Expected Launch Date: Jan 2018 – Mar 2018
Honda CBR 500R Overview
Honda CBR 500 R is the soon to be released sports bike from Japanese maker, Honda , that belongs to middle weight category. The bike was fits showcased at the Indian Auto Expo 014 held in Delhi in 014. It is a light and compact bike with a short wheelbase and hosts a responsive chassis. It looks bigger than other offering in its segment. It looks muscular and has an aggressive stance. The 17 inch Multi spoke aluminium cats wheels enhance its overall appearance. It is an ideal pick for someone looking for an entry level middle with motorcycle. It looks aggressive and offers a comfortable riding position.
Honda CBR 500R Expected Engine and Power
The bike would be powered by a 500cc parallel-twin engine that will be a liquid cool unit. It will emit a maximum power of 47bhp along with a peak torque of 43Nm. The bike will be able to reach 100kmph mark from zero in just 5.7 seconds and it would be able to touch a top speed of 85kmph. It would be available in both ABS and non-ABS versions. It is expected to yield a mileage of around 20mpl in the city and 25kmpl on Highways. With conventional telescopic front suspension and Prolink mono with 9 stage Preload adjuster with steel square pipe swing arm rear suspension, the bike is sure to offer a smooth performance. The bike offers great cruising at high speeds and navigating back roads.
Honda CBR 500R Expected Prices and Competition
The bike will be up against the likes of Kawasaki Ninja 300R and KTM RC 390. It is expected to be priced around Rs 3.5 lakh to Rs 4 lakh. The company is working on localisation of this bike in order to keep the costs down.
Honda CBR 500R Expected Date
Honda CBR 500 R is expected to hit the Indian roads in 2016 itself.
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