- Priced at Rs 2.85 lakh (ex-showroom)
- BS6-compliant engine makes 34bhp and 28Nm
BMW Motorrad India has updated its product portfolio with the launch of the BS6-compliant G 310 GS. The latest iteration of the company’s entry-level adventurer tourer has been priced at Rs 2.85 lakh. In comparison, its predecessor was priced at Rs 3.49 lakh (both prices ex-showroom Delhi).
The BS6-compliant G 310 GS gets new features, technology and mechanical upgrades to comply with the newest emission norms. The front fascia, for example, gets a full-LED headlamp. The motorcycle also gets an LED tail lamp and LED turn indicators. BMW Motorrad claims that the new LED headlight delivers better performance while LED flashing turn indicators increase visibility in traffic. The new G 310 GS also gets an adjustable clutch lever and a handbrake lever.
The styling isn’t very different from the old model and the G 310 GS BS6 continues to feature a semi-fairing, beak design at the front, a windscreen and a step-up saddle. The engine housing covers of alternator, clutch, and water pump are painted titanium grey metallic.
The updated feature list also comprises of a ride-by-wire throttle. The 312cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine on the motorcycle manages to produce the same 34bhp at 9,500rpm and 28Nm at 7,500rpm as the old G 310 GS. The motor is linked to a six-speed gearbox and it now benefits from an assist and slipper clutch.
The anchoring setup on the G 310 GS BS6 includes a 300mm disc and a 240mm rotor at the front and the back, respectively; while the safety net comprises of dual-channel ABS. The suspension tasks are handled by 41mm upside-down forks at the front and a preload-adjustable mono-shock at the back.
The G 310 GS competes against the KTM 390 Adventure and the Royal Enfield Himalayan in the Indian market.