Honda CBR300R complete details now available

Posted on: Oct 21, 2013 - 2:55pm IST

The Honda CBR300R was unveiled a couple of days ago at the 12th China International Motorcycle Trade Exhibition which was held in Chongqing. At the time of the unveil, Honda informed us that the bike would be made at their Thailand facility and exported to other global markets.

Honda CBR300R
The Honda CBR300R was unveiled at the Chinese Motorcycle Exhibition a few days ago.

The CBR300R will be powered by a single-cylinder, 286cc engine capable of outputting 30.44 hp at 8,500 rpm and 27 Nm of torque at 7,250 rpm. While there is no official confirmation on this, the engine used here could be derived from the CBR250R’s power plant given that the bore diameters of 76 mm are the same, with only the stoke length varying at 63 mm for the 300R and 55 mm for the 250R.

For reference purposes, the CBR250R produces 26.13 hp and 22.9 Nm of torque. Though the transmission details of the 300R are not seen in this image, it should get a 6-speed gearbox.

Honda CBR300R specification
Thanks to this image from Motorfans, we get to know the tech specs of the Ninja 300 challenger.

The motorcycle will measure 2,035mm in length, 720mm in width and 1,120mm in height, with a kerb weight of 164 kg for the ABS equipped model. We also learn that the CBR300R will get 110/70, 17-inch wheels at the front and 140/70, 17-inch wheels for the rear.

The CBR300R is expected to be launched in India in 2014 and will compete with the Kawasaki Ninja 300.

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6 thoughts on “Honda CBR300R complete details now available

  1. Gaurav says:

    Kudos to Honda for upgrading CBR250R to 300. Though I personally feel bit betrayed as my CBR250R is still new. Well, apn r I doubt Honda can’t make CBR300R as affordable as KTM as it is partiality manufactured in thailand which ups its cost but trust me Honda is all about quality & reliable product.

  2. Dr. Nayak says:

    Boring! Get Hero or TVS and may be you can bye another one for your GF/BF with some change left in your pocket.

    1. Akshay says:

      Good advise… But keep it to yourself!!!

    2. Gaurav says:

      Dr. Nayak I am just curious what hero or TVS bike is even in the league of CBR300R?
      I am sure you would not like to race on a 20bhp Hero zmr with 30bhp CBR.

      1. Dr. Nayak says:

        If you are in racing on Indian roads, you will not be writing this! May be it is your ghost!

  3. apn r says:

    Honda pls go KTM way while pricing 😛


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