The 2017 Honda CB300F will be one the most interesting bike produced by the Japanese manufacturer. This mid-range motorcycle has got a lightweight design. It is favorable for both experienced riders and those who are just beginning out.
2017 Honda CB300F: Engine specs
The new CB300F has been extensively redesigned in order to bring out a promising performance. For what it’s worth, this model seems to excel in almost all parameters, making it versatile. Honda approached enthusiastically to the development of its bikes over the years. The company has also made drastic improvements in its 300 cc line-up.
The backbone of CB300F’s chassis is provided by a steel diamond twin-spar frame. To provide stability in speed and sporty handling, the rigidity balance has been carefully tuned.
- Rake – 25° 05
- Trail – 98 mm
- Curb weight – 348 pounds
- Wheelbase – 1,380 mm
- Rim size – 17 × 4 inch rear, 17 ×57nch front
- Tire dimensions – 140/70-17 rear, 110/70-17 front
The 2017 Honda CB300F arrives with a 286 cc 4 valve engine like its predecessor. This engine consists of a DOHC, and its bore/stroke goes out as 76 mm and 63 mm respectively. It is able to produce 30.5 HP at 8,500 RPM while delivering a torque of 19.9 lb-ft at approximately 7,250 RPM. As the strokes are longer, vibration is managed by strong frame mounts of the engine and heavier balance shaft.
A 6-speed gearbox has been used and its final drive ratio has also been increased. This improves fuel efficiency especially in highway cruising. Its overall mileage checks in at 78 MPG.
Its design seems to be inspired by the CBR500R as it consists of large internal volume that makes up for a great exhaust sound. To make a crisp throttle response a possibility across the rev range, the PGM-FI fuel injection which consists of 38 mm throttle bore has also been revamped.
The engine is also fuel efficient as the number of moving parts are limited. Fuel efficiency is contributed by some of the basics elements like iridium spark plug and low-friction piston rings.
- Final drive – Chain
- Drive chain slack – 20 – 30 (0.8 -1.2)
- Drive chain size (×) links – 520 × 108
- Rear sprocket – 36
- C/S sprocket – 14
- Throttle grip – 2 – 6 mm (1/16 -1/4 inch)
- Fuel pressure – 294 kPa
- Throttle body – GQ9JA
The instrument cluster of this 2017 Honda CB300F consists of digital gauges with analog tachometer. This cluster also consists of clock, odometer, coolant temp, fuel gauge, and digital speedometer. A storage cluster/space has been provided underneath the seat which can be accessed by removing the seat.
Price and Availability
This 2017 Honda CB300F comes with a price of $3,999. This bike is already available and comes with a 1 year unlimited mileage limited warranty. An extended coverage is also available with Honda Protection Plan. Only time will tell if it is able to attain the same kind of response as compared to some of its previous models.
Source : www.2018hondamodels.com