06 Oct 2020: 2021 Honda CBR650R with updated suspension setup unveiled: Details here
Japanese automaker Honda has unveiled the much-anticipated 2021 version of its CBR650R middleweight motorbike.
The premium two-wheeler comes in two colors and packs 41mm Showa Separate Function Big Piston front forks and an under-seat USB Type-C charging socket. Also, it draws power from a Euro 5-compliant 649cc, inline four-cylinder, engine.
Here are more details.
Design: 2021 Honda CBR650R: At a glance
The 2021 Honda CBR650R has an eye-catching look, featuring a muscular fuel tank, a stepped-up seat, refreshed side panels, and a new number plate mount.
The bike packs a digital instrument console, an all-LED lighting setup, and an under-seat USB Type-C charging socket. It rides on designer blacked-out alloy wheels.
It comes in two colors- Matt Gunpowder Black Metallic and Candy Chromosphere Red.
Fact: Power and performance
The 2021 Honda CBR650R is powered by a Euro 5-compliant 649cc, liquid-cooled, inline four-cylinder engine that generates 93.8hp of maximum power at 12,000rpm and 63Nm of peak torque at 8,500rpm. The mill comes paired to a manual 6-speed gearbox.
Safety: What about safety and suspension setup?
To ensure 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 Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC).
Meanwhile, the suspension duties on the motorbike are handled by 41mm Showa Separate Function Big Piston (SFF BP) front forks and a 7-step mono-shock unit with adjustable preload on the rear end.
Fact: How much will it cost?
No details pertaining to the pricing and availability of the 2021 Honda CBR650R in India are currently available. However, it is expected to sport a price-figure of around Rs. 7.70 lakh.