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2022 Honda CBR650R launched in India at INR 9,35,427

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Honda has announced the launch of the MY22 new CBR650R in the Indian market at the price of INR 9.35 lakh ex-showroom. The brand has also revealed that the Honda CBR650R can now be booked starting today. The brand has opened the bookings for the 2022 CBR650R at its exclusive premium dealerships – BigWing Topline. The motorcycle will be available in Gurugram (Haryana), Mumbai (Maharashtra), Bengaluru (Karnataka), Indore (Madhya Pradesh), Kochi (Kerala), Hyderabad (Telangana) and Chennai (Tamil Nadu). Furthermore, the 2022 Honda CBR650R will come via the CKD (Completely Knocked Down) route.

2022 Honda CBR650R – Design and Ergonomics

The Honda CBR650R is a unique middle-weight motorcycle. The bike features the sporty and adrenaline-pumping performance of an RR machine while the ergonomics of an everyday rideable motorcycle. The CBR650R also comes with a powerful engine yet the bike offers sensible running costs making it a viable option as day-to-day transport in addition to the weekend fun. This makes the 2022 Honda CBR650R a rare breed.

The CBR650R features a riding position that ensures forward visibility and manoeuvrability in urban areas. In addition to this, the CBR650R also comes with a raised step position and back-stepping, allowing the rider to easily apply a load to the step. The front and rear seats are also separate to allow better rider footing. Honda also offers an enhanced vehicle body with weight reduction and mass concentration.

2022 Honda CBR650R – Technical Specifications

Powering the 2022 Honda CBR650R is a 648.72cc in-line four-cylinder liquid-cooled engine. The engine produces 85.8 Hp of power and 57.5 Nm of torque paired to a 6-speed gearbox. The Honda CBR650R comes with a steel diamond frame with pressed swingarm pivot plates and
twin elliptical spars. The chassis comes specifically tuned offering stiffness in the headstock and flexibility in the spar sections. The twin-tube frame rides on Showa SFF-BP upside-down front fork and monoshock on the rear. The bike also gets premium 17-inch 5-spoke Y-shaped aluminium wheels.

2022 Honda CBR650R – Top Features

The 2022 Honda CBR650R comes with features such as full-LED lighting and a sharp LCD instruments cluster. The dashboard consists of a Digital Speedometer, Digital Bar Graph Tachometer, Dual Trip Meters, Digital Fuel Level Gauge & Fuel Consumption Gauge, Digital Clock, Water Temperature Gauge, Gear position indicator and even a Shift-UP Indicator. The motorcycle also comes with EMERGENCY STOP SIGNAL (ESS) and Honda IGNITION SECURITY SYSTEM (HISS). The bike also comes with Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) and radially mounted callipers with Dual Channel ABS.

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