Much awaited bike BMW G310R will not launch in India anymore. According to BMW's reply to a reader by official Facebook page. It was expected to launch in India with Price tag of INR 1.87 - 2.0 Lakh.
Yes, a strong shock by BMW to its Indian Fans. Especially Apache fans were waiting for this eagerly to ride but unfortunately, it won’t possible. All the news and rumours except this is true, like- it will manufacture and assemble in India, they’ll use plant of their partner in operation in India (TVS Motorcycles).
In G310 showcase company introduces it as a bike for emerging market. Manufacturing of G310R was also initiated before the commencement of operation of BMW Motorrad in India.
Why does BMW G310R / G310 will not launch in India?
Just after reading the headline, this is the first question which will strike in your mind. I was also in the same shock and try to find the answer. But I’ve to inform you there is no any official reason to deny the launch in India.
When this bike started manufacture in India, every Indian was hoping for the first to ride G310. But the exported 4500+ units to the European market. Again when BMW Motorrad commence its operation in India than we were hoping for the sooner launch for the same G310 / G310R.
And now we have an official statement that according to as of now plan of BMW has no any plan for the launch of this bike. So, now we Indians have no any other option rather than shift our concentration on any another masterpiece.
Why BMW G310R / G310 were much awaited?
I don’t think that I need to answer this. But somehow if you don’t know, why this bike was holding the magical hope of Indian 2-wheeler fan, then go through this part.
First of all, this bike was going to be cheaper one BMW Product. Price is the primary factor for us, nowadays we are exploring more and more thing without care much about price. But Pricing is an important factor.
The second reason is its agility and light weight is perfect for Indian street and highway conditions.
The third is people’s trust on Brand. Only the name BMW is enough to describe the luxury and rich hardware and premium feel.
BMW G310R / G310 Technical Specification
Yes, this will not launch in India, but if you’re curious enough to know, what you are going to miss then its specifications are:
|Type||Water-cooled, single-cylinder 4-stroke engine, four valves, two overhead camshafts, wet sump lubrication
|Bore x Stroke||80 mm x 62,1 mm|
|Rated output||25 kW (34 PS) at 9500 U/min (ECE Version)|
|Max. torque||28 Nm at 7500 U/min|
|Compression ratio||10.6 : 1|
|Mixture control / engine management||Electronic fuel injection, BMS-E2|
|Emission control||Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4|
Performance & Mileage
|Maximum speed||143 km/h|
|Consumption w.r.t WMTC for 100km||3.33 l|
|Fuel type||Unleaded super, minimum octane rating 95 (RON)|
BMW G310 / 310R Electrical system
|Alternator||Alternator 330 W|
|Battery||12 V / 8 Ah, maintenance free|
BMW G310R / G310 Power Transmission
|Clutch||Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated|
|Gearbox||Synchromesh 6-speed transmision Integrated in the motor housing.|
|Drive||Endless O-ring chain with shock damping in rear wheel hub|
|Frame||Bolted steel frame, drive unit load-bearing, tubular steel rear frame.|
|Front wheel location / suspension||Upside down fork , Ø 41 mm|
|Rear wheel location / suspension||Solid die-cast aluminum swingarm, directly hinged monoshock, adjustable preload|
|Suspension travel front / rear||140 mm / 131 mm|
|Steering head angle||64,9°|
|Wheels||Cast aluminium wheels|
|Rim, front||3.0 x 17″|
|Rim, rear||4.0 x 17″|
|Tyres, front||110/70 R 17|
|Tyres, rear||150/60 R 17|
|Brake, front||Single disc, diameter 300 mm, 4-piston fixed caliper, radially bolted|
|Brake, rear||Single disc, diameter 240 mm, single-piston floating caliper|
|ABS||BMW Motorrad ABS|
BMW G310R / G310 Dimensions
|Width (incl. mirrors)||820 (849) mm|
|Height (excl. mirrors)||1.080 mm|
|Seat height, unladen weight||785 mm|
|Inner leg curve, unladen weight||1,760 mm|
|Unladen weight, road ready, fully fulled||158.5 kg|
|Permitted total weight||345 kg|
|Payload (with standard equipment)||186,5 kg|
|Usable tank volume||11 L|
|Reserve||approx. 1 L|
I think now you can calculate why this was a much-awaited bike in India. Now, because we know that it will not launch in India so, there is no benefit to discuss on its price. OK folks, now I’m leaving to leave you with some photos of BMW G310R / G310 photos. Don’t forget to share your views in the comment section, see you soon. Have a great day!