The Honda CBR250RR is powered by an all-new twin-cylinder 250cc, 4 stroke, liquid cooled engine paired to a 6-speed gearbox.
The Honda CBR250RR will challenge Kawasaki Ninja 250,Yamaha R25 and other quarter-litre motorcycles
October 31, 2016 – Honda, the Japanese two-wheeler maker had unveiled the much-awaited Honda CBR250RR quarter-litre sports bike in Indonesia on July 25, 2016 during a blogger meet. Based on the Honda Lightweight Supersports concept, the new motorcycle will become the largest displacement Honda bike in Indonesia. Slated to be launched by the end of this year, the bike will rival against the Kawasaki Ninja 250, Yamaha R25 and other 250cc motorcycles. The official engine specifications of the bike has been revealed in Indonesia.
With an aggressive fascia, the CBR250RR surely looks very attractive and sporty. The bike features dual-LED headlamps, large fuel tank and sharp contours, digital instrument console, split seats and wide tyres.
Deriving its power from a newly-developed, twin cylinder 250cc, 4 stroke, liquid cooled engine, the Honda CBR250RR will return class-leading output performance, says the the company. Honda also says that this engine makes the bike do well both on urban roads and on the circuit. Throttle-by-Wire (TBW) and 3-way engine mode settings will a rider to adjust the performance of the bike to extract the maximum fun. Paired to a 6-speed gearbox, this powertrain will offer 36.8PS of power and 22.5Nm of torque.
Newly designed steel pipe truss frame of the Honda CBR250RR offers it both flexibility and strength. Aluminium gull swing arms along with right-side swing arm have been shaped in a way that it reduces exhaust pipe extrusion which also allows the motorcycle to be slimmer. The front suspension features high rigidity inverted forks, while the rear gets Pr0-link suspension with 5-step preload. The bike will derive its braking power from disc brakes, coupled with anti-lock braking system (ABS).
The Honda CBR 250RR will enter the Indonesian market by the end of this year or early next year. Though there is no official word on its India launch yet, it makes sense for Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) to bring it to our shores since 250-300cc bikes are doing really well here. We’ll update our readers on this if the company reveals anything on its India launch.
|Expected Price||IDR (Indonesian Rupiah) 60 million|
In Indonesia, the CBR250RR is likely to be priced around IDR 60 million (approx Rs 2.70 lakh) onwards.
|Engine||250cc, 2-cylinder, 4 stroke, liquid cooled|
|Maximum Power||36 bhp @ 12,500rpm|
|Maximum Torque||22.5Nm @ 10,500rpm|
Powering the sports bike is a twin cylinder 250cc, 4 stroke, liquid cooled engine that churns out 36bhp of top power and 22.5Nm of peak torque. Power is transmitted to the rear wheels via a 6-speed gearbox. The bike is claimed to have a top speed of 168kmph.
– Twin projector headlamps with LED daytime running lights
– LED taillights
– Large fuel tank with sharp contours
– Digital instrument console
– Split seats
– Wide tyres
The quarter-litre motorcycle is 2,060mm long, 724mm wide and 1,098mm tall, and has a wheelbase of 1,389mm. It comes with a ground clearance of 144.7mm while the seat height stands at 790mm. The bike has a fuel tank capacity of 14.5-litres.
Sharing styling cues from the Supersport concept, the CBR250RR looks aggressive and sporty. The bike gets dual-sharp LED headlamps with LED DRLs and huge fairing with integrated LED turn indicators. Other design highlights include clip on handle bars, 14.5-litre big fuel tank, digital instrument cluster and split step up seats and twin barrel exhausts.
The company claims that the chassis of the bike has been designed to offer comortable seating for rider even on high speeds. The CBR250RR features a perfect mix of lightweight materials and the strong metals, which improve its overall rigidity and durability.
Front – Upside down front forks
Rear – Monoshock
310mm front & 240mm rear wave disc brakes
Anti-lock braking system