New Honda CB300R – Image Gallery And First Look Video

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Launched at a price of INR 2.41 lakh (Pan India, Ex-showroom), the Honda CB300R has announced the bike maker’s return to the premium entry-level motorcycling space in India. A scaled-down CB1000R, the CB300R flaunts Honda’s Neo Sports Cafe design – an amalgamation of everything current with a bit of yesterday. Powered by a 286 cc, liquid cooled, fuel-injected engine, the motor cranks out 30.9 bhp @ 8,000rpm and 27.4Nm @ 6,500rpm. Tipping the scales at 147 kilos (wet), those figures allow this Honda to boast of the best torque-to-weight ratio in its segment. Below is a first look and walk around video of the new motorcycle, followed by some images from the launch event.

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Honda CB300R India (11)

Available in two colours – Matte Axis Metallic Grey and Candy Chromosphere Red

Honda CB300R India (12)

Notice the liquid cooling apparatus and all-LED illumination

Honda CB300R India (13)

Tyres are Michelins. 110/70 – 17 front and 150/60-17 rear

Honda CB300R India (14)

That’s how the headlight looks when lit

Honda CB300R India (16)

The 286 cc motor has a bore x stroke of 76 x 63.05 mm and a compression ratio of 10.7:1

Honda CB300R India (17)

The end-can has a 2-chamber design to make the motor sound aggressive

Honda CB300R India instrument cluster(10)

The all-digital instrument cluster has a shift light

Honda CB300R India 10 litre fuel tank (6)

The fuel tank can hold 10-litres. The bike is rated for an economy figure of 30.2 km/l

Honda CB300R India 286cc engine (5)

30.9 bhp @ 8,000rpm and 27.4Nm @ 6,500rpm

Honda CB300R India Candy chromosphere Red (1)

Best-in-class torque-to-weight ratio

Honda CB300R India front three quarters (2)

IMU governed dual-channel ABS system is first-in-segment

Honda CB300R India LED headlight (3)

We think the headlight guard must be an optional accessory

Honda CB300R India LED taillight and indicators (8)

That’s what the all-LED rear looks like

Honda CB300R India radially mounted front disc brake (4)

Radially mounted 4-pot calliper bites into a 296 mm front disc

Honda CB300R India rear sprocket and swingarm(9)

Both the tyres are tubeless