Honda’s All New 2018 CB650F to Be Unveiled In August

Honda is rolling out its all new, full-of-capability sport bike in August. It comes with various features such as DOHC inline-four, front discs integrated with Nissin calipers and others. Its relaxed rake angle and wheelbase doesn’t make it too aggressive. The shock installed at the rear comes with adjustable mechanism through spring-preload. The wheel is wrapped with Dunlop Sportsmax D222.

Lee Edmunds, American Honda’s Manager of Motorcycle Marketing Communications said, “We are delighted to present a tough and rigid-looking as well as high performance CB650F to the customers in America”.

Honda’s All New 2018 CB650F to Be Unveiled In August

He also stated that the four-cylinder engine is a powerful performer and the vehicle proficiently highlights the inclusive listing of naked sport bikes that is installed precisely in between CB500F and CB1000R.

Dealers claim that the bike is expected to hit the showrooms by August. The upcoming 2018 Honda CB650F will be available in ABS version as well as in standard version.

2018 Honda CB650F Specs


Motor: Inline-4

Bore x stroke: 67 mm x 46 mm

Displacement: 649 CC

Compression ratio: 11.4:1

Valve train: DOHC, 16 valves

Cooling: Liquid

Fueling: PGM-FI Programmed Automatic Enrichment Circuit with 32mm throttle bodies

Ignition: Digital transistorized with electronic advance

Transmission: Six-speed

Final drive: 525 O-ring chain


Front suspension: Non-adjustable Showa Dual Bending Valve 41mm fork; 4.3 Inches of travel

Rear suspension: Linkage assisted shock with spring-preload adjustment; 5.0 Inches of travel

Front tire: 120/70ZR-17 radial; Dunlop Sportmax D222F

Rear tire: 180/55ZR-17 radial; Dunlop Sportmax D222

Front brakes: Two-piston Nissin calipers with 320mm discs

Rear brake: Single-caliper 240 mm disc

ABS: Optional


Wheelbase: 57.1 Inches

Rake: 25.3°

Trail: 4.0 Inches

Seat height: 31.9 Inches

Fuel capacity: 4.6 Gallons

Curb weight: 454 Pounds (ABS: 459 Pounds)

2018 Honda CB650F Color: Red

Though every detail has been shared by Honda, but the only question arises in every one’s mind is: what will be the price factor of this naked sports bike? Another question that arises post launch is: why only launched in the United States? And what are the chances of launching this vehicle in the other potential global market?

So, stay tuned for more updates of this beasty looking naked bike by Honda; feel free to share your thoughts.

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