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:


MotorcycleBMW G310 RKTM 390 DUKEBajaj Dominar 400Mahindra Mojo XT 300Benelli TNT 300
Engine &Transmission
Engine TypeLiquid Cooled, single cylinder, DOHCLiquid cooled, single cylinder, DOHCLiquid cooled, 4V, single cylinder, SOHCLiquid cooled, single cylinder, DOHCLiquid-cooled, 8V, 2-cylinder, DOHC
Max Power33.5bhp @9500rpm42.9bhp @9000rpm34.5bhp @8000rpm26.8bhp @8000rpm38.26 bhp @11500rpm
Max Torque28Nm @7500rpm37Nm @7000rpm35Nm @ 6500rpm30Nm @ 5500rpm26.5Nm@10,000rpm
Chassis, Suspension & Brakes
FrameTubular spaceframeSplit-type steel trellisPerimeterTwin tubular frameSteel trestle
Front suspension41 mm Upside-down forks43mm WP USD open cartridge forks43mm telescopic forksUpside-down forks43mm inverted forks
Rear suspensionAdjustable monoshockWP adjustable monoshockMulti-step adjustable monoshockAdjustable MonoshockHydraulic monoshock, adjustable
Front brake4 piston fixed calipers, 300mm disc ABS4 piston calipers, 320mm disc, ABS320mm disc, with ABSSingle piston caliper, 320mm disc, ABSDual 260mm discs, ABS
Rear brakeDual piston floating caliper, 240mm discSingle piston caliper, 230mm disc230mm discSingle piston caliper, 240mm discSingle 240mm disc
Dimensions, Weights & Capacities
L x W x H2005x820x1080mm2145x760x800mm2156x813x1112mm2100x800x1165mm2130x800x1120mm
Saddle Height785mm830mm795mm814.5mm795mm
Ground Clearance165mm185mm157mm173.5160mm
Kerb Weight158.5kg163kg182kg165kg (dry)196kg
PriceRs 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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