New Delhi, February 09, 2019: Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) has finally introduced the 2019 Honda CB300R at Rs 2.41 lakh (ex-showroom, Pan India). At this price point, the bike will lock horns against the BMW G 310 R (Rs 2.99 lakh), KTM 390 Duke (Rs 2.43 lakh) and Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 (Rs 2.5 lakh). With classic cafe racer design and efficient engine, the Honda CB300R will appeal style-conscious and performance seeking buyers.
Designed on the Honda Neo Sports Cafe concept, the Honda CB300R appears more like a smaller version of the Honda CB1000R. The bike will be retailed via select Honda Wing World dealerships across the nation. Deliveries of the bike will begin from March, 2019 onwards.
At the heart of the 2019 Honda CB300R is a 286cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, single-cylinder engine paired to a 6-speed gearbox. This motor can develop a peak power of 30bhp (22.4kW) at 8000rpm and 27.4Nm of torque at 6500rpm. It offers the best-in-class torque to power ratio from the free revving motor.
According to reports published in indiacarnews.com Mileage figure of the cafe racer stands at 30.2kmpl. It carries a kerb weight of 143kg, and offers a fuel tank capacity of 10-litre. The cafe racer features brushed aluminum radiator shroud, premium finish parts of steel tabular frame and dual chamber exhaust with contrasting black with chrome.
The 2019 Honda CB300R also gets full LED lighting (LED headlamp, taillamp and turn indicators), a LCD instrument panel with “Peak Hold Function”, a rear monoshock suspension with 7-step preload adjustability, 41mm upside down front forks and the first-in-class IMU based dual channel ABS (anti-lock braking system).
The cafe racer also gets a 296mm petal disc brake with 4-pot callipers and a 2-piston calliper 220mm petal brake at the front and rear axles respectively. The 2019 Honda CB300R comes fitted with 17-inch alloy wheels and 110/70R-17 radial and 150/60R-17 Dunlop radial front and rear tyres.