Honda launched the all-new CB300R in India on Friday. The CB300R starts at 2.41 lakh and is being brought in via the completely knocked down (CKD) route. It takes on the likes of other sport-naked bikes in the Indian market, including the KTM 390 Duke and the BMW G 310 R.

The CB300R will be sold in India through Honda's Wing World outlets which also sell the Japanese automaker's other premium bikes.

The CB300R sports a ‘neo sports café’ styling which can also be spotted on the 2019 CB1000R+. Much like its bigger sibling, the CB300R pairs retro elements like a round LED headlamp with modern, aggressive lines.

Powering the 2019 CB300R is a 286cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-valve, DOHC motor mated to a 6-speed transmission. The motor makes 31.4 HP and 27.5Nm of torque.

The CB300R has a 41mm USD fork and a preload-adjustable monoshock suspension. The front braking is taken care of by a 296mm disc and a four-pot calliper while at the back there’s a 220mm disc with a single-pot calliper. The bike uses a dual-channel system that uses an IMU for a better front to rear distribution of ABS.

It comes with 17-inch wheels at both ends which are shod with a 110/70-17 section tyre at the front and a 150/60-17 section tyre at the rear. The India-spec model also uses Michelin Pilot Street tyres instead of the Dunlops found on the international-spec model.

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