Honda CBR OverView
The market of the super and entry-level super bikes has increased tremendously and so the players are launching their hot wheels in India very soon. Honda with the classic entry is soon going to grab major market share of two-wheeler in its segment in India. Honda has launched its most popular CBR bikes series in India. All the bikes are very stylish and classy. The company has launched Honda CBR 1000RR and Honda CBR 1000RR Fireblade. Now it is going to enter in entry-level sports segment with the launch of Honda CBR 250R and Honda CBR 150R. The new CBR series bike (250cc and 150cc) have affordable price tag in the market. The booking for Honda CBR 250R has been started with advance booking payment of Rs. 5000 only.
The all new and classy Honda CBR 250R is going to splash the market with its classy and mind blowing features. The new Honda CBR 250R is specially designed to target large number of young crowd of the country. The all new supersports Honda CBR is available in two models Honda CBR 1000 RR and Honda CBR 1000RR fireblade while Honda CBR 250 also will available in two variants such as ABS and non-ABS versions.
The Supersports Honda CBR 1000RR and 1000RR Fireblade are loaded with very powerful and dynamic engine of 999 cc displacement. The new bike is sure to perform very nicely. The engine type is 4 strokes, liquid cooled, double cylinder and DOHC 4 valve engine. The engine of the Honda CBR 1000R is loaded with fuel injection system which ensures proper and optimum utilization of fuel. The engine is also endowed with 6 Speed Transmission for smooth changing of gears.
The upcoming Honda CBR 250R will be loaded with liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4 valve, single cylinder, 250cc engine. It also possesses fuel injection system (PGM-Fi type).
The self and kick start options of the Honda CBR bikes enhance comfort level. All the Honda CBR bikes are loaded and fully furnished components that enhance the comfort level for both the rider and the pillion. The sport and stylish look of the Honda CBR bikes offer very sophisticated and elegant look. The broad and huge alloy wheels of the Honda CBR bikes look very aggressive and sporty.
The stylish Honda CBR 1000RR and CBR 1000RR fireblade are incorporated with dynamic disc brakes and advanced suspension system which absorbs maximum shock. The fuel tank capacity of the new Honda CBR is 17.7 litres with a 3 litres of reserve.
The Honda CBR 250R is also loaded with Hydraulic disk brake at front and rear while fuel tank capacity of the bike is 13 litres with a 3.5 litres of reserve. The bike, Honda CBR 250 has different look from its series and seems inspired from Honda VFR 1200F which is the Honda's VFR series superbike.
Honda CBR Designing
The Honda CBR 1000RR and Honda CBR 1000RR fireblade are very stunning as far as looks are concerned. The overall length of the bikes are 2080 mm, height is 1130 mm and the width measures 685 mm. The bike has ground clearance of 130 mm with saddle height of 820 mm. The curb weight of the new bikes are 199 kg.
The Honda CBR 250R is having sporty frame; it's length is 2035 mm, Height is 1125 mm and Width is 720 mm while the ground clearance of the bike is 145 mm. Honda CBR 250R will be available in two variants as ABS and non-ABS. The weight for the ABS variant is 165 (ABS) kg while the non-ABS variant accounts for 161(STD) kg.
The all stylish Honda CBR 1000RR and Honda CBR 1000RR fireblade have very stylish and classy alloy wheels which offer very impressive and bold look of the bikes. The aggression and sporty look is enhanced with the alloy wheels. The rim size for the front wheel and rear wheel is 17 inch. The front tyre specification of the Honda CBR 1000RR and Honda CBR 1000RR fireblade are 120/70 – ZR17 M/C (58W) and that of the rear tyre is 190/50 – ZR17 M/C (73W). The broad tyres of the bikes help in controlling the bike in the event of high speed and also reduce the risk of skidding.
Honda CBR 250R is a sporty bike and loaded with broad and rigid wheels that give it crazy image. The size of the front tyre is 110/70-17M/C and rear is 140/70-17M/C, these wide and fatter tyres of the bike provide heavy and classy image. The tyres of the bike are tubeless that make easy to make puncture.
The appearance of the Honda CBR 1000RR and Honda CBR 1000RR fireblade is very impressive. The bike is designed very nicely and the look is very appealing and also very irresistible in just a single glance. The authenticated and sophisticated look of the bike is very much in demand these days. The charismatic effect of the new Honda CBR is just incredible.
The front section of the Honda CBR 1000RR and Honda CBR 1000RR fireblade is very classy and elegant. The aerodynamic bold body design of the bike is just heart throbbing. The Honda CBR 1000RR and Honda CBR 1000RR fireblade have very stylish multi-reflector headlamp which offers clear visibility at night and even in worse weather condition. The mask of the new Honda CBR is a little boarder and bold which looks very sporty and aggressive.
The black colored rear view mirrors also look very extraordinary and stylish. The stylish handlebars are just class apart and the windscreen between the handlebars is sporty. The all new Honda CBR has body color mask and front mud-guard. The new Honda CBR has very stylish alloy wheels which offer sporty and aggressive look to the bike. The console of Honda CBR is also very new and attractive and the dashboard comprises speedometer, tachometer and fuel gauge.
The fuel tank of the powerful Honda CBR also looks very classy. The longer and wider seat of the new Honda CBR offers painless riding experience. The rear section of the bike is also very distinct and looks very appealing.
The Honda CBR 250R is also gifted with awesome look and appearance. As its features, the bike has eye-catchy and classy appearance in the segment. The 30.5 inches headlight of the bike is very attractive that provides clear visibility at night and dark. Both the handlebars are stylish while dashboard is semi-digital. A long clear glass windsheet gives it classy image and saves the rider from gusty winds. The bike has stylish fuel tank and Honda logo has been pasted on it.
Seat of the Honda CBR 250R is very attractive and divided in two piece; the rider and passenger can sit on it easily. The LED tail lamp of the bike is very impressive and no grab rail here. Rear fender of the bike is very stylish which includes both the clear rear indicators and small reflector that enhance security for the fellow riders.
Honda CBR 250R has plastic frame covered front portion that give it sporty image; it covers complete upper portion of the engine, air filter and half front suspensions. The bike has steel metaled broad wheels at front and rear tyres. It has large Patel disc brake at front and rear that provide maximum security for the rider.
Honda CBR 250R comes loaded with body coloured front fender and black coloured long cone type silencer covered with silver coloured cover. Foot pegs and kick start levers are also very stylish and ensure maximum rest for the rider and passenger. Overall appearance of the bike is sporty and classy that attracts everybody.
The enhanced comfort level of the bike, Honda CBR 1000RR and Honda CBR 1000RR fireblade, offers relaxed riding. These bikes are installed with an array of latest technological features that make the bikes technologically advanced. The longer and wider seat of the Honda CBR 1000RR and Honda CBR 1000RR fireblade offer great comfort and painless ride experience even in longer journey. The foot pegs and footrest of the new bike enhance the comfort level.
The Honda CBR 250R is a light sports bike and promises relaxed riding. The bike has been designed according to rider and passenger comfort. The seat of the bike is long wide which gives good rest. Honda CBR 250R has been made through advanced technology that has stylish foot pegs and stylish handlebars,it provides maximum comfort for the rider and passenger.
Honda CBR Engine And Performance
The classy and stylish appearance of the Honda CBR series bike are very impressive and irresistible. The advanced and latest feature of the Honda CBR bikes look very attractive and elegant. The instrument panel of the Honda CBR bikes are very impressive which comprises of fuel gauge, tachometer, tripmeter, speedometer along with standard indicators. The front and side faring of the Honda CBR bikes are quite impressive and rear view is like true sports machine.
The Honda CBR 1000RR and Honda CBR 1000RR fireblade are loaded with 999cc engine capacity with liquid cooled, 4 stroke, double cylinder and DOHC engine. The bike is also packed with Fuel injection system which ensures usage of every single drop of fuel.
The entry-level sports bike, Honda CBR 250R will be loaded with liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4 valve, single cylinder, 250cc engine. This is blessed with fuel injection (PGM-FI) technology that make it fuel efficient in the segment. The bike is to provide average mileage between 30 to 35kmpl on roads.
The Honda CBR 1000RR and Honda CBR 1000RR Fireblade are packed with very powerful engine of 999 cc displacement. The engine is loaded with liquid cooling technology, 4 stroke and DOHC for enhanced performance. The engine also offers tremendous power and torque which in turn offers zipper acceleration and pick up.
Honda CBR 250R will be equipped with liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 4 valve, DOHC, single cylinder engine while displacement of the bike is 249cc. This is six-speed gearbox equipped bike. This powerful engine of the bike to offer impressive power and torque. This compact but advanced engine provides zipper acceleration and pick up.
The massive Honda CBR 1000RR and Honda CBR 1000RR fireblade are loaded with dynamic and strong engines. The engine of the bikes are furnished with 999 cc engine displacement. The powerful bikes are fully loaded with newer technologies for enhanced performance and style. The powerful engine of Honda CBR 1000RR and Honda CBR 1000RR fireblade are endowed with 4 stroke, 16 Valve and DOHC, inline 4 engine technology which make the performance of the bikes very extraordinary and stylish. The engine is also packed with Fuel injection system which helps in optimum utilization of fuel.
The engine is also bestowed with liquid cooled technology which make the engine cool fast. These bikes are packed with low vibration operation for exhilarating ride even at higher speed. The powerful engine generates a tremendous power of 131 Kw at 12000 min-1 and thumping torque of 112 Nm at 8000 min-1. The engine also has computer-controlled digital transistorized with electric advance ignition.
Honda CBR 250R is the ligh sports bike that has been equipped with liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, single cylinder engine while displacement of the engine is 249cc. The motorcycle generates highest power of 26 bhp at 8500 rpm and top torque of 23 Nm at 7000 rpm. This engine of the bike is blessed with Programmed fuel injection system technology that make it very fuel efficient in the segment. Honda CBR 250R is packed with full-transistor battery ignition and engine and the bike delivers excellent power and torque. It has 76.0 × 55.0mm bore stroke and 10.7 compression ratio while power of the bike is transmitted through 6 speed transmission that make it excellent performer bike in the 250cc engine segment. With this engine the bike is a major competitor of Kawasaki Ninja 250R.
Honda CBR Braking And Handling
For better handling and control, the trendy Honda CBR 1000RR and Honda CBR 1000RR fireblade are fully incorporated with latest and advanced technological features. The new components of the bikes are nice that offer great performance. The advanced suspension system and efficient braking system make the controlling and handling more easy. The 1410 mm large wheelbase of the Honda CBR 1000RR and Honda CBR 1000RR fireblade offer greater stability and controlling.
The much-awaited Honda CBR 250R is blessed with new features and instruments. The bike has large wheelbase and brakes that provide solid balance and security for the bikers. The bike has Diamond shaped body design that provides good control and handling experience.
The all classy Honda CBR 1000RR and Honda CBR 1000RR fireblade are loaded with highest quality suspension components that offer smooth ride even in bumpy and twisty roads without any jerk. The front suspension is 43 mm inverted HMAS cartridge- type telescopic fork with step less preload, compression and rebound damping adjustment, 120 mm axle travel and the rear one is unit Pro-link with gas- charged HMAS damper featuring 10- step preload and step less compression and rebound damping adjustment,135 mm axle travel.
The new Honda CBR 250R has smooth and latest technology loaded suspension system that provides jerk free and smooth riding experience. The front suspension of the bike is Telescopic and rear is Swing arm (Pro-link suspension system). The bike can carry heavy weight with these suspensions.
Honda CBR Colors
The Honda CBR 1000RR and Honda CBR 1000RR fireblade are available in two colours such as Achilles Black Metallic and Pearl Siren Blue.
The new Honda CBR 250R will be available in three two-tone body colours combos like – Sword Silver Metallic and Accurate Silver Metallic, Candy Ruby Red and Accurate Silver Metallic, and Asteroid Black Metallic and Accurate Silver Metallic. The body color is painted at front fender, mask, rear side and side panels. The fuel tank has also eye-catching graphics.
Honda CBR Pros
Advanced features, Alloy wheels, Looks.
Honda CBR Cons
Advanced features, Sporty design, expensive.
Honda CBR News Update
21 March, 2011: It took 3 months to launch Honda CBR 250R in India, but finally, India gets the much-awaited light sports motorcycle from Honda at Rs. 1.43 lakh for non-ABS version and Rs. 1.68 lakh for ABS added version. The bike will be available in three stunning hues including black, silver and red. Noted that the bike's booking was offered in the first month of the year 2011.
27 October, 2010: Honda India has announced to launch the Honda CBR 250R in India in April; however, the bookings for the bike will be commenced from January, 2011. The light sports motorcycle is packed with a 250cc, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4 valve, single cylinder engine that generates a top power of 26 bhp at 8500 rpm and max torque of 23 Nm at 7000 rpm with the help of 6 speed gearbox. The special feature of the bike is its combined ABS system that is comprised of ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) and CBS (Combined Brake System). It would be priced at Rs 1.50 lakh while the top-end model will carry a price tag of Rs 1.8 lakh in India.