2017 Honda New CBR650F Facelift 2BL-RC83

2017 Honda CBR650F 2BL-RC83 Specs, Price, Photos, Overview

The fully-faired road sports racing model 2017 Honda CB650F, which have been well-received for their in-line 4-cylinder 650cc engine with powerful output characteristics from low to high revs and easy-to-use body size, have been redesigned for more radical and sporty styling. It was released on April 14th (Friday) 2017 after thoroughly pursuing total air management of intake and exhaust and improving the output to further mature the powerful driving.

2017 Honda CBR650F 2BL-RC83 (Victory Red)
2017-02-14. New Honda CBR650F 2BL-RC83 (Victory Red) photo.

Honda CBR650F model have a new intake flow path that introduces more air in order to further bring out the power performance of the 650cc/DOHC/in-line 4-cylinder engine, shortening the air funnel and the internal structure of the muffler. By changing from 3 rooms to 2 rooms, the maximum output is improved by 5kw (7 horsepower). This improves the torque characteristics in the low and medium speed range and achieves the growth in the high speed range. In addition, by lowering the gear ratio of the 2nd to 5th gears of the transmission, a powerful acceleration feeling has been achieved. In addition, the front suspension is equipped with a new Showa "dual bending valve" that has excellent damping force characteristics, achieving a high-quality ride that is supple and has excellent road followability. As in the past, the rear uses a 7-step preload adjuster that can be adjusted according to the road surface conditions and the user's riding. The brakes are equipped with wave discs that have excellent heat dissipation effect on both the front and rear, and a 320mm large double disc and 2-pot caliper are combined on the front, and a 240mm disc and 1-pot caliper are combined on the rear. Also equipped with ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) that avoids locking the front and rear wheels as standard equipment.

In addition to newly adopting high-brightness LED headlights that give a sharp and advanced impression, the cowl shape around the headlights has been reviewed to introduce more air into the intake duct while driving. Three color variations are available: Victory Red, Matte Gun Powder Black Metallic, and Pearl Glare White. Victory Red uses black and white sporty stripes reminiscent of the coloring of the top-end model CBR1000RR. Matt Gun Powder Black Metallic and Pearl Glare White have special stripes on the middle cowl and seat cowl. The Honda logo is placed on the under cowl. In addition, the cylinder head cover and crankcase cover are bronze to create a luxurious feel.

2017 Honda New CBR650F Main specifications

Common nameCBR650F
Vehicle name/modelHonda 2BL-RC83
Overall length x Width x Height (mm)2,110 x 755 x 1,145
Wheelbase (mm)1,450
Minimum ground clearance (mm) ★130
Seat height (mm) ★810
Vehicle weight (kg)213
Riding capacity (persons)2
Minimum turning radius (m)3.0
Engine model/typeRC83E/Water-cooled 4-stroke DOHC 4-valve in-line 4-cylinder
Total displacement (cm3)648
Inner diameter x stroke (mm)67.0 x 46.0
Compression ratio ★11.4
Maximum output (kW [PS]/rpm)66 [90]/11,000
Maximum torque (N ・ m [kgf ・ m]/rpm)64 [6.5]/8,000
Fuel consumption rate* 1(km/L)Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism notification value
Constant fuel consumption value* 2
31.5 (60km/h fixed ground driving test value) When 2 people are on board
WMTC mode value ★ (class)* 321.4 (class 3-2) 1 passenger Time
Fuel supply device typeElectronically controlled fuel injection device (PGM-FI)
Starting method ★Self-type
Ignition system type ★Full transistor battery ignition
Lubrication method ★Pumping splash combination type
Fuel tank capacity (L)17
Clutch type ★Wet multi-plate coil spring type
Transmission typeAlways meshing 6-speed return
Gear ratio1st speed3.071
2nd speed2.352
3rd speed1.888
4th speed1.560
5th speed1.370
6 speed1.214
Reduction ratio (1st ★/2nd)1.690/2.800
Caster angle (degrees) ★/Trail amount (mm) ★25 ° 30´/101
tiresfront120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear180/55ZR17M/C (73W)
Brake typeFrontHydraulic double disc
RearHydraulic disc
Suspension methodFrontTelescopic type
RearSwing arm type
frame formatdiamond
  • * 1 The fuel consumption rate is the value under the specified test conditions. It depends on various conditions such as the customer's usage environment (weather, traffic jam, etc.), driving method, vehicle condition (equipment, specifications) and maintenance condition.
  • * 2 The constant fuel consumption value is the fuel consumption rate based on the actual measurement of driving at a constant vehicle speed.
  • * 3 The WMTC mode value is a calculated value based on the exhaust gas test results measured in the driving mode, which is an international standard including starting, accelerating, and stopping. Driving mode classes are categorized by displacement and top speed.
  • ■ Manufacturer / Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

2017 Honda New CBR650F 2BL-RC83 Price

Planned sales volume (Japan domestic/annual 2017) CBR650F : 300 units in total
Manufacturer's suggested retail price (including 8% consumption tax)
  • Honda CBR650F Pearl Glare White, Matte Gun Powder Black Metallic : 999,000 yen (main unit price excluding consumption tax 925,000 yen).
  • Honda CBR650F Victory Red : 1,031,400 yen (main unit price excluding consumption tax 955,000 yen).
  • 2017 Honda CB650F (naked version) Victory Red, Sword Silver Metallic.


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