New Honda CBR250RR has been patented in India

New Honda CBR250RR has been patented in India

India launch in not on the cards but this has not stopped Honda India to patent the bike here.

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Last year, Honda Motorcycles India had stated that it is not feasible to launch the CBR250RR in the country as it will require a huge amount of investment. Even if the company manages to launch the bike in India, it will be priced in the range of INR 4-5 lakh, which is a lot of money for a 250cc bike.

But, in spite of this statement, it has not stopped the company to go ahead and patent the bike in India. A document from the patent office reveals that Honda has patented the CBR250RR in India.

Set to rival the likes of Yamaha R3, KTM RC390 and Kawasaki Ninja 300, Honda CBR250RR sports an aggressive styling. It receives upside down telescopic front forks, petal disc brakes, and dual channel ABS. It also gets advanced features such as LED headlamps and tail lamps besides a fully digital instrument panel and state of the art ride-by-wire technology.

New Honda CBR250RR is powered by a 250cc, liquid cooled, twin cylinder, 4 stroke petrol engine mated to a 6 speed gearbox. This engine delivers 38.7 PS and 23.3 Nm, making it the most powerful 250cc engine in the world. It has a top speed of 185 kmph.

Speaking about price of the Honda CBR250RR, in Indonesia, where the bike is manufactured, price starts from INR 3.2 lakh, while going to INR 3.6 lakh for the top of the line ABS variant.

Tech Specs

Engine
Displacement 249.7 cc
Type 4-stroke, two-cylinder, 8-valve liquid and air-cooled motor with selectable 3-way engine mode settings
Bore x Stroke 62.0 x 41.4 mm
Compression Ratio 11.5: 1
Transmission Six-Speed
Clutch Wet Clutch with Coil Spring
Fuel Injection PGM-FI
Throttle Acceleration Sensor with Electric throttle-By-Wire
Dimensions
Length x Width x Height 2,060 x 724 x 1,098 mm
Wheelbase 1,389 mm
Seat Height 790 mm
Ground Clearance 145 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 14.5 litre
Oil Capacity 1.9 litre
Frame, Brake and Suspension
Frame Steel pipe truss frame
Brakes (Front) 310 mm disc single piston
Brakes (Rear) 240 mm single disc, single piston
ABS Yes
Front suspension Inverted forks
Rear suspension Pro-link suspension featuring 5-step preload
Tyre Size
Front Tyre 110/70 – 17 54S
Rear Tyre 140/70 – 17 66S