Launched: Duke 390-Rival Honda CB 300R Priced at ₹ 2.41 Lakh

Honda CB300R price is competitive considering their other options but more importantly it brings in a ray of hope of India getting more mid-sizers from their stable…

At an event in Delhi today, Honda has officially launched the CB 300R in India. The motorcycle is brought to India via the CKD (Completely Knocked Down) route. It becomes the third model in this lineup after Africa Twin and CBR 650F. It also marks the beginning of the new ‘Silver’ wing mark.

It comes equipped with a 286 cc fuel injected, single cylinder, liquid cooled DOHC engine which produces 30 bhp of peak power at 8000 rpm and 27.4 Nm of max torque at 6500 rpm, which is paired with a 6-speed transmission. These specs are slightly lower than the UK-spec version.

Among noticeable features, CB 300R comes with 41 mm upside down front forks, full LED headlamp and tailamps and segment first ABS with IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit). It has a ground clearance of 151 mm, seat height of 800 mm and a fuel tank capacity of only 10 liters.

Honda CB300R Price

CB 300RRs 2.41 Lakh ex-showroom

After the first announcement of ‘under 2.5 Lakh’, the final price of the motorcycle is Rs 2.41 Lakh ex-showroom and it is Pan India!

CB300R Exhaust Note & Walkaround Video

It is available in two colours – Matte Axis Gray Metallic and Candy Chromosphere Red. This new CB will compete with BMW G310 R, Bajaj Dominar 400, Mahindra Mojo, KTM Duke 250 and Duke 390 etc.

Honda CB300R – 13 Points You Need to Know

CB300R will be available at these 22 dealerships only for now. Gradually, Honda says they will increase the reach to other cities. Bookings commenced from mid-January and Honda says they are booked for three months without revealing the actual numbers. Deliveries will commence from next month onwards.

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So, the CB300R looks brilliant and could be a lovely option for entry-range sports motorcycle buyers. So, will you buy it over its rivals mentioned above…?