Shahid Kapoor, the Bollywood heartthrob, is very much famous for his love for automobiles which is evident from the fact he has a huge collection of automobiles. Be it bikes or cars, and he loves to own all of them. The Bollywood star posted an image on the Instagram profile with the BMW G 310 R motorcycle that was launched in the country last year. We already know that Shahid owns Harley Davidson and Yamaha MT 01 bikes in his garage. Indian Cricketer Yuvraj Singh Becomes a Proud Owner of Brand New BMW G 310 R Motorcycle.


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The perfect hack for Mumbai traffic right here! So agile and nimble. Was a super fun ride. #BMW310R @bmwmotorrad_in

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Going by the Instagram post, the Bollywood actor can be seen sitting on the motorcycle, which he cites as the perfect hack for Mumbai traffic. The actor also shared his bike riding experience that turned out to be a super fun ride.

Talking about the motorcycle, the BMW G 310 R is the most affordable motorcycle that was launched alongside BMW G310 GS last year in India. As a reminder, BMW G 310 R is a naked street fighter while G 310 GS is an adventure tourer. Both the motorcycles were exhibited at last year’s Auto Expo.

The motorcycle is powered by a 313cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder unit that is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. The engine is tuned to make 34PS of maximum power @ 9,500rpm against a peak torque of 28Nm @ 7,500rpm. It comes with dual-channel ABS as standard fitment. The motorcycle is pitted against the likes of KTM 390 Duke, Mahindra Mojo XT 300 & Bajaj Dominar 400 in the segment. As far as the pricing is concerned, the naked street-fighter was launched at Rs 2.99 lakh whereas the BMW G 310 GS is priced at Rs 3.49 lakh (ex-showroom).

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