BMW G310R Spotted Testing in India for the First Time

Expected launch around Diwali 2016

BMW G310R was first showcased in Brazil last year. . The G310R is a global model from the BMW Motorrad developed in association with TVS Motor Company according to a collaboration deal between them. BMW G310 Stunt was the concept bike unveiled by BMW Motorrad in October, 2015 in Brazil. One month later, the commercial version of the concept was unveiled. The G310R was first officially showcased at the 2015 ECIMA.

According to the deal with TVS Motor Company the G310R will be manufactured in India. The India made bike will cater not only the Indian domestic market, but the European and South East Asian market as well. The test mule spotted in India gets Strato Blue Metallic colour. This bike also gets two other colours Pearl White Metallic and Cosmic Black, which were showcased at New Delhi Auto Expo 2016.

BMW G310R Motorrad
The new bike is developed jointly by BMW Motorrad and TVS Motor Company

The BMW G310R gets 1988 mm of length, 896 mm of width, 1227 mm of height and a wheelbase of 1374 mm. The seat height for the bike is 785 mm. The weigh for the bike is 158.5 Kg. The front gets 110/70 R17 tyres and the rear gets 150/60 R17 tyre. It sports Anti-lock Braking System.

The front wheel gets single 300 mm disc brake, while the rear gets 240 mm disc. The front gets forks, while the rear sports mono shock suspension. Power source for the BMW G310R is a newly developed 313 cc single cylinder liquid cooled engine paired with a six speed gearbox, which churns out 34 hp of peak power and 28 Nm of peak torque. Being a lightweight bike the G310R delivers 36.05 kmpl of fuel economy with a top speed of 144 kmph.

TVS Akula 310
TVS Akula 310 was showcased at Auto Expo 2016

BMW G310R will take on the KTM Duke 390 and Mahindra Mojo. Later the adventure variant of the G310R will also launch, which will be christened as F310GS. Based on the BMW G310R TVS Motor will bring a new bike, which would be called as Apache RTR 300, which will be the commercial variant of the Akula 310 concept showcased earlier this year.

Source: Motorcykle.in

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