Honda CB300F Short Review
The most popular and well known sub-300cc naked sports bike from Honda – CB300F launched recently in United states market. This is the naked sibling of the Honda CBR 300R from Honda.
On external and engine specifications, CB300F shares a lot with CBR 300r sports bike. The fairing is the main exception between these two bikes. Get detailed information about each aspect of this sports bike from Honda.
Engine, Gears and Performance
Honda CB300F is a powerful upcoming bike from Honda powered by 286cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder. Engine offers 286cc engine displacement and churns out 30.4 Bhp @ 8500 rpm power and 27 Nm @ 7250 rpm torque on ride.
It is mated with 6 Manual gears transmission and offers Wet, Multiplate Disc clutch for good engine configuration. Honda CB300F comes with 76 x 63 bore and stroke. The bike also equipped with Twin Spar Type chassis and liquid cooling features.
Dimensions and Features
Honda CB300F measures 145.00 mm ground clearance and 12.80 ltrs Fuel Tank. It gets stylish alloys and 1380.00 mm Wheelbase too. Large wheelbase adding to the safety part of Honda CB300F.
Honda CB300F also features Stand Alarm & self start. CB300F due to its lack of fairing features slight weight advantage of almost 4 kg comparing with CB300R. The seat height of 30.7 inches, wheelbase and other dimensions remains the same.
Colors and Launch date
The bike available in Red, Black and Tri-colour colour shades to choose. There is no official information yet available about the launch date of Honda CB300F. We except this bike may launch in India around late 2014 or 2015 starting.
Brakes and Suspension
Suspension used is the Telescopic Fork front suspension and rear gets the Pro Link rear suspension. Braking is excellent and used 296mm Disc in front and 220mm Disc in rear for safety of rider and passenger on ride.
In handle bars, lower clip-ons replaced by taller handlebar mounts in this model and thus the bike provide an upright posture for comfortable riding.
Other bikes you can consider includes, Suzuki GW250 aka the Inazuma. The bike packed with 248 cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, 2-Cylinder engine. It can churns out 24 Bhp @ 8500 rpm power and 22 Nm @ 6500 rpm torque on ride.
KTM duke 390 is other powerful rival. It is packed with Tubular space frame made from steel, powder-coated chassis and Liquid Cooling engine. The bike may launch soon in India.
Key Technical Specifications
- 286cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder
- 286cc engine displacement
- 30.4 Bhp @ 8500 rpm power
- 27 Nm @ 7250 rpm torque
- 6 Manual gears transmission
- Wet, Multiplate Disc clutch
- 76 x 63 bore and stroke
- Twin Spar Type chassis and liquid cooling
- 145.00 mm ground clearance
- 12.80 ltrs Fuel Tank and alloys
- 1380.00 mm Wheelbase
- Red, Black and Tri-colour colour
- Telescopic Fork front suspension
- Pro Link rear suspension
- 296mm Disc in front
- 220mm Disc in rear
- Stand Alarm & self start