BMW G 310 GS Chinese Knock Off Revealed

On the mechanical front, the Everest Kaiyue 400X gets the bigger engine with power coming from a 378 cc twin-cylinder, 8-valve, liquid-cooled motor sourced from Chinese motorcycle manufacturer Zongshen. While little is known about the origins of the motor, the engine is tuned to produce 35 bhp

Written by July 22, 2019 18:18

The Everest Kaiyue 400X has been specifically built for the Chinese market and will be sold in the same segment as the BMW G 310 GS. The resemblance is hard to miss right from the headlamp, fuel tank design, knuckle guards, raised front mudguard and even the BMW-inspired blue, red and white paint scheme. Also, that GY decal is mimics the GS badging on the BMW Motorrad range of adventure tourers.

Have a look at this Everest Kaiyue 400X, a copy of BMW G 310 GS global model that is made in India. The Chinese market is known for creating copies of famous models from the West. This adventure tourer has received an update recently and was launched in China recently for CNY 29,800 (INR 2.98 lakh).

On the mechanical front, the Everest Kaiyue 400X gets the bigger engine with power coming from a 378 cc twin-cylinder, 8-valve, liquid-cooled motor sourced from Chinese motorcycle manufacturer Zongshen. While little is known about the origins of the motor, the engine is tuned to produce 35 bhp and 35 Nm of peak torque, while paired with a 6-speed gearbox. Interestingly, the specs aren’t too different from the G 310 GS that uses a 313 cc single-cylinder motor churning out 34 bhp and 28 Nm of peak torque.

Features list in this BMW G 310 GS lookalike Everest Kaiyue 400 includes LED headlamp, knuckle guards and digital instrumentation. Also, on offer are a USB port, 12-volt port all-terrain tyres (with a 150-section rear tyre). Besides that, the bike boasts a large 20-litre fuel tank. One can even get solid luggage panniers on either side as well as a top case.