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The wait is over! BMW Motorrad in collaboration with TVS Motor Company has finally launched the BMW G 310 R and BMW G 310 GS, and it’d be available for sale on all the bike maker’s dealerships from 18th July 2018 onwards. The bikes are being produced at a TVS facility in Hosur, Tamil Nadu. According to the experts, both the bikes have got good potential in India since they have been designed keeping the Indian traffic laws, weather, and road conditions in mind and are reasonably priced in its category.
The bikes have been extremely successful in the International market where they have been available for sale for quite some time now. A similar kind of response is anticipated from the Indian market since both the bikes are priced close to the expectations. The BMW G 310 R is available at INR 2.99 lakh and the BMW G 310 GS is available for INR 3.49 lakh (ex-showroom). The G 310 R is more like an urban bike which will make your rides more comfortable on Indian roads whereas, the G310 GS is almost of the same design with a few modifications such as higher ground clearance, raised mudguard and etc, which makes it an all terrain bike for people who love to seek adventure.
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The engines used in both the motorbikes is the same 313 CC single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine tuned for 34 BHP at 9500 RPM and 28 Nm of peak torque at 7500 RPM. The motor has a 6-speed gearbox and the engine also happens to be reverse-inclined. The aluminium swingarm and the tubular spaceframe in the bike make it comparatively lighter in weight when compared to the other bikes of the same category. This enables all the riders (experienced or novice) to ride easily without much problem. The bikes also have a 41 mm USD forks in the front and a mono shock at the rear of the bike. The braking system is also quite good which comes with a 300 mm single-disc in the front while the rear wheel has a 240 mm disc. While the BMW G 310 R rides on 17-inch wheels of Michelin Pilot Street Tyres, the G 310 GS has a 19-inch front and 17-inch rear wheel shod with Metzeler Tourance rubber.
Bikers in the country have been waiting for the launch since quite some time now. The event was an engaging affair with the bikes being kept under wraps before they were launched by Vikram Pawah, Head of BMW Group India, and Dimitris Raptis, Head of Region Asia, Pacific, China, South Africa. The bikes were later used to showcase its potential through a small stunt show which was performed by India’s freestyle and stunt riders- the Ghost Ryderz.
The bikes are expected to do well in the Indian market as people have such high expectations from it due to its reasonable price and the quality which BMW is believed to deliver.
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