8 years after the CBR250R launch, Honda Launches CB300R in India. A big move which could help them get some market share in the premium space
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India today confirmed the Japan crafted Neo Sports Café inspired– Honda CB300R for India. The CB300R will be available for sale through the Completely Knocked Down (CKD) route for the Indian market.
The new design language-Neo Sports Café becomes a blend of the retro elements with ultra-modern styling. The CB300R offers the lightest motorcycle in its category and mated with a 286cc engine, it should give the riders a nimble feeling with a lot of power at their disposal.
The CB300R’s compact 286cc DOHC 4valve liquid cooled single cylinder engine powering the CBR300R makes 30.9 BHp of power and 27 Nm of torque. The engine comes mated to an 6-speed gearbox. The CB300R’s frame comes with tubular and pressed steel; the swing arm is manufactured from steel plate, irregularly shaped in cross section, giving it a bespoke minimalistic look. The single rear shock with 7 step adjustable, tapered handlebars with a 40 degree turning angle ensure the rider gets great feedback and a small turning radius making it an absolute performer in tricky traffic.
41mm Light-weight inverted front forks, there are 296 mm disc brakes on the front of the radial mount, 4-pot calipers with ABS G-Sensor at the same level as on the racetrack. The high specification system gets an innovative IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) to give precise front to rear distribution of ABS operation depending on the vehicle posture controlling the Roll, Pitch, Yaw of the Motorcycle – simply put a braking system which keeps the rider in complete control, even during sudden brake application.
The console will come with all the information required in a minimalistic design, positioned perfectly to take a quick glance down at all the information – working eloquently during night or day. Full LED lighting – including turn indicators and a round shape thin LED headlight with a built-in signature horseshoe-shaped light guide.
The CB300R will be available in two colors i.e Matte Axis Gray Metallic and Candy Chromosphere Red. The bookings can be done at select Honda 2Wheeler dealerships across India for Rs. 5000 only. BYE BYE BMW G310R?!?