Honda CB300R might be priced near KTM Duke 390 and Interceptor 650

Honda CB300R is set to be launched on February 8. The pricing range has been tentatively set under Rs 2.5 Lakhs, going against Interceptor 650 and Duke 390.

Just yesterday, the India-spec Honda CB300R was spotted at a TVC shoot. The neo-sports cafe-racer will be an entry-level premium motorcycle, priced under Rs 2.5 Lakhs.

The bookings for the same have commenced at 22 Honda Wing World dealerships across India. The minimum required booking amount is Rs 5,000.

Honda CB300R

Currently, all the specifications of CB300R are officially revealed. The feature list and the exact pricing is left to be revealed. Honda has just given tentative pricing of under Rs 2.5 Lakhs.

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Since it is a premium product from the brand and will also make its way to India through CKD units. So, we suspect the Honda CB300R to be priced around Rs 2.3 Lakhs (ex-showroom).

In this price range, it will lock horns against KTM Duke 390 and Royal Enfield Interceptor 650. While the Duke 390 goes for Rs 2.43 Lakhs, Interceptor is priced starting from Rs 2.5 Lakhs onwards (ex-showroom prices).

Here, Duke gets a more powerful 373cc engine, that gives more power than CB300R. Duke delivers 42 BHP and 37 Nm of peak torque.

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On the other hand, Interceptor 650 gets a twin-cylinder 648cc engine that delivers 47 BHP and 52 Nm of peak torque.

Honda CB300R is a naked roadster, similar to the bodywork of Duke 390. However, CB300R has a hint of a cafe racer in its genes, so it will offer a dedicated riding position.

Interceptor is a Classic Roadster with an appealing retro charm flooded with old-styling bits. It gets an upright sitting position, unlike CB300R.

Honda CB300R gets a 286cc liquid-cooled DOHC single-cylinder engine. The engine delivers 32 BHP and 27.5 Nm of peak torque, mated to a 6-speed gearbox.

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Currently, the sales of Duke 390 is down but that of Interceptor 650 is climbing the ladder. All the three motorcycles are very much different from each other, but a similar pricing range will confuse many buyers.

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