Japanese automobile conglomerate, Honda Motor Company, Ltd. plans to introduce a naked version of the CBR150R, the CB150R Streetfire in India in 2013. The company has already unveiled the CB150R at the Jakarta Motorcycle Show, in Indonesia. The machine is expected to be showcased in the coming New Delhi Auto Expo.
The CB150R resemblances a mere sketch of the CB1000R, as it was inspired by the CB1000R's and YZF F1's design. The machines is ridden by a 150cc, DOHC, liquid-cooled engine which is capable to mount a maximum power of 17.6 bhp at 10,500 rpm and enormous torque of 12.66 Nm at 8500 rpm. The engine is mated with a 6-speed gear transmission.
Honda offers dual disc brake at front and single disc brake at rear to ensure more safety, which is only a part of top end model of the CB150R. The motorcycle is expected to be priced around Rs. 1 lakh. Lately unveiled, Yamaha V-Ixion and Pulsar 200NS are the major competitors in this segment. It comes with white, black, orange and a Honda tricolour.
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