Honda has introduced an affordable 250 cc bike in the Indian market i.e. Honda CBR 250R which is targeting at catering the growing demand of entry level performance segment. This bike is known for its comfortable riding which is suitable for both city and touring conditions.
IN DEPTH ANALYSIS:
The Honda bike has got a macho looks which includes big edgy Y- shaped headlights which is inspired from its big daddy, VFR 1200F.The integrated sporty front cowl is made keeping in mind the aerodynamics and consists black colored rear view mirrors on it. Giving a handsome look to the bike is the front transparent visor and fully faired body of the bike with few graphics on it. It has got a stainless steel silencer along with a matte black finished engine which looks stunning with its different color schemes. The bike houses split seats and perfectly sliced fuel tank which looks amazing when looked from either sides. The rear section of the bike has stylish looking tail light and black grab rail along with a short rear fender which gels with the cool looking fatty tyres of the bike. At first glance, the overall looking of the bike is really very awesome and futuristic.
The bike has got an advanced instrument console which consist a sporty analogue tachometer and digital speedometer, odometer, fuel gauge and trip meter which are displayed on a blue colored rectangular LCD.
POWER AND PERFORMANCE:
The power section of the bike consists of a 250 cc liquid cooled, single cylinder, 4- valve, 4 stroke, DOHC engine which has the capability to deliver a peak power output of 26.15 bhp @ 8500 rpm and a maximum torque of 22.9 Nm @ 7000 rpm. The engine is paired with a six- speed manual gear box which has one down and rest up gear shift patter.
Increasing the fuel efficiency of CBR 250R is the efficient PGM- Fi technology which enables the bike to give a mileage of around 30 km/ ltr in city conditions and 30- 35 km/ ltr on highway. The suspension section of bike consists of 37 mm telescopic shock absorbers at the front and 5- step adjustable mono shock absorbers at the rear side of the bike. The braking system has 296 mm disc brake in the front and 220 mm disc brake at the back side. The company is offering an optional combined ABS variant of the bike too which allows the bike to distribute the braking force between the both the wheels preventing wheel locking at the time of applying sudden brakes.
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY:
The bike is sold in five different shades in the Indian market including a newly introduced REPSOL edition. Honda is offering CBR 250R at an affordable price of around Rs. 169317.
You must now be very well aware of the bike and its features, now let’s say something about its reception in India. The bike is praised very well by all the customers, and is clearly evident from the fact that it is giving a very tough competition to its competitors in this range, and mostly is winning every battle that comes in its front by defeating each of its competitors by a very big margin. Honda is a leading brand and name in the automobile sector. Honda is known for its economical bikes which have quite distinct features and stylish looks. This series from Honda gave this company a steep boost.
Just go for it. Have a safe and superb riding experience.