2018 BMW G 310 R

Originally slated to be a 2017 model—we tested a pre-production example in late 2016—the new BMW G 310 R is finally being released as an 2018 model.

Manufactured in Bangalore, India, by TVS motor Company to BMW quality control specifications, the BMW G 310 R is an inexpensive sport bike with BMW design and engineering.

2018 BMW G 310 R for saleThe 313cc single is a peppy motor and the handling is impressively predictable. The bike is shod with Michelin Pilot Street radial tires, and the fixed damping suspension works impressively well.

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ABS is standard, and the calipers are by Bybre (a Brembo brand), so braking is impressive. In addition to a price below $5000, the 2018 BMW G 310 R also gets 71 mpg, so thrifty riders will find BMW attractive for the first time.

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2018 BMW G 310 R Specs

ENGINE

  • Type: Single cylinder w/ front intake
  • Displacement: 313cc
  • Bore x stroke: 80 mm x 62mm
  • Maximum power: 34 horsepower @ 9500 rpm
  • Maximum torque: 21 ft/lbs @ 7500 rpm
    Maximum speed: 90 mph
  • Compression ratio: 10.6:1
  • Valve train: DOHC
  • Fueling: EFI
  • Cooling: Liquid
  • Transmission: Six-speed
  • Final drive: Endless O-ring

CHASSIS

  • Frame: Tubular steel bridge-type frame w/ detachable rear subframe
  • Front suspension; travel: Non-adjustable 41mm fork; 5.5 inches
  • Rear suspension; travel: Spring-preload adjustable non-linkage shock; 5.2 inches
  • Wheels: Cast aluminum
  • Front tire: 110/70 x 17; Michelin Pilot Street
  • Rear tire: 150/60 x 17; Michelin Pilot Street
  • Front brake: 300mm disc w/ radially mounted fixed four-piston Bybre caliper
  • Rear brake: 240mm disc w/ floating single-piston Bybre caliper
  • ABS: Standard

DIMENSIONS and CAPACITIES

  • Wheelbase: 54.0 inches
  • Rake: 25.1 degrees
  • Trail: 4 inches
  • Seat height: 30.9 inches
  • Fuel capacity: 2.9 gallons
  • Estimated fuel consumption: 71 mpg
  • Curb weight: 349 pounds

2018 BMW G 310 R Colors:

  • Pearl White Metallic
  • Cosmic Black
  • Strato Blue Metallic

2018 BMW G 310 R Price:

  • $4750 MSRP

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