Honda CBR250RR to be launched by H1 2016 - IAB Report

09/12/2015 - 10:56 | ,   | Ashwin Ram N P

Thailand could be the first market.

Internet reports suggest that the Honda CBR250RR is scheduled for trial production in the first quarter of 2016, which will be followed by its market launch within the first half of the calendar year. It is also reported that the motorcycle will be manufactured in Thailand and exported to the rest of the world from there. Earlier reports have suggested that the CBR250RR will reach Indonesian showrooms within the same timeframe.

Honda Lightweight Supersports Concept front quarter at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show
The Honda Lightweight Supersports Concept that was unveiled at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show is expected to have previewed the design of the Honda CBR250RR.

Previewed by the Honda Lightweight Superports Concept at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, the Honda CBR250RR would replace the Honda CBR250R as a more aggressive and capable opponent to the likes of the Yamaha R25. It would be touted as a track-focussed motorcycle, unlike the CBR250R which is reckoned as a sports tourer.

Honda Lightweight Supersports Concept profile at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show
The CBR250RR would get an all-new 250 cc twin-cylinder engine.

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Specifics of the Honda CBR250RR are yet to be revealed, though it is expected that the model will be powered by an all-new 250 cc twin-cylinder engine that could be capable of producing close to 40 bhp of peak power.

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