The locally assembled BS6 CB300R is lighter and generates more power than the BS4 model
Honda introduced the 2022 CB300R BS6 at the India Bike Week in December 2021, and it packs a few changes compared to the BS4 variant. The CB300R will be locally manufactured in India, while the BS4 variant was sold via the CKD route.
The Neo-Sports Café inspired motorcycle now complies with the stricter emission norms and is marginally expensive than its rivals like the BMW G310R and the KTM 390 Duke.
Read all the details about its specs, features, and prices here:
2022 Honda CB 300R BS6 Design
The CB 300R gets new Golden colored upside-down forks that help enhance the premium appeal of the motorcycle. The BS4 variant used silver-colored forks earlier. The radiator shrouds get a matte dark grey finish instead of the silver color in the BS4 variant. Lastly, it also features a black headlamp bezel. The motorcycle still gets the 10 litre fuel tank.
The 2022 Honda CB 300R also gets two new colors – Matte Steel Black and Pearl Spartan Red.
2022 Honda CB 300R Features
The updated model features a new LCD display with a shift light and gear position indicator. The rest of the instrument cluster layout remains almost the same. Additionally, the bike gets a slipper clutch as standard.
2022 Honda CB300R Engine
The 2022 Honda CB300R uses BS6 compliant 286cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, DOHC engine that makes 31.1hp of power at 9,000rpm and 27.5Nm of torque at 7,500rpm. The engine is paired to a six-speed gearbox.
For your reference, the BS4 model made 30.45hp of power at 8,000rpm.
2022 Honda CB 300R Chassis, Suspension, and Brakes
Honda hasn’t made any changes to the old chassis, the CB 300R still underpins the same diamond frame structure. The motorcycle uses 41mm Upside down forks at the front and a mono-shock suspension at the rear. Honda claims that the new bike has a slightly longer wheelbase than the outgoing model while it also weighs 1 kilogram less at 146 kilograms than the previous model.
The braking duties of the motorcycle are handled by a 296mm disc at the front with Nissin 4 piston caliper and a 220mm disc at the rear with a single-piston caliper. A dual-channel ABS comes as a standard for the safety of the rider.
2022 Honda CB 300R Rivals and Prices
The 2022 Honda CB300R rivals the BMW G310R and the KTM 390 Duke.
Prices for the 2022 CB 300R start at Rs 2.77 Lakhs (ex-showroom), and Honda has commenced bookings for the model across India. The bike will be available only via all the Big Wing showrooms across the country.
You can watch the walkaround video video of the Honda CB300R here: