We are exploring two entry-level adventure motorcycles on the basis of better city commuting potentials. It's BMW G310 GS up against Royal Enfield Scram 411. Which one is better suited for the purpose? Let’s take a look at their specifications.
The Royal Enfield Scram comes with the same 411cc single-cylinder engine as the Himalayan. It also produces the same power and torque figures: 24.3PS at 6500rpm and 32Nm at 4250rpm, working in conjunction with a 5-speed transmission. The Royal Enfield Scram 411 is built on a half-duplex split cradle frame linked to a 41mm telescopic fork with 190mm travel (10mm less than the Himalayan) upfront, and a rear linked monoshock with 180mm wheel travel.
Royal Enfield has equipped the Scram 411 with a fork-mounted halogen headlight. The indicators are bulb whereas the tail light is LED. The instrument cluster is based on the Royal Enfield Meteor 350, and is a semi-digital unit. The company offers smartphone connectivity with Tripper Navigation pod as an optional accessory. Unlike the split seat in the Himalayan, this one comes with a 5mm lower single-piece setup (795mm). For safety, it comes with a dual-channel ABS as standard.
Royal Enfield Scram 411 (Royal Enfield Scram 411) motorcycle was launched in India at an ex-showroom price of Rs 2.03 lakh. The price of the bike goes up to Rs 2.08 lakh (ex-showroom).
The BMW G 310 GS is powered by 313cc BS6 engine which develops a power of 33.52 bhp and a torque of 28 Nm. With both front and rear disc brakes, BMW G 310 GS comes up with anti-locking braking system. This G 310 GS bike weighs 175 kg and has a fuel tank capacity of 11 liters.
The feature list continues to pack an LCD instrument cluster, full-LED lighting, adjustable levers, dual-channel ABS, and an assist and slipper clutch. The 2022 version also retains the BS6-compliant 313cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine that makes 33.5bhp and 28Nm of peak torque. It rides on 19-inch front and 17-inch rear alloy wheels. The suspension tasks are handled by upside-down front forks and a preload-adjustable rear mono-shock.
BMW G 310 GS is a adventure bike available at a starting price of Rs. 3,11,099 in India. It is available in only 1 variant and 3 colours.