Honda CBR250RR is a more powerful and race-track version of the CBR250R. The rumors of it launching in India is still going on as it was recently launched in some South-East Asian countries.
Recently, the Honda CBR250RR was showcased at the GIIAS 2018 and launched it in Indonesia. In the Indonesian market, it starts at 59.90 Million IDR or Rs 2.87 Lakhs, when converted. Currently, we have the Honda CBR 250R is also shaped like a sportsbike, but a sense of commuter-friendly can be easily seen on it. As we see, a lot of premium entry-level bikes are launching in India like the Ninja 300, BMW G310 R, Benelli and more such bikes. So, the possibility of Honda launching locally produced units of the CBR250RR sounds quite possible. The features include fully digital instrument cluster, Twin Projector headlamps, Split Seats, Clip-on handlebars and ABS. The expected price of the superbike is around Rs 3 Lakhs in India. So, check out the top speed, possible launch date, specs, images and other details ahead.
The CBR250RR gets a very sporty and an aggressive design that makes it very attractive. The bike’s dual-LED headlamps, chiseled fuel tank, digital instruments, inverted front forks and other such bits make it a ‘Race Replica’ in a true sense. Powering this bike is an all-new twin-cylinder 250cc liquid-cooled engine that outputs 36 BHP and 22.5 Nm. Honda claims the bike is suitable for use on both public roads and race circuit. The bike offers 3 engine modes and Throttle-by-Wire (TBW) technology. The motor comes along with a 6-speed manual transmission.
Honda CBR250RR – Launch Date
|Launch Date (expected)||Mid-2019|
Like we’ve been saying, there’s no official word on the Honda CBR250RR India launch prospects. However, it does make enough sense for Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India to bring this mean machine here as models in the 250cc-300cc category are fast gaining popularity. Subsequently, it could finally launch in our market by mid-2019.
Honda CBR250RR – Price in India
|Price (expected)||INR 3.5 Lakh|
The CBR250RR won’t come cheap. Thanks to high import duties on CBUs, the bike could have a sticker price of as much as INR 3.5 Lakh. At this price point, it will rival the likes of Yamaha YZF R3 and Kawasaki Ninja 300.
Honda CBR250RR – Engine Specifications
|Engine||250cc, twin-cylinder, liquid-cooled|
|Max. Power||36 BHP @ 12,500 RPM|
|Peak Torque||22.5 Nm @ 10,500 RPM|
|True Top Speed||167 KMPH|
|Suspension||Front – Upside down front forks
Rear – Monoshock
|Brakes||Front- 310 mm petal disc with ABS
Rear- 240 mm petal disc with ABS
The Honda CBR250RR draws power from a 250cc, twin-cylinder engine that outputs 36 BHP and 22.5 Nm. It comes mated to a six-speed manual transmission. The motor benefits from liquid-cooling and Throttle-by-Wire (TBW) technologies. It comes along with a 6-speed gearbox.
Honda CBR250RR – Mileage
|Fuel Tank Capacity||14.5 Litres|
|Reserve Fuel Capacity||1.5 Litres|
|Riding Range||350 Kms|
The CBR250RR comes with a fuel tank capacity of 14.5 Litre and total riding range of around 350 kms. It is expected to give a mileage figure of 25 KMPL. The top speed recorded on this bike is around 179 km/hr.
Honda CBR250RR – Top Speed
|Speedo-indicated Top Speed||179 KMPH|
|True Top Speed||167 KMPH|
|Claimed Top Speed||168 KMPH|
The new Honda CBR250RR has a speedo-indicted top speed of 179 KMPH! The true top speed, however, is around 167 KMPH. Honda claims a top speed of 168 KMPH. In India, the top speed might be even lower as the engine is likely to be de-tuned owing to poor quality of fuel.
Honda CBR250RR Images
Honda CBR250RR – Features
- Full front fairing
- Twin Projector Headlamps
- Digital Speedometer Console
- Clip-on Handelbars
- LED Daytime Running Lamps
- LED Taillight
- Split Seats
- Alloy Wheels
- USD Front Suspension
- Sporty Graphics
- Twin Exhaust
- Rear Mono-suspension
- Dual Channel ABS
- Petal Disc Brakes
- Alloy Wheels
- Soft Compound Tubeless Radial Tires
- Fuel Injection
Honda CBR250RR – Dimensions
|Seat Height||790 mm|
|Ground Clearance||144.7 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||14.5-litres|
The bike measures 2060 mm in length, 724 mm in width and 1098 mm in height. It comes with a wheelbase of 1389 mm, ground clearance of 144 mm and a seat height of 790 mm. The fuel tank capacity of the bike is 14.5 Litres and 1.5 Litres of reserve fuel capacity.
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Honda CBR250RR – Design Review
The new Honda CBR250RR borrows in plenty from the Lightweight Supersport concept. Hence, the quarter-liter bike looks really sporty with a dual headlamp setup which boasts projectors and LED DRLs. There’s also a huge windscreen to enable the ride to duck down at high speeds. The chiseled fuel tank further enhances the sportiness quotient of the design, Other major highlights of the design include a digital speedo console, split seats, and twin exhausts. We feel that this bike looks sleeker, sharper and sportier than both Yamaha YZF R3 and Kawasaki Ninja 300.
Honda CBR250RR – Variants
The CBR 250RR comes in 2 variants, which are as follows:
Honda CBR250RR – Colors
The CBR 250RR comes in three color options, which are as follows:
- Anchor Grey Metallic
- Matt Gunpowder Metallic
- Honda Racing Red
Honda CBR250RR – Competition
In India, the CBR250RR will mainly rival with Yamaha YZF R3 and Kawasaki Ninja 300. Although, the engines of these bikes are more powerful than the CBR, the price range makes them come in the same range. And of course, the Honda brand helps CBR in higher competitions.
Honda CBR250RR India – Overview
|Price||Rs 3.5 Lakhs|
250cc twin-cylinder, liquid-cooled
36 BHP @ 12,500 RPM
22.5 Nm @ 10,500 RPM
Twin Projector Headlamps, Digital Speedometer Console, Clip-on, LED Daytime Running Lamps. LED Taillight, Split Seats, And Twin Exhaust
Front and Rear Roto Petal Disc brakes with Dual Channel ABS
Stay tuned for latest news updates on Honda CBR250RR India launch date and price.