BMW Motorrad: Made-in-India BMW G 310 R, G 310 GS now available in Japan
BMW Motorrad has launched the latest BMW G 310 R in Japan, complete with a new face, updated engine, and new features. The motorcycle costs 637,000 Yen (around Rs. 4.30 lakh).
BMW Motorrad has launched the 2021 BMW G 310 R and G 310 GS in Japan. After being introduced in India last year, the made-in-India motorcycles are making their way to the Japanese market in an improved form. In general, India was the first market to receive the updated G 310 R and G 310 GS, which featured new styling, more features, and a Euro5/BS6 compliant engine. The 2021 BMW G 310 R is priced at 637,000 Yen (approximately 4.30 lakh) in Japan, while the G 310 GS is priced at 709,000 Yen (approximately 4.79 lakh).
The BMW G 310 R receives a range of modifications for the 2021 model year, including a new LED headlight with an integrated LED DRL. There are also updated LED turn indicators, as well as customizable brake and clutch levers. The motorcycle also has an electronic throttle and a slipper clutch. The 313 cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine continues to provide power, producing 33.5 bhp at 9250 rpm and 28 Nm of peak torque at 7500 rpm. The motor is coupled to a 6-speed gearbox.
Besides, India was the very first market in the world to receive the new BMW G 310 R and G 310 GS. Since then, the bikes have found their way to other markets. The 2021 BMW G 310 R is available in three colour choices for the Japanese market: Limestone Metallic/Style Sports, Cosmic Black, and Polar White. Meanwhile, the 2021 G 310 GS is available in three colours: Kyanite Blue Metallic / Style Rally, Paula White, and Cosmic Black, which is the GS 40th Anniversary colour.
In this level, the BMW G 310 R mainly competes against the KTM 390 Duke, while the BMW G 310 GS will compete against a variety of rivals such as the Honda CB400X, Royal Enfield Himalayan, KTM 390 Adventure, and others.