2021 Honda CBR650R launched at Rs. 8.9 lakh in India
Japanese automaker Honda has launched its 2021 CBR650R middleweight bike in India. It can be booked via the company's BigWing Topline dealerships. As for the highlights, the premium two-wheeler has a sporty look and comes with an LCD instrument cluster and a full-LED lighting setup. It runs on a BS6-compliant 648.72cc liquid-cooled engine mated to a 6-speed gearbox. Here are more details.
The bike is offered in two color schemes
The 2021 Honda CBR650R has a semi-faired design, featuring a sloping fuel tank, a stepped-up seat, golden-colored front forks, a stubby exhaust, and a raised windscreen. The bike packs an LCD instrument console, an all-LED setup for lighting, and rides on blacked-out alloy wheels. It is offered in two color options- Matte Gunpowder Black Metallic and Grand Prix Red.
It runs on a 86hp, 649cc engine
The 2021 Honda CBR650R draws power from a BS6-compliant 648.72cc, inline 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that generates 85.8hp of power at 12,000rpm and 57.5Nm of peak torque at 8,500rpm. The mill is mated to a 6-speed gearbox with a slipper and assist clutch.
Disc brakes on both the wheels ensure safety
For the rider's safety, the 2021 Honda CBR650R is equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels, along with dual-channel ABS and a traction control system for better handling. Suspension duties on the bike are taken care of by Showa's Separate Function-Big Piston (SSF-BP) USD forks on the front side and a mono-shock unit on the rear end.
2021 Honda CBR650R: Pricing and availability
In India, the 2021 Honda CBR650R is being imported via completely knocked down (CKD) route and can be booked through the company's BigWing Topline dealers. The bike carries a price-tag of Rs. 8.88 lakh (ex-showroom, Haryana).