Honda’s premium sportbike series, CBR, now enter the entry-level segment of bikes in India with the introduction of Honda CBR250R. With its launch, manufacturer created opportunities for the Indian riders to experience the heavenly feel of riding a CBR model at such an affordable price. Honda released the bike in India focussing on the youth who want a package that includes pleasing power with magnetic looks. The much-awaited bike nows comes with a special edition as well.
Honda CBR250R is powered by a 249cc, liquid-cooled, four-stroke engine which is mated to a six-speed constant mesh gearbox. The engine produces an impressive power of 26bhp at 8500rpm with a peak torque of 22.9Nm at 7500rpm. The four-valve engine functions through PGM-Fi (Programmed Fuel Injection System).
Honda CBR250R is crafted on a Diamond frame with truss structure. The bike comes equipped with 110/70-17 front and 140/70-17 rear sized tubeless tyres respectively. The braking duties of the machine are carried out by 296mm front and 226mm rear disc brakes that are coupled with Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS). It has telescopic suspension at the front and pro-link adjustable monoshock at the rear.
Honda CBR250R also shares its sporty full front cowling with its younger mate, CBR150R. The split seat incorporated in the bike looks stunning. The all-black coated exhaust with its pentagonal section enhances its aggressive nature. The instrument console with blue-backlight displays digital speedometer, analogue tachometer and twin tripmeters.
Coming to the rear, the bike features a pointed tail lamp with clear lens indicators. The split-seats with grab rail for the pillion rider and a smart rear end further enhances the appeal of the bike. The overall looks and dynamics of Honda CBR250R are truly inspired from experience of the race tracks. With Honda’s footprint in the 250cc class, it now aims to serve every sports-bike segment in India.