The Honda CBR300R is a liquid cooled, single cylinder, four stroke, 286 cc engine perfectly suited for this size bike. It is simple, light, fuel efficient, and has a broad powerband. It is a perfect first bike and is very light and zippy and can comfortably sit on highway speeds. This bike is very easy to handle and punchy giving even experienced riders an exciting experience. This bike has had a few design changes from the CBR250R including a more aggresive riding position, a new exhaust system, and updated side pannels making it easier to reach the ground.