A new streetfighter has made all its way to the automobile grounds of India. The all-new and dashing Honda CBF 190 R is soon to be introduced by Honda in India, though it is currently available in International markets. The bike will meet many competitors in the respective segment but it seems like it can be a definition of innovation for Honda Motors, as Honda CBR is considered to be the only sports bike in the reasonable pricing range. Secondly, a new design can be seen this time from Honda, it is new, stylish, and breaking the Honda’s mainstream design, apart from just being new the feature seems to be appealing. So it’s obvious to have an eagerness to see this beauty rolling on the Indian roads. Let’s have a look at the detailed examination of the bike further.
Pricing details and competitors
The new Honda CBF 190 R is yet to launch in India, it is said that the bike will most probably show up in October 2020 in India. There is no confirmed price but the bike is estimated to cost somewhere around 1.10 lakh. Now looking at the price segment the major competitors Honda CBF 190 R is going to face are TVS Apache RTR 160 4V ( Price – ₹92,311 – ₹1.1 lakhs ), Royal Enfield Bullet 350 ( Price – ₹1.24 lakhs – ₹1.41 lakhs ), Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ( Price – ₹1.26 lakhs – ₹1.32 lakhs ), KTM duke 200 ( Price – ₹1.6 lakhs – ₹1.64 lakhs ). Though looking at the various basic features of Honda CBF 190 R and comparing it with the rivals, we can’t say that CBF is winning over every feature, it may serve you lesser than the other bikes but according to its price, it’s adequate as it even costs you lesser than the other bikes in the segment.
Coming to the features, you won’t find much change in features among the CBF 190 R and its rivals. ABS, dual disk brakes, engine kill switch etc. are some of the common features you will find in almost every bike of the respective segment, there will be a competition within a particular feature of different bikes but chances of finding a whole new feature won’t be there.
Features and specifications
- Fuel – Petrol
- Electric start
- Engine displacement – 190 CC
- Engine details – 4-stroke single cylinder (BS-VI)
- Compression ratio – 9.5:1
- Fuel system – Programmed fuel injection ( PGM FI )
- Cooling system – Air cooled
- Fuel capacity – 12 L
- Bike type – Sports bike
- Maximum power – 16.8 PS @ 8000 rpm
- Maximum torque – 16.3 Nm @ 7000 rpm
- Gear Transmission – 5-speed gearbox
- Brakes ( Front and Rear ) – Hydraulic disc brake
Moving forward from the basic technical specifications, the Honda Cbf 190 R has a variety of features. The meter consists of speedometer, trip meter, fuel gauge and odometer ( all are digital ), the bike starting type is electric start only there is no kick in it similar to almost all bikes of the segment. The bike serves you LED headlight, taillight and indicators. Front and rear both tyres are tubeless and wheel type is alloy.
Dimensional information of the bike is:
- Length x Width x Height – 1982 x 744 x 1041 (in mm)
- Ground clearance – 140 mm
- Wheel base – 1356 mm
- Weight – 140 kg
- Load capacity – 150 kg