CFMoto India launch Highlights: Chinese brand launches KTM 390 Duke rival – 300NK and three 650ccs at competitive prices

CFMoto Bikes Price in India Highlights: CFMoto has made its entry in the Indian two-wheeler market today. Not just that, the Chinese brand has also launched four bikes namely 300NK, 650NK, 650MT and the 650GT. Here are the highlights from the CFMoto India launch event.

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CF Moto India Launch Highlights: After a long wait and postponed launch date, the day has finally come as CFMoto has finally launched its four motorcycles in India namely 300NK, 650NK, 650MT and the 650GT. The company has launched these bikes in India at competitive price tags. Starting with the 300NK, the bike can be yours for a price of Rs 2.29 lakh while the 650NK has been launched at Rs 3.99 lakh. The 650MT and 650GT make their way to India at respective prices of Rs 4.99 lakh and Rs 5.49 lakh. All prices mentioned are ex-showroom, Bangalore. The company has announced two-year standard warranty on these motorcycles along with an extended three-year warranty. Online bookings for the motorcycle will begin on 5th August while the deliveries will begin from 1st October onwards. The company has appointed seven dealers in India for now in the cities of Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Mumbai, Assam and Chennai.

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    13:38 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    Thanks for joining in!

    That's it from our side from the India launch event of CFMoto. Hope you enjoyed the proceedings as much as we did. Until next time, ride/drive safe. Goodbye! 

    13:24 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    CFMoto plans to launch multiple other products next year

    CFMoto has plans to launch multiple other products in India in the year 2020. If things go right, the company might launch a more affordable motorcycle that will sit below the 300NK. More details about the upcoming products to be revealed in the coming days.

    13:13 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    Why CFMoto 300NK looks like a great buy?

    The CFMoto 300NK has been launched as the brand's most affordable offering for India. In terms of pricing, the bike undercuts the price of its prime rivals namely BMW G310R, KTM 390 Duke and the recently launched Honda CB300R. The bike is available for a price of Rs 2.29 lakh (ex-showroom, Bengaluru) which is significantly lower than its rivals.  Also, the bike looks stunning and has all the ingredients of a good looking naked streetfighter.

    12:57 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    No dealer for North India as of now!

    Sadly, CFMoto has not appointed any dealer as of now in North India. For this reason, the people willing to buy any of the CFMoto bikes in North India have to wait till the company appoints a dealer in North India. Online bookings for the bikes will start on 5th August.

    12:42 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    Quick Recap

    After a failed attempt back in the year 2014 with Eider Motors, CFMoto has finally launched four motorcycles in India today with its new partner AMW Motorcycles that is based in Bangalore. The company has launched its products at competitive price tags. Starting with the 300NK, the bike has been launched at a price of Rs 2.29 lakh and this figure undercuts the pricing of Honda CB300R and KTM 390 Duke. Rest of the three products have also been launched at killer price tags.

    Here are the prices:

    300NK: Rs 2.29 lakh

    650NK: Rs 3.99 lakh

    650MT : Rs 4.99 lakh

    650GT: Rs 5.49 lakh

    12:30 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    Warranty and availability of CFMoto bikes

    CFMoto has announced the warranty and availability for its products. The brand has announced that CF Moto bikes have been launched with two years standard warranty and three years extended. The company is also offering 100 percent finance on the ex-showroom price. The online bookings for these motorcycles will commence from August 5th and deliveries will begin starting 1st October.

    12:27 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    The PRICES are out!

    CFMoto has launched its four motorcycles at competitive prices. While the CF Moto 300NK has been launched for a price of Rs 2.29 lakh, the 650NK can be yours for Rs 3.99 lakh. On the other hand, the 650MT and 650GT have been launched at respective prices of Rs 4.99 lakh and Rs 5.49 lakh respectively. All prices are ex-showroom, Bengaluru.

    300NK: Rs 2.29 lakh

    650NK: Rs 3.99 lakh

    650MT : Rs 4.99 lakh

    650GT: Rs 5.49 lakh

    12:24 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    CFMoto appoints seven dealers across the country for now

    CFMoto has appointed seven dealer partners across the country. The seven dealers have been appointed in Hyderabad, kochi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Mumbai, Assam and Chennai. Sadly, no dealer of CFMoto in North India as of now and hence, the customers from North India have to wait for some more time to buy these motorcycles.

    12:20 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    The wraps have been lifted!

    The wraps from the CF Moto bikes have been lifted finally and needless to say, these look absolutely stunning. In the image, you can see the 300NK and 650NK streetfighters. The two motorcycles get all LED headlamps along with a comprehensive feature list that make these a well rounded package. The bikes have muscular styling and the sharp and edgy aesthetics make these true visual treats.

     

    12:16 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    CFMoto launch event starts, price announcement soon!

    CFMoto launch event has started and the company will be announcing the prices of its products very soon. The wraps on the bikes are about to go off and we are eagerly waiting to see these in flesh. Stay tuned for more updates from the event.

    12:13 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    Coloured TFT instrument cluster on CFMoto bikes

    CFMoto Motorcycles will come with coloured TFT instrument cluster as shown in the image. One can see that the console has a decent layout and is easy to read. More details on the CFMoto to be revealed soon, so stay tuned with us for all the action.

    12:09 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    The stage is set!

    The stage is set for the launch of CFMoto in India. Our correspondent has reached the launch venue and will be sending us updates in just a few minutes from now as soon as the proceedings start. Sit back and relax and enjoy the proceedings. Meanwhile, what do you think of the CFMoto bikes? Do let us know your thoughts!

    12:05 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    The launch event is about to get underway!

    CFMoto India launch event is about to start in just a few minutes from now. Our correspondent has reached the venue and will start sending us updates that we will be updating here instantly. The brand will be launching four motorcycles in India that look absolutely stunning to say the least and are well equipped too. 

    12:02 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    What all is next in the pipeline?

    The company will be announcing its sales strategy, dealership network and announcements related to sales and service network at the launch event today apart from launching four interesting motorcycles. Next up, the brand will be launching some other new products that are expected to hit the market sometime in the year 2020.

    12:00 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    CFMoto bikes to be assembled at AMW's facility

    AMW Motorcycles will arrive India via the Completely Knocked Down (CKD) route and the bikes will be assembled at AMW's plant near Hyderabad. The said facility has an annual production capacity of 10,000 units. The bikes will be manufactured in China. We are expecting competitive price tags from CFMoto and if priced well, the upcoming bikes can spell trouble for the already established players in the segment.

    11:46 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    Why so much hype around CFMoto?

    CFMoto will commence India operations with four motorcycles namely 300NK, 650NK, 650MT and the 650GT. All these motorcycles look stunning and have enough features that make them worthy enough to be called all round package. While the CF Moto offerings do lot promising at the first glance, a lot will depend on the pricing on these products and how well engineered the products. The launch event is about to get started, so stay tuned with us for all the action.

    11:41 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    Chinese brand - CFMoto - Who they are?

    CFMoto is a renowned Chinese brand that is known to make motorcycles, ATVs, powersports engines and more. The company was founded in China back in the year 1989  and primarily sells its products there only. A couple of years back in 2017, Austrian manufacturer KTM partnered with CFMoto to sell its motorcycles in China and some other parts of the world. CFMoto also has access to KTM's design wing KISKA.

    11:37 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    CFMoto launch event to start anytime soon!

    Our correspondent has reached the venue and will be sending updates shortly. The launch event of CF Moto can start anytime from now and journalists have started showing up at the venue. Meanwhile, if you want to read about what all bikes the company will be launching today, you can read it in our story here.

    CFMoto 300NK, 650NK, 650MT and 650GT: Specs, features, images, expected price

    11:33 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    This is CFMoto's second attempt in India!

    In case you do not know it already, this is CFMoto's second attempt to enter the Indian two-wheeler market. Earlier, the company had tied up with Eider Motors in the year 2014 but Eider's promoter was arrested due to fraud charges. For this reason, the company is now here with a new partner and seems more confident than before as it will be launching four products today. Stay tuned for the updates.

    11:30 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    CFMoto India launch - what to expect?

    CFMoto will officially commence its operations in India starting today. For this, the brand has tied up with the Bengaluru based AMW Motorcycles for sales and service. CFMoto was founded in China back in the year 1989 and the company builds everything from bikes to quad bikes and all-terrain vehicles.  The brand has its presence in Europe, South Asia, Africa and South America too. Being a brand that is known or killer price tags, we expect today's event to be an interesting one!

    11:22 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    Expected price for the CFMoto 300NK, 650NK, 650MT and the 650GT

    CFMoto is well known as a premium motorcycle maker in China and globally, it is known for its killer price tags. For instance, CFMoto 650NK is sold at a price of AUD 6,490, approximately Rs 3.13 lakh in Australia which is significantly lower than its rivals. On the other hand, in comparison, the Kawasaki Z650 retails at AUD 9,799, which is approximately Rs 4.73 lakh. CFMoto motorcycles will arrive in India via the CKD (completely knocked down) route, and hence we are expecting the prices to be what we can call sweet.

    11:13 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    CFMoto to rival a wide range of motorcycles

    CFMoto will be making its entry to India today and the brand will be eyeing a number of bikes to compete with. First and foremost, the entry-level 300NK will challenge the likes of CB300R, KTM 390 Duke and Bajaj Dominar 400 in the segment. On the other hand, the company's 650 line up will go head to head against the likes of the Kawasaki Versys 650, Benelli TRK 502X and others in the segment.

    11:06 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    CFMoto 650NK - a brief about the naked middleweight!

    CFMoto 650NK will one of the offerings that ae are most excited about. The motorcycle gets power from the same 649cc, liquid-cooled, twin cylinder motor that sheds out respective power and torque outputs of 61 bhp and 56 Nm on this one. The top speed of the motorcycle is pegged at 180 kmph and it gets an all LED headlamp along with KYB suspension set up. The bike also gets a dual-channel ABS set up for additional safety and convenience of the rider.

    11:02 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    Next up is the CFMoto 650GT!

    If you love touring and want a middleweight motorcycle, then the CFMoto 650GT is a bike that you can look forward to. The motorcycle gets the same 649cc, twin cylinder engine mated to a six-speed transmission system and is good for churning out respective power and torque outputs of 62.5 bhp and 58.5 Nm. The motorcycle gets multiple riding modes so that the rider can set the driving behaviour of the bike as per his or her requirements. The bike gets an all LED lighting set up that is more efficient than a regular halogen unit.

    10:55 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    CFMoto 650MT - Kawasaki Versys 650 rival

    The CFMoto 650MT will rival the likes of the Kawasaki Versys 650 in the segment. The motorcycle gets power from a 649cc, twin-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed transmission system. The engine on this one is good for developing respective power and torque outputs of 70 bhp and 62 Nm. The bike is capable of touching a top speed of 170 kmph. The bike also locks horns with the likes of Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT.

     

    10:52 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    CFMoto 650cc line up has some interesting products!

    The company will be launching three bikes in the 650cc segment namely the 650NK, 650MT and the 650GT. Out of these, while the 650NK is a naked streetfighter, the 650MT is an adventure tourer. Last but definitely not the least, the CFMoto 650 GT is a touring motorcycle that will go up against the likes of the Benelli 600 GT. Lets take a look at these motorcycle one by one in detail.

    10:46 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    More details about the CFMoto 300NK

    The upcoming CFMoto 300NK naked streetfighter will get power from a 292cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that is good for developing respective power and torque outputs of 34 bhp and 20.5 Nm. The motorcycle will get a TFT coloured instrument cluster that will have multiple display modes so that the rider can change the appearance of the screen as per his or her convenience and preferences.

    10:41 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    One big reason why CFMoto is important!

    CFMoto is a big name as it is directly related to the renowned Austrian manufacturer KTM. CFMoto will be assembling the 790 Duke with a 799cc, parallel-twin LC8 engine. CF Moto's global range of bikes includes the 125cc St Papio to the top-of-the-line 650cc ADV tourer. The entry-level 125cc bike will not be launched in India anytime soon due to budget constraints and today we will be getting the 300NK as the entry level product. 

    10:32 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    CFMoto 300NK - KTM 390 Duke rival will be arriving!

    The most affordable motorcycle by CFMoto for India that it will launch today will be the KTM 390 Duke rivalling 300NK. The motorcycle gets power from a 292cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine mated to a six-speed transmission system. The engine is good for shedding out respective power and torque outputs of 34 hp and 20.5 Nm.

    10:29 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    Why these are highly anticipated products

    CFMoto is known for its competitive pricing in the global markets. For this reason, we expect to see the same kind of figures for the Indian market too. The most affordable bike of the lot, CFMoto 300NK will directly go up against the likes of KTM 390 Duke and Honda CB300R in the segment. 

    10:26 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    CFMoto to bring four motorcycles

    CFMoto will not only be entering in India but will also be launching four motorcycles namely 300NK, 650NK, 650MT and 650GT. Out of these, while the 300NK and 650NK are naked streetfighters, the 650MT is an adventure tourer while the 650GT is a touring machine. Expect competitive prices for these motorcycles.

    09:34 (IST)19 Jul 2019
    CFMoto - Who they are?

    CFMoto is one of the renowned manufacturers in China. The brand makes motorcycles, utility vehicles, powersports engines, parts, gears and accessories. So far, CFMoto has made 98 vehicles and 51 engine models that are supplied to almost 1900 companies across the globe. The brand will also be making the 799cc, parallel-twin engine, LC8 engine that will power the KTM 790 Duke starting the year 2020. 

    CFMoto has launched four products in India out of which the 300NK is KTM 390 Duke rivalling streetfighter while the rest of the three namely 650NK, 650GT and 650MT are 650cc motorcycles that share the same engine, however in different states of tune.

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