Honda has launched its premium 2021 CB650R motorcycle in India. Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India on Tuesday launched CB650R model in the domestic market while rolling out an updated edition of its 649-cc motorcycle CBR650R.
The bikes are priced at Rs. 8.67 lakh and Rs. 8.88 lakh (ex-showroom, Haryana) respectively. Both bikes will be imported via the completely knockdown (CKD) route.
Honda CB650R and CBR650R: Specs
The 2021 model of CBR650R has received a range of improvements while marking its India debut, the neo sports caf-inspired 2021 CB650R is for young riders seeking a combination of exhilarating four-cylinder engine performance and light, versatile, refined chassis handling, Honda Motorcycle Scooter India (HMSI) said.
The CB650R bike weighs 206kg and has a little more ground clearance (148mm vs 132mm), but beyond that, most of the technical details are similar on both bikes. That includes the engine’s state of tune and the radially mounted front brake calipers biting on twin-310mm discs.
Both bikes come equipped with Showa upside-down fork suspension at the front and an adjustable mono-shock with seven settings at the rear. Braking duties are handled by twin disc brakes with 4-piston callipers at the front and a single disc at the rear. Both bikes get Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) and dual-channel ABS.
Ever since its launch, CBR650R has been the heart throb of young motorcycle enthusiasts. Further strengthening our product portfolio of premium motorcycles, we are introducing for the first time in India, CB650R to take the excitement in the middleweight naked sports category a notch higher, said Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Director for sales and marketing at HMSI.