Honda has just unveiled the Honda CB300R, a new-rider-friendly smaller sibling to the CB1000R.
It closely mimics the retro-inspired styling of the new super-naked but is scaled down to 286cc to make a bike suitable for A2 license holders.
Honda CB300R is an impressively designed motorcycle that shares its engine with popular CBR300R. It is on sale in limited markets and India is highly awaiting this model for its liter class inspired design language and powerful motor. If Honda plans to launch CB300R in India, the next update will automatically be CBR300R due to intensive part sharing between both of them.
Honda CB300R comes with a round front headlight with LED high and low beam support and daytime running lights. The design remains almost identical to Honda CB1000R as one can spot similar fuel tank seating and component placement.
Let’s take a close look at Honda CB 300R for this read this whole article till the end.
Honda CB300R Design:-
Talking about the design of the Honda CB 300R it is really stunning. Honda CB 300R is consists of a new tubular steel frame, steel-plate swing-arm, 41mm upside-down fork, pre-load adjustable mono shock and four-piston brake caliper biting a 296mm floating front disc.
At the rear is a single-piston caliper on a 220mm disc and the model comes with ABS standard.
It’s also got an inertial measurement unit, more commonly the preserve of much higher-specific machines, to give precise front to rear distribution of ABS operation depending on the vehicle behavior.
The inverted front suspension gives it great strength and cornering stability. It is equipped with a round headlight which gives it a classic look. Below the engine, there is a chin spoiler that gives a sporty look to the bike.
An LED taillight comes tucked away inconspicuously below the pillion pad with a hang-down mudguard to mount the tag and winkers.
If you want to share the fun with a friend, you’ve got a wide pillion pad with aluminum J.C. handles and flip-up foot pegs to help keep them aboard.
Honda CB300R Price:
Honda CB300R is not launched in India yet but the expected price of Honda CB 300R is approximately in between Rs.2,00,000 to 2,10,000.
Honda CB300R Launched Date:
The expected launched date of the sporty bike is April 2019. It may be delayed as per the experts.
Honda CB300R Colors:
It is available in two colors that are:
- Chromosphere Red
- Matte Gray Metallic
Honda CB 300R Technical Specification:
Honda CB300R is the part of a new ‘sport naked’ family – which includes the CB1000R and CB125R – it distills all of the excitement of two wheels into a distinctively-styled, lightweight form. Talking about its specification firstly talked about its
Honda CB300R Engine:
The type of engine with which Honda CB300R equipped is Liquid –cooled single cylinder which prevents the bike from heating instantly. The displacement of the Engine in cm cube is 286cc which is compactable.
The Bore and Stroke of the bike in mm are 76mm x 63mm. The compression ratio is 10:7:1 and maximum power output is 31bhp/8500rpm. The maximum torque is 27.5Nm/7,500rpm. The oil capacity of the bike is not good enough it is only 1.8L/1.5L.
Take A Look At Its FUEL SYSTEM:-
The Carburation of the bike is in PGM-FI. The capacity of the fuel is sufficient that is 10.0L. The fuel consumption of the bike is quite high that is 85 mpg.
Let’s Talk About Its ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:-
Honda CB300R starter is of electric type. The battery capacity of the sporty bike is good enough that is 12V-7AH. Its ACG output is 318W.
Talking About The Specification Of DRIVETRAIN:-
CB100R clutch type is wet along with multiple hydraulic clutches. Its transmission type is 6-speed. Last, in DRIVETRAIN its Final drive is Chain. The FRAME type of the bike is Steel diamond frame.
Talking About Its CHASSIS:-
The dimension of this amazing bike is to be 2012mm length, 802mm breadth, and 1052mm height. The wheelbase of the bike is 1352mm and caster angle is 24 degree. The seat of the bike is quite comfortable and its height is 799mm. Its ground clearance that is the distance of bike from the ground is 151mm.
It is a lightweight bike its weight on the kerb is 143kg. To turn Honda CB300R is easy as its turning radius is 2.3m.
The suspension of the bike is:
- Type Front: 41mm telescopic fork, 130mm stroke.
- Type Rear: Monoshock damper, Pro-Link Swingarm, 107mm travel.
Honda CB300R WHEEL dimension are as follows:-
- Rim Size Front: 17 inch
- Rim Size Rear: 17 inches.
- Tyres Front: 110/70R17M/C 54H
- Tyres Rear: 150/60R17M/C 65H
The BRAKES of the bike are impressive it has ABS system type with 2 channel with IMU. Its Front brake is of 296mm along with hubless floating disc with radial-mount Nissin 4-piston caliper.
The Rear brakes are of 220mm disc with single piston caliper.
Honda CB300R Features:
- Industrial minimal styling takes cues from the 2018 CB1000R.
- Lightweight frame mixes tubular and pressed steel.
- 41mm USD front forks and irregular-cross section steel swingarm.
- Radial-mount 4-piston caliper and hubless 296mm floating front disc.
- Full LED lighting and LCD instrumentation.
- IMU-based ABS.
- Responsive single-cylinder DOHC 4-valve engine.
- 1kW peak power/27.5Nm peak torque.
- Underslung side-exit exhaust.
- 6-speed gearbox.
Honda CB300R Competitors:
With a more upright seating position, the CB300R focuses more on rider comfort than sport. The seat is very comfortable—a lower one is optional—and the new tank has a shape that makes it easy to grip with your legs. A bonus of the tank design is that it leaves room for the knees of taller riders besides all the features it has many competitors in the market.
While the CB300R would make for a fantastic street bike in the current Indian market, there are already many players in this space – the KTM 390 and 250 Duke, Benelli TNT 25, and the Kawasaki Z250, are its competitors. Honda would be unable to meet a reasonable price target with the CB300R, so it is highly unlikely it will make it to the Indian market soon.
Honda CB300R Bottom Line:
Despite the more aggressive R designation, the 2019 Honda CB300R is a friendly motorcycle. The Honda CB300R is more redressed than many other newer bikes in the market. It is a lighter bike so handling the bike is easy. CB300R is the perfect entry-level motorcycle for urban use. The brakes have been upgraded, as well as made easier for a new rider to modulate.
The Dunlop Sportmax GPR tires keep the CB300R glued to the road this providing confidence in all conditions. All these features are available in affordable range so, if you want to buy a sporty and stylish bike than Honda CB300R is the best option to opt.
At last, take a look at the pros of the bike:-
- Awesome Looks.
- All-Digital Instrument Console.
- Dual Channel ABS
- Upside Down (USD) Front Suspension.
- Solid Build Quality.
- Powerful Engine.