BMW Motorrad is all set to debut their entry-level bikes for India, the G310R, and G310GS which is scheduled to Launch on 18 July. Meanwhile, in USA theses, bikes are recalled for faulty side-stand and frame.
BMW has issued a recall notice to a total of 2,376 motorcycles which are affected with faulty side-stand and frame. BMW Motorrad will begin the recall from 7 August. According to a report from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the bikes could suffer damage to their side stand with repeated use. BMW Motorrad has also mentioned that it is writing affected owners individually, The recall will not be charged and owners can schedule the repair with authorized dealers while dealers are directed to install a new frame or side stand, whichever necessary.
Both BMW G 310R and G310GS are powered by a 313 cc, single-cylinder, reverse-inclined engine with liquid cooling and fuel injection. This engine turnouts 34 hp of maximum power along with a peak torque of 28 Nm, the grunt is send down to the rear wheel via a 6-speed transmission will a slipper clutch.
When launched in India BMW G 310 R could cost INR 3 lakh in India, while the G 310 GS is likely to cost around INR 3.50 lakh (both prices are on the road). As far as features are concerned, both bikes come equipped with a standard switchable dual-channel ABS unit and an all-digital digital instrument cluster.