Honda CBR 250R(View All Models)
Honda CBR 250R Price
249.6 cc, Petrol,Rs 1,50,358*
249.6 cc, Petrol,Rs 1,76,462*
Review of Honda CBR 250R
Honda CBR 250R OverView
As far as the premium bikes are concerned, there are only a few choices available in the rapidly growing performance bike bazaar of India. In this scenario most of us will go for either Bajaj Pulsar 220 or Hero Karizma ZMR and if you want to extend your desire a little more and ready to loosen up your wallet, then the next option will be for you Kawasaki Ninja 300R, which is almost twin fold expensive than the aforementioned bikes. To counter this issue, Honda has unveiled the first reasonable 250 cc two-wheeler in India called CBR250R. There are speculations that this so called affordable bike will change the scenario of the Indian bike market. This bike will be available in two exciting variants such as; CBR250R and CBR250R with ABS to increase the range of the choice of the consumers.Does this latest sports-star has the potential to make the difference? Let us dig into the detailing.
Honda CBR 250R Designing
At the very first glance, the new Honda CBR250R looks extremely muscular and handsome. Its big, edgy Y-shaped front-light looks alike to highly expensive VFR 1200F. The integrated sporty cowl could not have been much aerodynamic. The rear view mirrors on it are painted in black. In addition, the silver finished alloy wheels and stainless steel silencer looks pretty well with its all colour combinations. This two-wheeler shows dual tone shades on its body. Its separated seat and very well fixed fuel-tank looks precise when seen from each side. The front crystalline visor gives this bike a charismatic appeal.
Honda CBR250R Appearance
As far as the appearance of the latest Honda CBR250R is concerned, it looks amazing.This bike comes with full body faring and makes the bike neat and clean with a few graphics. It is only Honda which can play with the graphics exceptionally well. If you have a glance at its front, this bike looks extremely muscular. Its huge, sharp Y-shaped headlight gives a macho look to it. The overall architecture of this sports bike is a thing of future and it certainly looks much better than Pulsar 220 and Karizma ZMR. It is also giving a though competition to Ninja 300R with its ravishing appearance. The rear of the bike has been crafted as stylish as the front which also aids aerodynamic. In addition, the large rear-light and side indicators also add beauty to its appearance. Its premium looks and features makes it one of the best good looking bikes in India. This bikes seems to be look best in its class.
Honda CBR 250R Engine And Performance
As far as the engine of this bike is concerned, its engine is extremely refined and highly responsive. It is packed with a mono-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine with 249.6 cc displacement. The four-stroke, four-valve, DOHC engine cranks off the utmost power production of 25 bhp arrives at 8500 rpm whereas the peak torque out put of this strong engine is 23 Nm available at 7000 rpm. Such healthy power and torque out put is adequate to offer the riders a power-packed ride irrespective of the conditions. All the power is sent to the back wheel via a belt to a six speed manual transmission which has one gear down and five gears-up shift pattern. The gear-shifting of the transmission has been built quite fluid and cursive.
The all new Honda CBR250R features a wonderful acceleration. The DOHC engine is powerful and refined. Such qualities make the bike go up to the top-speed of 145 km/h which is choleric and it reaches up to the pace of 0-60 in 9 seconds and 0-100 in just 3.5 seconds. However, the speed is still slower than Ninja by more than 1 second. This vehicle performs amazingly between 3000-7000 rpm.
Honda CBR250R Mileage
On the grounds of mileage, the all new brand Honda CBR250R delivers a fair fuel-consumption. The bike is equipped with the PGM-Fi technology, which brings down its fuel-consumption. It churns out a 25 km/l on the traffic packed roads of a city whereas on long revs it dishes out the fuel-efficiency of 35 km/l. Such decent fuel-economy at the time when fuel-prices are soaring high day by day.
Honda CBR 250R Braking And Handling
In terms of braking and handling, this sports-bike stands true as Honda has really taken care of it. This two-wheeler sports telescopic shock absorbers of 37 mm at its front whereas it is equipped with a 5-step-adjustable mono shock absorber at rear. The perfectly tuned suspension makes the rides even better. The new Honda CBR250R is 7 kg lighter than Ninja 250R and you realize this as soon as you get on. What makes this bike a better option to choose than its competitors, is its handling and response especially around sharp corners and in city traffic. Even at high speed the bike does not vibrate and feels more nimble and accurate. It has a ground clearance of 145 mm and perfect wheelbase of 1367 mm. The larger wheelbase provides extra stability, which further improves overall ride quality.
Honda CBR 250R Safety Features
Honda CBR250R ABS version comes along with ABS (Antilock Braking System), which circulates the braking power automatically between front and back wheels and averts wheels locking during sudden braking. The standard variant has a disc brake of 296 mm at its front and a disc brake of 220 mm at the rear to offer you a ride full of safety regardless of the conditions on the roads. Moreover, Honda CBR250R has less under seat storage space. Along with, it features a powerful headlamp of 12V 60/55W to give the riders a clear visibility at night and even in fogy weather. The alloy wheels which have the size of 110/70 17M/C -140/70 17M/C mm. The enough broad tyres increase the safety measures in this bike to a large extent.
Honda CBR 250R Colors
In terms of shades, in which this bike is going to be flaunt on, there are four such as; Candy Rudy Red, Sword Silver, Asteroid Black Metallic, Sporty Red White Blue Tri-clolour. This bike looks fantastic in all these shades.
Honda CBR 250R Pros
Honda CBR250R provides a superbike looks and feel in an affordable pricing. It also offers comfortable riding and good handling better than its opponents.
Honda CBR 250R Cons
As far as the shortcomings of this bike are concerned, it seems that this bike could be flawless, nevertheless, it still has one and that is; the top variant of the bike could have been priced a little low in order to reach to the various classes of the buyers.
Honda CBR 250R News
28 May, 2012 | 195 views
India Design Mark Affirms CBR 250R’s status of design excellence and quality
CBR 250R is unique product - Made in India for the World!
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI), the only two-wheeler company of Honda in India, has once again received accolades for its first 250cc affordable global sports ...Read More
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