BMW Motorrad India announced that the prices - despite earlier rumours and speculation - will be competitive, Rs 2.99 lakh ex-Delhi for the G 310 R and Rs 3.49 lakh ex-Delhi for the G 310 GS. This places the bike close enough to the KTM 390 Duke and forthcoming KTM 390 Adventure for a direct contest in the market. The KTMs are cheaper and more powerful but the quality and premium perception of the BMW brand - from all of our social media interaction - is considerably higher. The two 310s come from the TVS-BMW tie-up that began in 2013. BMW Motorrad leads the development while TVS is responsible for manufacturing. BMW Motorrad controls quality and earlier, Karsten Konductorow of BMW Motorrad had confirmed to OVERDRIVE that the TVS-made bikes come in a single quality spec for the world as well as India. The only changes were those needed to meet local regulations - like saree guards and front number plates. Here's a quick look at the prices of rivals of the BMW G 310 R and … [Read more...] about Price check: BMW G 310 R vs BMW G 310 GS vs KTM 390 Duke vs KTM RC 390 vs TVS Apache RR 310 vs Kawasaki Ninja 300
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The KTM Duke 390 and the RC390 are easily the most performance-focused motorcycles in the Indian premium bike segment. Both the motorcycles get the same 373.2cc single-cylinder engine. However, there’s a significant difference in the performance of the two Austrian siblings. Here’s a KTM Duke 390 vs RC390 drag race that highlights this disparity – As you can see in the video above, the Duke 390 enjoys a clear advantage over its fully-faired sibling. In all the three rounds of drag racing, the Duke 390 has emerged out as the clear winner. These races were conducted on a closed road devoid of any sort of traffic. Hence, the two motorcyclists were able to extract the most out of their machines. To make sure that the results are fair enough, the two riders have even exchanged the motorcycles between themselves to give an equal chance to both the models. However, the Duke 390 is clearly a bike length or two ahead of the RC390. It can be made out from the above video … [Read more...] about KTM Duke 390 vs RC390 drag race: Who wins [Video]
After almost a year-long wait, Yamaha has finally launched the 2018 R3. But how does it stack up against some of the best entry-level motorcycles on paper? We pit it against its rivals to find out. Engine - The updated Yamaha R3 now comes with a BSIV-compliant 321cc parallel-twin, liquid-cooled engine, which produces 42PS of power and 29.6Nm of torque at 9000rpm, mated to a 6-speed gearbox. Powering the Benelli 302R is a 300cc, liquid-cooled, parallel-twin engine with dual overhead camshafts. It churns out 38PS of power at 10,000rpm and 27.4Nm of torque at 9000rpm, mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The TVS Apache RR 310 packs the same engine that is seen on the BMW G 310 R. This 312cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine produces 34PS of power and a peak torque of 27.3Nm. The 2017 KTM RC 390, on the other hand, packs a now BS-IV compliant 375cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine. This powerplant churns out 43.5PS of power and … [Read more...] about Yamaha R3 vs Benelli 302R vs TVS Apache RR 310 vs KTM RC 390 vs Kawasaki Ninja 300 Spec Comparison
KTM has launched a limited edition model of the RC 390 called the RC 390 R for the global markets and only 500 units will be produced. Priced at €8500 (approximately Rs 7 lakhs), the limited edition model gets more racetrack focused with the new mechanical components.To start off, the KTM RC 390 R gets fully adjustable WP suspension, new top yoke and handlebar kit for a committed riding position and folding clutch and brake levers which do not break in case of a crash, instead the levers will flip out. The 373.3cc motor gets upgrades in the form of shorter intake trumpet which delivers a wider power band suited for riding on the track. If this much equipment on the RC 390 R didn’t entice you, then there’s more.The Austrian bike maker is offering a proper race kit which comes with over 230 individual parts fitted on the RC 390 R. Called the SSP300 race kit, the race kit includes race-spec ECU, titanium Akrapovic exhaust, STM slipper clutch, quick shifter, improved … [Read more...] about KTM RC 390 R Unveiled For Global Markets
Clearly, the list of the KTM modified vehicles on the roads and on the internet is on the rise. So we decided to give you a taste of what it is. There are scramblers, cafe racers, very futuristic design by many guys who make things in private sheds and make them available for sale. Autologue designs, for example, are made for sale and if you go to them for a particular makeover they will do it for you. There is a KTM Duke 390 with Indian Flag on it. There are several more changes to headlight, the obvious use of radium and lime green color. There are various modification to the headlights and tail tidy. The wheels and tyres have been changes and a lot more. People have used sticker set from the KTM catalogue itself and made things more intresting in the bike. Have a look below to find your inspiration to commence something on your bike! Read this too: A KTM Duke 200 Dirt Bike By Autologue Is A Transformer That Is Available At A Price!! Read this too: KTM Duke 390 Review … [Read more...] about Every KTM Modified In The Country Seen In Pictures! – Duke and RC – 200 and 390 All Showcased!