Honda CBR650F India launch next year! [Images & Specifications]

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We reported in detail when the new Honda CBR 650F made its India debut at the ongoing Auto Expo 2014. (CLICK HERE for our earlier report)

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Now, it has emerged that the new Honda CBR 650F India launch will happen next year and here are all the details and some images of the upcoming bike.

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At the Expo, HMSI also announced its fourth production facility, which will come up in Ahmedabad. The production at this facility will commence in 2015 and the factory will boast of an annual production capacity of 1.2 million units.

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Keita Muramatsu (President & CEO – Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.) said “As Only Honda which is free to realize its Dreams for India, we are moving ahead on full throttle. Our customer driven cutting edge R&D from Technical Center and superior technology products will be supported by aggressive production capacity expansion to 5.8 million units by FY 2015-16 and speedy addition of new 500 touch-points to our viable network. Customer needs in India are evolving and we are all set to grab the opportunity with our new product line-up which will include all new Activa 125 & soon to be launched CBR 650F – Honda’s largest displacement motorcycle for India, made in India.”

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Powering the upcomnig bike is a 649 cc, in-line four-cylinder 16V DOHC engine that has a max power of 87 bhp at 11,000 rpm and peak torque of 63 Nm at 8,000 rpm. The motor comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox and the manufacturer claims that the 650F will boast of a fuel efficiency of as much as 21 kmpl.

Honda CBR650R India launch

New Honda CBR 650F specifications

ENGINE
Type Liquid-cooled, DOHC four-stroke inline four-cylinder, 16 valves
Displacement 649 cc
Bore x Stroke 67 mm x 46 mm
Compression 11.4: 1
Max Power 87 hp @ 11000 rpm
Max torque 63 nm @ 8000 rpm
Oil volume 3.5 liters
FUEL SYSTEM
Mixture preparation PGM-FI fuel injection
Tank 17.3 liters
Gasoline consumption 21 km / l (WMTC measurement cycle)
ELECTRICAL
Starter Electric starter
Battery 12 V / 8.6 AH
Alternator 343 W
Clutch Multi-disc in oil bath
Transmission 6-speed
Final Drive O-ring chain
FRAME
Type Bridge-type frame, steel
CHASSIS
Dimensions (LxBxH) 2110 x 755 x 1145 mm
Wheelbase 1450 mm
Steering head angle 25.50 °
Height of seat 810 mm
Ground clearance 130 mm
Kerb Weight 211 kg
SUSPENSION
Front 41 mm telescopic fork, 120 mm travel
Rear Swingarm with monoshock Strut, spring preload adjustable, 43.5 mm stroke
WHEELS
Front Cast aluminum 17 M / C x MT 3:50
Rear Cast aluminum 17 M / C x MT 5:50
Front Tyre Size 120/70-ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre Size 180/55-ZR17M/C (73W)
BRAKES (with ABS as standard)
Front 320 mm hydraulic disc, twin-piston caliper
Rear 240 mm disc, single-piston caliper
ELECTRICALS
Instruments Digital speedometer and bar tachometer, KM-counter, two trip meters, fuel gauge, clock
Theft protection Honda Ignition Security System (H.I.S.S.)
Headlight 12V, 55W x 1 (low beam), 55W x 1 (high beam)
Taillight LED
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