Honda CBR650F spotted at the Buddh Circuit ahead of its July launch – Spied

Posted on: May 18, 2015 - 9:51am IST

Will be assembled at the Manesar plant.

A MotorBeam reader snapped the forthcoming Honda CBR650F at the Buddh International Circuit, where the middleweight motorcycle was possibly being filmed for its promotional video/brochure. Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) announced this month that the CBR650F will enter production at its Manesar plant in July this year.

Honda CBR650F BIC front quarter spied
The CBR650F packs an inline four-cylinder 649 cc engine.

Initially, the Japanese manufacturer plans to assemble only 2 units of the CBR650F each day, that too with a localization of only 5 percent. The bike will be available for sale in 20 locations in India.

Honda CBR650F rear quarter BIC spied
The motorcycle is expected with a pricetag of INR 8 lakhs, ex-Showroom.

Power for the CBR650F comes from an inline four-cylinder 649 cc liquid-cooled engine which produces 87 bhp and 62 Nm of torque, paired to a 6-speed transmission. Resting on a twin-spar steel frame, the CBR650F gets a 41 mm fork up front and a single shock spring-loaded suspension at the rear.

Honda CBR650F front BIC spied
Only 5 percent of the bike will be localized.

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320 mm twin piston calipers up front and a single caliper 240 mm disc at the rear provide deceleration, while ABS will be a standard fitment. Dripping wet, the CBR650F weighs 209 kg. Upon launch, the faired middleweight is expected to cost in the region of INR 8 lakhs, ex-Showroom.

Honda CBR650F – Image Gallery

[Source – MotorBeam]

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