Launched in 2011, Honda CBR 250R was the most desirable sports tourer among the Indian enthusiasts in concern segment. For a long time, the motorcycle managed to enjoy this success. But during the emission norms transition from BS-III to BS-IV, the company temporarily stopped the production.
Lately, post its unveiling at the 2018 Auto Expo with major changes such as mandatory BS-IV compliant engine, new LED headlamp unit and colour schemes as well. The company introduced the latest iteration of Honda CBR 250R.
Considering your convenience, Honda launched the motorcycle in two variants-the Standard and the ABS variant. The Standard version was priced at INR 1,63,584 while the top specs ABS variant was set you back by INR 1,93,107. Both the prices are applicable at the Delhi dealerships.
Recently, Honda has increased the pricing of sports tourer by a margin of Rs 559. Post revision, the new Honda CBR 250R will now be available at the INR 1,64,143 for the standard variant. Whereas, to opt the ABS variant, you have to shell out INR 1,93,666 from your investments. Both are Delhi dealerships’ ex-showroom, prices.
In terms of power, a 249.6cc single-cylinder, DOHC, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected engine performs as a beating heart for the tourer. In integration with a six-speed gearbox, the sports runner is capable of churning out the peak power of 26.5PS at 8500rpm along with 22.9Nm of vertex torque at 7000rpm.
A pair of telescopic forks and a Pro-Link monoshock at front and rear respectively performs suspension duties. Whereas, the braking is managed by the set of 296mm front and a 220mm rear disc in alliance with an optional dual-channel ABS.
In terms of rivalry, the motorcycle goes against the Yamaha Fazer 25 in the sports touring quarter-litre segment. Priced at INR 1,29,335 (ex-showroom Delhi), the opponent is INR 34,808 less expensive than the Honda Standard CBR 250R.