The much awaited Honda CBR 250RR is finally launched in Malaysia. After their world premier in Jakarta earlier this year, the new CBR was being displayed at the Boon Siew Honda stall at the Sepang, in accordance with the Malaysian MotoGP, this weekend.
This new CBR is based on a newly developed 250cc twin cylinder, 4 stroke, 8 valve, liquid cooled engine. According to Honda, the new CBR 250RR is way ahead in performance and styling department from all other quarter-litre class motorcycles. This 249.7 cc engine draws maximum power of 36 bhp @ 12,500 rpm and a peak torque of 22.5 Nm @ 10,500 rpm.
The engine is then mated with a six speed manual gear box using wet clutch with coil springs. It can be used as day to day regular commuter, as well as a track day motorcycle. Like all premium sports bike it also features 3 different riding modes enabling the rider to adjust the performance of the bike according to the terrain and also a throttle-by-wire (TBW) system.
Unlike any other 250cc class motorcycle available in the market, this one stands apart with its appealing sporty styling and aggressive looking front fascia. Dual-LED headlamps, large fuel tank with sharp contours, tall windscreen, sporty tailpiece with splits seats and air intakes, twin canister exhaust system, wide tyres and digital instrument clusters adds the cosmetic features of this CBR. The larger fuel tank can hold 14.5 litres of gasoline. USD fork is used for front suspension, while monoshock deals with rear suspension;.
The Honda 250RR comes in ABS and non-ABS version. The one displayed at Malaysia features jazzy red, white and black colour scheme and the earlier (displayed at Jakarta) 250RR was having a stealth matte-black paint scheme. There is no official words from Honda regarding the CBR 250RR India launch.
CBR 250RR is the much refined version of older CBR 250, built on a new 250cc engine, with improved dynamics and sharp-sporty cosmetic changes.
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