2015 Honda CB300F Gets CARB ApprovalWed, 18 Jun 2014
The Honda CBR300R will be joined by a naked model, if new certification documents from the California Air Resources Board are any indication. Back in March, we broke the story of a design patent for a new small-displacement naked Honda based on its CBR300R/CBR250R platform.
CARB has certified a new model called the 2015 Honda CB300F along with the CBR300R and its ABS-equipped variant. According to the CARB document, the CB300F will use the same 286cc single-cylinder engine as the CBR300R.
Images from Honda’s design patent reveal a design close to that of the CB500F, including two radiator shrouds alongside a similar single headlight. The wheels, frame, engine and exhaust however appear identical to those on the CBR300R.
By Dennis Chung
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