EXCLUSIVE: CFMoto 650NK Road Test Review
- Aug 8, 2019
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CFMoto has finally launched the 300NK, 650NK, 650MT and the 650GT in India. Priced at Rs 2.29 lakh, the 300NK is the most affordable motorcycle in the company’s India lineup. While the 650NK is priced at Rs 3.99 lakh, the 650MT and the 650GT will retail at Rs 4.99 lakh and Rs 5.49 lakh respectively (ex-showroom India). Bookings of all the motorcycles will commence from 5 August 2019 for a token amount of Rs 5,000. Please note, apart from the 650GT, all the other prices are introductory and will go up in the next few months.
India is amongst the first markets to get the 300NK. Powering the naked motorcycle is a 292.4cc liquid-cooled engine that puts out 28PS and 25Nm of torque. Its main rival, the Honda CB300R, churns out 30.4PS and 27.4Nm of torque.
The 650 models are powered by a 650cc, twin-cylinder engine. However, each bike has received a different state of tune. For instance, this engine belts out 61PS in the 650NK and 71PS and 62PS in the 650MT and the 650GT, respectively. Just to put things into perspective, the Kawasaki Z650 puts out 68PS, whereas the Ninja 650 and the Versys produces 68PS and 69PS. For a more detailed look at CFMoto’s 650cc models, head here.
CFMoto has tied up with AMW Motorcycles, who will be responsible for the Chinese brand’s operations in India. The company has set up a manufacturing plant in Bengaluru which has a claimed annual production capacity of 10,000 units. Currently, the brand has two dealerships in Hyderabad and Bengaluru. However, the company is planning to expand its reach to cities such as Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai soon. We will be riding these bikes soon, so stay tuned to ZigWheels for our first ride report!
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