Honda Upgrades CRF Rally Models For 2021

2021 Honda CRF 300 Models (Photos: Honda)

Honda of Thailand has revealed a new 2021 Honda CRF300L and CRF300 Rally which will hopefully find their way to the USA in 2021. The 300L replaces Honda’s popular CRF250L and CRF250L Rally.

The 300 model series boasts more power, increased ground clearance and reduced weight. It also features a new assist slipper clutch, larger gauges and some design tweaks.

The CRF300L shares its engine with the CBR300R and CB300R models which delivers 31 horsepower at 8,500 rpm compared to the previous model’s 24.5 horses – a decent bump up. Torque is rated at 19.3lb-ft at 7000 revs.

Honda CRF300L and CRF300 Rally specs

ENGINE
TypeLiquid-cooled, single-cylinder DOHC
Engine Displacement (cm³)286cc
No. of Valves per Cylinder4
Bore ´ Stroke (mm)76mm x 63mm
Compression Ratio10.7:1
Max. Power Output20.1kW/8500rpm
Max. Torque26.6Nm/6750rpm
Oil Capacity1.8L
FUEL SYSTEM
CarburationPGM-FI electronic fuel injection
Fuel Tank Capacity12.8L
Fuel Consumption32.3km/L
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Battery Capacity12V-7AH
DRIVETRAIN
Clutch TypeWet multiplate, assist/slipper clutch
Transmission Type6-speed
Final DriveChain
FRAME
TypeSteel semi-double cradle
CHASSIS
Dimensions (LxWxH)2230 x 820 x 1200mm (2230 x 920 x 1415mm Rally)
Wheelbase1455mm
Caster Angle27.5°
Trail109mm
Seat Height880mm (890mm Rally
Ground Clearance285mm (275mm Rally)
Kerb Weight142kg (153kg Rally)
Turning radius2.2m
SUSPENSION
Type Front43mm telescopic USD fork
Type RearProlink
WHEELS
Wheels FrontAluminium spoke
Wheels rearAluminium spoke
Tyres Front80/100-21M/C 51P
Tyres Rear120/80-18M/C 62P
BRAKES
ABS System Type2 channel ABS
Brakes Front256mm disc with two piston caliper (296 mm disc on Rally)
Brakes Rear220 mm disc with single piston caliper
INSTRUMENTS & ELECTRICS
InstrumentsLCD
HeadlightBulb (LED on Rally)
TaillightBulb