Honda has launched their 150cc best seller, the CBR 150R 2017 version on the Indonesian shores. This entry level sportsbike looks super sexy. By looking at this new offering one thing is pretty sure that, it is a perfect reply for the 3rd Generation Yamaha R15 recently launched in the Asian market. The new CBR 150R looks like something from the motorsports world.
Improving the engine performance, innovation on the framework for perfect driving and maneuverability and the application of aerodynamic design are some of the true racing experience. And all these concept has been applied to the latest generation of 150R.
The 2017 CBR 150R features all new 149.16cc, 4-stroke DOHC engine mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The throttle body diameter of the engine has been enlarged for better intake efficiency with a compression ratio of 11.3:1. This has resulted in delivering abundant power from the initial acceleration to the peak with a very long performance range. Moreover, this motorcycle is equipped with minimal friction technology for better fuel efficiency and improved engine performance. The bike is constructed using Truss Diamond Frame which enhances rigidity and flexibility. The design of the seat rails and the lowered position of handlebar makes the driving position more racing and dynamic. It can fulfill every rider's desire for perfect handling and better stability on all road conditions. The whole body is more compact and flexible with the use of shorter rear cowl with longer swing-arm and Pro-Link suspension ensures better stability at all speeds.
From the previous CBR 150R, this one features lowered and sleek frontal design to give the rider a clearer view on the road. The twin pod LED headlamp is one of the other attractive element in this bike. It is slimmer in shape but looks more sharp and aggressive. The new Cockpit View design of the bike features digital instrument console and Aeroplane Fuel cap which has been borrowed from higher models. Every minute detailing of this bike has been designed to be lighter and mass centered at the central point. Altogether, it makes every rider can feel the sensation of motor racing.
Honda is yet to introduce the 2017 CBR 150R variant in India
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