Tom Cruise is one of those actor who is easily associated with stunts and action sequences. His famous movie series Mission Impossible is the best example for some of his stunts. His love for cars and bikes is a well known fact among the fans and has been spotted on several bikes as part of his ongoing movies. One of the upcoming movies in which Tom Cruise will be playing the lead role in Mission Impossible 7. Recently, some pictures of him riding an adventure motorcycle has surfaced online and the bike is none other than a BMW G 310 GS, a motorcycle that is made-in-India by TVS Motors.
BMW vehicles have been commonly used in Mission impossible movies. BMW is what Aston Martin is for James Bond in his movies. BMW cars and bikes are a commonly used by Tom Cruise in these movies. In the recent images he was spotted G 310 GS with Italian Police stickers on it. It seems like he was riding it as part of a scene for the upcoming movie.
BMW G310 twins were launched in the Indian market an year ago. Both the motorcycles were not that big of a hit in India, mainly because of its steep pricing. BMW Motorrad looked into this matter very seriously and came up with a solution. They recently launched, the BS6 version of the BMW G 310 GS and BMW G 310 R motorcycle with some cosmetic changes apart from the BS6 compliant engine.
BMW G310 GS is an adventure tourer whereas the BMW G310 R is the naked street fighter. The bike seen in the video is the older BS4 version that was on sale here. The bike has been modified and couple of panniers are also installed at the rear. The video that has surfaced online shows Tom Cruise walking towards the bike, starting it and pushing it back in front of the camera. It looks like, he was preparing for a scene.
As mentioned above, BS6 BMW G 310 GS and BMW G 310 R were recently launched in the market and the prices now start at Rs 2.45 lakh, ex-showroom and Rs 2.85 lakh, ex-showroom respectively. GS is Rs 64,000 cheaper whereas the naked street version R is Rs 54,000 cheaper than the older BS4 version. It is powered by the same 313-cc, single cylinder, liquid cooled, FI, engine generating 33.6 hp and 28 Nm of torque.