Technical data



Water-cooled, single-cylinder 4-stroke engine, four valves, two overhead camshafts and cam followers, wet sump lubrication

Bore x stroke
80 mm x 62.1 mm

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

10.9 : 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 per 100 km based on the WMTC
3.33 l
CO2 emission based on WMTC

77 g/km

Fuel type

 Unleaded regular, minimum octane number 91 (RON)

Electrical system


Three-phase alternator 308 W

12 V/8 Ah, maintenance-free


Mechanically operated multidisc wet clutch

Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox integrated in crankcase

Secondary drive

Endless Z-ring chain with shock damping in rear wheel hub

Suspension / brakes

Tubular spaceframe
Front suspension / spring elements
Upside-Down fork Ø 41 mm
Rear wheel location / suspension

Cast aluminium dual swing arm, central spring strut, spring pre-load adjustable

Spring travel, front/rear
140 mm / 131 mm

1,380 mm


114 mm

Steering head angle
Cast aluminium
Tire, front

110/70 R 17

Tire, rear

150/60 R 17

Brake, front

Single disc, diameter 300 mm, four-piston fixed caliper, radially bolted

Brake, rear

Single disc, diameter 240 mm, single-piston floating calipers

BMW Motorrad ABS

Dimensions / weights

2,005 mm
Width (including mirrors)

849 mm

Height (excluding mirrors)
1,080 mm
Seat height, unladen

785 mm (High seat (accessory):  800 mm; Low seat (OE/accessory): 770 mm)

Rider step length, unladen

1,760 mm (High seat (accessory): 1,790 mm; Low seat (OE/accessory): 1,730 mm) 

Unladen weight, fully fuelled/road-ready

158.5 kg

Max. permitted weight
345 kg
Max. load (with standard equipment)
186.5 kg
Usable tank capacity
11 l
of which reserve
1 l

1) According to guideline VO (EU) 168/2013 with all fluids, with standard equipment and fuelled with at least 90% of usable tank volume

Standard equipment

  • 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-spoked cast aluminium wheels (tires: front 110/70 R17, rear 150/60 R17)
  • Side stands with cut-out switch
  • Stainless steel exhaust system
  • LED rear light
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Specification Sheet G 310 R 2020
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