BMW G310 R

BMW G310 R

This is BMW’s first under-650cc motorcycle…and it’s about time too. What a great way to enter the the market with the all new BMW G 310 R. I admit climbing off a 1000cc and straight onto the G 310 R left me wondering if the G 310 R was able to get me to my destination quickly enough. It only took a few minutes to adjust and boy, what a lovely, light, and nimble riding experience this new little one delivers!

One of the things that BMW understands very well, is high quality. Whether for a 1000cc or 313cc motorcycle, BMW Motorrad knows how to develop high-quality accessory solutions. With the G 310 R the luggage rack is definitely one of the best ones among its competitors, adding to a bit of individuality in this category.

Standard, the BMW G 310 R comes with the following:

  • BMW Motorrad ABS
  • Multi-functional display (digital clock, speed, rev and gear display, dual trip distance counters, coolant temperature, fuel level and range display, side stand warning, and much more besides)

* Five-spoke cast aluminium wheels (tyres: front 110/70 R17, rear 150/60 R17)

* Side stands with cut-out switch

* Stainless steel exhaust system

* LED rear light

This sporty commuter was built to run around the city, but even though some may feel it’s not

ideal for the open road, it is guaranteed not to let you down there, either. With maximum quality, excellent

workmanship and extraordinary technology, you’ll hardly notice that it’s only a 313cc machine.

This is a powerhouse!

Most make and models this size is limited with color choices. The BMW G 310 R allows you to

choose from these three different options;

  1. Cosmic black
  2. Strato blue metallic
  3. Pearl white metallic

Some highlights of the BMW G 310 R is the gold anodised fork and brake calipers, and the

detailed aluminium swing arm. The special engine concept also allows a very long swinging arm

despite the short wheelbase, and therefore ensures increased ride stability. This emphasises on the high-quality engineering, workmanship and riding pleasure of the machine.

The BMW G 310 R is a good looking smaller bike, great to maneuver around town and with exceptional genes from the RR you simply can’t go wrong!

Priced from R62 990


Design:  Water-cooled, four-stroke single-cylinder engine with rocker arms, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshaft, wet sump lubrication
Bore x stroke:    80 mm x 62.1 mm
Capacity:    313 cc
Nominal load capacity:    25 kW (34 HP) at 9,500 rpm (ECE model)
Max. Torque:  28 Nm at 7,500 rpm
Compression ratio:    1.6 : 1
Fuel/engine management : Electric fuel injection BMS-E2
Emission control:       Regulated three-way catalytic converter, compliant with EU4 emission standard


Riding performance / consumption

Maximum speed:     143 km/h
Consumption: 3.33 l/100 km, based on the WMTC
Fuel type:   95-octane (RON) premium unleaded or higher


Electrical system

Alternator:     330-W three-phase generator
Battery:     12 V/8 Ah, maintenance-free



Clutch  :        Mechanically operated multidisc wet clutch
Gears:   6-speed synchromesh gearbox built into crankcase
Secondary drive:  Endless O-ring chain drive with cush damping at  rear wheel hub


Suspension / brakes

Frame:      Tubular space frame
Front suspension / spring elements:    Upside-Down fork 41 mm
Rear suspension / spring elements:    Drawn die-cast aluminium swinging arm, directly-hinged central spring strut, spring base, adjustable
Spring travel, front/rear:  140 mm / 131 mm
Wheelbase:    1,374 mm
Caster:   102.3 mm
Steering head angle: 64.9
Wheels:     Cast aluminium
Brake, front:    Single disc brakes, diameter 300 mm, four-piston fixed calipers, radially screwed
Brake, rear:  Single disc brakes, diameter 240 mm, single-piston floating calipers


ABS:   BMW Motorrad ABS

Dimensions / weights     

Length: 2,005 mm
Width (including mirrors):   820 (849) mm
Height (excluding mirrors):  1,080 mm
Seat height, unladen:  785 mm
Rider step length, unladen:   1,760 mm
Max. permitted weight:   345 kg
Usable tank capacity:  11 liter
of which reserve:     1 liter

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