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BMW G310R is powered by a new 313 cc water cooled single cylinder engine offering 34 PS peak power at 9,500 rpm and 28 Nm peak torque at 7,500 rpm while mated to a 6-speed transmission. The bike promises sharp dynamics along with impressive fuel efficiency. BMW G310R has a fuel tank of 11 liter capacity and total weight stands at 158 kgs, which results in effective power to weight ratio of 212.7 bhp per tonne.

New BMW G310R features a sleek headlamp, aggressive stance and an overall athletic look. It gets an instrument cluster with large liquid crystal display offering a wide range of information. Braking is via 300mm disc brakes with four piston calipers in the front and 240mm disc brakes with single piston calipers at the rear.

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It gets upside down forks in the front and monoshock at the rear. Michelin tyres are standard for the international market. Price of new BMW G310R in India is expected to be in the INR 1.8 lakh range.



TypeWater-cooled, single-cylinder 4-stroke engine, four valves, two overhead camshafts, wet sump lubrication
Bore x stroke80 mm x 62,1 mm
Capacity313 ccm
Rated output25 kW (34 PS) at 9500 U/min (ECE Version)
Max. torque28 Nm at 7500 U/min
Compression ratio10,6 : 1
Mixture control / engine managementElectronic fuel injection, BMS-E2
Emission controlClosed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4
Performance / fuel consumption
Maximum speed143 km/h
Consumption w.r.t WMTC for 100km3.33 l
Fuel typeUnleaded super, minimum octane rating 95 (RON)
Electrical system
AlternatorAlternator 330 W
Battery12 V / 8 Ah, maintenance free
Power transmission
ClutchMultiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated
GearboxSynchromesh 6-speed transmision Integrated in the motor housing.
DriveEndless O-ring chain with shock damping in rear wheel hub
Chassis / brakes
FrameBolted steel frame, drive unit load-bearing, tubular steel rear frame.
Front wheel location / suspensionUpside down fork , Ø 41 mm
Rear wheel location / suspensionSolid die-cast aluminum swingarm, directly hinged monoshock, adjustable preload
Suspension travel front / rear140 mm / 131 mm
Wheelbase1,374 mm
Castor102,3 mm
Steering head angle64,9°
WheelsCast aluminium wheels
Rim, front3.0 x 17″
Rim, rear4.0 x 17″
Tyres, front110/70 R 17
Tyres, rear150/60 R 17
Brake, frontSingle disc, diameter 300 mm, 4-piston fixed caliper, radially bolted
Brake, rearSingle disc, diameter 240 mm, single-piston floating caliper
Dimensions / weights
Length2.005 mm
Width (incl. mirrors)820 (849) mm
Height (excl. mirrors)1.080 mm
Seat height, unladen weight785 mm
Inner leg curve, unladen weight1,760 mm
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1)158,5 kg
Permitted total weight345 kg
Payload (with standard equipment)186,5 kg
Usable tank volume11 l
Reserveapprox. 1 l
  • Technical data relate to the unladen weight (DIN)
  • 1) According to Directive 93/93/EEC with all fluids, fuelled to at least 90% of usable fuel tank



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Pearl Daniels

Pearl Daniels

Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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  • cbing

    Seriously!? A simple google search will tell you that Hosur is located in Tamil Nadu, and not Karnataka. If you don’t know about something its better to look about it, rather than writing what we think in an article.