Astra Honda Motor (AHM) has launched the 2018 Honda CB150R StreetFire in Indonesia. The motorcycle is available in two variants - standard and special edition - with prices starting from IDR 26,750,000 (on the road).
As compared to the previous model, the 2018 Honda CB150R StreetFire receives several cosmetic upgrades. However, there are no changes to the engine. Upgrades on the CB150R StreetFire comprised of new bikini fairing and extended sharp tank shrouds that partially covers the trellis frame and radiator. Other changes include an aerodynamic tail section cowls with holes and bolt-on cast aluminium foot pegs and mounts.
The 2018 Honda CB150R StreetFire features broader and taller handlebar, which makes it comfortable as compared to the older model. Moreover, 276 mm front and 220 mm rear petal discs replace the conventional disc brakes but miss out on ABS. The Honda CB150R StreetFire will rival the Yamaha Vixion, Suzuki GSX-S150 and the upcoming Suzuki Bandit 150.
The new CB150R StreetFire features an engine belly cover as standard on the special edition version but is available as an official accessory on the standard model. Powering the CB150R StreetFire is a 149.16 cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled motor that produces 16.8 bhp of maximum power at 9,000 rpm while developing 13.8 Nm at 7,000 rpm, mated to a 6-speed transmission.
The new Honda CB150R StreetFire Special Edition is available in three colour options - Honda Racing Red, Fury Matte Red and Raptor Matte Black, and costs IDR 27,850,000. The CB150R StreetFire Standard version is available in two paint schemes - Wild Black and Macho Black, which costs IDR 26,750,000 (all the prices are on the road).
The motorcycle receives a fuel tank capacity of 12 litres with a dry weight of 136 kg. The CB150R StreetFire rides on 17-inch alloy wheels that wrap to 100/80 R17 front and 130/70 R17 rear tubeless tires. AHM targets to sell 95,000 units annually of the 2018 CB150R StreetFire, which comes to 7,900 units per month.