CFMoto is a very popular two-wheeler brand In China. CFMoto a Chinese Motorcycle manufacturer, set its foot in the Indian market earlier this year and launched four new motorcycles. The four motorcycles included two naked street fighters (300NK and 650NK) an adventure-tourer (650MT) and a sport-tourer (650GT).
The entire country was facing a nationwide lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic and because of that, the company had to suspend bookings for its motorcycles. Now, since our Government has eased up the lockdown, CFMoto has started accepting bookings. The company also plans to launch the updated BS6 motorcycles soon and have started accepting test ride registrations on their official website.
The CFMoto 300NK is powered by a 292cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine. It produces 33.5bhp of power and 20.5Nm of peak torque and is mated to a six-speed gearbox. It comes with a host of features, including LED headlamps, DRLs and taillights, as well as a digital instrument cluster.
The 650cc offerings from CFMoto, which include the 650NK, 650MT and the 650GT; are all powered by the same 649cc parallel-twin liquid-cooled engine. The unit produces 66.68bhp of power and 56Nm of peak torque and comes mated to a six-speed gearbox. However, the engine on each of the motorcycles will be tuned differently to suit the riding style of that particular model.
The feature list on the 650cc offerings from CFMoto includes LED lighting all-around, fully-digital TFT instrument cluster, Bluetooth connectivity and dual-channel ABS; among a host of others. CFMoto is also working on setting up a good dealership network across the country as well. After Mumbai and Bangalore, the company is likely to launch its dealership network in cities such as Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad and many more. The CFMoto 300NK will rival the likes of the KTM Duke 390 and the Honda CB 300R while the 650cc offering will go up against the likes of the Kawasaki Ninja 650, Kawasaki Versys 650 and the Suzuki V-Strom 650 in the Indian market.
CFMoto bike price starts at ₹ 2.29 Lakh. CFMoto has a total of 4 bikes. The CFMoto 650GT is the most expensive bike with a price tag of ₹ 5.49 Lakh. Let us see how it fairs in the Indian market, do share your thoughts in the comment section.