Upcoming BMW G310R Vs KTM Duke 390 – Specs Comparison

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BMW G310R, the cheapest BMW bike is scheduled to launch in India on 18th July. Its direct rival will be the KTM Duke 390. Although their engine specs and even the price range do not match, they both are the nearest competitors. Let’s put the BMW G310R Vs KTM Duke 390 to check out which one is the better bike.

The upcoming BMW G310R is slated to launch on the 18th July. We all are waiting for the cheapest bike from BMW. It is made in partnership with TVS. Also, it gets TVS’ trademark Racing Red colour option. The expected price of this bike is around Rs 3 Lakhs (ex-showroom). The nearest rival to the BMW bike is the KTM Duke 390. The Duke is a very very sporty looking naked street bike with heavy detailed graphics. This type of looks appeals much to the young college goers. The Duke 390 costs around Rs 2.25 Lakhs (ex-showroom) Delhi. Well, the KTM is more powerful and cheaper of course, but in the end, the G310R being a BMW is not much costlier than this bike. So for clearing your choices, we put the BMW G310R Vs KTM Duke 390 with all its prices, specs and features.

BMW G310R Vs KTM Duke 390

Also Read: BMW G310R and G310 GS Launch On 18th July – All You Need To Know

BMW G310R Vs KTM Duke 390 Price

BMW G310R KTM Duke 390
Price Rs 3 Lakhs (expected)
Rs 2.25 Lakhs (ex-showroom)

The BMW bike is expected to cost around Rs 3 Lakhs (ex-showroom). The pricing is low mainly because of its localisation with TVS. It’s a good thing though. On the other hand, the Duke 390 costs Rs 2.25 Lakhs (ex-showroom). This bike is one of the most popular bikes under the Rs 3 Lakh budget.

BMW G310R Vs KTM Duke 390 Engine Specs

BMW G310R KTM Duke 390
Engine 313cc liquid cooled 373cc liquid cooled
Power 34 BHP 40 BHP
Torque 28 Nm 37 Nm
Transmission
Multi-plate wet clutch with a 6-speed transmission
6-speed Transmission with Slipper Clutch

The G310R runs on a 313cc liquid cooled engine that produces around 34 BHP worth of power and 28 Nm of torque. It is mated to a multi-plate wet clutch with a 6-speed transmission. The Duke gets a 373cc liquid cooled engine that produces 40 BHP of horsepower and 37 Nm of torque. This one gets a 6-speed transmission with slipper clutch.

BMW G310R
BMW G 310 R

Also Read: 2018 KTM Duke 390 White Colour Model Launched – Price, Specs

BMW G310R Vs KTM Duke 390 Mileage And Performance

BMW G310R KTM Duke 390
Mileage 30 KMPL 25 KMPL
Top-Speed 145 Km/hr 165 Km/hr

The estimated mileage of the G310R is around 30 KMPL. The top-speed recorded on this bike is around 145 Km/hr. The Duke 390 gives a lesser mileage figure of 25 KMPL. The top speed recorded on this bike is around 165 Km/hr.

2018 KTM 390 Duke White Colour Model

BMW G310R Vs KTM Duke 390 Design

In terms of design, both are naked street bikes. The G310R gets a more macho and muscular look, unlike the Duke 390, which gets a sleek and sporty look. The main highlights of the upcoming bike include golden upside-down telescopic forks with 300mm disc brakes, the sporty upswept exhaust muffler and aluminium cast alloys. It shares half of its body with its Adventure twin, the G310 GS. On the other hand, the Duke 390 relies on the heavy detailed graphics and its colour combination. The cradle design, the skid plate, heavy graphics and the headlamp cowl add more to the ‘oomph’ factor of it. While the earlier one looks like a handsome hunk, the latter KTM bike looks like a toned playboy.

Also Read: KTM 390 Adventure – Expected Launch Date, Price, Specs And Features

BMW G310R Vs KTM Duke 390 Features

This bike does lack on features according to its elder sibling, but this is the best that you can get. Following are the features of the BMW G310R:

  1. Front and rear disc brake,
  2. ABS
  3. Upside Down Telescopic Forks
  4. Smoked Turn Signal Lenses
  5. LED Rear Light
  6. Multi-functional LCD display
  7. Toolkit
  8. Cast Aluminium wheels
  9. Skid Plate
  10. Projector headlamps

BMW G310R Vs KTM Duke 390

On the other hand, the KTM Duke 390 also provides us with similar features. Following are the features of the bike:

  • LED Split headlamps
  • LED turn indicators
  • Bluetooth smartphone integration
  • Riding Modes
  • Exposed Trellis frame
  • LED pilot lamps
  • LCD instrument panel with colour screen
  • Full metal fuel tank
  • Dual channel ABS
  • WP Suspension System
  • Backlit switchgear

So what do you think which bike is the better one? Stay Tuned to CarBlogIndia for more such comparisons. Also, stay onboard for more updates on the upcoming BMW G310R and BMW G310 GS bikes.

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