New CF Moto 650NK Priced Rs. 1.70 Lakh Cheaper Than Rival Kawasaki Z650

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The CF Moto 650 NK is the second most affordable 650cc, twin-cylinder motorcycle available in India after the Royal Enfield 650 twin

The Chinese two-wheeler motorcycle manufacturer CF Moto began their Indian operation in India by launching four new motorcycles-300 NK, 650 NK, 650 MT, and 650 GT. CF Moto has partnered with Bangalore based AMW motorcycles to assemble and sell these four bikes in India via the CKD route.

The prices for the entry-level 300 NK starts at Rs 2.29 lakh (ex-showroom) while their flagship offering the 650 GT is priced at Rs 5.49 lakh (ex-showroom). The 650NK Streetfighter is priced at Rs 3.99 Lakh (ex-showroom) that makes it almost Rs 1.70 lakh cheaper than its biggest rival the Kawasaki Z650. The Kawasaki Z650 is priced at Rs 5.69 lakhs (ex-showroom).

The CF Moto 650 NK street fighter looks quite aggressive and is available in two colour options-Athens blue/Pearl black and New Pearl white/Pearl black. The motorcycle is powered by a 649.3 cc twin-cylinder inline, 8-valve, Liquid-cooled, DOHC, BOSCH EFI motor.

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The unit paired with a 6-speed gearbox produces about 60 hp of peak power at 9,000 rpm and 56 Nm of peak torque at 7,000 rpm. The motorcycle uses telescopic forks at the front and a monoshock suspension setup at the rear. The braking duties of the 650 NK are handled by a hydraulic dual disc brake at the front and a single disc brake at the rear.

A dual-channel ABS is also offered as standard for the safety of the rider. The 650 NK uses a 17-inch alloy wheel on both ends wrapped with 120/70 section tyres at the front and 160/60 section tyres at the rear. The motorcycle has a kerb weight of 206 kilograms.


The CF Moto 650 NK competes directly against the Kawasaki Z650 which is powered by a 649cc, liquid-cooled, parallel-twin engine with DOHC and 8 valves motor. The unit paired with a 6-speed gearbox produces about 68 ps of peak power at 8,000 rpm and 65.7 Nm of peak torque at 6,500 rpm.