2017 Honda CBR650F will continue to take on Kawasaki Ninja 650 and Benelli TNT 600 GT.
New 2017 Honda CBR650F will use the same 649cc, inline four-cylinder engine boosted with electronic fuel injection technology.
Honda Motorcycles & Scooters India (HMSI) will soon bring in the updated version of the CBR 650F sport tourer in the country. A recently media report claims that the new 2017 Honda CBR650F will arrive in the Indian market during coming festive season. For 2017 model year, the bike will see multiple design and feature updates along with new paint schemes.
While the new Honda CBR 650F will come with the same 649cc engine, the power output will be higher than the current unit. The mid range performance will also be improved. Honda will update the suspension and braking systems of the bike. First launched in August 2015, the Honda CBR 650F is the first large capacity motorcycle that has been assembled locally here. Check Out – Upcoming Honda Bikes & Scooters at 2018 Auto Expo
The new CBR 650F will soon hit showrooms in the country. Though the company hasn’t yet confirmed the launch date, it is likely to be rolled out during coming festive season.
In March 2017, Honda slashed down price of the CBR 650F by Rs 1 lakh. The bike is, currently, comes with a price tag of Rs 6.64 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai). The new bodywork, updated brakes and suspension system will surely make it slightly pricier than the outgoing model. Check Out – Honda CB150R Exmotion Pictures & Details
|Engine||649cc, inline four-cylinder|
|Max Power||88.5bhp @ 11,000rpm|
|Max Torque||64Nm @ 8,000rpm|
The bike’s updated version will continue to feature the existing 649cc, inline four-cylinder engine paired to a 6-speed gearbox. The updated model is more powerful (4PS) than the current one, thanks to the updated exhaust and intake system. Now, this fuel injected motor can make a top power of 88.5bhp at 11,000rpm and 62.90Nm at 8,000rpm. Honda will also calibrate this motor for achieving better midrange performance. Read – Honda XRE 300 Launch Details Revealed
Since the power source of the bike will remain unchanged, it will deliver fuel economy equivalent to the current model. The new Honda CBR 650F will return a mileage around 20kmpl.
Currently, the bike comes in a single Pearl Metalloid White paint scheme. The updated Honda CBR 650F will get new colour options.
With subtle design updates, the new Honda CBR 650F will look slightly more refreshing than the outgoing model. Based on a steel diamond type frame, the bike will receive new bodywork and full LED headlamp. Major change will come in the form of Showa SDBV (Showa Dual Bending Valve) telescopic forks suspension improving damping capabilities of the bike. The same unit is also used on the Harley-Davidson Road Glide. Check Out – Honda MSX125 Grom Spy Pictures & Launch Details
Honda claims that the riding quality and handling of the 2017 Honda CBR 650F will be better than the current model. The company will also use the new Nissan callipers for its 320mm petal discs upfront and 240mm rear disc brakes. The ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) will continue to come as standard.
– New Bodywork
– Full LED headlamp
– New Suspension
– Updated Brakes
|Fuel Tank Capacity||17.30-litres|
Front – 320mm petal disc with new Nissin callipers
Rear – 240mm disc with new Nissin callipers
Front – Showa SDBV telescopic forks
Rear – Monoshock with 7-stage spring preload adjustment
Front – 120/70-17 tubeless
Rear – 180/55-17 tubeless
2017 Honda CBR650F will witness several design and feature upgrades along with new colour options. The bike will continue to use the 649cc engine, but it will be more powerful and deliver better midrange performance.