Honda Motorcycles & Scooter India Ltd (HMSI) Showcased the updated Honda CBR 250R at 2018 Auto Expo and now Honda has silently launched the bike in India with an introductory price of 1.63 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom, Delhi) for the standard variant and while the dual channel Anti-Locking Braking System(ABS) is offered with additional INR 29,523. Earlier the Honda CBR 250R was discontinued in India due to BS-IV emission norms and now the Honda Motorcycles re-launched the bike with BS-IV emission norms.
The new Honda CBR 250R is pretty similar to its outgoing model. Although few updates like, new all-LED headlamps cluster, new all-black alloy wheels, new exhaust pipes and rear fenders along with new set of graphics matched with revised paint shade (grey-orange, grey-green, yellow and red) are being offered.
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The Powering mill is a new BS-IV complaint engine which is 249.6cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine, with programmed fuel injection which produces 26.5PS of max power at 8500rpm and 22.9Nm of peak torque at 7000rpm. The bike continues the Twin-Spar diamond frame with telescopic suspension at the front and Pro-Link Mono Shock at the rear. The braking is performed by 296mm disc at the front and 220mm at the rear. The front wheel is a 110/70-17 (Tubeless) and the rear is 140/70-17 (Tubeless). The fuel tank capacity remains the same with 13 Litres.
The New CBR 250R will lock horns with Bajaj Pulsar RS200, KTM RC 200 and the newbie, Apache RR 310. The Honda CBR 250R has a total price rise of around 14000 – 16000. However, the updates with the bike is very minimal with just a major one LED head lamps. The rival Pulsar RS 200 has more to offer with its more refined engine and which is more affordable and is cheaper around 35,000 – 40,000. Although, the CBR 250R has a good track record and reliability and is also a fair deal to go with.