Honda CB300R gets Akrapovic carbon-fibre exhaust

20/02/2019 - 13:00 | ,   | Ajinkya Lad

Aftermarket performance exhaust manufacturer, Akrapovic has introduced a new slip-on carbon-fibre muffler for the Honda CB300R. The CB300R is sold out in India for the next three months.

Honda Cb300r Akropovic Exhaust Image
The Akrapovic carbon-fibre exhaust for the Honda CB300R is currently available in the US market. It is unlikely to be introduced in India.

The performance exhaust from Akrapovic is currently only available in the US market, priced at a whopping USD 516.46 (approx. INR 37,000).

Due to the environmental regulations, the Akrapovic carbon-fibre exhaust is only allowed for track usage. Furthermore, Akrapovic claims that the slip-on muffler is 68.1 per cent lighter as compared to the stock exhaust. The exhaust features carbon-fibre end-can and muffler. The exhaust is throaty, bass-heavy and aggressive.

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The Honda CB300R has been priced in India at INR 2.41 lakh (ex-showroom India) and features top-shelf features and modern-retro design philosophy. The CB300R employs a 286cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder motor that produces 31 of maximum power and 27 Nm of peak torque. It is paired with a 6-speed transmission. Honda has received bookings of 400 units for the CB300R in India.

The Honda CB300R features an all-LED headlight, an IMU-based ABS system which distributes the braking force between front and rear wheel, and a fully digital instrument cluster. The CB300R will go up against the KTM 390 Duke, BMW G 310 R and the new Bajaj Dominar 400.

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