Powered by Honda, CBR650R is a CBR series 650 cc. This bike is of class four-cylinder sport touring motorcycle presented by Honda to its customers. It is called as one of the successors to CBR650F and CB650R. Honda looking at the success of CBR series previous versions in varied places, have been thrilled to provide its customers with more of what they can. Talking about the Indian market Honda has officially already started accepting bookings for Honda CBR650R, of 2019. The 650 cc bike is planned to be launched soon in the upcoming months and is planning to replace the CBR650F. according to the news received, the price of this new launch is said to be below 8 lakhs (ex-showroom rate) and the booking for the same can be done from any of the Honda’s 22 “wing word” dealers dealing across India. A small token to be paid of INR 15,000 to make the booking of the Honda CBR650R.
The new model of Honda CBR650R is said to have been a makeover of the Honda’s flagship superbike of litre-class and the look of the same is almost similar to the smaller version of CBR1000RR. New twin LED headlamps together with a fully digital instrument console are said to be some of the added features of the bike. This is said to have been a replacement of dated twin-pod digital instrument cluster which was previously said to be seen on CBR650F.
Customers through this updated version of the bike will get slipper clutch and the 649cc liquid-cooled, inline-four engine which has been updated for getting a higher-revving motor. 64Nm at 8500rpm and 95ps at 12000rpm will be the expected result of a higher-revving motor which will improve the performance of the bike.
Multi-stage traction control, this is what the bike offers through newly updated electronics on same. The Bike is said to be a start type having as Electric having a battery of 12V/8.6Ah.
For providing customers with the best deal and a comfortable feel, the bike comes along with Stepped seats and a standard alarm which is an indicator of low fuel, oil and battery. The bike also has pillion seat together with Anti Lock Braking system, Killswitch, clock, Turn signal, Pass Light, Digital fuel gauge, etc.
The bike is also said to have a smaller fuel tank and a lighter frame which will, in turn, make the bike weigh lesser (6 kgs). Honda has also provided in Honda CBR650R a 310mm twin front discs replacement with Nissin four-pot callipers, a new radial change which was not covered in previous versions of the bike. The rear too has got a change which includes a larger 240mm disc.
Varied updates include therein suspension update, like the upside-down front forks, adjustable preload rear mono-shock.
No direct competition is there for this bike and the one which is somewhat close to its features is called by the name Kawasaki Ninja 650, costing near about INR 5.49 lakhs. The bike is said to be one of the toughest competitors of Honda CBR650R. Apart from the same, there are also some bikes which are said to be similar to Honda CBR650R. They are- Kawasaki Z900, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R, Suzuki GSX S750, Royal Enfield Interceptor 650, Hyosung GT650R, Benelli TNT600i, Yamaha MT 09, Triumph Street Triple RS, etc.
Features and specifications
Honda CBR650R comes with Engine Displ. 649 cc having a total of 4 cylinders. The ABS of the bike is said to be Dual channel. Apart from the same, there is an LED headlamp, Digital Tachometer. The weight of the bike is said to be near about 210 kg and will be available in the market in colours like Grand Prix Red, Matte Gunpowder Black Metallic.
Getting to the max power of the bike the same is 85.9 bhp @ 11,500 rpm with a compression ratio of 11.6:1. Some additional details are as regards the bike is mentioned below:
Torque in a maximum- 60.1 Nm @ 8000 rpm
Bore expected- 67 mm
Stroke in mm- 46
System of Fuel delivery- Injection of Fuel with fuel type as petrol
Fuel tank capacity- 15.4 litres
The cooling system is- liquid-cooled
Gearbox type- manual
No. of gears are said to be 6
Transmission type will be chain driven
Clutch- wet multi-plate
Odometer, Speedometer and Tripmeters- Digital form
The length of the bike is 2135 mm with a width of 749 mm and a height of 1149 mm. The bike wheelbase is 1449 mm and the ground clearance for same is 132 mm. Seat height is said to be 810 and the bike is said to have Chassis type Diamond type.
Wheels, Brakes and Suspension details
The Bike offers a Front Brake Type and Rear Brake Type as Disc type with brake size for Front brake as 310 mm and Rear Brake as 240 mm.
17 inches are the same for the Front-wheel size and Rear Wheel size. The type of wheel is Alloy having Radical Tyres which are tubeless.
The front-end suspension of the bike is 41 mm (USD fork) and Rear Suspension as Pro-Link.
The front tyre size is 120/70 ZR17 M/C (58W) and the Rear Tyre Size is 180/55 ZR17 M/C (73W).
September 2019 is said to be the launch date of this superbike which is going to be a makeover of various Honda CBR series. The Honda CBR650R is one of the most awaited bikes of the year and the booking for this has already started for all those Bike Freaks who are not interested to wait and want to grab the opportunity as soon as possible.
The expected price of Honda CBR650R is INR 7.5 lakhs with no on road price details as on today’s date. Based upon the features and type of variants that comes along with the bike, the price charged isn’t that high and is said to be a minimum for all those buyers who already started with bookings for the bike.