Honda CBR250RR 2017 review
Honda CBR250RR revealed in Japan Motor Show (2015), has created a great expectation in India about the launch plans. However, the reliable sources guess about the cancellation of the Honda CBR250RR launch in India. But, the CBR250RR looks stunning and has all its attitude of its bigger CBR bikes, though has a 250 cc engine.
Outlook and design
There is already a 250cc bike available in Honda as CBR250R. But then, the Honda CBR250RR is the best punch given back against the Yamaha r25 or any other 250cc racing bike.
Without any doubt, the Honda CBR250RR is a pure racing beast at its look and performance. The dual headlamp looks aggressive and keeps the racing body structure intact. The CBR250RR body is decorated with numerous curves and cuts, which makes the bike a pure lite weight sports bike.
Honda claims that the CBR250RR will be much more easy to handle and be flickable through the corners. In addition, the Honda CBR250RR is a track oriented bike, but suitable for the urban riders.
The full racing fairing looks more angled and sharp. The rear side, side panels and fuel tank of the Honda CBR250RR looks more appropriate and gorgeous.
The double barrel side mount exhaust is one of the elite feature of the CBR250RR compared to any other bike of its own category. Currently, the TVS Apache 200 features the double barrel exhaust, however the Honda CBR250RR has the best design.
Honda CBR250RR steel truss frame
The Honda CBR250RR 2017 model gets an innovative steel truss frame with an Aluminium gull swingarm to shape the double barrel exhaust appropriately. The frame keeps the Honda CBR250RR reduce weight and be nimble.
Engine and Gearbox
The Honda CBR250RR is powered by the 250cc, parallel twin cylinder, four stroke, liquid cooled power plant. The Double overhead cam (DOHC) shaft engine with 8 valve set up manages the gaseous exchange of the CBR250RR engine.
The engine is estimated to generate a maximum power of 36-40 BHP and 22-24 NM of peak torque. The power is transmitted through the 6-speed gear box, and the gear ratios are linear to be handled stress free in the City drives.
CBR250RR Throttle-by-Wire technology
Therefore, the track performance and the domestic rides can be well channelized.
Honda CBR250RR top speed and mileage
The Honda CBR250RR top speed is calculated to be 170 Kmph with a decent mileage range of 25-30 Kmpl. The Bike is expected to get an advance Fuel injection system for offering a better mileage without loosing the power.
The digital console of the CBR250RR appears futuristic and advanced. The digital frame has Speedometer, tachometer, Odometer and some advanced features includes, the lap timer, trip meters and Max speed recorder.
The console looks brighter with white back lit.
The CBR250RR is strengthened by the Modern Gold Upside down forks in the front, while the rear side is supported by the 5 step pre-adjustable pro linked mono shock absorber.
As the stopping powers being crucial for the fast CBR250RR, the front side is powered by the 310 mm large single petal disc and the rear wheel get a 240 mm single disc. The shapes of the disc appear more skilled and dual channel is ABS is available as an option.
The alloys of the CBR250RR look regular. The bike features the tubeless tyres of 110/70-17M/C 54H at the front and 140/70-17M/C 66H at the rear.
Honda CBR250RR launch in India
The Honda CBR250RR launch in India is kept tentative and said to be launched by the end of the year 2016 in Indonesia. Honda has planned to start the production of CBR250RR in Indonesia and distributes to the rest of the region.
The production of the CBR250RR is anticipated soon since the Honda clue about the sales in Japan during the last quarter of 2017.
Honda CBR250RR price in India
The Honda CBR250RR price in India is a crucial point about the bulk sales, like the Yamaha FZ 25 is well priced. However, the CBR250RR is more of a premium motorcycle which is expected to be priced at INR 2,75,000 lakhs.
Currently the bike is seen in red, white and black colour.