BMW Motorrad’s least priced motorcycles are just weeks away from getting launched in India. Both the BMW G310R and the GS 310R will be launched simultaneously in India by the end of June 2018. While some BMW Motorrad dealers are said to be taking pre-bookings unofficially for Rs. 50,000, official bookings are likely to start from the date of launch. Deliveries are expected to begin from August 2018. Both motorcycles are manufactured in India by TVS Motors. Both motorcycles share parts with the TVS Apache 310 sportsbike, and this includes the 310cc engine and various other cycle parts. However, styling, branding, pricing, ECU tuning and suspension tuning on the BMW G 310R and GS 310R will be different from that on the TVS Apache 310. The BMW motorcycles are expected to be at least Rs. 1 lakh pricier than the TVS Apache 310 in order to capitalize on the BMW badge value. However, both motorcycles will have heavy amounts of localization as TVS Motors builds the motorcycles ground up … [Read more...] about TVS Apache 310-based BMW G 310R & GS 310R to be launched together; Timeline revealed
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The BMW G310R is a highly-awaited motorcycle in the Indian market. While BMW has already confirmed the launch of the bike in the Indian market, the entry-level BMW bike is already available in many foreign markets around the world. BMW G310R is already being produced at the TVS plant in India and is exported to the foreign markets. The bike has gained quite a popularity in the international markets and customising houses and modders have already started altering the way it looks. Here is a Project Rogue that transforms the street naked bike into a beautiful looking cafe racer. The bike has been customised by the DKdesign of Taiwan who has completely transformed the bike into a beautiful looking retro cafe racer. This is not the first time that DKdesign has modified a BMW G310R. Last year, they also launched a scrambler based on the G310R that gained appreciation all over the world. The design house later revealed the Project 310 Rock, which was again based on the G310R. The new bike is … [Read more...] about BMW G310R modified to a cafe racer will make you go WOW
Indian motorcycle has seen an expansion in recent times. Last year India became the biggest two-wheeler market in the world. While a majority of the customers buy the commute-oriented bikes, the number of people seeking performance bikes is increasing each day. In 2018, quite a few manufacturers will launch performance-oriented products in the market. Which are these bikes? Let’s find out. TVS Apache RTR 180 TVS launched the all-new Apache RTR 160 4V in India recently. However, the bridge-bike between the RTR 160 and RTR 200 is yet to be updated. TVS is working to launch the Apache RTR 180 in the Indian market and it will get similar updates to the all-new Apache RTR 160. Similar to the Apache 160, the RTR 180 is expected to get a much aggressive design that is inspired by the RTR 200 4V. The engine of the bike is expected to be updated too and get the 4-valve system like the Apache RTR 160 4V and the RTR 200 4V. TVS Apache RR 310 Race Edition TVS launched the flagship Apache RR … [Read more...] about Upcoming, affordable performance bikes for India: Royal Enfield Interceptor to BMW GS 310
Affordable motorcycles are quite basic and come with basic features. However, there are manufacturers who offer extra features to attract more customers in the market. Which are these feature loaded motorcycles from each segment in India? Let’s find out. Hero HF Deluxe i3S Hero introduced the i3S technology in the motorcycles sometime back. The i3S is the short form of intelligent start-stop system and it increases the fuel efficiency of a motorcycle by automatically shutting down the engine when it idles for more than a few seconds. The system then automatically starts the engine as soon as the clutch lever is pressed. This ensures hassle-free start/stop at the long traffic signals and traffic jams. The mileage output is 82.9 km/l with the i3S technology. Hero Splendor i3S The Hero Splendor has been around for ages in the Indian market now. It is world’s highest selling motorcycle and is known for its reliability and fuel efficiency. The Splendor’s “Fill it, … [Read more...] about 10 feature-rich, affordable motorcycles of India; From Himalayan to Apache RR310
The Indian motorcycle market has seen some exciting launches in the recent times. Motorcycles like the Apache RR310 and the Yamaha R15 V3 has kept the enthusiasts on their toes. In next three months, as many as ten new motorcycles are scheduled to be launched in India. Here are all of them. Royal Enfield Interceptor Royal Enfield unveiled their first ever twin-cylinder powered motorcycles last year. One of them will be the Interceptor which will be Triumph Street Twin challenger in India. The 650cc parallel twin engine is an all-new product and is air plus oil cooled. It is the most advanced engine coming out of Royal Enfield factory ever and gets fuel injection, four-valve heads, and an overhead camshaft. It develops a maximum power of 47 Bhp at 7,100 rpm and 52 Nm of peak torque at 4,000 rpm. It gets a 6-speed unit with slipper clutch. It will also get ABS as standard. The bike is expected to be launched by the mid of this year with a price tag of between Rs. 3-4 lakh. Royal Enfield … [Read more...] about 10 bike launches, 3 months: From Royal Enfield motorcycles to BMWs to Benelli Imperiale 400!
Honda 2Wheelers India recently announced that it’s prepping up for the upcoming BS6 emission norms that will come into effect from 2020. Also, revealing a highlight of its future roadmap, the company announced that it will launch an all-new model along with as many as 18 upgraded versions of its current models. It also plans to expand its network to as many as 6,000 touchpoints. As for the all-new upcoming Honda motorcycle, it’s highly likely to be a 350cc or above model to rival the Royal Enfield motorcycles. There have also been many rumors of the Rebel 300 being India-bound. This new motorcycle will be launched by the end of this year. It will be positioned above the Honda CBR250R and will become the costliest mainstream motorcycle in the company’s large product portfolio. Honda 2Wheelers has hinted on many occasions that it plans to challenge the dominance of the Royal Enfield motorcycles. It may be noted here that the popularity of the 300cc & above … [Read more...] about Honda 350cc-500cc motorcycles to challenge Royal Enfields in India: Details!
The two-wheeler market of the country grew by more than 14% in the last financial year. Much of this growth is due to the various street bikes that have been on sale in the nation. This year, we have at least 10 upcoming streetbikes in India that look sufficiently promising. Let’s take a lot at these motorcycles- BMW G310R BMW Motorrad will introduce the new BMW G310R in India by the end of 2018. The BMW G310R gets its juice from a 313cc single-cylinder liquid cooled engine. The G310R will be produced by the TVS Motor Co. However, it will benefit from world-class quality standards. The engine of this motorcycle outputs a maximum power of 34 bhp along with a peak torque of 28 Nm. It will offer ABS as a standard feature. Prices are expected to start around Rs 2.5 lakh. BMW G310GS The G310GS is basically an adventure motorcycle that is based on the G310R streetnaked. It will have the same single-pot 313cc engine that produces a maximum power of 34 bhp and a peak torque of … [Read more...] about 10 upcoming streetbikes: BMW G310R to TVS Apache 180
The Auto Expo rolls on to its 14th edition this year and BMW Motorrad’s lineup at the event is nothing short of spectacular. The 2-wheeler division of the German giant has launched two of its adventure motorcycles, BMW F 750 GS (in the 1st 5 pictures) and BMW F 850 GS (in the last 5 pictures) and alongside has showcased the BMW G310R and G310 GS. Launched via the CBU route, the BMW F 750 GS and the F 850 GS have been priced at Rs. 12.20 lakhs and Rs. 13.70 lakhs (ex-showroom, pan-India). Loaded with features such as ABS and ‘Road’ & ‘Rain’ riding modes, the duo share the same 853cc parallel-twin heart that pumps out 77 BHP of power at 7500 RPM and 83 Nm of torque at 6000 RPM on the F 750 GS and 95 BHP of power at 8250 RPM and 92 Nm of torque at 6250 RPM astride the F850 GS. Besides being more powerful, the latter also get off-road tyres, spoked wheels and a more advanced suspension setup. The powertrain is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The German … [Read more...] about BMW F 750 GS & F 850 GS Launched, Priced From Rs. 12.20 Lakhs
The all-new BMW G 310 GS, is a lovely addendum to the BMW’s chopper series this annum, and it will also be unveiled at the upcoming expo, in India. It is fundamentally, the adventure touring rendition of the nude street chopper BMW G 310 R.The chopper’s layout is adapted from the BMW’s flagship GS series. Eventually, it has been bestowed with a large mudguard, a re-designed headlight, a perfectly sculpted fuel tank and a comfy luggage carrier at the back.While the basic power-plant still stays the same, the G 310 GS also gets long-travel USD forks at the frontal portion and a mono-shock unit at the rear. Further, the brakes and tyre dimensions still remain as the same constant. Once it is unleashed, it is expected that it will bear a price tag heavier price tag than the G 310 R, and it is being rumoured that the difference would be around a margin of Rupees 30,000. Both the bikes are slated for release during the latter half of this annum.Both the G310R … [Read more...] about BMW G 310 GS Revealed at Auto Expo 2018
The 2018 BMW G310 twins – G310R and G310 GS will be showcased at the Auto Expo next month. The BMW G310R had also been at the display stands of the automaker in the 2016 Auto Expo. The bikes are expected to be launched later this year.Made at TVS’ facility in Hosur, the G310R and G310 GS are currently being exported to international markets. The G310R is a naked street-fighter while the G310 GS is an adventure-focused touring bike. The duo share a lot of underpinnings including the engine, brakes, suspension, chassis, alloy wheels and exhaust.Powering the G310R and G310 GS is a 312cc single-cylinder, fuel-injected and liquid-cooled motor which produces 34 PS of power and 28 Nm of torque. This reverse-inclined powertrain comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox.The smallest and the most affordable GS from the GS family gets a long travel suspension, raised front mudguard and muscular tank extensions for a rugged appeal. Further enhancing the tough looks are the Metzeler Tourance … [Read more...] about BMW G310R & G310 GS To Be Showcased At 2018 Auto Expo