The all-new 2014 Honda CBR300R which was launched at 2013 CIMAMotor show in China last month is finally made its European debut at the 2013 EICMA show in Milan.
Powered by a 286cc single-cylinder four-stroke, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected engine, the 2014 Honda CBR300R is ready to compete with Kawasaki – which already has Kawasaki Ninja 300 – in small-displacement segment. The 286cc engine on the CBR300R can generate a maximum power of 30.4 hp at 8500 rpm and 19.9 ft-lb. at 7250 rpm.
According to Honda, the Honda CBR300R has an improved throttle response and comes standard with ABS. The 2014 Honda CBR300R is set to replace its little brother, Honda CBR250R, worldwide. Besides has 4.4hp extra power, Honda CBR300R also has a stronger balancing shaft, stiffer engine mounts than the CBR250R model, and its six-speed gearbox has a final drive ratio that has been lengthened.
The 2014 Honda CBR300R receives twin headlights instead of this year’s solo unit, while its 30.9-inch seat is as high as the CBR250R but is narrower. Other features include the 3.4-gallon tank, a 37mm telescopic fork and Pro-Link rear monoshock, a two-piston caliper gripping the 296mm front disc and a single-piston caliper gripping the 220mm rear disc, as well as ABS as standard.
No word on its pricing and US availability.