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This is from indianautosblog and I assume it's somewhat accurate since the BMW G 310 GS is being built at TVS’ Hosur plant. Right now test rides for journalists are ongoing in Barcelona, Spain and they say the GS will go on sale in Europe in the beginning of November. I'm guessing it'll show up everywhere else at the end of this year or early next year, in time for riding season.
 

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Good find. I await the GS with gloves in hand and my butt planted on the seat of my Truck..... gad I hate waiting.
 

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Dealer in Eugene, OR (European Motorcycles of Western Oregon) is expecting late January/early February arrivals on the GS.
 

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I just got mine. The dealer I bought from looked up total inventory coming to the US in the next 60-90 days (Including those here or ordered and on the assembly line in Germany) Total was 93. And only 1 of those coming to Ohio was white and it was a pre-order, that's why I bought it on the spot and had them ship it to me :)
 

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Still baffles me how Canada got the GS in November of last year and the USA not until just recently.
Mine sits undercover anxiously awaiting spring, whenever that may occur.
 

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I do not understand that either, but I would not be a bit surprised if the reason turned out to be that BMW was awaiting final emissions certification from the State of California. CARB (California Air Resources Board) has unbelievable regulations on emissions standards!
 

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I do not yet have exact details on the differences but I do know that the manufacturer has to "jump through hoops" to satisfy (prove to) the state of California that all emissions regulations are fully satisfied. There is a proviso that the catalytic converter and oxygen sensor have to be able to maintain the standard for a given minimum number of years and miles. This test takes a lot of lab work to prove out which is very time consuming and expensive. In a separate section of the regulations, there is also a requirement for fire safety compliance for off road motorcycles. This is nothing new, but each new machine has to go through all the compliance testing to prove to the government that the machine meets the requirements.

https://www.arb.ca.gov/msprog/onroad/cert/hmcctp/hmcctp.htm
 

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I just got mine. The dealer I bought from looked up total inventory coming to the US in the next 60-90 days (Including those here or ordered and on the assembly line in Germany) Total was 93. And only 1 of those coming to Ohio was white and it was a pre-order, that's why I bought it on the spot and had them ship it to me :)
I thought the BMW 310s were manufactured only by TVS for BMW in India.
 

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My understanding is that, it was designed and engineered in Germany. The majority of the parts are being
manufactured in India. With labour being much cheaper in India, that's is where the assembly is done.
Not so certain if and why they are then sent to Germany, as mentioned maybe final assembly and quality control.
Somehow, somewhere, someone knows for sure. I will get ahold of the regional sales manager here, and try
to get the answer.
 

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Just got mine (in pearl white) 2 days ago. They had another one come in at the same time (red). No idea on how many they are expecting, but my dealer (Hermy's, Port Clinton PA) said they are usually gone as soon as they get them.

Now I'm just waiting for better weather to get out and ride......cold and pouring rain right now.

Tom
 
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