Chinese motorcycle manufacturer CFMoto will introduce its first fully faired sports model to Australia in May, the 300SR.
It is powered by a 300cc single-cylinder engine with 21kW (29hp) at 8750rpm and 23.5Nm of torque at 7250rpm.
Further details and pricing will be revealed later this month.
However, given the bargain prices of CFMoto models, it will no doubt be highly competitive.
Its main rivals are the Honda CBR300R at $5749, KTM RC390 ($5995), Suzuki GSX250R ($5790) and Yamaha YZF-R3 ($6299).
Supply of the 300SR should not be affected by the coronavirus.
While the CFMoto factory was closed for an extra couple of weeks in January because of virus outbreak, it has reopened.
Australian importer Michael Poynton of Mojo Motorcycles says production is now “close to returning to full capacity”.
The 300SR will join the company’s first non-LAMS bike, the sexy new 700CL-X, which is due at the end of this year.
The current Aussie line-up consists of the 150NK ($3490 ride away), 250NK ($4290), 300NK ($4990) and 650NK naked bikes, plus 650MT sports/adventure ($7490) and 650GT tourer ($8490).