BMW R 1300 GS Launched At Rs 20.95 Lakh In India

The R 1300 GS is coming in via the CBU route

BMW R 1300 GS Launched At Rs 20.95 Lakh In India

BMW Motorrad has launched the R 1300 GS in India with prices starting at Rs 20.95 lakh (ex-showroom). It has been launched in India via the CBU (completely built-up unit) route. The R 1300 GS will be available in three variants: Style Triple Black, Style GS Trophy and 719 Tramuntana. 

The BMW R 1300 GS is more compact and 12 kg lighter than the R 1250 GS. The weight reduction has been the result of new sheet metal and the lighter engine. The engine is a bigger 1300cc, boxer twin unit that is good for 145 hp and 149 Nm of peak torque. It gets a bi-directional quick shifter and does 0-100 kmph in 3.4 seconds. The top speed has been rated at 225 kmph. 

In terms of features, the R 1300 GS is loaded. It gets new matrix LED headlights with a cornering function. It also has an electrically adjustable windshield, heated grips, keyless ride, a storage compartment, multiple riding modes and then some. Extra features in the top-spec Option 719 variant include a milled expansion tank lid, shift and foot brake levers, adaptive cruise control and an adjustable suspension system among others. 

The BMW R 1300 GS is a full-size ADV that competes against the likes of the Ducati Multistrada V4 and the Harley Davidson Pan America 1250. It also takes on the Triumph Tiger 1200 GT Pro.