Honda has announced the arrival of the refreshed version of the CBR650F in India. Bookings are now open for this middle-weight sports tourer and the motorcycle has now been priced at INR 7.30 lakh.
The new version now comes with LED headlamps, new Nissin brake calipers, Showa dual bending valve type forks & bronze engine & head covers. Powering the bike remains the same 649cc, DOHC in-line, four-cylinder engine and develops 63.7 kW of power @ 11,000 RPM.
The new 41mm Showa Dual Bending Valve type fork is lighter and regulates how much compression damping can be reinforced for delivering superior performance levels, equivalent to cartridge type suspension units.
The 2017 CBR650F is equipped with new dual-piston Nissin front calipers and sintered metal pads on 320 mm dual hydraulic front discs. The rear gets a 240 mm hydraulic disc with a single-piston caliper and resin mold pads.
The clear-lensed LED headlight in the new CBR650F ensures that you can see well ahead on the darkest roads. The rear LED tail light is housed in the sleek tail section and emerges as a bright & noticeable spotlight.
With no change in price from the previous generation, new CBR650F will be available at Rs. 7.30 lacs (ex-showroom New Delhi) in 2 colors – Millennium Red & Matte Gunpowder Black Metallic.
Launched in India at the Honda Rev Fest in 2015, the CBR650F is the first of Honda’s premium ‘Make-in-India’ motorcycle.