We the motor cycle enthusiasts knew that BMW had a sub-500cc in their workshop and finally here it is: the BMW G310R. If you are not familiar with what the motorcycle basic specifications are, this baby is a very smart but also cool machine with a liquid cooled 313cc DOHC 4-valve single with electronic fuel injection engine platform.
It is claimed to have a 34 horsepower at 9,500 rpm, backed by 21 pound-feet of torque at 7,500 rpm. And we might think, what is the weight of this motorcycle? It is just a bit under 350lbs. Just to get it on record even the KTM duke 390 weighted 342lbs.
Although the bike is lightweight, yet a real beast with its 313 cc engine. The single-cylinder, four-stroke 313 cc engine is very strong and manoeuvrable.
The G310 is a very stable as well as a strong machine which is based on a strong tubular steel chassis and of course with a bolt-on sub frame. The suspension of the motorcycle features a single-shock rear built with an aluminium swing arm which also has an inverted fork to it.
Not to get more technical but since the tilt of the cylinder to the rear of it and the single cylinder head that has been rotated 180 degree lowers the center of gravity and by that it shifts it in the direction of the front wheel of the bike. And for those reasons the rider undoubtedly feels the easiness and the agility of controlling the G 310 R.
Keeping aside the deep technicalities of the G 310 R and considering about the looks, the sexy good looks in the motorcycle family of BMW unmistakably runs through the G 310 R as well. It clearly has the looks of the s 1000. The fuel tank which has the trim and the roadster proportions which typically is been included in the BMW design is a very powerful eye catcher. Especially the powerful headlight surrounded by its sporty headlight fairing is a must mention.
The sporty looking bike seat stands out the roadster dynamic and gives the bike an eye catching motorsport look on the road. The wide tires it has grip to the road which provides confident riding pleasure. The seat of the G 310 R fits all types and sizes of riders and of course definitely should mention fact is that the stability that the seat provides to the rider.
The 2017 BMW G310R is one of the best motorcycles to ride with a great riding experience. The journey will be a stress-free relaxed ride through the streets, whatever the street type is, big city with hustle or a freeway with less number of things to worry.
BMW says that the bike will do very well on fuel consumption economically but also at the same time give you more than enough power to cruise through the country with great easiness. You’ll ride with confidence and easy control thanks to the awesome layout BMW has provided through of all of the control elements built in the motorcycle. Whatever the journey you are heading towards, the BMW G 310 R is the ride you want.