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BMW G310R – All You Need To Know

TVS BMW G310R’s new 34bhp, 313cc, single-cylinder engine delivers a claimed mileage of 36kmpl.

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BMW G310R India

The TVS BMW G310R is the first sub-500cc motorcycle developed jointly by BMW Motorrad and TVS Motor Company.

BMW G310R is, undoubtedly, one of the most-awaited upcoming new bikes among the enthusiasts of the country. Ever since its unveiling in 2015, the naked streetfighter has created buzz with contemporary and muscular styling. Additionally, the BMW G 310 R is the first BMW bike developed under the BMW Motorrad and TVS Motor Company’s joint venture. It was speculated that the motorcycle will be launched in the country in early 2018; however, the bike won’t be launched in the first H2 of 2018. The wait for the Indian motorcycling enthusiasts will be a little long as the company has again pushed back its launch to second half of 2018.

Interestingly, BMW will also launch the G 310 GS adventure tourer in the Indian market in the second half of 2018. Additionally, BMW is also aiming to increase its dealership network before launching its affordable bikes. Currently, BMW Motorrad has four dealerships in the country – Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad and Bengaluru – and that too for the high-end motorcycles. With an aim to cater to a wider set of buyers, the company will first focus on expanding its dealership network.

The BMW G310R styling seems heavily inspired from the S1000RR and the R1200R. Powering the naked streetfighter is a 313cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine that will also power the TVS Apache RR 310S. This engine is good for 34bhp and 28Nm of torque. This motorcycle is claimed to have a top speed of 145kmph and fuel efficiency of 36.05kmpl. For suspension duties, the bike has 41mm upside-down fork and monoshock with adjustable preload at the front and rear, respectively. The bike rides on 17-inch alloy wheels shod with 110/70 R17 tyre at the front and 150/60 R17 at the rear.

Production of the BMW G 310 R is already underway at TVS’s Hosur plant in Bengaluru. In fact, the company has been shipping the motorbike to the European and US markets. With a high level of localisation, the company aims to achieve a lucrative pricing for the entry-level streetfighter. First previewed at the 2015 EICMA in Milan, the sub-500 sports bike was also displayed at India’s largest auto event, Auto Expo in 2016. With the G 310 R, BMW will foray into the small capacity bike segment and is likely to carry a competitive pricing of Rs 2 lakh. Read – BMW G310 GS Adventure – All You Need To Know

BMW G310R 2

BMW G310R India Launch Date

It was speculated that BMW will launch this naked streetfighter in the Indian market this festive season; that didn’t happen. The company has already confirmed that the India launch of the all-new G 310R bike will take place in the second half of 2018. Though, the company hasn’t yet revealed the exact launch date or details of the motorcycle. We will update you as soon as BMW reveals anything on the same.

BMW G310R Price in India

Variant Expected Price
Non-ABS Rs 2 lakh – 2.20 lakh
ABS Rs 2.50 lakh – 2.75 lakh

The streetfighter is already on sale in UK market at a starting price of Rs 3.38 lakh (approx.), which gives an inkling of its India pricing, likely to be lower than the UK market. Designed and developed jointly by BMW Motorrad and TVS Motor Company , the highly-anticipated BMW G 310 R is being manufactured at TVS’s Bengaluru based unit. This will save it from the hefty excise duty. Considering the copious localisation, we expect the bike to be priced between Rs 2.0 lakh to Rs 2.5 lakh (ex-showroom). You May Also Like: TVS Apache RTR 200 | TVS Apache RTR 300New TVS Victor 

BMW G310R Specifications

Engine 313cc, four-stroke, single-cylinder water-cooled
Maximum Power 34bhp @ 9,500rpm
Maximum Torque 28Nm @ 7,500rpm
Transmission 6-speed Manual
Top Speed 145kmpl

At the heart of the naked streetfighter is a 313cc, four-stroke, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that also powers the TVS Apache RR 310S. This engine is capable of producing a maximum power output of 34bhp at 9,500rpm and a peak torque of 28Nm at 7,500rpm. Power is transmitted to the rear wheel via a 6-speed gearbox. Positioned towards the rear, the head of the engine is rotated to 180 degrees.

The suspension mechanism of the naked streetfighter comprises of a 41mm upside-down fork at the front and monoshock with adjustable preload at the rear. The bike also comes equipped with dual-channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System). For braking duties, the G310R gets a 300mm single-disc with radially bolted four-piston caliper at the front and a 240mm two-piston caliper at the rear.

BMW G310R Mileage

City 30kmpl
Highway 36kmpl

BMW’s lucrative model is expected to return impressive fuel economy. It is likely that BMW and TVS’ entry level G310R will deliver a claimed mileage of 30kmpl within city and 36.5kmpl on highway.

BMW G310R Top Speed

Equipped with 313cc, single-cylinder engine, the new BMW G310R is claimed to achieve a top speed of over 145kmph. It is expected that the India-spec model will have a top speed of around 145kmph to 150kmph.

TVS BMW G310R side

BMW G310R India Features

– TVS Draken concept-inspired fuel tank and headlamp cluster
– Large radiator grille
– Single projector headlight
– Back-to-front cylinder setup
– Side mount exhaust
– Pronounced tank extensions
– 11-litre fuel tank
– Disc brakes
– Dual-channel ABS

BMW G310R India Dimensions

Length 1,988mm
Width 896mm
Height 1,227mm
Seat Height 785mm
Wheelbase 1,374mm
Payload Capability 186.5kgs
Usable Tank Volume 11-litres

The sub-500cc, streetfighter bike will measure 1,988cc long, 896mm wide and 1,227mm high. For the comfort of rider, the large cushiony seat is placed at a height of 785mm. Wheelbase on the other hand will be 1,374mm long and it will come with a playload capacity of 186.5kg, while the usable tank volume is around 11 litres.

TVS BMW G310R Competition

In the sub-500cc naked motorcycle segment, G310R will take on the likes of Kawasaki Z50, KTM Duke 390, Bajaj Dominar 400 and Benelli TNT300 in its space.

TVS BMW G310R Design & Styling

The spy shots of the bike give a clear insight into its design and styling that will be largely inspired by its concept version unveiled at the 2016 Auto Expo. Along with the ABS version, the bike is also likely to be offered with a non-ABS version. Combining looks of a stunt bike and performance of a bike, the entry-level performance bike from BMW will get elements like lockable throttle grip, brake lever on left-side of handlebar, oversized rear wheel brake, axle pegs on front axle and stunt tail.

While the bike will also borrow some inputs from BMW Concept Stunt G310R, revealed at the 2015 Salao Duas Rodas show in Brazil. The concept was built with help from Chris Pfeiffer, who has won the 4X World and European stunt riding champion.

TVS BMW G 310 R rear view

TVS BMW G310R Suspension & Braking System

Suspension mechanism uses inverted telescopic forks at front and monoshock rear absorbers at rear. Based on BMW’s tubular steel chassis, the kerb weight of the naked streetfighter is estimated at 158.5kgs. The 17-inch alloys are wrapped around 110/70-R17 and 150/60-R17 Metzeler tyres at front and rear respectively. Stopping power on the bike will come from the 300mm single disc front brake and 240mm rear disc brake with 2-piston floating caliper. In addition, the bike will also get a standard dual-channel anti-lock-braking system.

Suspension 
Front – Inverted telescopic fork
Rear – Monoshock

Tyres Size
Front – 110/70 – R17
Rear – 150/60 – R17

Braking System
Front – 300mm single disc
Rear – 240mm rear disc with 2-piston floating caliper
Dual-channel ABS

 

COMMENTS
  1. michael
    January 31, 2016

    Is it gonna be launch in philippines?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      February 23, 2016

      BMW is planning to launch it in several growing markets including Philippines.

  2. C.S.Mukherjee
    February 3, 2016

    what is the launchng dates in India? what would be the onroad price?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      February 23, 2016

      It will be launched sometime in the second half of 2016 at an expected price of Rs 2.50 lakh.

  3. Aashish kumar
    February 3, 2016

    Affordable and awesome …..bmw 310r

  4. srn
    February 7, 2016

    correct release date in india ?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      February 23, 2016

      No launch date has been revealed yet. We’ll update you on this once there is an official communication from the company.

  5. Ishwor
    February 8, 2016

    Can we get it in a tvs showroom after the launch?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      February 23, 2016

      There is no clarity if this will be sold through TVS showrooms as well, but it will have a BMW badge.

  6. rohan
    February 11, 2016

    Price is too high..it should be around 2 lacs

  7. pramod v
    February 12, 2016

    is this bike available in karnataka.

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      February 23, 2016

      The BMW G310R is expected to go on sale sometime in the second half of this year

  8. aniket kamti
    February 15, 2016

    Good from all sides…..

  9. Chetan
    February 15, 2016

    When Booking starts in Karnataka?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      February 23, 2016

      The bookings for BMW G310R shall start by mid 2016. Though, no official statement on pre-launch bookings have been made by the company yet.

      • Bharath
        July 20, 2016

        Pre launch booking is available??

        • Editorial Team

          Editorial Team
          July 21, 2016

          Not as of now, in fact its launch too has been postponed to 2017 now.

  10. rohit priya
    February 17, 2016

    a superb bike for youngesters stunt……

  11. rahul panwar
    February 21, 2016

    high price

  12. guru
    February 23, 2016

    Waiting for it,when does it launches in India?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      February 23, 2016

      Though the company hasn’t announced its launch date yet, we expect it come during the festive season.

  13. vivek
    February 23, 2016

    Which company sell this bike tvs or bmw

  14. Mohammed umar khan
    February 25, 2016

    I feel Price is too too high….If it is 1.50 to 2 lakh I’m dam sure it will be highest selling bike of the year …… plz plz make the rate down …..

  15. Rajesh
    March 3, 2016

    Is it was around 2l on road price or more

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      March 12, 2016

      Hi Rajesh

      The G310R is expected to be priced around 2.5 lakh, on-road.

  16. Sanket bhapkar
    March 7, 2016

    Atleast the price must be around 2 lacs &maximum 2.5 not more than that

  17. Faisal Shaikh
    March 11, 2016

    Please update the official launching dates & booking dates and also the officially confirmed Price as soon as you people get it . Thankyou

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      March 12, 2016

      Hi Faisal

      The bike will be launched in the third quarter of 2016, and is likely to be priced under INR 2.5 lakh.

  18. Venky venkat
    March 11, 2016

    It’s awesome bike,if it cost below 2.5 or 2 lakhs.it good to buy it.plz…. Make as less price

  19. A.mahesh mudiraj
    March 17, 2016

    when in hyderabad launch……………………..price its should 2.35.

  20. Saurabh
    March 17, 2016

    If it is hoping to compete with KTM Duke 390, it should be priced at least equivalent to D390 or otherwise the price-value sensitive Indian customers might prefer 390 more than G310 R.

    Really hoping it would be priced right, which ideally should be the case since it is being manufactured in India itself, unless BMW tries to act all pricey and premium which would be quite unfortunate.

  21. Tejas
    March 19, 2016

    Hope it launches before June! I can’t wait any longer! 🙁
    Otherwise my option is benelli TNT 300

  22. jany joe
    March 26, 2016

    I expect premium pricing from BMW as they are a much stronger brand than any of the competition. For the logo alone, people will be willing to pay more. BMW like always will position themselves as an aspirational brand, they don’t want every one to be buying one, thus diluting their value. It is all marketing in the end. The TVS-BMW story will be an interesting one, the one business schools will surely write case studies on.

  23. Soumya
    March 26, 2016

    Its A Nice Bike With The Best Price Lunch It Soon This Bike was Going To Rock

  24. Kunal
    March 29, 2016

    Price is too high 2 lakh is correct for this bike

  25. Siddharth
    April 6, 2016

    2.5 or 3 dsnt matter if it wll give a sheer riding pleasaure….. For which bmw is knwn…. And must have engh service station….after sales..

  26. SAMIR THAKOR
    April 9, 2016

    kindly update on my Email id whenever it’s Available or start booking

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      April 26, 2016

      Hi Samir

      The BMW G310R is scheduled to be launched during this festive season. Stay tuned to ICN for more updates on the same.

  27. Rupesh
    April 15, 2016

    Pls let me knw abt the booking.damn excited

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      April 16, 2016

      Since the bike is expected to be launched either by the end of this year or early next year, the bookings should commence closer to that only.

  28. Rupesh
    April 15, 2016

    Awesome Bike

  29. zaid bagwan
    April 18, 2016

    Can this compete duke 390? when will it launch in pune? Please launch it between sep-oct and below 2 lakhs too..

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      April 28, 2016

      Hi Zaid

      The G310R is likely to be launched in the country during festive season, 2016. It is expected to be priced around Rs. 2.25 lakh to Rs. 2.5 lakh.

  30. Amit
    April 18, 2016

    BMW Bikes are my dream bike, and I am so happy that BMW Bikes coming in India. I like the features of G310R but the Bike looks is not so attractive, according to price BMW should work in bike looks…

  31. sarfaraz chouhan
    April 25, 2016

    Will it launch in jaipur ??

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      April 26, 2016

      Yes Sarfaraz

      The BMW G301R will be launched in Jaipur. Stay tuned to ICN for latest updates on the same.

  32. Premnath Nadar
    April 30, 2016

    One of best and sexy Sports Bike but please launch below 2 lakhs

  33. Ragul
    May 1, 2016

    This G310r bike is available in TVS showrooms or only in BMW showrooms at Tamil Nadu and correct price of this bike .

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      May 1, 2016

      Hi Ragul

      The G310R is yet to go on sale in the Indian market. It will be sold through BMW dealerships in the country.

  34. Vivek
    May 4, 2016

    This is a very nice bike. I like this bike. G310 R avilable in west bengal?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      June 13, 2016

      BMW G310R’s national launch will take place during this year’s festive season.

  35. Arijit debnath
    May 7, 2016

    When lunch this bike in kolkata?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      May 8, 2016

      Hi Arijit

      The G 310 R is likely to be launched towards the end of this year or early 2017.

  36. jagadish
    May 7, 2016

    when i will be launch in Chennai ?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      May 13, 2016

      Hi Jagadish

      The BMW G310R is scheduled to be launched towards the festive season (Diwali).

  37. jagadish
    May 7, 2016

    when it will be launch in chennai ?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      May 8, 2016

      Hi Jagadish

      The G310R is scheduled to be launched in the country towards the festive season, 2016.

  38. Swamy
    May 8, 2016

    Please tell the service centre for BMW bike G310R
    Service will be available in tvs showroom or any other

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      May 8, 2016

      Hi Swamy

      The BMW G310R will be sold through BMW showrooms in the Indian Market.

  39. yatish
    May 8, 2016

    i don’t like, first thing to worry about here is price and then i think performance of this bmw may lack for this price and company is claiming 145kmph and 34bhp of maximum power output so there is nothing to compare this shoddy bmw tvs with ktm duke390 and like kawasaki which are the most sturdiest in the segment, i would rather like to recommend yamha r3 here……

  40. Ranjeet
    May 12, 2016

    i heard about it few weeks ago & i have decided that, this is going to be my next Love. Do’t know when it will be launched so its a like a everyday dream now. Do’t want it priced below Rs. 2.5 lacs. Those who want it below this price, they really do’t know what BMW is.

  41. Syed Shah Farhal
    May 22, 2016

    Service can be done in TVS showroom

  42. Vikram Barne
    May 23, 2016

    hiii
    BMW ????
    awsome bike
    launch it as quickly as possible
    ????

  43. akram
    June 20, 2016

    Ktm 390. BMW g 310 r. Nice bike

  44. Marshal
    June 23, 2016

    Hello , please tell will this bike be available before November or not ? Otherwise I’ll have to buy another because I can’t wait so much longer..

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      June 26, 2016

      We expect it to launch by then.

      • ashiq shahul
        June 28, 2016

        plz launch fastly……we expected more for bmw g310r

  45. ashiq shahul
    June 28, 2016

    there is ABS option for bmw g310r? the new update is october will be launched in India…..is it true

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      June 29, 2016

      Yes, it will most probably launch in October. And yes, there will be an ABS-equipped variant too.

  46. Nabil Ahmed
    June 30, 2016

    Am sure its gonna hit d market soon. It will be gr8 if the bikes are available in TVS showrooms .. BMW ???

  47. Manas
    July 8, 2016

    It’s nice bike..I am waiting for launching date…I love BMW bike…

  48. aji
    July 18, 2016

    2 – 2.75 lacks ! absolutely not going to buy. if the ABS version priced at 2.10 lacks it will be a fair deal otherwise its like paying 75 thousand more for one blue white logo.

  49. Stephen
    July 27, 2016

    When this bike launch in Karnataka is there any advance booking please refer us and I am waiting for this bike

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      July 27, 2016

      The bookings will begin only closer to its launch i.e. early 2017.

  50. Guru Nagesh
    August 26, 2016

    Bmw Would Have Made this alone, why would they Need to join hands with TVS, BMW losses its Brand.
    It would be Great that if Only the BMW had Manufactured it..The CEO of BMW MOTORS Mr.Harald Kruger is not Capable to run the Company…………
    This shows that BMW is Losing its Brand, Identity, Values, Pride of BMW & Prestige that had from the past, and i think that BMW is not capable of making Own Motorcycles…….
    I LOVE BMW Cars as well the Bikes…
    But now a slight Changes has happened , all the BMW lovers would feel the same……
    I think that i have brought the Right Point to your notice….
    I Hope that, In Future this might Change that not to make partnerships with other Companies,
    What i feel is that BMW Should Have Its Own Pride, not To Share with Others….
    This on Behalf Of All BMW Lovers………………………………………………..
    LOVE YOU BMW….
    my Mail ID is gurubmw77@gmail.com
    i hope , u will reply to this comment…

  51. Rishab Yadab
    October 20, 2016

    I am waiting eagerly for its launch.

  52. KK.MATHIVANAN SALEM. TAMILNADU
    October 24, 2016

    I am booking 2017 BMW BIKE. 313 cc TVS INDIA

  53. prakash daflapure
    November 14, 2016

    I like the bike bmw

  54. Debasish Parichha
    November 30, 2016

    I’m waiting

  55. Rajendra reddy
    February 23, 2017

    the price should be within 2.0to 2.25or else everyone will prefer to ktm duke

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