Indonesia – Honda CBR250R facelift with twin headlamps launched

Posted on: May 15, 2014 - 4:18pm IST

PT Astra Honda Motor (Honda Indonesia) launched a facelift of the CBR250R yesterday. The new version gets a list of both cosmetic as well as mechanical changes.

The engine has been retuned to derive more power, with the new 250 cc engine now making 29 hp at 9,000 rpm and 23 Nm of peak torque at 7,500 rpm. The previous edition of the bike, currently being sold in India, produced 26 hp at 8,500 rpm and had a peak torque of 22.9 Nm at 7,000 rpm.

All-new Honda CBR250R Indonesia press shot
The Honda CBR250R facelift gets a retuned engine and many cosmetic changes.

Honda has worked on the DOHC, 4-valve, 6-speed, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine and made changes to its structure. The gear shift ratios, airways and the engine valves have also been optimized, its press release said.

In terms of cosmetic changes, the CBR250R now gets dual headlamps, a front fairing that is inspired by the CBR1000R and an exhaust cylinder that is chrome plated. Changes have also been made to the front, side and rear body panels.

New Honda CBR250R front three quarters press shot

While the standard CBR250R facelift is priced between Rp 48.95 million (Rs 2.54 lakh) and Rp 49.95 million (Rs 2.59 lakh), the ABS version costs between Rp 56.7 million (Rs 2.94 lakh) and Rp 57.95 (Rs 3.08 lakh).

Since launching the bike in 2011, PT Astra Motor has sold around 15,000 units of the Honda CBR250R.

Honda CBR250R in Indonesia – Image Gallery

Honda CBR250R in Indonesia – Brochure

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Honda CBR250R facelift launched in Indonesia – Press Release

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4 thoughts on “Indonesia – Honda CBR250R facelift with twin headlamps launched

  1. Nirlipta says:

    the sooner the better…right kartik?!!

  2. Karikor says:

    The new looks and the jump in power will catch many people who-are-looking-out-for-a-bike attention.

  3. prince says:

    Karthik, any idea when this will be launched in India? i am in the market for anew CBR and am thinking if i should go for the exisitng one or wait for this

    1. Karthik H says:

      Mr Prince

      The previous CBR250R was launched in India more than 6 months after it made its debut outside India. Nothing is official, yet. However, given that Honda is much more popular now, it could be sooner than the last time.


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