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Spec comparo: BMW G 310 R vs KTM 390 Duke vs Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Mahindra Mojo XT 300 vs Benelli TNT 300

The wait is over! BMW Motorrad’s fans in India now have a reason to cheer as the company has launched the much awaited G 310 R motorcycle. We also take a look at the G 310 R’s rivals, on paper

The sub-400 naked streetfighter segment just got more competitive as BMW has launched its much awaited G 310 R at Rs 2.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The baby BMW motorcycle features a 313cc engine that churns out 33.5bhp and 28Nm of peak twist and comes mated to a six speed gearbox. The BMW G 310 R will go head to head with the KTM 390 Duke (the most powerful of the lot), Bajaj Dominar 400 (least expensive), Mahindra Mojo XT 300 (least powerful of the lot) and Benelli TNT 300 (most expensive of the lot). Here is a detailed spec comparo of all the motorcycles on paper, before you head out to buy a sub-400 naked street motorcycle:

 

Motorcycle BMW G310 R KTM 390 DUKE Bajaj Dominar 400 Mahindra Mojo XT 300 Benelli TNT 300
Engine &Transmission
Engine Type Liquid Cooled, single cylinder, DOHC Liquid cooled, single cylinder, DOHC Liquid cooled, 4V, single cylinder, SOHC Liquid cooled, single cylinder, DOHC Liquid-cooled, 8V, 2-cylinder, DOHC
Displacement 313cc 373.2cc 373.3cc 295cc 300cc
Transmission 6-speed 6-speed 6-speed 6-speed 6-speed
Max Power 33.5bhp @9500rpm 42.9bhp @9000rpm 34.5bhp @8000rpm 26.8bhp @8000rpm 38.26 bhp @11500rpm
Max Torque 28Nm @7500rpm 37Nm @7000rpm 35Nm @ 6500rpm 30Nm @ 5500rpm 26.5Nm@10,000rpm
Chassis, Suspension & Brakes
Frame Tubular spaceframe Split-type steel trellis Perimeter Twin tubular frame Steel trestle
Front suspension 41 mm Upside-down forks 43mm WP USD open cartridge forks 43mm telescopic forks Upside-down forks 43mm inverted forks
Rear suspension Adjustable monoshock WP adjustable monoshock Multi-step adjustable monoshock Adjustable Monoshock Hydraulic monoshock, adjustable
Front brake 4 piston fixed calipers, 300mm disc ABS 4 piston calipers, 320mm disc, ABS 320mm disc, with ABS Single piston caliper, 320mm disc, ABS Dual 260mm discs, ABS
Rear brake Dual piston floating caliper, 240mm disc Single piston caliper, 230mm disc 230mm disc Single piston caliper, 240mm disc Single 240mm disc
Dimensions, Weights & Capacities
L x W x H 2005x820x1080mm 2145x760x800mm 2156x813x1112mm 2100x800x1165mm 2130x800x1120mm
Wheelbase 1374mm 1,357mm 1453mm 1,465mm 1,410mm
Saddle Height 785mm 830mm 795mm 814.5mm 795mm
Ground Clearance 165mm 185mm 157mm 173.5 160mm
Kerb Weight 158.5kg 163kg 182kg 165kg (dry) 196kg
Price Rs 2.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India) Rs 2.42 lakh(ex-showroom, Delhi) Rs 1.62 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) Rs 1.79 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) Rs 3.43 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

 

 

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