BMW 310 GS BS6 Vs BMW 310R BS6 Comparison, On Road Price, Specs

BMW 310 GS BS6 Vs BMW 310R BS6 Comparison, On Road Price, Specs

BMW 310 GS BS6 Vs BMW 310R BS6, when launched was considered the costliest single-cylinder motorcycles In India.

But, the manufacturing giant has upped its game especially since the new BS6 norms have come into place. With this new upgrade, it became the first of its kind to do so and the price of both the bikes was also changed to meet the needs of the market.

Manufactured in collaboration with TVS at Hosur, these two bikes share the same platform and engines, and also have some differences between them.

It should also be noted that the BMW G 310 R and the BMW G 310 GS are the most affordable BMWs in the whole world.

They are entry-level motorcycles to experience their top-class engineering and technology, With this and the BS6 compliance, these two siblings have quickly gained a lot of popularity in the emerging Indian market.

In this blog today,

We shall be doing an in-depth comparison of the BMW 310 GS BS6 Vs BMW 310R BS6.

Let’s start with the specs for each of these bikes.

BMW G 310 R Specifications:

BMW 310 GS BS6 Vs BMW 310R BS6

Engine Type Water-cooled, single-cylinder 4-stroke engine, four valves, two overhead camshafts and wet sump lubrication
Displacement 313 cc
Max Power 34 PS @ 9250 rpm
Max Torque 28 Nm @ 7500 rpm
No. of Cylinders 1
Cooling System Liquid Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder 4
Drive Type Chain Drive
Starting Self Start Only
Fuel Supply Fuel Injection
Clutch Multi-disc clutch in oil bath
Transmission Manual
Gear Box 6 Speed
Bore 80 mm

BMW G 310 GS Specifications

Engine Type Single cylinder, 4-valves, Water-cooled DOHC engine
Displacement 313 cc
Max Power 34 PS @ 9500 rpm
Max Torque 28 Nm @ 7500 rpm
No. of Cylinders 1
Cooling System Liquid Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder 4
Drive Type Chain Drive
Starting Self Start Only
Fuel Supply Fuel Injection
Clutch Mechanically operated multi disc wet clutch
Transmission Manual
Gear Box 6 Speed
Bore 80 mm
Stroke 62.1 mm
Compression Ratio 10.9:1
Emission Type BS-VI

Differences between the BMW 310 GS BS6 Vs BMW 310R BS6

Pricing

The first thing that’s different between the two siblings is their price range. While the BMW G 310 R costs around ₹ 2,49985 on road, the BMW G 310 GS costs ₹ 2,89985 onwards on road. Having a massive 40000-45000 difference between the two depending on where you live.

Suspension  

The G 310 GS is a motorcycle built for adventure touring and exploring, and thus, has a raised suspension. Both the front and the rear suspensions can travel 180 mm which can be very helpful when you need that extra cushioning on rough roads. The G 310 R, on the other hand, has at least 40 mm less travel on the suspension when compared to its sibling.

Tyres

While both the bikes have radials of the same width, the G 310 R has 17-inch rims while the G 310 GS gets a 19-inch front tyre and a 17-inch on the rear. The tyres are also a little bit taller on the GS.

ABS

Yes, both of these Bavarian beauties have ABS as a standard, the BMW G 310 GS has switchable ABS while the BMW G 310 R has a non-switchable variant.

Alternator

For the uninitiated, the Alternator charges your motorbike’s battery while you’re riding. Even though both of these bikes run on a 12 V/8Ah battery, the G 310 GS has a 308 Watt alternator while the G 310 R gets a slightly bigger 330 Watt one.

Chain  

The G 310 R has an O-ring chain while the G 310 GS gets a Z-ring chain. It should also be noted that both of these models come with endless chains and shock damping rear wheel hubs.

Wheelbase 

As mentioned earlier, the GS was built for touring an adventure and hence, receives a 1420 mm wheelbase to improve stability on rougher terrains while the G 310 R receives a 1370 mm wheelbase which is a better fit for city roads and better performance in traffic.

Dimensions  

The GS, due to its long wheelbase and a bigger tyre, is 2075 mm longer and a good 880 mm wider than its R variant. While the seat height of the G 310 R is 785 mm, the GS receives a higher 835 mm height, but it must be noted that both of these seat heights may be adjusted.

Weight

And finally, because the BMW G 310 GS comes with some added features, it weighs 169.5 kgs which is a whopping 11 kgs heavier than the BMW G 310 R.

These were some of the differences between the BMW G 310 GS and the BMW G 310 R which should help you decide on which of these two get. At the end of the day, getting a motorcycle is more of a ‘feel’ thing than a technical guess and once you have your heart set on one, you can never go back. We at ADV Tribe are here to give you a technical breakdown between the two only to make your decision a bit simpler.

Needless to say, whether you decide to get the BMW G 310 GS or the BMW G 310 R, accessorizing your motorcycle for a smooth, comfortable and safe on-road journey is a must. Check out our accessories for both of these bikes and you will feel the comfort. Whether you’re looking for a long road journey or shorter adventures, ADV Tribe has accessories to help you ride better and in style.

Check out our store for the BMW G 310 GS On Advtribe

And for the BMW G 310 R here

ADV TRIBE
Main Menu x