The Kawasaki Ninja 650r vs The Honda CBR 650 F – A Small Comparison

The 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 650r vs 2014The Honda CBR 650 F
The 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 650r vs The 2014 Honda CBR 650 F
The 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 650r India
The 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 650r India
The 2014 Honda CBR 650 F India
The 2014 Honda CBR 650 F

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The EIMCA , Kicked of with some big time launches and one of the most popular launch was that of the Honda CBR 650 F and CB 650 F . Both the Bike’s are totally similar Inside and the only difference that the CBR has over the CB is it’s Fairing and the ride position’s.The CB has an upright seating position while the CBR has a much more aggressive stance . One of the toughest competition for these bikes will be from the 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 650 . Lets see a small review of these two bike’s based purely on the spec’s . The ride review will be posted as soon as we get hand’s on these beauties . Please subscribe to get updates via email .


The CBR and CB 650 F


The Kawasaki Ninja 650r vs The Honda CBR 650 F Front
The Kawasaki Ninja 650r vs The Honda CBR 650 F Front


The Honda CBR 650 F side
The Honda CBR 650 F Side


The Kawasaki Ninja 650r vs The Honda CBR 650 F Specs
 
 Both the CB 650 F and CBR 650 F  are  powered by a 649cc in-line four motor compact engine  producing maximum power of 87 BHP at 11,000 RPM and peak torque of 63 Nm at 8000 RPM . The Transmission is 6 speed .The 16 Valve DOHC  Engine is Tuned so as to get high low end Torque and hence improve the city drivability which is really handy if you are in India . The suspension is Non adjustable twin forks at front and 6 way adjustable shocks at rear .Both the bikes get 240 mm rear disc brake and 320 mm dual front discs

 

The 2014  Kawasaki Ninja 650R
 
The 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 650r vs The 2014 Honda CBR 650 F Side
The 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 650r vs The 2014 Honda CBR 650 F Side
 
The Kawasaki Ninja 650r has a liquid-cooled 649cc parallel twin Digital Fuel injected engine coupled with a 6 speed transmission. The engine is DOHC, eight-valved and is also optimized for increasing the Mid range power .The Bike has a Twin-pipe perimeter frame offering great balance, rigidity and an aggressive seat position. The Twin-pipe swingarm assembly offers excellent rigidity and maximum style .Coming to the suspension The bike has a 41mm front fork and a single offset laydown shock with adjustable spring preload at the rear . The Ninja 650 offer’s a sporty Dual head lamps which is a sure plus when comparing with the CBR .


2014 is fast becoming the best year so far in terms of bike release . Some of the  confirmed bikes are:

1) The Yamaha R250
2) Triumph 250
3)CBR 300r
4) TVS 250cc Bike
5) Harley Davidson Street 750

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