Here are five things you should know about the going to launch BMW siblings, an aggressive naked Streetfighter 310 R and adventure tourer BMW G 310 GS. Desirables will be able to book at the token amount of INR 50,000. At cities like Kerala, Chennai and Pune, the dealers already commenced bookings at similar INR 50,000 booking amount in April 2018.
Both 313cc siblings are manufactured at the co-partner TVS Motor’s Hosur based production facility. The G 310 R India launch was scheduled in 2017 but on a serious note of rooting potent dealership network, the company delayed it. However the markets such as Europe and The US had witnessed the availability of G 310 R the 310 GS.
Although, pricing for the G 310 GS and the G 310 R is not officially announced from the BMW Motorrad India. Still, the above-mentioned dealers are suggesting the G 310 R will be priced near about INR 3 lakh. The adventure tourer on the other hand will attract the price tag of INR 3.5 lakh approximately. Both the mentioned prices are road hitting prices.
Furthermore, expected launch details from dealers end is June-July. Whereas the deliveries will open after that. Let's see, will these models hit the Indian markets during mentioned time period as company already overshot several launch dates.
Both the G 310 R and the G 310 GS shares a 313cc, single cylinder, liquid-cooled unit as their propelling heart. In mechanism with four valve and a DOHC cylinder head, the engine is capable of generating 34hp and 28Nm of peak torque. The power is transmitted to the rear wheel via a mated six-speed gearbox. This powertrain will make the motorcycles touch the top speed of 143kmph.
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Both the models share tubular steel frame. The R gets 41mm upside-down fork and adjustable rear monoshock. on the other side, the GS mounts on 180mm inverted telescopic suspension at the front and adjustable monoshock at the rear. In addition to this, both bikes get five-spoke wheels, ABS, 11-liters fuel tank and obviously the disc brakes.
In terms of rivalry, the sport-naked G 310 R went in direct competition with the KTM Duke 390. while, in more expensive twin-cylinder bike segment, the bike will fight against the fighters like Kawasaki Z250 and Benelli TNT 300.While, the adventure-tourer G 310 GS in its price range around INR 3.5 lakh (on-road, India) does not have direct competition. While in the bike category, it has rivals such as Royal Enfield Himalayan FI and Kawasaki Versy-X 300.