300CL-X inheriting family DNA, similar to 700CL-X Heritage with 14.5L fuel tank capacity, smooth output, emphasizing handling. The 795mm seat height and 155kg curb weight made the model the lightest in the same displacement class. With plush pillion seat, upright ergonomics setting, optimized engine NVH management for less noise/vibration/heat.
Compared to the LAMS-legal 650 range, the 700CL-X ups the ante by an extra 18hp (13kW) and 6Nm. Other technical highlights for the updated powerplant include Bosch fuel-injection, split connecting rods, and forged pistons for strength and reduced weight and inertia.
Slipper clutch helps reduce rear-wheel chatter when downshifting through the free-revving engine.