BMW Motorrad has finally launched the much awaited G310R and its adventure tourer sibling BMW G310 GS in India at Rs 2.99 lakh (ex-showroom) and Rs 3.49 lakh (ex-showroom). After making a 310cc bike, BMW is also exploring the sub-300cc space as it wants to develop new models for India, that can be also be sold across the world markets. Suspension duties are taken care of by 41mm forks up front and a monoshock at the rear. Pre-bookings for the bikes have been under way for almost a month now, at an amount of Rs50,000. Both bikes get the same cycle parts and also the engine but there are some key differences which set them apart. The launch price of both is inclusive of three-year unlimited kilometre warranty, which can be further extended up to 5 years. there is road-side assistance available as well. This announcement could help bolster BMW Motorrad's image as a reliable and supportive manufacturer.
The G310 GS is the entry-level adventure bike that belongs to the GS-series of the brand.
NVIDIA, Oculus, Valve, AMD, and Microsoft Collaborate on VirtualLink VR Headset Standard
Something to look forward to: The ideal high-end virtual reality platform will be wireless but we're not quite to that point yet. Which conceivably allows the user to now enjoy a VR experience with a smaller device, like even a light notebook.
Consuming Fat Is The Only Cause Of Gaining Weight, Shows New Study
During the 1980s and 1990s, it was widely accepted that the most important factor in weight gain is the fat content of our diets. The experiment, involving five groups of 100,000 mice , lasted for three months, equivalent to nine years of human life.
Four Players Vying For Dustin Johnson's No. 1 Ranking at Open Championship
Alex Noren - The Swedish star came in tied for sixth at last year's Open at Royal Birkdale and enters the week in fantastic form. While there isn't as much of a premium placed on putting this week because of slower greens, he may still have to hit it close .
Both bike are powered by a 313cc, single-cylinder engine that produces 34bhp and 27Nm. The engine is capable of churning out 34 bhp of peak power at 9,500 rpm and 28 Nm of peak torque at 7,500 rpm. Both the bikes get a six-speed transmission unit. This allows the swingarm length to remain long to make the bike stable in a straight line, while the wheelbase can be kept short that makes the bike very agile. The claimed top speed of the bikes is 143 km/hr and does 0-50 km/hr in 2.5 seconds.
The BMW G310 R will take on the likes of KTM 390 Duke on the Indian market that is priced at Rs. 2.29 lakhs, ex-showroom. The BMW G310 R faces competition from the KTM 390 Duke while the Kawasaki Versys X-300 is the G310 GS's biggest rival. The imported line-up consists of 15 models and prices here can go up to Rs 85 lakh for the 999cc HP4 Race model.