Expected Launch Date: Jan 2019
Honda CBR 300R
Honda CBR 300R Overview
Honda is one of the strongest players in the Indian two-wheeler market. Both in the motorcycle and in scooter segment, this Japanese brand has been able to grab a strong spot. Despite tough competition from the several rival brands, Honda has been able to make its own place in the market. Now, it aims to be at the crown position with some of the fresh, exciting and interesting products. One of them is going to be the Honda CBR 300R.
As the competition in the 250 cc – 350 cc quarter-litre bike segment is increasing rapidly in the Indian market, Honda aims to encash the opportunity for growth by launching new models here. Upon launch, the Honda CBR 300 fully faired sportsbike will certainly draw a lot of attention from the young age buyers who contribute a large number in the total sales.
Speaking of its design, the Honda CBR 300R gets a stylish, faired track-ready look and it is inspired by the brand’s other bigger models in the lineup. The bike gets twin headlamps adding style to the front, a fully digital instrument cluster, a large and sculpted looking fuel tank. Rider seat is low positioned to ensure great control over the machine as well as to offer the rider a comfortable experience.
Pillion rider seat comes with a stepped up and split appearance and there is a narrow tail section with split grab rails and a LED taillight. The shiny aluminium exhaust muzzle adds zing to the bike. It runs on sporty black alloy wheels wrapped with meaty high-performance rubber. So far, the bike looks a very attractive one with its overall appearance.
Honda CBR 300R Engine & Transmission
Honda CBR 300R gets power from a 286 cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, DOHC engine. The engine is paired with a 6-speed gearbox and it is capable of churning out 30.4 bhp of peak power at 8,500 rpm and 27.1 Nm of peak torque at 7,250 rpm.
Honda CBR 300R Braking & Safety
For braking duty, Honda CBR 300R comes equipped with a 296 mm of front disc brake and a 220 mm rear disc brake combined with a dual-channel ABS. Suspension duty is done by 37 mm telescopic front forks and pro-link monoshock absorber at the back. It gets several technologies to ensure safety for the rider.
Honda CBR 300R Competitors
Honda CBR 300R will challenge the Kawasaki Ninja 300R upon arrival.
Honda CBR 300R Mileage
Honda CBR 300R promises to deliver around 27.5 kmpl of mileage that adds appeal to the quarter-litre sportsbike. Surely Honda will tune the engine to offer the best possible mileage in different riding conditions.
Honda CBR 300R Performance and Handling
In terms of performance, Honda ensures the CBR 300R offers smooth acceleration and extremely impressive riding experience. Honda engineers have kept the focus on aerodynamic efficiency and best possible handling capability of the bike while designing it. The bike features loads of technologies to ensure that the rider experiences the superior performance of this machine on two wheels.
Honda CBR 300R What we think
Clearly, Honda CBR 300R is going to be one of the most exciting products in its segment with the stylish appearance, high performance capability, competitive pricing and high-level riding experience on offer.
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