Power figures of the upcoming Honda CB300R compared to the KTM Duke 390.
The upcoming Honda CB300R is the brand’s entry in the entry-level sports bike segment of the Indian motorcycle market. The naked motorcycle looks like a smaller version of the CB1000R and its design is uplifted from Honda’s Neo Sports Café concept. The Honda CB300R gets a round headlamp with all LED lights with a digital TFT instrument console. The bike is expected to be priced under Rs. 2.5 lakhs (ex-showroom).
The Honda CB300R has upside down forks and an exposed frame holding the blacked out engine, giving it a sharp look. Complementing the bike’s sharp looks is the sharply chiseled fuel tank that also gives it an aggressive look. The Honda CB300R is powered by a liquid-cooled, 286 cc, DOHC, single-cylinder engine which gives a maximum of 27.50 BHP at 8290 RPM and 25.37 Nm of maximum torque at 6550 RPM according to the dyno run.
Whereas, the KTM Duke 390 is priced at Rs. 2.43 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi), with the bike featuring a 373.2cc liquid-cooled engine, with upside down forks. The bike features an all-LED headlamp and a colour TFT instrument console. The engine in the KTM Duke 390 produces a maximum of 41.21 BHP at 8640 RPM and 36.47 Nm of maximum torque at 6860 RPM according to the dyno run.
Honda CB300R Dyno Test
– The Honda CB300R gets a liquid-cooled 300cc engine
– The KTM 390 is powered by a 390cc liquid-cooled engine
– Power figures show that the Honda CB300R has less power and torque when compared to the KTM Duke 390
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