CF Moto has made its Indian debut with 4 new bikes including 300NK, 650NK, 650MT and 650GT. It includes naked streetfighters, a sport-tourer and an ADV.
Chinese two-wheeler giant, CF Moto makes its debut in India with four new premium motorcycles. It has partnered up with AMW Motorcycles, which is based out of Hyderabad. The bikes will be sold in India through the CKD route and will be assembled at latter’s plant.
CF Moto 300NK, 650NK, 650GT and 650MT have been launched in India, with prices starting at Rs 2.29 Lakhs going all the way up to 5.49 Lakhs (ex-showroom). As of now, the bikes will only be available in Kochi, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata and Assam.
300NK is the most affordable offering from the manufacturer and is basically a naked streetfighter. So you know who will it go against in India. Here are five things to know about the bike:
1. Price And Competition
Priced at Rs 2.29 Lakhs (ex-showroom), CF Moto 300NK goes against the likes of KTM Duke 390, Honda CB300R and BMW G 310 R. In this price range, you also get the TVS Apache RR310 and Royal Enfield Interceptor 650. Pretty tough competition out there.
2. Engine Specs
300NK gets a 292cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled produces 33 BHP at 8800 RPM and 25 Nm of peak torque at 7200 RPM. The motor comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The engine specs are somewhat similar to what is found on the other 300cc bikes.
CF Moto has equipped this bike with decent features, as per its competition. It comes with LED headlamps, LED tail lights, USB Charger and a TFT instrument console with riding range, gear position and much more. It gets a single-piece handlebar, which is set low for aggressive riding. Further, you can customize the layout of the instrument console for Rain and Sport mode.
4. Suspension and Braking
For suspension, 300NK uses Upside-Down forks at the front and a mono-shock at the back, with a lightweight steel trellis frame. Braking is handled by disc brakes on both the ends with dual-channel ABS as standard.
5. Bookings And Other Details
As mentioned earlier, CF Moto 300NK is available only in these cities. However, the manufacturer plans to expand its operation to more cities soon. The bookings for the bike will commence on 5th August, and deliveries to begin later in October. The dealerships are ready and the bikes have started reaching dealerships.