BMW Motorrad unveiled the G310R at EICMA 2015. The manufacturer will commence its Indian operations by launching this streetnaked later this year. Production of the G310R will take place at the Hosur-based TVS plant. Local manufacturing should enable BMW to price the bike really competitively. BMW Motorrad has also come up with a new dual-purpose adventure model on the G310R’s platform. The BMW G310GS is also India-bound and will make its debut at the fast-approaching Auto Expo 2018. It will likely have a sticker price of less than Rs. 3 lakhs. Read on for more on the BMW G310GS India Launch, Price, Top Speed, Mileage, Specifications, etc.
Also See- Upcoming Bikes at Auto Expo 2018
The G310R is already being manufactured at the TVS’ production facility. The G310GS too will be manufactured by TVS locally. The production of the upcoming G310R-based adventure bike will have high localization levels. This should lead to a competitive price.
BMW G310GS India Launch Date
|Launch Date in India||Mid-2018|
The bike will come to India at the end of 2017.
— BMW Motorrad (@BMWMotorrad) November 10, 2016
BMW Motorrad will launch the GS310R in mid-2018. The official Twitter handle has given confirmation that the bike will go on sale in India. You can safely expect us to update you on the exact G310GS launch date as soon as we dig out more details.
BMW G310GS Price in India
|Expected BMW G310GS Prices|
|Price in India||Rs. 2.8 Lakhs|
|Price in Germany||€4,950 (INR 3.76 Lakhs)|
|Price in United Kingdom||£4,490 (INR 4.07 Lakhs)|
It is expected that the G310GS will be priced close to Rs. 3 lakhs. Nothing’s official as of now but heavy localization levels should lead to competitive pricing. We believe that the GS310GS adventure bike will cost around Rs. 2.8 Lakhs in India. This means that the upcoming bike will be slightly pricier than the G310R. Even in Germany and United Kingdom, the G310GS will command a premium over the G310R.
BMW G310GS Specifications
BMW G310GS Expected Specifications Table
|Engine||313 cc, single-cylinder, fuel-injected, water-cooled|
|Max. Power||34 BHP|
|Peak Torque||28 Nm|
|0-100 KMPH||Under 7 Seconds|
|Top Speed||140 KMPH|
|Brakes (Front)||300 mm Disc Brake|
|Brakes (Rear)||240 mm Disc Brake (2-piston floating calliper)|
The G310GS gets 34 BHP and 28 Nm. The bike tips the scales at 169.5 KGs.The bike gets USD front forks with 41 mm travel. The rear gets a monoshock with 180 mm travel.The bike gets dual channel ABS.
BMW G310GS Mileage
|Expected BMW G310GS Mileage|
The upcoming BMW adventure bike should be high on both performance and mileage. It is believed that the G310GS mileage will be as good as that of the G310R. This means that the bike will deliver a mileage of roughly 35-36 kmpl.
BMW G310GS Competition
The G310GS won’t have a direct rival as such. The closest we can think of is the RE Himalayan, which is considerably cheaper. In terms of price positioning, the G310GS will rival-
BMW G310GS Features-
- TVS Draken-inspired styling for fuel tank and headlamp
- Long-travel Front Forks
- Monoshock Rear Suspension
- Digital Speedo Console
- Back-to-front cylinder setup
- Large Radiator
- Side mount exhaust
- 19 inch alloys with dual purpose tyres
- Wind deflector above headlamp
The G310GS takes design inspiration from the larger GS bikes, especially the F700GS and the mighty R1200GS.
BMW G310GS Engine and Transmission
Powering the TVS BMW G310GS adventure bike will be a new 313cc single-cylinder, fuel-injected engine that will come mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. The engine is likely to have a max. power of 33 PS and a peak torque of 30 Nm. The torque will be higher than that on the G310R. This will ensure that the upcoming BMW adventure bike is sufficiently capable off the road. Fuel mileage is likely to be in tune of 35 KMPL. Expect a top speed of around 140 KMPH.
BMW G310GS Suspension & Brakes
The BMW G310R-based adventure bike will offer spot-on ergonomics and a comfortable riding posture. Front will get a long travel suspension while the rear will get a monoshock suspension. Kerb weight is likely to be around 160 KGs. The bike will be built around a tubular steel chassis. Braking is likely to come from a 300mm disc brake at front and a 240mm disc brake at the rear.
Stay tuned to India for more on TVS BMW G310GS India launch date, Price in India, Specifications, Review, Images. Also, what do think the BMW G310GS adventure bike? Do you think the BMW G310GS India launch can throw open gates to an almost new segment?Share your views by commenting below.