Honda has released the first 250 cc sportbike CBR250R to challenge world’s best 250cc bike Kawasaki Ninja 250R. Checkout here the specifications, price and reviews of Honda CBR250R.
A leading manufacturer of motorcycles, Honda comes with newest powerful 250 cc sports bike as Honda CBR250R to compete with world’s best 250cc bike Kawasaki Ninja 250R. Honda CBR250R is designed with all CBR features such as dynamic conduct, performance, and perfect easiness of use. In April 2011, Honda CBR250R will be appeared in India. Following the price, review and specifications of Honda CBR250R are mentioned.
Honda starts production of new CBR250R in Thailand and will be kept in the market in November as a worldwide model for sale large range of states like the ASEAN countries, Japan, Europe, North America, and Australia. The CBR250R is planned to start sales in the spring of 2011 in Japan.
According to announcement of the company, they will introduce its newest bike in April 2011 that will compete against the Kawasaki Ninja 250R and the very recent Mahindra Mojo 300CC. The well-liked Ninja is priced around Rs. 3 Lakh INR and the Mojo at 1.75 Lakh.
Honda set up the phrase the “Sport Quarter for One World, CBR250R” as the development concept for the satisfaction of large variety of customer tastes across the globe. The main purpose of the forming CBR250R is to let riders for all classes including from beginners to experienced riders, for enjoying the riding of a bike.
The India based Honda motorcycle company will also begin manufacture of the CBR250R next spring and then expand sales from India to South America. Honda will set up the CBR250R in the diversified Indian motorcycle market at a more inexpensive price.
The CBR250R is built with a latest liquid-cooled 249.4 cc, 4-stroke, 4-valve and single-cylinder DOHC engine. For high environmental performance, the bike has patented PGM-FI (Programmed Fuel Injection system) that makes sure smooth and precise fuel delivery effect more power with less fuel consumption. The fuel filter is set exterior the fuel tank to facilitate any intervention and decrease maintenance costs. The Honda CBR250R has 6 speed gear box with wet multi plate clutch.
A new multifunction LCD instrumentation panel is featured in CBR250R that comprise speedometer, rpm meter, engine temperature, fuel gauge, clock and odometer.
The CBR250R has twin spar steel diamond frame that makes sure optimum stiffness. So the stability and handling qualities of new CBR250R have been enhanced. The new bike is equipped with hydraulic 37mm fork as a front suspension that provides 130mm travel and the rear has Pro-Link Monoshock suspension that offer 104mm travel. The front wheel’s rim size is 2.75 x 17 inch with tire size 110/70 x17. And the rear has 4 x 17 inch rim size with tire size of 140/70 x 17.
The Honda CBR250R will be launched in India with expected price tag around Rs. 1.5 Lakh.
Honda CBR250R Specifications:
- Sales name: CBR250R
- Model type:Honda MC41
- Overall lengthxOverall width xOverall height (m): 2.035 x 0.720 x1.125
- Wheelbase (m): 1.370
- Ground clearance (m): 0.145
- Seat height (m): 0.780
- Curb weight (kg): 161 (STD) 165 (ABS)
- Riding capacity (No. of people): 2
- Minimum turning radius (m): 2.5
- Engine type: CS250RE, liquid-cooled 4-stroke DOHC single cylinder
- Displacement (cm³): 249
- Bore × Stroke (mm): 76.0 × 55.0
- Compression ratio: 10.7
- Fuel supply system: Programmed fuel injection system (PGM-FI)
- Starter type: Self-starter
- Ignition type: Full-transistor battery ignition
- Lubricating type: Wet sump
- Fuel tank capacity (L): 13
- Clutch type: Wet multiplate with coil springs
- Transmission type: Constant mesh 6-speed return
- Transmission gear ratio:
- 1-speed: 3.333
- 2-speed: 2.118
- 3-speed: 1.571
- 4-speed: 1.304
- 5-speed: 1.115
- 6-speed: 0.963
- Reduction gear ratio (primary, secondary): 2.808 / 2.714
- Caster angle/Trail (mm): 25º00´/ 95
- Tire size:
- Front: 110/70-17M/C
- Rear: 140/70-17M/C
- Brake type:
- Front: Hydraulic disk
- Rear: Hydraulic disk
- Suspension type:
- Rear: Swing arm (Pro-link suspension system)
- Frame type: Diamond
2011 Honda CBR250R Promotional Video from youtube: