The HondaCB300R It is updated to continue being a benchmark among the naked medium cylinder capacity that can be accessed with the A2 card. With a formula that already worked, the brand with the golden wing has limited itself to incorporating new colors already improve a cycle part that already stood out.
On the aesthetic level, the only novelty is the addition of Dusk Yellow Pearl and Matte Agile Blue Pearl to a palette in which Matte Gunpowder Black Metallic and Chromosphere Candy Red were already available. However, he also sports a new material for the seat which, according to Honda, improves comfort for both driver and co-driver.
The Japanese motorcycle retains the style that the brand calls Neo Sports Café, which replicates that of its older (CB1000R and CB650R) and younger (CB125R) sisters, with a round led headlight, an LCD screen for the instrument panel and details such as a very short tail.
The most outstanding novelties are two. The first is the Showa inverted front fork Separate Function Big Piston (SFF-BP) of 41 millimeters, which offers “greater touch, absorption and control in bumpy areas”. It is paired with a rear shock that features 5-position spring preload adjustment.
The second is the improvement of the brake system, which now has a 296-millimeter floating front disc bitten by one Nissin four-piston caliper, as well as a 220-millimeter rear with a single-piston track. The Honda CB300R also has an ABS system managed by an inertial measurement unit to achieve optimum braking distribution.
The engine of the Honda CB300R
It maintains its 286cc engine, which develops 30.7 hp and 27.5 Nm and is compatible with the Euro5 standard. It is mated to a six-speed gearbox with a slipper clutch. What has changed is the internal structure of the exhaust system, replaced by a simpler one.
The HondaCB300R homologates a consumption, according to the brand, that allows you to travel 30.2 kilometers per liter of fuel.