Honda – Maxabout News https://news.maxabout.com Latest Car & Bike News in India Wed, 06 Nov 2019 16:52:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.9 https://news.maxabout.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/cropped-Maxabout-News-Favi-Icon-2017-32x32.png Honda – Maxabout News https://news.maxabout.com 32 32 It’s Official: 5 New Honda Bikes are Coming to India https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/honda/5-new-honda-bikes-coming-india/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/honda/5-new-honda-bikes-coming-india/#respond Wed, 06 Nov 2019 06:26:16 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=531409 According to the latest buzz, Honda is all set to expand its BigWing premium motorcycle portfolio in its phase 2 plans. Honda 2-Wheelers currently features a total of 7 motorcycles under its BigWing range and as per a recent official statement, the brand is planning to launch 5 new Honda bikes sometime in the year […]

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According to the latest buzz, Honda is all set to expand its BigWing premium motorcycle portfolio in its phase 2 plans. Honda 2-Wheelers currently features a total of 7 motorcycles under its BigWing range and as per a recent official statement, the brand is planning to launch 5 new Honda bikes sometime in the year 2020. The reports also suggest local production of some of the premium motorcycles by the brand which will allow them to be affordably priced in the Indian market.

Honda CBR500R
Honda CBR500R

Commenting on the plans to launch 5 new Honda bikes, Yadvinder Singh Guleria, senior vice president, sales and marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. stated – “Globally Honda has a strong legacy of fun riding – be it for fun urban riding, super-sport racing, luxurious touring or even off-roading. Starting April 2019, Honda spearheaded its new premium bike business identity under the silver wing mark branded as Honda BigWing. Honda will unleash phase 2 of its premium business vertical in the new BS6 era. Customers can expect double the fun with 13 iconic global models including five brand new models. This will be supported by exclusive Honda BigWing network for sales and service in 75 cities.”

Honda CBR1000RR-R
Honda CBR1000RR-R

Coming to the new motorcycle range, the brand has officially revealed three of its BigWing motorcycles at the EICMA 2019, which includes the all-new 2020 CBR1000RR-R Fireblade, CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP, and the CRF1100L Africa Twin Adventure Sports.

When launched in India, the motorcycles are expected to feature BS6-compliant engines considering that the new emission norms will commence in the country from April 1, 2020. The pricing and other details on the motorcycles are yet to be revealed by the brand.

The remaining two of the upcoming 5 new Honda bikes could be the much-awaited CBR500R sports bike and the CB650R, which is the naked version of the CBR650R.

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2020 Honda CBR1000RR-R Superbike
2020 Honda CBR1000RR-R Superbike Officially Unveiled

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Honda CB4X Concept Unveiled at the EICMA 2019 https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/honda/honda-cb4x-concept-unveiled/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/honda/honda-cb4x-concept-unveiled/#respond Tue, 05 Nov 2019 10:27:10 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=531289 Honda has officially unveiled the CB4X concept motorcycle at the EICMA 2019. The crossover between a sports motorcycle and a tourer, the concept has been specifically designed under the ‘fun seven days a week’ theme, perfect for the riders looking for sports touring without giving up the ideas of relaxed commuting. The Honda CB4X concept […]

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Honda has officially unveiled the CB4X concept motorcycle at the EICMA 2019. The crossover between a sports motorcycle and a tourer, the concept has been specifically designed under the ‘fun seven days a week’ theme, perfect for the riders looking for sports touring without giving up the ideas of relaxed commuting.

The Honda CB4X concept features the urban touring capabilities which is perfect to drive all seven days in a week no matter if you are commuting or planning a trip to the mountains. The concept has been powerfully penned by Honda’s designer, Valerio Aiello, in collaboration with his team. Powering the concept motorcycle is an inline four-cylinder liquid-cooled fuel-injected engine.

Coming to the design language, the CB4X concept features a unique fuel tank design, hunching towards the front while the windscreen is fully adjustable and well-integrated. The motorcycle features a diamond headlight setup up front, mated to LED DRLs. The single-seat setup further adds to its aggressive stance while the sharper rear adds to its unique persona. The use of 17-inch tyres at the front offers the crossover utmost stability on every terrain.

One can expect the brand to base the Honda CB4X concept on the same CBR650 engine offered to its other surprise concepts unveiled at the earlier events. The brand is yet to disclose other details of their splendid concept motorcycle though if brought to reality, the Honda CB4X will give a tough competition to the likes of Ducati’s Multistrada and BMW’s XR in the motorcycle segment. Here is the official press release for the Honda CB4X Concept motorcycle:

Honda’s Rome R&D Centre proudly unleashes the CB4X at EICMA

For the fifth successive year, Honda will use the ‘Design Studio’ area of its EICMA stand as the backdrop to showcase something totally new – in this case, the bold CB4X Concept.

The experimental machine – developed under the theme of ‘fun seven days a week’ – blends elements of Sport and Touring with a healthy dash of Crossover. It’s a design from the imaginative pen of Valerio Aiello, and his team of young designers, and is born from the desire to explore – and push – existing boundaries.

The CB4X features dynamic, yet compact lines, engineered to enhance the contrasting personality of a motorcycle that’s born to use every day on urban routes, but with which a rider can have fun on weekends carving mountain bends or devouring long journeys.

Its engine is a classic inline four-cylinder powerplant – the essential signature of the Honda Wing. The fuel tank hunches forward, like a cobra ready to attack its prey, while the screen is fully adjustable and integrates into the fairing. And the headlight is set like a diamond, injecting aggressive sophistication alongside the Daytime Running Lights (DRL). A beautiful aluminium subframe underpins the short, sharp tail while the 17-inch front wheel maximises steering precision.

The Honda CB4X is an idea dedicated to those riders who live for sports riding – but don’t want to give up the possibility of relaxing, two-up travel experiences whenever or wherever.

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2020 Honda Rebel 300 and Rebel 500
2020 Honda Rebel 300 and Rebel 500 Cruiser Bikes Unveiled

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2020 Honda Rebel 300 and Rebel 500 Cruiser Bikes Unveiled https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/honda/2020-honda-rebel-300-rebel-500/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/honda/2020-honda-rebel-300-rebel-500/#respond Tue, 05 Nov 2019 07:47:16 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=531253 The Japanese conglomerate Honda has officially revealed the 2020 variants of its entry-level cruisers, Honda Rebel 300 and Rebel 500 at the public appearance eve of the EICMA 2019. Both the motorcycles have been adorned with a host of new updates making them stand apart from their last-gen variants while improving the functionality and riding […]

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The Japanese conglomerate Honda has officially revealed the 2020 variants of its entry-level cruisers, Honda Rebel 300 and Rebel 500 at the public appearance eve of the EICMA 2019. Both the motorcycles have been adorned with a host of new updates making them stand apart from their last-gen variants while improving the functionality and riding statistics to offer a better ownership experience.

2020 Honda Rebel 300
2020 Honda Rebel 300

Coming to the front fascia, both the Honda motorcycles now feature an LED headlight set up. The all-new headlight cluster is now more aligned towards the handlebar while the parallel LED units placed inside adds to its modern outlook. In terms of the rear tail light, the brand has also fabricated it to a rather smaller unit while all the four turn indicators now feature a retro round design.

2020 Honda Rebel 500
2020 Honda Rebel 500

The single-seat saddle offered to the 2020 Honda Rebel 300 and Rebel 500 now features extra padding and is much thicker for additional comfort while the seat height remains the same at 690mm. The LCD instrument console seen on the previous-gen models has also been updated to display the fuel consumption stats in addition to displaying the gear position. The fatter tyres at either end have been retained for both the 2020 Honda Rebel 300 and Rebel 500.

Powering the 2020 Honda Rebel 500 is the same 471cc liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine while the 286cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine for the 2020 model of the Rebel 300 has also been retained. Both the engines continue to be mated with a 6-speed transmission. The new slipper and assist clutch offered to both the motorcycle variants reduces the effort required at the clutch lever by a whole 30% in addition to improving the riding ergonomics.

The suspension setup continues to be equipped with the same 41mm non-adjustable forks at the front though tweaked to offer new internal buffing and oil level for smoother riding. The rear of the motorcycles features the same spring-preload adjustable shocks.

Both the motorcycles have been equipped with Euro-5 compliant engines. The 2020 Honda Rebel 300 and Rebel 500 are expected to hit the US market sometime in the next year though, there is no official confirmation on their availability in the Indian markets as of yet.

2020 Honda Rebel Photos

2020 Honda CBR1000RR-R Superbike
2020 Honda CBR1000RR-R Superbike Officially Unveiled

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2020 Honda CBR1000RR-R Superbike Officially Unveiled https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/honda/2020-honda-cbr1000rr-r-superbike/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/honda/2020-honda-cbr1000rr-r-superbike/#respond Tue, 05 Nov 2019 05:07:43 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=531229 Honda has officially revealed the CBR1000RR-R and CBR1000RR-R SP track-focused superbikes that are by far the most technology-advanced motorcycles to be ever realised by the Japanese brand. Specifically designed with the help of HRC (Honda Racing Corporation), the brand promises the all-new Fireblade variants to be born for redefining racing itself. Taking inspiration from the […]

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Honda has officially revealed the CBR1000RR-R and CBR1000RR-R SP track-focused superbikes that are by far the most technology-advanced motorcycles to be ever realised by the Japanese brand. Specifically designed with the help of HRC (Honda Racing Corporation), the brand promises the all-new Fireblade variants to be born for redefining racing itself.

Taking inspiration from the aerodynamics package of the Honda RC213V, the all-new Honda CBR1000RR-R is equipped with a more powerful Euro5-compliant 999.9cc 4-cylinder liquid-cooled fuel-injected engine. The superbike is now capable of generating a maximum power figure of 214HP @ 14,500 rpm and a peak torque of 113Nm @ 12,500 rpm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox.

The kerb weight of the all-new CBR1000RR-R Fireblade stands at 202.1kgs while the SP variant tips the scale at 201.3kgs. The aerodynamic winglets offered to the motorcycle specifically increases the downforce and improves the braking power.

The motorcycle has been further equipped with a full-colour TFT display adding to its superiority while the Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) offered to the Fireblade allows gaining the slip rate control. The brand has equipped the motorcycle with three riding modes in addition to allowing the rider to customize the power and brakes.

Coming to the SP variant of the Honda CBR1000RR-R, the motorcycle has been offered second-gen 43mm front forks by Ohlins in addition to getting extra Brembo callipers to make it more track-focused in comparison to the standard variant. The rear of the motorcycle has been equipped with Ohlins TTX36 Smart-EC monoshock unit. The braking duties on the motorcycle are handled by Brembo Stylema four-piston radial callipers at the front while the brand had equipped the rear with Brembo monoblock calliper borrowed from the Honda RC213V-S.

The brand is offering the Honda CBR1000RR-R and SP in Grand Prix Red and Matte Pearl Black colour variants, both equipped with a titanium Akrapovic exhaust as standard. If and when launched in India, the motorcycles will feature a BS6-compliant engine, catering to the new emission norms. The pricing and availability details of the motorcycles are still to be unveiled by the brand in the coming days.

2020 MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RR
2020 MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RR Officially Unleashed!

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Detailed Comparison: Honda CBR300R vs TVS Apache RR 310 https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/honda-cbr300r-vs-tvs-apache-rr-310/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/honda-cbr300r-vs-tvs-apache-rr-310/#comments Mon, 04 Nov 2019 03:55:12 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=174058 Honda CBR300R vs TVS Apache RR 310: The entry of Apache RR 310 reminded us of a neat motorcycle that could have welcomed the flagship sprinter from TVS in a better way. Yes, you are guessing in the right direction. It’s Honda and definitely none other than the CBR300R. The successor to CBR250R in most markets, […]

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Honda CBR300R vs TVS Apache RR 310: The entry of Apache RR 310 reminded us of a neat motorcycle that could have welcomed the flagship sprinter from TVS in a better way. Yes, you are guessing in the right direction. It’s Honda and definitely none other than the CBR300R.

The successor to CBR250R in most markets, the Honda CBR300R is smart, good looking and has a design inspired by the litre-class 2016 CBR1000RR Fireblade. The brand should have launched the CBR300R in India instead of relaunching the CBR250R at the Auto Expo 2018.

The new model of the 300cc CBR is a better and worthy rival to the Apache RR 310. As of now, Honda has not announced anything officially regarding the launch of the CBR300R in India though, we can expect it to replace the CBR250R by mid-2020.

BMW G310R vs TVS Apache RR 310
TVS Apache RR 310
Honda CBR300R vs TVS Apache RR 310
Honda CBR300R

Honda CBR300R vs TVS Apache RR 310

# Engine – TVS Apache RR 310 is powered by a 312.2cc, single-cylinder engine equipped with fuel injection and liquid cooling. The engine is good for 34HP @ 9700 rpm and 27.2Nm @ 7700 rpm. Honda CBR300R is equipped with a 286cc engine, producing 30.4HP @ 8500 rpm and 27.1Nm @ 7250 rpm. The Apache RR 310 is more powerful but CBR300R delivers the power at a lower rpm level. Both the 300cc-segment sportbikes are equipped with a 6-speed gearbox.

# Dimensions – Honda CBR300R measures 2035mm in length, 720mm in width and 1120mm in height. It offers 145mm of ground clearance and 785mm of low seat height. The wet weight tips the scale at 164kg. The sportbike is equipped with a 13-litre fuel tank. In comparison, the TVS Apache RR 310 measures 2001mm in length, 786mm in width and 1135mm in height. The seat height is 810mm while the ground clearance on offer comes out to be 180mm. It weighs 169.5kgs and offers 11-litres of fuel tank capacity.

The length and height of both the sportbikes are practically the same but Honda CBR300R shows its lean profile through much lesser width and low weight. It even carries 2 litres of more fuel for a better overall range. The TVS Apache RR 310 may not be as fit as the CBR300R for the short riders. Still, the 180mm of ground clearance offered by Apache is miraculous for Indian roads.

Honda CBR300R vs TVS Apache RR 310
Honda CBR300R
Honda CBR300R vs TVS Apache RR 310
TVS Apache RR 310

# Features – Both the bikes are equipped with a 2-channel ABS unit and both of them carry a dual headlight front fascia. The updated model of the Apache RR 310 now even comes with a race-tuned slipper clutch as standard. The use of LED lights on the Apache at both front and rear saves energy and improves visibility. The Honda CBR300R may get an update for lights before its official launch in the Indian market. Both the bikes are offered with front and rear disc brakes while TVS wins the game with USD front forks in comparison to the conventional telescopic ones on the CBR.

# Design – Fireblade lovers know the importance of this design of Honda CBR300R. It is highly aerodynamic and looks ageless in all aspects. The long exhaust looks proportional and well-designed for a bike of this size. The fairing is neat and the fuel tank looks almost similar to the India-spec CBR250R. TVS Apache RR 310, on the other hand, feels more dynamic and looks race-ready at all times. The huge exhaust looks out of proportion from some angles though, the golden USD forks further enhance its character in front of CBR300R.

Honda CBR300R vs TVS Apache RR 310
TVS Apache RR 310 Instrument Console
Honda CBR300R vs TVS Apache RR 310
Honda CBR300R Instrument Console

# Console – TVS wins the console game without even trying to battle. The all-digital console is very informative and comes with loads of features. Honda CBR300R uses the same instrument console as the India-spec model of the CBR250R. It looks good but does not feel as premium as the one used on the Apache RR 310 though, Honda is expected to update the console of the CBR300R in the coming months. The sportbike is also expected to get a minor facelift in terms of the design.

# Price – TVS Apache RR 310 was launched in India @ INR 2.15 Lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi). At present, it is priced at INR 2.27 lakh in most of the states in India. If Honda launches the CBR300R sportbike in India, it would be priced somewhere over INR 2.50 lakh mark as the CB300R costs INR 2.41 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi).

Honda CBR300R vs TVS Apache RR 310

Engine & Performance Specs

Honda CBR300R Apache RR 310
Displacement 286 cc 312.2 cc
Transmission 6-Speed 6-Speed
No. of Cylinders 1-Cylinder 1-Cylinder
Max. Power 30.4 HP @ 8500 rpm 34 HP @ 9700 rpm
Max. Torque 27.1 NM @ 7250 rpm 27.2 NM @ 7700 rpm
Fuel Supply Fuel Injection Fuel Injection
Engine Cooling Liquid-Cooled Liquid-Cooled
Engine Setup 4-Stroke 4-Valve DOHC 4-Stroke 4-Valve DOHC
0-100 kmph 6.70 Seconds 7.17 Seconds
Top Speed 157 kmph (Approx.) 160 kmph (Claimed)
Mileage 30 kmpl (Claimed) 25-30 kmpl (Approx.)

Dimensions & Weight

Honda CBR300R vs TVS Apache RR 310
Honda CBR300R Apache RR 310
Length 2035 mm 2001 mm
Width 720 mm 786 mm
Height 1120 mm 1135 mm
Wheelbase 1380 mm 1365 mm
Ground Clearance 145 mm 180 mm
Seat Height 785 mm 810 mm
Kerb Weight 164 kg 169.5 kg
Fuel Tank 13 litres 11 litres
Max. Payload 183 kg 130 kg

Brakes & Suspension

Honda CBR300R vs TVS Apache RR 310
Honda CBR300R Apache RR 310
Brakes (F) 296 mm Disc 300 mm Disc
Brakes (R) 220 mm Disc 240 mm Disc
Suspension (F) Conventional Forks Upside Down Forks
Suspension (R) Adjustable Monoshock Adjustable Monoshock
ABS 2-Channel ABS 2-Channel ABS

Frame & Tyres

Honda CBR300R vs TVS Apache RR 310
Honda CBR300R Apache RR 310
Frame Diamond Steel Trellis, Split Chassis
Front Tyre 110/70 R17 110/70 R17
Rear Tyre 140/70 R17 150/60 R17
Front Wheel 2.75 x 17″ 3.00 x 17″
Rear Wheel 4.00 x 17″ 4.00 x 17″
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Latest Royal Enfield Motorcycles On-Road Price List

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Aprilia GPR 150 vs Honda CBR150R [Quick Comparison] https://news.maxabout.com/bike-comparisons/new-aprilia-gpr-150-vs-honda-cbr150r/ https://news.maxabout.com/bike-comparisons/new-aprilia-gpr-150-vs-honda-cbr150r/#respond Wed, 30 Oct 2019 02:36:08 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=370458 Aprilia GPR 150 vs Honda CBR150R (Quick Comparison): Aprilia GPR 150 and Honda CBR150R are two impressive lightweight racers that the Indian market can get in 2020. The former was spotted in India a few months ago at a dealer event, hinting that Aprilia is planning to enter the popular 150cc motorcycle segment as early […]

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Aprilia GPR 150 vs Honda CBR150R (Quick Comparison): Aprilia GPR 150 and Honda CBR150R are two impressive lightweight racers that the Indian market can get in 2020. The former was spotted in India a few months ago at a dealer event, hinting that Aprilia is planning to enter the popular 150cc motorcycle segment as early as possible.

In terms of looks, the Aprilia GPR 150 is different in comparison to the model (RS 150) showcased at the Auto Expo 2018, as it is based on a China-spec 150cc Aprilia sportbike. Honda CBR150R is yet to make an official entry into India, either through a test mule or a model that can be showcased to the dealers to gauge the response.

The performance values of both the bikes are highly comparable, with CBR getting benefits of its lightweight body while GPR 150 bringing higher overall power output. The tyre size, rear brake size, and 2-channel ABS stay same on both the models. The torque output is higher on the CBR150R. Here is a quick comparison between Aprilia GPR 150 and the Honda CBR150R.

Aprilia GPR 150
Aprilia GPR 150
Honda CBR150R
Honda CBR150R

Aprilia GPR 150 vs Honda CBR150R

Engine & Gearbox

Aprilia GPR 150

  • Displacement: 149.2cc
  • No. of Cylinders: Single
  • Cooling Type: Liquid-Cooled
  • Max. Power: 18 HP @ 9750 rpm
  • Max. Torque: 14 Nm @ 7500 rpm
  • Gearbox: 6-Speed
  • Fuel System: Fuel Injection
  • Mileage: 40-45 kmpl

Honda CBR150R

  • Displacement: 149.16cc
  • No. of Cylinders: Single
  • Cooling Type: Liquid-Cooled
  • Max. Power: 17.1 HP @ 9000 rpm
  • Max. Torque: 14.4 Nm @ 7000 rpm
  • Gearbox: 6-Speed
  • Fuel System: Fuel Injection
  • Mileage: 40-45 kmpl

Brakes & Suspension

Aprilia GPR 150

  • Front Brake: 300mm Single Disc
  • Rear Brake: 218mm Single Disc
  • 2-Channel ABS
  • Front Suspension: USD Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Monoshock

Honda CBR150R

  • Front Brake: 276mm Single Disc
  • Rear Brake: 220mm Single Disc
  • 2-Channel ABS
  • Front Suspension: Telescopic Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Monoshock
Aprilia GPR 150
Aprilia GPR 150
Honda CBR150R
Honda CBR150R

Dimensions & Weight

Aprilia GPR 150 vs Honda CBR150R

Aprilia GPR 150

  • Overall Length – 1950 mm
  • Overall Width – 770 mm
  • Overall Height – 1100 mm
  • Wheelbase – 1345 mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight – 140 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity – 15.4 litres

Honda CBR150R

  • Overall Length – 1983 mm
  • Overall Width – 694 mm
  • Overall Height – 1038 mm
  • Wheelbase – 1311 mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight – 135 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity – 12 litres

Front & Rear Tyres

Aprilia GPR 150

  • Front Tyre – 100/80-17
  • Rear Tyre – 130/70-17

Honda CBR150R

  • Front Tyre – 100/80-17
  • Rear Tyre – 130/70-17

Ex-Showroom Price

  • Aprilia GPR 150: INR 1.50 Lakh (Expected)
  • Honda CBR150R: INR 1.40 Lakh (Expected)
Aprilia GPR 150 vs Yamaha R15 V3
Aprilia GPR 150 vs Yamaha R15 V3 (Quick Comparison)

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New Honda CB125R vs KTM Duke 125 (Quick Comparison) https://news.maxabout.com/bike-comparisons/new-honda-cb125r-vs-ktm-duke-125/ https://news.maxabout.com/bike-comparisons/new-honda-cb125r-vs-ktm-duke-125/#respond Sat, 26 Oct 2019 17:15:38 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=370346 Honda CB125R vs KTM Duke 125: The launch of KTM Duke 125 along with the Honda CB300R has an indirect connection for the Indian street bike fans. The former is the most affordable premium motorcycle of its genre while the latter is based on the same Neo-Sports Cafe concept as CB125R. This means that the […]

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Honda CB125R vs KTM Duke 125: The launch of KTM Duke 125 along with the Honda CB300R has an indirect connection for the Indian street bike fans. The former is the most affordable premium motorcycle of its genre while the latter is based on the same Neo-Sports Cafe concept as CB125R.

This means that the chances of Honda considering CB125R for the Indian market are all-time high next year. The 125cc engine, an under-belly exhaust system, and the sharp tank panels are the only three differences between the CB300R and the CB125R.

KTM Duke 125 comes with USD forks, wide tyres, and an all-digital console. All three features are also true for the Honda CB125R. The CB125R can help Honda eliminate the need for any other premium motorcycle in the 150cc segment as changing times are pushing more buyers towards the environment-friendly 125cc premium bikes. Here is a quick comparison between the new Honda CB125R and the KTM Duke 125.

All-New Honda CB125R
All-New Honda CB125R
KTM 125 Duke
KTM 125 Duke

Honda CB125R vs KTM Duke 125

Engine & Gearbox

Honda CB125R

  • Displacement: 125cc
  • No. of Cylinders: 1
  • Cooling Type: Liquid-Cooled
  • Max. Power: 13.2 PS @ 10,000 rpm
  • Max. Torque: 10 Nm @ 8000 rpm
  • Gearbox: 6-Speed
  • Fuel System: Fuel Injection

KTM 125 Duke

  • Displacement: 124.7cc
  • No. of Cylinders: 1
  • Cooling Type: Liquid-Cooled
  • Max. Power: 14.5 PS @ 9250 rpm
  • Max. Torque: 12 Nm @ 8000 rpm
  • Gearbox: 6-Speed
  • Fuel System: Fuel Injection

Brakes & Suspension

Honda CB125R

  • Front Brake: 296mm Single Disc
  • Rear Brake: 220mm Single Disc
  • 2-Channel ABS
  • Front Suspension: USD Telescopic Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Monoshock

KTM 125 Duke

  • Front Brake: 300mm Single Disc
  • Rear Brake: 230mm Single Disc
  • 1-Channel ABS
  • Front Suspension: USD Telescopic Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Monoshock

Dimensions & Weight

Honda CB125R

  • Overall Length – 2015 mm
  • Overall Width – 820 mm
  • Overall Height – 1055 mm
  • Ground Clearance – 140 mm
  • Seat Height – 816 mm
  • Wheelbase – 1345 mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight – 126 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity – 10.1 litres

KTM 125 Duke

  • Overall Length – 1993 mm
  • Overall Width – 789 mm
  • Overall Height – 1083 mm
  • Ground Clearance – 175 mm
  • Seat Height – 818 mm
  • Wheelbase – 1366 mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight – 148 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity – 10.2 litres

Tyres & Frame

Honda CB125R

  • Front Tyre – 110/70-17
  • Rear Tyre – 150/60-17
  • Frame – Diamond Frame

KTM 125 Duke

  • Front Tyre – 110/70-17
  • Rear Tyre – 150/60-17
  • Frame – Trellis Frame

Ex-Showroom Price

  • KTM Duke 125 ABS: INR 1.32 Lakh
  • Honda CB125R ABS: INR 1.20 Lakh (Expected)
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Honda to Skip Auto Expo; BS6 Activa 6G Fi Launch by March 2020 https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/honda/bs6-honda-activa-6g-india-launch/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/honda/bs6-honda-activa-6g-india-launch/#respond Sat, 26 Oct 2019 16:40:50 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=388303 Since major automobile manufacturers have decided to skip the upcoming Auto Expo 2020 due to the ongoing auto industry slowdown, Honda 2-Wheelers India has also joined the list. The brand was earlier expected to launch the most-anticipated Activa 6G at the upcoming Auto Expo, but as per the latest details available, Honda will now launch […]

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Since major automobile manufacturers have decided to skip the upcoming Auto Expo 2020 due to the ongoing auto industry slowdown, Honda 2-Wheelers India has also joined the list. The brand was earlier expected to launch the most-anticipated Activa 6G at the upcoming Auto Expo, but as per the latest details available, Honda will now launch the next-gen Activa by March 2020.

Since the new BS6 emission norms will commence in the country from April 1, 2020, major auto manufacturers will be launching their BS6 compliant variants before that. Coming to the Activa 6G, the scooter will be equipped with fuel injection to bring 10% improvement in the overall mileage. The Honda Activa has successfully kept the scooter segment racing ahead of other commuters with its class-leading reliability and cost-effective riding nature.

Honda Activa 5G
Honda Activa 5G

The 110cc engine with HET will get the fuel system upgrade to pass the upcoming strict BS6 emission norms. Honda may not be the first brand to launch a 110cc fuel-injected scooter as most rivals will try getting over the BS4 engines by adding the required technologies before the deadline.

Honda Activa scores almost 3-million sales figure for the brand in one fiscal. The price point of the scooter, along with optional accessories, help them get the most out of the commuter-friendly segment.

The launch of Activa 6G with fuel injection will raise the initial cost of ownership and it is yet to be seen how well the model performs after getting an ex-showroom price of around INR 60,000 for the 110cc model. The other side is beneficial for the brand as buyers are already avoiding other scooters in comparison to Activa and the raised cost for all of them can shape the decision of buyers accordingly.

Honda Activa 5G
Honda Activa 5G

At present, the Honda Activa can be had in either 5G, 125cc or i-variant, with all three counted together for the huge sales number. The most powerful variant here is the 125cc Activa with loads of torque while highest selling among all is the 5G variant with a balance of design and equipment. The models are also available with LED headlight as an option. Honda recently launched the BS6 model of Activa 125 in India with a starting ex-showroom price tag of INR 67,490.

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Honda CBR650R Sold Out in India; Bookings on Hold https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/honda/honda-cbr650r-soldout-india/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/honda/honda-cbr650r-soldout-india/#respond Thu, 24 Oct 2019 07:05:15 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=528636 According to the recent buzz, the 2019 Honda CBR650R has been sold out in India while the brand has put the bookings on hold. Launched in April 2019 at a price tag of INR 7.70 lakh (ex-showroom), the BS4 variant of the motorcycle was made available in the country though, the next phase of the […]

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According to the recent buzz, the 2019 Honda CBR650R has been sold out in India while the brand has put the bookings on hold. Launched in April 2019 at a price tag of INR 7.70 lakh (ex-showroom), the BS4 variant of the motorcycle was made available in the country though, the next phase of the launch is expected to feature a BS6-compliant variant of the motorcycle. Initially unveiled at the EICMA 2018 in Italy, the Honda CBR650R was made available to the Indian market in Grand Prix Red & Gunpowder Black Metallic colour options.

Gunpowder Black Metallic
Honda CBR650R in Gunpowder Black Metallic

The CBR650R replaced the previously available CBR650F in brand’s portfolio while retains the styling bits of its elder sibling, the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade. The motorcycle features a complete LED setup upfront in addition to featuring an LED Taillight. The brand has equipped the motorcycle with an LCD instrument panel.

Powering the Honda CBR650R is a 649cc inline four-cylinder, 16-valve, DOHC engine that is capable of generating a maximum power of 87.2HP @ 11,500 rpm and a peak torque of 60.1Nm @ 8,000 rpm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox while the disc brake setup at either end is mated to a dual-channel ABS unit for additional safety.

Grand Prix Red
Honda CBR650R in Grand Prix Red

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CBR650R Tech Specs

  • Displacement: 648.72cc
  • Max Power: 87.2 HP @ 11,500 rpm
  • Max Torque: 60.1 NM @ 8,000 rpm
  • No. of Cylinders: 4
  • Gearbox: 6-Speed
  • Cooling: Liquid-Cooled
  • Fuel Supply: Fuel Injection
  • Front Brake: Dual 310mm Discs
  • Rear Brake: 240mm Single Disc
  • Dual-Channel ABS
  • Front Suspension: Showa USD Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Monoshock
  • Front Tyre: 120/70ZR17
  • Rear Tyre: 180/55ZR17
  • Frame: Steel Diamond
  • Length: 2135mm
  • Width: 749mm
  • Height: 1149mm
  • Wheelbase: 1449mm
  • Ground Clearance: 132mm
  • Kerb Weight: 210 kg
  • Tank Capacity: 15.4-litres
  • Seat Height: 810mm
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New Honda CT125 Moped Concept Officially Revealed https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/honda/honda-ct125-moped-officially-revealed/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/honda/honda-ct125-moped-officially-revealed/#respond Thu, 24 Oct 2019 04:27:18 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=529077 The Japanese multinational brand, Honda Motor Company has recently showcased the all-new CT125 moped concept at the 46th annual edition of the Tokyo Motor Show. The moped is specifically based on the Honda Super Cub 125’s production variant, which was initially debuted by the brand in June 2018. Coming to the design language, the Honda CT125 […]

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The Japanese multinational brand, Honda Motor Company has recently showcased the all-new CT125 moped concept at the 46th annual edition of the Tokyo Motor Show. The moped is specifically based on the Honda Super Cub 125’s production variant, which was initially debuted by the brand in June 2018. Coming to the design language, the Honda CT125 features authentic moped styling bits with a host of other unique features setting it apart from the rest of the mopeds currently running across the world.

Honda CT125 Moped Concept Front 3-Quarter View
Honda CT125 Moped Concept Front 3-Quarter View

The concept variant features a high-set exhaust unit which offers it a rather distinctive appeal while the brand has equipped the moped with a single-pod instrument console mounted at the centre of the braced handlebar unit. In addition to this, the turn indicators have been positioned at either side of the handlebar while the brand has equipped the Honda CT125 with a single piece saddle mated to a spacious luggage rack at the place of the pillion seat.

Honda CT125 Moped Concept Side View
Honda CT125 Moped Concept Side View

Honda has equipped the moped with sturdy hardware making it perfect to ride on off-road conditions. The brand has set the all-new CT125 concept apart from the Super Cub 125 by offering a set of spoke wheels, which has been mated to dual-purpose tyres that replace the alloy wheels seen on the Super Cub variant.

Honda CT125 Moped Concept Front 3-Quarter View
Honda CT125 Moped Concept Front 3-Quarter View

Powering the CT125 is a 124cc single-cylinder engine, borrowed from the Honda Super Cub. The engine is capable of generating a maximum power figure of 9.38HP and a peak torque of 10.4Nm. The suspension duties are handled by telescopic forks at the front while the rear features dual shock absorbers.

The moped features disc brakes at either end mated to single-channel ABS as standard. Honda will be debuting the production variant of CT125 in the coming months though, the brand is unlikely to launch it in the Indian market.

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