2018 Honda CBR250R India launch next month - Report

22/02/2018 - 11:51 | ,   | Praveen M

As per a report from BikeAdvice, the 2018 Honda CBR250R will be launched in the country next month. Honda unveiled the bike at this year's Auto Expo in Greater Noida.

2018 Honda CBR250R front right quarter at 2018 Auto Expo
The CBR250R is sought after by enthusiasts looking for a reliable and adequately powerful quarter litre sports tourer.

The 2018 Honda CBR250R has the same design as the previous generation bike. But for 2018, Honda has equipped the bike with an LED headlamp, new graphics, and two new colours: Mars Orange and Striking Green in addition to the Pearl Sports Yellow, Sports Red and Vibrant Orange (Repsol livery).

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Powering the 2018 Honda CBR250R is a single cylinder 249.6 cc engine with liquid cooling and fuel injection. The powerplant is now BS-IV compliant, and makes 26.5 PS at 8,500 rpm, 22.9 Nm at 7,000 rpm. Pairing with the engine is a 6-speed transmission. The cycle parts remain the same as the previous generation bike, with telescopic front fork and a rear Pro Link Monoshock. The 17-inch alloys are shod with 110-section front and 140-section rear tubeless tyres.

2018 Honda CBR250R headlamp at 2018 Auto Expo
The all-LED headlamp would offer better illumination and will last longer than a conventional unit.

The sports tourer comes to a halt using a 296 mm front and a 220 mm rear disc with dual-channel ABS. Expect Honda to announce the price for the 2018 CBR250R in the weeks ahead. The bike is likely to cost around INR 5,000 over the previous generation motorcycle. The website reports that the on-road price will be a shade over INR 2 lakh in most of the cities in the country. It rivals the Yamaha FZ25, Yamaha Fazer 25, Royal Enfield Thunderbird range, and UM Renegade range.

[Source: BikeAdvice]

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