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BMW's most awaited bikes, G 310 R and G 310 GS to launch in India on July 18

The G 310 R is a street focused naked bike while the GS is a tourer. It gets longer travel suspension, a larger front wheel, dual purpose tyres and a skid plate.

June 26, 2018 / 09:18 PM IST

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After making Indian motorcycle enthusiasts wait for what feels like decades, BMW is finally set to launch the 310 siblings on July 18. The G 310 R and G 310 GS have been on sale in international markets despite being built at TVS' Hosur facility.

BMW's smallest bikes get a 313 cc liquid cooled single-cylinder engine which, like the Apache RR 310, features a reversed-cylinder design which slopes towards the rear wheel. The engine produces 34 PS of power at 9,500 rpm and 28 Nm at 7,500 rpm and is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission.

The G 310 R is a street focused naked bike while the GS is a tourer. It gets longer travel suspension, a larger front wheel, dual-purpose tyres and a skid plate.

G 310 GS

Pricing details remain elusive, but the grapevine seems to suggest the G 310 R could be priced at above Rs 3 lakh while the G 310 GS could be priced at well above Rs 3.5 lakh. Bookings for the bikes have already begun at all dealerships as on June 8, 2018.

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The BMW siblings will compete with the likes of the KTM Duke 390, Benelli TNT 300 and Kawasaki Z 250.
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first published: Jun 26, 2018 09:18 pm

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