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Honda CB650F display at 2016 Bangkok Motor Show in grey-white livery

 
Honda CB650F grey-white at 2016 Bangkok Motor Show

The motorcycle is essentially a naked derivative of the CBR650F that is being locally assembled in India.

The popular Honda CB650F mid-weight naked street fighter has been showcased in a new grey-white livery at the ongoing 2016 Bangkok Motor Show. The interesting mix of colors and decals go a long way in enhancing the motorcycle’s appeal.

Targeting younger audience, the new livery adopts white and grey as primary colors with a bit of black and fluorescent green thrown in the mix. Exposed part of the chassis and rear wheel are finished in white while the fuel tank and other bodywork are finished in grey. The front wheel and a racing stripe on the fuel tank are done in black. The green accents can be seen in the form of rim tap on the front wheel and decals on the fuel tank.

Honda CB650F grey-white at 2016 Bangkok Motor Show

The motorcycle packs a 84 PS 649 cc inline 4-cyilnder engine.

There are no mechanical changes to the CB650F which is essentially a naked version of the fully faired CBR650F sports tourer that is on sale in India. The street fighter is powered by a 649 cc inline four-cylinder liquid-cooled engine which belts out around 86 PS and 63 Nm of torque. Transmission is a 6-speed unit.

Honda CB650F grey-white at 2016 Bangkok Motor Show

The new livery enhances the motorcycle’s overall appeal.

Also read – Honda CB650 Scrambler Concept showcased at 2016 Bangkok Motor Show

The Honda CB650F is uses a conventional telescopic front fork and rear monoshock suspension system. Braking is taken care of by twin discs upfront and a single disc at the year. The motorcycle is fitted with 120/70ZR – 17M/C front and 180/55-ZR 17M/C rear tyres.

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