Fri. Apr 19th, 2019

Honda CB300R launched at Rs 2.41 lakh

eighth Feb 2019 1:18 pm

The game-naked bike might be bought throughout the 22 Wing World dealerships in India.

Honda has launched the all-new CB300R in India at Rs 2.41 lakh. The bike is being introduced in by way of the CKD route and, takes on different sport-naked bikes within the Indian market, just like the KTM 390 Duke (Rs 2.44 lakh) and the costlier BMW G 310 R (Rs 2.99 lakh).

The CB300R might be bought in India by means of the 22 Wing World retailers which additionally promote the corporate’s different premium bikes. Whereas, the CB300R sits within the decrease half of the model’s ‘neo sports activities café’ styled fashions internationally, it’s the solely bike aside from the CB1000R+ to sport the retro styling in India. The bike is decently geared up and includes a LED headlight, a digital instrument cluster and dual-channel ABS that makes use of an IMU (Inertial measurement unit) to enhance front-to-rear distribution of brake intervention.

Propulsion comes from a 286cc, liquid-cooled, four-valve, single-cylinder DOHC motor that’s paired to a 6-speed gearbox. This engine makes 30.4hp at eight,000rpm and 27.4Nm of torque at 6,500rpm. The spec sheet of the India-spec CB mentions that it makes 1hp much less at eight,00zero (as a substitute of eight,500rpm just like the UK-spec bike) and zero.1Nm of torque much less at 6,500rpm (as a substitute of seven,500rpm). Dealing with suspension duties for the bike is a USD fork and a preload-adjustable monoshock. As for the brakes, the CB makes use of a four-piston caliper on the entrance and a single-piston unit on the rear. Whereas the ability figures don’t look to be probably the most spectacular at this worth level, its low kerb weight of 147kg does (which is 4kg greater than the UK-spec bike). This makes it one of many lightest bikes within the section. The CB has a gasoline tank capability of 10 litres.

Whereas the 390 Duke and the G 310 R could also be extra direct rivals to the CB300R, its worth additionally places it near Royal Enfield’s not too long ago launched 650 twins (which begin at Rs 2.50 lakh).

(All costs, ex-showroom, India)

Costs (ex-showroom, India)Honda CB300RKTM 390 Duke BMW G 310 RRoyal Enfield Interceptor 650Rs 2.41 lakhRs 2.44 lakhRs 2.99 lakhstarts at Rs 2.50 lakh

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2019 Honda CB300R: 5 issues to know

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