Priced at Rs 7.3 lakh (ex, Delhi), the 2017 Honda CBR650F will rival Kawasaki Ninja 650 and Benelli TNT 600 GT.
New 2017 Honda CBR650F uses the same 649cc, inline four-cylinder engine boosted with electronic fuel injection technology.
Honda Motorcycles & Scooters India (HMSI) has rolled out the updated version of the CBR 650F sport tourer in the country. Priced at Rs 7.3 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), the new Honda CBR650F 2017 receives multiple design and feature upgrades over the old model. The sports tourer continues to use the same 85.42bhp, 649cc engine, though its torque output has been reduced to 60.5Nm from 62.9Nm. In order to improve its mid-range performance, Honda has also revised gear ratios of the 6-speed transmission unit. The suspension and braking systems of the bike have also been tuned to deliver better performance.
Commenting on the launch of new Honda CBR650F 2017, HMSI – Senior Vice President – Sales and Marketing, Yadvinder Singh Guleria said, “The new CBR650F delivers a strong dose of CBR series sporting intent and style. With a great combination of sporty style & powerful performance of inline 4 cylinder engine, CBR650F has got a long list of enthusiastic riders. The new CBR650F offers additional value at no increase in price from its previous generation. We are confident, the enthusiast will feel the rush and get delighted with new ride & excitement.” Check Out – Upcoming Honda Bikes & Scooters at 2018 Auto Expo
Those who are interested to purchase the bike can place their order at Honda’s premium Wing World dealerships across the nation. The Honda Wing World dealerships are located in 22 cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Rajasthan, Assam and more.
The updated version of the middleweight sports tourer receives new bodywork, updated brakes and suspension system and a more efficient engine. Despite these changes, Honda has managed to achieve competitive pricing. The new 2017 Honda CBR650F comes with a price tag of Rs 7.3 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Just so you know, the CBR 650F is Honda’s first large capacity motorcycle that has been assembled locally here. Check Out – Honda CB150R Exmotion Pictures & Details
|Engine||649cc, inline four-cylinder|
Power for the 2017 Honda CBR650F comes from the same 649cc, inline four-cylinder engine paired to a 6-speed gearbox. Though, the company has calibrated the motor with redesigned intake valve and dual pass internal structure for the exhaust muffler. While the power output remains unchanged – i.e. 85.42bhp, the torque figure has fallen to 60.4Nm from 62.90Nm. This tuned motor now complaints BSIV emission norms. Transmission (6-speed unit) has also been revised for achieving strong mid-range performance. Read – Honda XRE 300 Launch Details Revealed
Since the engine of the bike remains unchanged, its fuel economy is equivalent to the previous model. The new Honda CBR 650F is capable to return a mileage around 20kmpl.
The updated sports tourer is being offered in two colour schemes – Millennium Red and Matte Gunpowder Black Metallic.
With subtle design updates, the new Honda CBR 650F looks more or less similar to the old model. Built on a steel diamond type frame, the bike receives new bodywork and full LED headlamp surrounded by a sharper fairing. The LED taillamp has also been revised. The bike now features 4-in-1 side-mounted exhaust with dual-pass internal structure reducing back pressure. There is an aluminium swingarm that improves its stability. Check Out – Honda MSX125 Grom Spy Pictures & Launch Details
Major change comes in the form of new 41mm Showa SDBV (Showa Dual Bending Valve) telescopic forks suspension improving damping capabilities of the bike. The same unit is also used in the Harley-Davidson Road Glide. At the rear axle, the bike gets a seven-step adjustable monoshock unit. Honda claims that the riding quality and handling of the 2017 Honda CBR 650F is better than the old model.
Braking system of the sports tourer has been revised with the new Nissan callipers for its 320mm petal discs upfront and 240mm rear disc brakes with a single piston calliper and resin mold pads. The ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) continues 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 receives design and feature changes along with multiple mechanical upgrades. The bike continues to use the 649cc engine, but it delivers better midrange performance.