Honda offers the CB300F in two variants, whereas the BMW G 310 R is available in one variant.
Honda’s latest release for the Indian market is the new CB300F, a naked street fighter. The manufacturer also has the CB300R in its lineup, but the CB300F is an all-new product that targets the youth. The Indian market also has the BMW G 310 R making an appearance roadster and will compete with Honda. Here’s how the new CB300F competes with the BMW G 310 R.
Honda CB300F vs BMW G 310 R: Appearance
The CB300F looks like a stronger version of the Hornet 2.0. Now that can be a good thing or a bad thing. For starters, the Hornet 2.0 is a beautiful bike. However, Honda hasn’t made any major design changes to make the CB300F stand out on the road. The motorcycle comes with an LED headlight at the front, a muscular fuel tank with tank covers and a sleek rear end with a fat tire.
BMW stands out on the road with its livery and the fact that there aren’t many of them on the road. What also helps is the sporty design, sleek headlights and taillight, minimal body panels and muscular fuel tank. What stands out on the motorcycle are the red-painted alloy wheels.
Honda CB300F vs BMW G 310 R: Specs
Honda uses a new 293 cc oil-cooled engine that produces 23.8 horsepower of peak power and 25.6 Nm of peak torque. It comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox with a slipper and assist clutch. It’s tuned to deliver most of its torque at the bottom of the rev range.
Then there is the BMW G 310 R, it comes with the 313cc oil-cooled engine that also powers the TVS Apache RR 310 and the BMW G 310 RR. It produces 33.52 bhp of maximum power and 28 Nm of maximum torque. It is also mated to a 6-speed gearbox with slipper and assist clutch.
Honda CB300F vs BMW G 310 R: Features
Both the bikes are equipped with LED headlights with LED daytime running lights, fully digital instrument panel and dual-channel ABS. The Honda is also equipped with traction control, Bluetooth connectivity and 5-step brightness control of the instrument cluster.
Honda CB300F vs BMW G 310 R: Equipment
Both bikes are equipped with USD forks at the front and a monoshock at the rear. Braking functions are performed by front and rear discs. Even the tire sizes of both motorcycles are the same. The front measures 110/70, and the rear measures 150/60.
Honda CB300F vs BMW G 310 R: Price
The CB300F is offered in two variants, DLX and DLX Pro. Price for DLX ₹2.26 lakh and costs the DLX Pro ₹2.29 lakhs. Price G 310 R ₹2.70 lakhs. All prices are ex-showroom.
Date of first publication: Sep 17, 2022, 11:20 am IST