Honda CBR300R Review
Honda CBR300R is an upcoming powerful sports bike from Honda in India. It may launch around 2015 first months. 2014 CBR 300R first unveiled by the company at the China International Motorcycle Trade exhibition and then at the at the 2013 EICMA event at Milan, Italy. Comparing with Honda CBR 300R is a bigger version of the 250R.
Ninja 300R is the main rival of this bike. It is available for Rs. 3,75,000. Powered by Engine: 296 cc Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, parallel twin and gets Six-speed Transmission. The bike can reach Top Speed: 170.6 km/h (106.0 mph) and acceleration of 0-100 km/h: 14.5 seconds. Other rivals are KTM RC 390, Mahindra Mojo and Yamaha R25.
What is new in Honda CBR300R
- New full sport fairing
- Dual headlights
- New exhaust system
- New seat and side covers & crankshaft
- Increased power from 55 mm to 63 mm
- Increased displacement from 249 cc to 286 c
Engine, Gears and Performance
The bike powered by 286cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine. The bike makes 30.4 Bhp @ 8500 rpm power and 27.1 Nm @ 7250 rpm torque on ride. Engine mated with 6 Manual gears transmission and features Wet Multi Plate clutch. Honda CBR300R makes 76 x 63 mm bore and stroke and packed with Twin Spar Type chassis & Liquid Cooling engine. 2014 Honda CBR 300R lighter than its younger sibling by 6.8kg. This reduction helps in improved power and best class overall performance.
Dimensions and Features
Honda CBR300R weighs 164.00 kg kerb weight and measures 145.00 mm ground clearance & 1380.00 mm Wheelbase. It gets a 12.90 litres fuel tank. The bike offers Digital fuel gauge, speedometer and trip meter, Low fuel indicator and oil indicator, Alloys, Maintenance Free battery etc. There is also options like Tubeless tyres, self start, Step-up Seat and Pass-light etc.
Colors and Price
The bike available in attractive Red, Black and Tri-colour shades to choose. It is priced Rs. 1,95,000/- approx in India. Recently price of Honda CBR300R and arrival dates have been announced in the UK. The new Honda CBR300R available in UK for price tag of £4,299. The model comes with ABS fitted as standard.
Brakes and Suspension
Suspension and brakes fitted in this bike is powerful and offers great stability and safety on ride, even at high speed. Brakes used in Honda CBR300R are 296mm Disc brakes in front & 220mm Disc brakes at rear. ABS is an optional feature. Suspension fitted is Telescopic Fork front suspension and Pro Link rear suspension.
Honda CBR300R Technical Specifications
- 286cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder
- 30.4 Bhp @ 8500 rpm
- 27.1 Nm @ 7250 rpm
- 6 Manual gears transmission
- Wet Multi Plate clutch
- 164.00 kg kerb weight
- 145.00 mm ground clearance & 1380.00 mm Wheelbase
- 12.90 litres fuel tank
- Digital fuel gauge, speedometer and trip meter
- Low fuel indicator and oil indicator
- Alloys, Maintenance Free battery
- Tubeless tyres, self start
- Step-up Seat and Pass-light
- 296mm Disc brakes in front & 220mm Disc brakes at rear
- Telescopic Fork front suspension
- Pro Link rear suspension
- 76 x 63 mm bore and stroke
- Twin Spar Type chassis & Liquid Cooling engine
- Red, Black and Tri-colour