April 1, 2016: Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Private Limited (HMSI) had launched the updated version of the Honda CBR 150R, which was first unveiled at Honda’s RevFest earlier in 2015. The bike remains the same mechanically but features some cosmetic updates. It is powered by a 149.4cc, single-cylinder, four-stroke engine that produces 18.28 bhp. The company offers it in three colors - Green, Blue and Red and it competes with the Yamaha YZF-R15 in the Indian market.
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Once again, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India amazed the bike enthusiasts of the country with the launch of all new Honda CBR 150R. The bike is introduced with the aim to serve the young blood of India. It will lock horns with Yamaha YZF-R15.
CBR 150R is propelled by a 149.4cc, liquid cooled, four-stroke, SI engine that comes mated to a six-speed transmission system. The motor of the bike develops 18.28 bhp of power at 10500 rpm along with 12.66 Nm of torque at 8500 rpm. It uses a Programmed Fuel Injection System (PGM-Fi) that delivers an enhanced fuel economy. with this hardware configuration, the machine can hit a top speed of 109 kmph.
The machine runs on 100/80-17 at the front and 130/70-17 at the rear wide tubeless tyres that are further mounted over alloy wheels. The stopping power is provided by 276mm disc brake at the front and 220mm disc brake at the rear. Both disc brakes offer ample stopping power in all condition. Furthermore, it also sports suspension system that includes telescopic forks up front and spring loaded hydraulic type monoshock at the rear end.
It is bolted on diamond type frame. The front profile of the bike equipped with a uniquely designed headlight that is inspired by Honda’s new generation sports bike along with twin pilot lamps. It has been fitted with a sporty full cowling which is inspired by the racing DNA of Honda. It's full fairing expresses vigour and enhances the Aerodynamics of CBR 150R. The sports bike also incorporates a split-seat with an under-seat utility storage compartment. The instrument cluster of the bike is easy to read and displays the information about digital speedometer, analogue tachometer, twin trip meters, fuel gauge, engine temperature, clock and other tell tales. It comes with an overall body dimension of 2000 mm in length, 825 mm in width, 1120 mm in height along with 1305 mm of wheelbase that gives it a respectable stance. It has a minimum ground clearance of 190mm that ensures agile and sharp handling around the corners. Its total kerb weight is 138 kg.
HMSI crafted the bike nicely on the diamond type frame. The front fascia of the bike features a uniquely designed headlight with twin pilot lamps inspired by Honda’s new generation sports motorcycle. The vehicle is furnished with full front fairing, racing stripes, wider tyres, dual disc brakes, split seat with an edgy rear end and robust muffler that helps it to get awareness spontaneously. Talking about instrumentation, it is same as its elder sibling CBR250 that displays the information about analogue tachometer and digital speedometer, fuel gauge, trip meter, engine temperature, clock and other tell tales.
Honda CBR 150R rides on 100/80-17-inch front and 130/80-17-inch rear wide tubeless tyres that are fitted over an elegant 5-spoke alloy wheels. The braking system of the bike is comprises of 276mm disc brake at the front and 220mm disc brake at the rear that offers safety and confidence to the rider. Furthermore, it is configured with the suspension system that consists of telescopic forks at the front and spring loaded hydraulic type monoshock at the rear that offers optimum comfort and hassle-free ride.
The bike has an overall body measurement of 2000 mm in length, 825 mm in width, 1120 mm in height along with 1305 mm of wheelbase that offers comfortable riding posture. The minimum ground clearance of the bike is 190mm, which is high enough to pass the steepest speed breaker. The Kerb weight of the machine is 138kg that makes it light hence improves the pick-up of the bike. It has a huge fuel tank that can store 13 liters at a time which is good enough for long distance ride.
Honda CBR 150R shares it engine with its previous version that is 149.4cc, Liquid cooled, 4-stroke, 4-Valve, DOHC, SI engine. The mill comes linked to a 6-speed transmission system and churns out a maximum power of 18.28 bhp at 10500 rpm and a net torque of 12.66Nm at 8500 rpm. Further, it is fitted with PGM-FI technology that improves the power delivery and throttle response. It has a compression ration of 11:1 and a power oriented bore x stroke ratio of 63.5 mm x 47.2 mm. With this setup, the bike can hit a top speed of 109kmph.
Honda CBR 150R is designed on diamond type chassis that offers a brilliant overall performance. It runs on a 100/80-17-inch front and 130/80-17-inch sticky wide tubeless tyres that offer good grip on the terrains. The bike comes to halt with the help of 276mm disc brake at the front and 220mm disc brake at the rear. Furthermore, it comes equipped with telescopic forks at the front and spring loaded hydraulic type monoshock at the rear that gives sound comfort to the rider as well as pillion.
Honda CBR 150R comes with a 12V 60/55W that offer steady light beam in the night well even in low light conditions. It is fitted with tubeless tyres that prevent any mishap in the case of a puncture. Furthermore, The machine comes with 130mm rear tyre that provides it high traction control so the rider can easily do cornering at high speeds confidently. The ground clearance of the motorcycle is good enough to surpass any hurdle of the road.
Dual Disc Brakes
Lacks of Anti-Lock Braking System
A Bit Pricey
Style: descendant of parent, beautiful structure, good colouring and can be improved too with new experimental colours, decent in all views Engine Performance, Fuel Economy and Gearbox: engines roars like its ready to takeoff, it gives us options in which zone you want me to perform low or normal or high or gradual increase or full power..it depends on our mood on which mode to ride, usually catches full...
Ever since the time Hero and Honda parted ways, Indian consumers were waiting with bated breath in anticipation of something big. Despite a few delays, Honda launched the CBR 150R as its premium production motorcycle offering for the Indian two-wheeler market. Although it wasn’t the 150cc scorcher as hoped by any enthusiasts the quarter-litre motorcycle did make its mark. Despite the CBR moniker, the bike...
I loved it from the day i bought it.The honda is giving a wonderful experience to the riders.The Cbr is the mother of all bikes .The only draw back i faced is the cc of the bike but it can easily cathch other high cc bikes but the toruqe and power are simply high. The other thing is the cost is pretty high but in all aspects it Give 100% satisfaction to the riders Better to choose this bike if you are try...
This is extremely stylish bike I have ever had, it also have excellent pickup ,nice engine toooo , but I have some small issue from Gear box & some sound from chain , apart from that this is good choice for teenager like me , this may not be more economical but one should satisfy with the cost they put up for having this one ...
The Y shaped headlight design looks neat and crystal clear. CBR 150R have two unique eye design lights flanking the main head beam. It gives the bike a mean look and also a predator on prowl effect.The sporty full cowling makes the bike all the more better on aerodynamics. It expresses an aggressive character, complimenting Honda’s racing track genes.As I saddle myself on the soft cushioned seat and f...
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