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CBR300R | Comingsoon | Motorcycles | Honda (UK)

This page on the Honda UK website gives you the chance to register to receive email updates. I don't see a similar page on the U.S. site, though.

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A true sporting lightweight which can offer much of the excitement of a bigger machine and sometimes more, as every last scrap of performance can be accessed, used and enjoyed. It's a great platform from which to hone riding skills, and much more affordable in every respect - initial purchase, insurance, fuel and tyres - than more higher-powered sports bikes.
Its predecessor, the CBR250R provided the perfect entry point into Honda's Super Sport CBR range. Its compact size, involving single-cylinder engine, and looks inspired by bigger CBR machines - plus typically strong Honda build quality - have earned it a key position in Honda's Super Sport line-up
For 2014, Honda's engineers have taken it back to the drawing board; the CBR300R is the next evolution.
 

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welcome aboard @tekriter.

You're right the US still has not had any confirmation of a CBR300. I'm confident its going to show up, but some pricing information and the ability to chat with a sales person would be much appreciated at this stage!
 

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Thanks for breaking the news. Well, hopefully something similar shows up on the U.S. Site. Been waiting for the Honda US to to give us the scoop. Whenever that is...
 

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welcome aboard @tekriter.

You're right the US still has not had any confirmation of a CBR300. I'm confident its going to show up, but some pricing information and the ability to chat with a sales person would be much appreciated at this stage!
Yes I agree! Looking forward to get some insider news from the dealer. Hopefully the dealer can give an exact date of arrival and of course the price.
 

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I would have thought that Honda would release the bike in the US before it releases the bike in the UK. I just figure that the market is bigger and therefore more profitable.
 

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Yes I agree! Looking forward to get some insider news from the dealer. Hopefully the dealer can give an exact date of arrival and of course the price.
Right now, U.S. Honda dealers don't know anymore about the release date, availability, or MSRP than the rest of the general motorcycling public.

Having previously worked in Honda dealerships, I can tell you that dealers never know the exact date that shipments of new motorcycles will arrive at their door, at least not until the dealer actually receives a phone call from the shipping company or freight forwarder telling the dealer to expect a truck to show up on a particular day... that's pretty much how it works. Honda dealers do get what is called an "Allocation Report", that tells the dealer what they can expect in terms of future product releases & monthly shipment scheduling, based on what that dealer has ordered... but even the AR subject to change, and may not contain complete info on new model releases (like the 300R) until the actual shipment release date is close.

Because American Honda Motor Co. hasn't even announced the CBR300R here (yet), I doubt that any U.S. Honda dealer would even be able to tell you what month, let alone what day they might get their first 300R's.

I wouldn't expect to see any 300R's on U.S. Honda dealer showroom floors until late May, maybe early June.

MSRP for the CBR300R should be under $5000 USD.
 

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Right now, U.S. Honda dealers don't know anymore about the release date, availability, or MSRP than the rest of the general motorcycling public.

Having previously worked in Honda dealerships, I can tell you that dealers never know the exact date that shipments of new motorcycles will arrive at their door, at least not until the dealer actually receives a phone call from the shipping company or freight forwarder telling the dealer to expect a truck to show up on a particular day... that's pretty much how it works. Honda dealers do get what is called an "Allocation Report", that tells the dealer what they can expect in terms of future product releases & monthly shipment scheduling, based on what that dealer has ordered... but even the AR subject to change, and may not contain complete info on new model releases (like the 300R) until the actual shipment release date is close.

Because American Honda Motor Co. hasn't even announced the CBR300R here (yet), I doubt that any U.S. Honda dealer would even be able to tell you what month, let alone what day they might get their first 300R's.

I wouldn't expect to see any 300R's on U.S. Honda dealer showroom floors until late May, maybe early June.

MSRP for the CBR300R should be under $5000 USD.
Is there a common allocation number we can expect from Honda? Like did each dealer recieve the same allocation of 250R's and then go from there?

would you happen to know the Allocation of 250R's when they were first released?
 

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I bet the flagship dealers have some crazy allocation number especially when it comes to a bike like this. How crazy do you guys think it can get?
 

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American Honda Motor Co. doesn't dump a large number of any one model all at once on their dealers, particularly when it comes to a new model release. Most U.S. dealers will likely get no more than a few CBR300R's in their first shipment. You also have to keep in mind that American Honda has a lot of U.S. dealers to supply bikes to. This also serves to help keep the supply and demand in balance, with dealers able to keep actual selling prices at the full MSRP. If your looking to buy a CBR300R this year, don't expect any discounted prices as the demand will likely be high for this bike, just as it was for the CBR250R for the first two model years.
 

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American Honda Motor Co. doesn't dump a large number of any one model all at once on their dealers, particularly when it comes to a new model release. Most U.S. dealers will likely get no more than a few CBR300R's in their first shipment. You also have to keep in mind that American Honda has a lot of U.S. dealers to supply bikes to. This also serves to help keep the supply and demand in balance, with dealers able to keep actual selling prices at the full MSRP. If your looking to buy a CBR300R this year, don't expect any discounted prices as the demand will likely be high for this bike, just as it was for the CBR250R for the first two model years.
but do you think take rate on the 300R will be as demanding as the 250R's considering the 250 came out for NA in what '11/'12?
 

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TBH i don't think it will. Riders will notice that it isn't a significant upgrade and even figure that they can save money by getting a slightly used 250 over a brand new 300
 

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Releasing the 300 should spark sales of the 300 but also get people selling their used 250s more. All in all it should be a good time for people who are thinking of buying either bike.
 

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I am sure that if they discount the 250s they will sell quickly. Its a better value over the 300.

But I'm sure some will buy the 300 because its newer.
 

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I am sure that if they discount the 250s they will sell quickly. Its a better value over the 300.

But I'm sure some will buy the 300 because its newer.
It's typical, especially for the people new to bikes, they'll end up getting the 300 because it's new and because it's a 300!
 

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Hi All and Admin.
I want to buy a unit CBR300 , pls give me place sell it
Can I order to buy online ?

Thuan
My email: [email protected]
In what country do you live?

You would need to find a Honda Motorcycle dealer in your local area and ask them when*, or if the CBR300R will available in your country. Not all countries will get the CBR300R, as certain markets will continue with the CBR250R model.

Honda Motorcycles cannot be ordered online, as they are only sold through authorized Honda Dealerships and Service Centers. You would have to physically go to a Honda Dealership or Service Center to actually purchase and take delivery of a bike in person.

* Currently, production of the CBR300R has been delayed until the end of the year.
 

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In what country do you live?

You would need to find a Honda Motorcycle dealer in your local area and ask them when*, or if the CBR300R will available in your country. Not all countries will get the CBR300R, as certain markets will continue with the CBR250R model.

Honda Motorcycles cannot be ordered online, as they are only sold through authorized Honda Dealerships and Service Centers. You would have to physically go to a Honda Dealership or Service Center to actually purchase and take delivery of a bike in person.

* Currently, production of the CBR300R has been delayed until the end of the year.
Just noticed an awesome quote on your signature:

"If it's not broke, mod it 'til it is."
One of the best things to live by as a motorcycle enthusiast :D
 

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Hello. Yesterday I went to the official dealer of Honda in Saint-Petersburg, Russia, and they said that CBR300 will arrive on September for sure and the price will be just a bit bigger than CBR250 (the official price of CBR250 here is 255,000 roubles, and they say CBR300 will cost around 270-275,000). Can it all be true about September and so little price?

I just don't know what to do - to buy CBR250 and be happy or to wait and buy CBR300 for about the same price... :)
 

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Hello. Yesterday I went to the official dealer of Honda in Saint-Petersburg, Russia, and they said that CBR300 will arrive on September for sure and the price will be just a bit bigger than CBR250 (the official price of CBR250 here is 255,000 roubles, and they say CBR300 will cost around 270-275,000). Can it all be true about September and so little price?

I just don't know what to do - to buy CBR250 and be happy or to wait and buy CBR300 for about the same price... :)
I think someone might be lying to you friend. As per Honda the CBR300R GLOBAL production has been pushed back to late 2014/early 2015...
 
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