2022 Honda CB300R engine specs leaked ahead of official launch

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) presented the new CB300R 2022 at the India Bike Week 2021 festival, the motorcycle is scheduled to go on sale in the Indian market in January. The official engine specifications for the upcoming motorcycle have now been leaked online through the official government website of the Department of Transportation.

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The most prominent upgrade to the new CB300R will include its new BS 6 compliant powertrain. For the record, previously the BS 4-spec model of its 286cc liquid-cooled engine delivered 30.4 hp of peak power at 8,000 rpm. and 27.4 Nm of maximum torque at 6,500 rpm. Now the BS 6-spec bike will be responsible for producing 22.9 kW / 30.7 hp of power at 9,000 rpm. Despite the BS 6 update, the new model will offer a slightly higher power output. Transmission tasks will continue to be performed by the same 6-speed multiplate wet clutch transmission.

Except for these updates, the rest of the motorcycle remains unchanged. Its feature kit includes full LED lighting along with a blue backlit LCD dash to display vehicle information.

The motorcycle rides on 17-inch alloy wheels and is suspended by inverted forks and a Showa monoshock. For braking tasks, it used a single disc at both ends that bit the Nissin calipers.

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While the total weight of the motorcycle has yet to be announced, the motorcycle is expected to tip the scales by around 147kg (curb), which was the official weight of the previous BS 4 model.

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