There is a partnership between BMW Motorrad and TVS Motor for the past few years. The effect of this partnership is that the price of BMW’s entry-level bike in the country starts from around Rs 2.5 lakh. BMW’s entry-level motorcycles G 310 R and G 310 GS are manufactured by TVS Motor. Both these bikes are based on the 310cc platform that TVS uses for its faired sports bike, the Apache RR 310. However, the BMW G 310 Twin hasn’t done very well in India while the flagship super sports tourer motorcycle from TVS has done well.
BMW 310 RR launch date.
Now, a teaser has revealed that the same 310cc platform has also used in the new bike, which is going to launched soon. According to reports, BMW India has announced that it will launch a new motorcycle on 15 July 2022. BMW has also shared a teaser image that shows the tail lights of the upcoming motorcycle. This is the same tail light that is also on the Apache 310 RR.
The design of the upcoming BMW 310 RR.
Looking at the teaser image, it seems that this new motorcycle could be similar to the Apache 310 RR in terms of BMW 310 RR. TVS will make it at its Hosur plant. The headlight and tail light can be kept similar to the Apache 310 RR to save cost. However, the design of the upcoming bike may be slightly different, it may show glimpses of BMW design. The BMW RR 310 seen in the teaser image is of the traditional BMW colors of white and blue.
Engine, features and competition.
The engine specs are likely to be similar to the current BMW 310. It can come with 312.2cc single cylinder liquid cooled engine. Which can generate 34 PS maximum power and 27.3 Nm peak torque. It can be found in Sport, Track, Urban and Rain modes. With this 6 speed unit transmission can be found. It will get many such features like 5-inch display with Bluetooth connectivity, dual channel ABS, slipper clutch, ride by wire. Which are available in Apache 310. The price of BMW 310 RR can be higher than Apache 310. In the market, it will compete with bikes like 2022 KTM RC 390 Kawasaki Ninja 300 and Kawasaki Ninja 300.