As we had mentioned in our previous article that booking for CBR 650R has been started, Honda has now officially launched the 2019 CBR 650R in India for Rs. 7.70 lakh. The price has increased by Rs. 30,000.
Official Press Release from Honda Motorcycle and Scooters India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI):
Speaking on this occasion, Mr. Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President – Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “It was just last week that we announced the establishment of new premium big bike business vertical – the Honda BigWing in India. CBR650R further strengthens the model line up to be sold & serviced under Honda BigWing. Delivering a sporty & powerful performance with Honda’s racing pedigree, the all new CBR650R is set to excite middleweight biking enthusiasts.”
The 2019 CBR 650R resembles a lot to its elder sibling, the mighty CBR 1000RR. But the 2019 CBR 650R has been targeted at riders looking for sports touring. With its slight upright seating position, one can easily take it for longer highway tours without breaking their back.
The engine configuration you get is a butter smooth, 87 bhp, inline-four, DOHC, liquid cooled, 649 cc. it also has features like Assist/slipper clutch which helps you in rapid downshifting and smooth corner entry, your rear wheel won’t lock when downshifted at a high speed.
Colour options on offer are Grand Prix Red & Matte Gunpowder Black Metallic. The 2019 CBR 650R will be sold by (HMSI) through its 22 Honda WingWorld dealerships across India and one exclusive BigWing dealership from Gurugram.