Honda CB300R India Launch Highlights: Images, Specifications, Features, Price

Honda CB300R borrows its design cues from the Honda Neo Sports Cafe Concept, and looks like the baby CB1000R.

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Honda CB300R will be sold via Honda's premium Wing World dealerships

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) has launched the CB300R streetfighter in the country at a price of Rs. 2.41 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India). The all-new offering is Honda's first 300 cc motorcycle in India and will be sold via Honda's premium Wing World dealerships. The Honda CB300R borrows its design cues from the Honda Neo Sports Cafe Concept, and looks like the baby CB1000R. The bike comes to the country at a time with the 300 cc segment is booming with options right from the TVS Apache RR 310, BMW G 310 R, KTM 390 Duke to the Kawasaki Ninja 300.

Also Read: 2019 Honda CB300R: Price Expectation In India

The Honda CB300R is powered by a 286 cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, single-cylinder engine tuned to produce 30.9 bhp at 8500 rpm and 27 Nm of peak torque at 7500 rpm. The motor is paired with a 6-speed gearbox. The CB300 has a kerb weight of 143 kg, which makes it quite light for its class. The bike comes equipped with 41 mm USD forks up front and a 7-step pre-load adjustable monoshock suspension at the rear. The bike gets full-LED lights and a LCD instrument console, while dual disc brakes with ABS for optimum stopping power. The CB300R also comes equipped with a gear shift warning lights and Peak Hold function.

Also Read: Honda CB300R: All You Need To Know

The Honda CB300R will be sold via the two-wheeler maker's premium Wing World dealerships. The company has 22 such outlets across the country and plans to add more soon. Bookings are already open for the CB300R while deliveries will commence by the third week of March 2019. With the model coming to India as a Completely Knocked Down (CKD) kit, the company's CKD line is booked for the next three months.

Catch all the Highlights from the Honda CB300R launch here:

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The CB300R is the lightest motorcycle in its class with the India-spec model having a kerb weight of 147 kg.

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
Keeping maintenance costs in check, the Honda CB300R gets low friction piston rings, high density core radiator and iridium spark plug that helps increase fuel efficiency.

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
The CB300R takes on a host of offerings in the 300-500 cc motorcycle segment including the BMW G 310 R, KTM 390 Duke, Kawasaki Ninja 300, Bajaj Dominar and the likes. The new Honda offering will also take on the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 at this price point.

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live - Bookings
Bookings for the Honda CB300R start at Rs. 5000 across the Wing World Dealerships pan India, while deliveries will commence in March this year.

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You can read everything about the Honda CB300R in our comprehensive launch report HERE.

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live - Prices
The moment you've been waiting for.

The Honda CB300R has been launched at a price of Rs. 2.41 lakh (ex-showroom, pan India).

The bike is being offered in two colour options - metallic grey and red.

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
The Honda CB300R makes its first official public debut at the launch event in India.

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The 286 cc engine on the Honda CB300R has been tuned for strong acceleration with linear response.
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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
The CB300R uses dual channel ABS that comes with G-sensor and inertial measurement unit that negates rear wheel lift under hard braking.

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
The Honda CB300R uses 41 mm USD forks up front and a 7-step pre-load adjustable monoshock setup at the rear.
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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
The Honda CB300R uses a tubular steel frame that has been optimised for handling in city streets.

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
The Honda CB300R's inertial moment is as low as a 125/150 cc motorcycle, thanks to thr low mass centralisation.

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
The Honda CB300R gets centralised mass and weight reduction.
The kerb weight stands at 143 kg, which is quite light in its class.


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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
Yuzuru Ishikawa - Large Project Leader - CB300R takes the stage.

Ishikawa is the man behind not only the CB300R but also bikes like the Honda Blackbird, RC213V among several others.
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Honda CB300R Launch - Live - Availability
The Honda CB300R will be available via 22 dealerships initially.

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
The Honda CB300R is booked for three months of the original production plan in India.

The bike was first announced in January this year and has received bookings over the past 25 days.
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The Honda CB300R is an evolution of iconic and ultra-modern, says the manufacturer.

The bike also traces the distinctive cafe racer styling from the 1960s.

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
Honda 2Wheelers India - Senior VP - Sales and Marketing, YS Guleria takes the stage.

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
Honda is now concentrating on expanding its premium range of products and expanding the silver wing of its product line-up.

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
Honda India has over 40 million customers in the country in its 18 years of operations.

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
Honda 2Wheelers India added 6 million new customers in 2018.

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
India is the biggest market for Honda globally.

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
The Honda CB300R is on sale in 14 countries globally and the model now comes to India.

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) works in collaboration with Honda Japan for the development of its new products.

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
And it begins...

The Honda CB300R launch is a go!

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
Prices still remain under wraps for the Honda CB300R.

Honda India has promised the pricing to be under Rs. 2.5 lakh (ex-showroom).

Our bet on the pricing is to be around Rs. 2.25-2.3 lakh (ex-showroom).

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
Honda 2Wheeler India first made its entry in the 300-500 cc motorcycle segment in 2011 with the CBR250R.

The bike has been on sale ever since, having been briefly discontinued in 2017.

The CB300R is positioned above the CBR250R and is also sold via Honda's premium Wing World dealerships.

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live
All set to begin in sometime... The Honda CB300R launch will start soon.

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Honda CB300R Launch - Live - Suspension and Braking
 The Honda CB300R is suspended by 41 mm inverted forks at the front while the rear uses a 7-step pre-load adjustable monoshock setup.

Braking performance comes from the 296 mm disc brake at the front of the radially mounted four-piston calipers with ABS G-Sensor at the same level as in the racetrack. The rear uses a 220 mm disc brake.

The CB300R rides on 17-inch alloy wheels with a 110/70 section tyre at the front and a 150/60 tyre at the rear.
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Honda CB300R Launch - Live - Instrument Console
The Honda CB300R gets a complete LCD instrument console that includes the gear shift warning light and what Honda calls the "Peak Hold Function."