Honda has commenced deliveries of the CB300R in India. Launched early this 12 months at Rs 2.41 lakh, the retro café-racer-styled bare motorbike is out there at Honda’s Wing World retailers situated at 22 cities throughout the nation. The bike maker had already acquired three months price of bookings on the time of launch.
Now, precisely three months later, the primary lot of bikes has been delivered to clients in Chandigarh, Jaipur, Delhi and Haryana. Different cities are anticipated it quickly. The Honda CB300R is introduced in through the CKD route and is decently geared up with options like an LED headlight, a digital instrument cluster and dual-channel ABS that makes use of an IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) to enhance the front-to-rear distribution of brake intervention – a characteristic often seen on a lot bigger bikes.
On the coronary heart of the CB300R is a 286cc, liquid-cooled, four-valve, single-cylinder DOHC motor that’s paired to a 6-speed gearbox. It makes 30.4hp at eight,000rpm and 27.4Nm of torque at 6,500rpm. These figures are barely decrease than the UK-spec mannequin and the spec sheet of the India-spec CB mentions that it makes 1hp much less at eight,000rpm (as an alternative of eight,500rpm) and zero.1Nm of torque much less at 6,500rpm (as an alternative of seven,500rpm). At this value level, the output figures produced don’t appear very spectacular. Nonetheless, its low kerb weight of 147kg does. Regardless of weighing 4kg greater than the UK mannequin, the bike continues to be the lightest ones within the phase.
Honda has additionally introduced that the CB300R will likely be out there with 16 impartial equipment which might be additionally out there as kits. The 4 package choices are Premium, Safety, Normal, and Sports activities. For an in depth breakdown of what every package consists of and the costs, click here.