New Honda CB650R debuts at EICMA – Gets the Neo Sports Cafe look from 1000R

With the new Honda CB650R, the company has now completed the Neo Sports Cafe across their range of naked sports bikes from 300 cc to 1000cc.

Honda has announced its new 2019 motorcycle updates in Milan at the EICMA. Among its host of bikes poised for launch is the new CB650R Neo Café Racer which borrows inspiration from the CB1000R.

New Honda CB650R gets a minimalistic design. It receives aluminum bodywork with a new LED headlamp, a lighter steel framework and weighs 202 kgs with weight reductions made in chassis, tank and foot rests.

It features also include radial mounted brake calipers, 41mm USD forks, radial Nissin brakes measuring 310mm diameter discs with radial calipers with four pistons and new cast aluminum rims. The new wheels are fitted with 120/70 ZR17 and 180/55 ZR17 tyres, seat height is at 810mm and ABS is offered as standard.

2019 Honda CB650R gets a biconical aluminum handlebar, LED lighting system with a circular headlamp, gear shift indicators and an 100% digital instrument panel that has been designed with negative back lit LCD screen.

In terms of safety, the new CB650R gets new assisted clutch with anti skid system and HSTC traction control – Honda Selectable Torque Control that prevents slipping of rear wheel in acceleration.

2019 Honda CB650R is powered by a 649cc, inline, four cylinder offering 95 hp power and 64 Nm torque. It will be presented in four color options of Graphite Black, Candy Chromosphere Red, Matt Crypton Silver Metallic and Matt Jeans Blue Metallic. No indications on prices or launch date have been revealed.