After its official unveiling, the Honda CBR250RR quarter-litre sportbike has made its first public appearance at the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show 2016 (GIIAS). While the international markets will recieve this sportbike by the end of this year, Honda 2Wheelers has no plan to launch it in India. Image Courtesy - Paultan
The Honda CBR250RR is the production version of the Light Weight Super Sports concept that broke cover in 2015 at Tokyo Motor Show. The bike is based on a newly-designed steel pipe truss frame that enhances its strength and flexibility. It has aluminum gull arms with right-side swing arm reducing exhaust pipe extrusion and helps retaining bank angle.
The fascia of the CBR250RR looks quite aggressive with dual-LED headlights and sharp wedge-shape long nose. This sport motorcycle also features large fuel tank with sharp contours, digital instrument console, split seats, LED tail-lamps and wide tyres.
The Honda CBR250RR will come in three colour options – Honda Racing Red, Mat Gunpower Black Metallic and Anchor Graymetallic. This quarter-lite sportbike will be poisitioned against the Yamaha R25 and Kawasaki Ninja 250.
For performing suspension duties, there are high rigid inverted forks upfront and Pro-link with 5-step preload unit at the rear. Braking system of the bike is comprised of 310mm front and 240mm rear wave discs and anti-lock braking system (ABS).
Power source for the Honda CBR250RR is a newly-developed straight-twin 250cc, 4V, 4-stroke water-cooled engine chruning out power worth 34.5bhp and 28Nm of torque. In addition, the bike also comes with Throttle-by-wire (TBW) system and selectable 3-way engine mode settings that enable rider to tap into its linear power and acceleration.