New Honda CBR650R launched in India at INR 7.70 lakh

22/04/2019 - 18:41 | ,  ,   | Suvil Susvirkar

After commencing the bookings process in February, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India has announced the launch of the new CBR650R. The middleweight sports tourer has been introduced at INR 7.70 lakh (ex-showroom India).

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The Honda CBR650R draws styling cues from the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade.

Also read: Honda CB300R sold-out for 2019, but available to backorder

The Honda CBR650R replaces the Honda CBR650F. It is imported via the CKD route. Two colour options are available – Grand Prix Red & Gunpowder Black Metallic.

Speaking about the launch of the motorcycle, YS Guleria, Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India, said:

It was just last week that we announced the establishment of new premium big bike business vertical – the Honda BigWing in India. CBR650R further strengthens the model line up to be sold & serviced under Honda BigWing. Delivering a sporty & powerful performance with Honda’s Racing pedigree, the all-new CBR650R is set to excite middleweight biking enthusiasts.

Unveiled at the EICMA 2018 in Milan, Italy, the CBR650R is a significant step-up over its predecessor. The CBR650R comes equipped with premium hardware such as full LED lighting, fully-digital LCD instrument cluster, 41 mm upside-down Showa forks and an adjustable rear mono-shock at the back.

The motorcycle draws styling cues from the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade. The revised styling is complemented by more aggressive ergonomics. The clip-on handlebars are placed further ahead than the CBR650F. The footpegs on the new model are 6 mm higher and 3 mm rearward.

Apart from the visual upgrades, the 2019 Honda CBR650R offers a 5% more powerful 649 cc in-line four-cylinder, 16-valve, DOHC engine. This engine generates a maximum power of 95 hp at 12,000 rpm and 64 Nm of peak torque at 8,500 rpm. A six-speed gearbox featuring assist/slipper clutch is standard.

Braking tasks are performed by 310 mm dual hydraulic disc with 4 piston callipers and sintered metal pads at the front. At the rear is a 240 mm single hydraulic disc with single-piston calliper and resin mould pads. The safety net of dual-channel ABS and Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) to manage rear wheel traction comes as standard.

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The Honda CBR650R is available in two colour options - Grand Prix Red & Gunpowder Black Metallic.

Also read: 2019 Honda Africa Twin bookings open in India; priced at INR 13.5 lakh

The motorcycle can be purchased from the following outlets:

State / UT City Dealership
Delhi NCR Gurugram Honda BigWing
Tamil Nadu Coimbatore Suryabala Motors
Chennai SVM Motors
Kerala Cochin EVM Automobiles
Telangana Hyderabad JSP Automotive
Karnataka Bangalore Silicon Motors
Maharashtra Mumbai Hem Agencies
Honda Wing World
Pune Pashankar Auto Pvt. Ltd.
Kolhapur Dreams Mobility LLP
Nagpur Sudarshan Motors
Gujarat Ahmedabad Punjab Automobiles
Surat Navjivan Automobiles
Rajkot Punjab Automobiles
Chandigarh Chandigarh Krishna Auto Sales
Rajasthan Jaipur Advent Automobiles Pvt. Ltd.
Punjab Jalandhar Cargo Motors Punjab Pvt Ltd
Madhya Pradesh Indore Kasliwal Automobiles Pvt. Ltd.
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow Envision Motors
Uttarakhand Dehradun Ess Ell Motors
Odisha Bhubaneswar PGL Ramji Motors Pvt. Ltd.
West Bengal Kolkata DugarAutomotives Pvt. Ltd.
Assam Guwahati Bimal Motors Pvt. Ltd.

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