2018 Honda CBR650F Launched in India @ INR 7.30 Lakh
Honda has officially launched the 2018 model of CBR650F in India @ INR 7.30 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). New CBR650F is powered by a 649 cc, inline four cylinder liquid-cooled engine mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The international version of 2018 CBR650F generates 90 Bhp and 64 Nm of maximum power and maximum torque respectively. But as per the official website of Honda, the Indian version develops maximum power of 85.28 BHP @ 11,000 rpm and maximum torque of 60.5 Nm @ 8,500 rpm.
The motorcycle comes with Showa 41 mm dual bending forks for the front while rear gets 7-step adjustable monoshock. The brakes are sourced from Nissin and gets 2-Channel ABS as standard. Honda offers redesigned fairing and new shade options on the CBR650F. It can now be bought in 2 shades: Millennium Red and Matte Gunpowder Black. Honda even claims a shorter gear ratios and excellent power delivery after 5000 rpm.
Honda India recently also launched the liter class CBR1000RR in India for INR 17.61 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The same now comes out to be more powerful and lighter in weight, rivaling none other than Kawasaki ZX-10R, Yamaha YZF-R1 and Suzuki GSX-R1000 in India. Honda CBR650F is even the most expensive motorcycle in its segment, placed around INR 2 lakh above the Kawasaki Ninja 650.
2017 Honda CBR650F comes with aluminum 6-spoke wheels with 120/70-ZR17 and 180/55-ZR17 wheels. The headlight is now full LED while the taillights stays the same crisp LED pattern. The motorcycle now weighs 216 kg and claims a seat height of 810 mm, making it tough for some riders to ride with below average height.
Key Specifications of Honda CBR650F
|Displacement||648.72 cc, Liquid-Cooled|
|Maximum Power||85.28 BHP @ 11,000 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||60.5 NM @ 8,500 rpm|
|No. of Cylinders||4-Cylinder Engine|
|No. of Gears||6-Speed Gearbox|
|Seat Height||810 mm|
|Ground Clearance||133 mm|
|Kerb/Wet Weight||216 kg|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||17.3 litres|
|Top Speed||194 kmph|