What BMW G 310 R has to offer?

 What BMW G 310 R has to offer?

Designed in Germany and assembled in India the BMW G 310 R is one such model which is output from two motorcycle giants.

  • BMW Motorrad and
  • TVS

Both these giants have excellent motorcycle lineup. And when it comes to G 310 R, it is the result of years of research and efforts of these two manufacturers.

The project BMW K03 started after BMW announced its partnership with TVS. Another critical point it becomes the first bike to be made outside Europe.

Difference between current and earlier model

  • The new model comes all adorn with LED lights and blinkers.
  • The electronic package comes with ride by wire throttle and slipper clutch.
  • Also, it gets three cool paint schemes. 
    • Style sport

    • Cosmic black and 

    • Polar white


For Style sport, you will have to shell out additional Rs 10,000 as it is the paint scheme with bold graphics and fusion of black, red and white colour and the frame remains red and the rims to are red.

Cosmic black is a combination of two colours black and white with black rims.

The third paint scheme is a combination of blue and white, which is a traditional BMW Mottard colour and looks cool.

The roadster also carries the DNA and lines of its elder sibling-like the

  • R 1250 R and
  • F 900 R


The new BMW G 310 R and G 310 GS.

The twins that wowed you are back again in bold new avatars. With attractive colour schemes and improved features, the new BMW G 310 R and G 310 GS will redefine your riding experience in every way. To book a test ride and to know more, click here- https://bit.ly/2SwlIxg #NewBMW310 #NeverStopChallenging #SpiritOfGS #G310R #G310GS #BMWMotorradIndia

Posted by BMW Motorrad India on Wednesday, October 7, 2020


We compared the 2020 BMW G 310 R with naked as well as faired competitors.

While the websites of these manufacturers do show these models, however. Yamaha YZF-R3 and Honda CBR250R, Kawasaki Ninja 300 are discontinued as they are BS4 and arrive in new BS6 avatar.

So we compared the 2020 BMW G 310 R with its fiercest rival KTM 390 Duke and TVS Apache RR 310 (Faired) as they both align with the BS6 norms.

Tech Specs of Competitors

BMW G 310 R
KTM 390 Duke (Naked)
TVS Apache RR 310 (Faired)
Type Water-cooled, single-cylinder 4-stroke engine, four valves, two overhead camshafts and wet sump lubrication Liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, 4-stroke engine SI, 4 stroke, 4 valves, Single cylinder, Liquid-cooled, Reverse inclined.
Bore / stroke 80 mm x 62.1 mm 89 mm x 60 mm 80 mm  x 62.1 mm
Capacity 313 cc 373 cm³ 312.2cc
Rated output 25 kW (34 ps) at 9,250 rpm 32 kW Sport and Track mode – 25 kW @ 9700 engine rpm (34 PS @ 9700 engine rpm).Urban and rain mode – 19 kW @ 7600 engine rpm (25.8 PS @ 7600 engine rpm)
Max. torque 28 Nm at 7,500 rpm 37 Nm Sport and Track mode – 27.3 Nm @ 7700 engine rpm.Urban and rain mode – 25 Nm @ 6700 engine rpm
Compression ratio 10.9: 1 12.6:1 10.9 :1
Fuel Delivery Electronic fuel injection Fuel injection Bosch – Closed-loop RT-FI
Emission control The closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-5 BS6 Emission norms BS6 Emission norms
Maximum speed 143 km/h 174–182 km/h 160 km/h – Sport and Track mode.125 km/h – Urban and rain mode
Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC 3.3 l 3.46 l/100 km 35 km/l
Fuel type Unleaded regular, minimum octane number 91 (RON) Normal unleaded fuel Normal unleaded fuel
Battery 12V/8Ah 8 Ah 12V/8Ah
Clutch Multi-disc clutch in an oil bath PASC™ anti-hopping clutch mechanically operated Wet multi-plate – 7 plate design, RT slipper clutch
Gearbox Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox 6 speed 6 speed
Frame Tubular spaceframe Steel trellis frame, powder-coated Trellis frame, split chassis
Front-wheel location/suspension Upside down fork, Ø 41 mm WP APEX 43 Inverted cartridge telescopic fork
Rear-wheel location/suspension Cast aluminium dual swing arm, central spring strut, spring pre-load adjustable WP APEX – Monoshock Two arm Aluminium die-cast swingarm
Suspension travel, front/rear 140 mm / 131 mm 142 mm/150 mm Monotube floating piston gas assisted shock absorber
Wheelbase 1,380 mm 1,357 m 1365 mm
Wheels Cast aluminium Alloy Alloy
Tyre front 110/70 R17 110/70 Metzeler Sportec  110/70-ZR17 M/C 54W Tubeless – Michelin ROAD5
Rear tyre 150/60 R17 150/60 Metzeler Sportec  150/60-ZR17 M/C 66W Tubeless – Michelin ROAD5
Front brake
Single disc, diameter 300 mm, 4-piston fixed calliper, radially bolted 320 mm four-piston radial fixed calliper, brake disc Disc 300mm Petal type with ABS
Brake rear Single disc, diameter 240 mm, single-piston floating calliper 230 mm single-piston floating calliper, brake disc Disc 240mm Petal type with ABS
ABS BMW Motorrad ABS Bosch 9.1MP Two-Channel ABS (Supermoto ABS) With 3 ride modes
Seat height 785 mm. (OA low seat: 770 mm, OE high seat: 800 mm) 830 mm 810 mm
Usable tank volume 11.0 l 13.4 l 11 l
Length 2,005 mm 2,002 mm (78.8 in) 2001 mm
Height  1,080 mm 1,267 mm (49.9 in) 1135 mm
Width  849 mm 873 mm (34.4 in) 786 mm
Ground clearance 165mm 175 mm 180 mm
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 164 kg 149 kg dry weight 174 kg Kerb weight
Price Rs 2.45 lakh  (Ex-showroom) Rs 2.51 Lakh ( Ex-showroom) Rs 2 48 000 Lakh ( Ex-showroom)



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