2018 Honda CBR250R Launched With Subtle Changes – Know Details


2018 CBR250R Price continues to be attractive and comes with LED lights and ABS on offer with a BSIV engine

Honda had showcased the latest version of the CBR 250R at the recently held 2018 AUTO EXPO. Last year Honda had discontinued the CBR250R after the implication of BS-IV engines. Now Honda has launched the 2018 CBR250R in India at a starting price of Rs 1.64 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) and it will be available in two variants- Standard and ABS version. The above starting price is of the standard version and the ABS version is priced at Rs 1.93 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Visually there aren’t many major changes offered for the 2018 CBR250R. But Honda is offering sporty graphics and new paint schemes. In comparison with its predecessor, the 2018 CBR 250R gets new LED headlamps and an updated instrument cluster. Rest of the design and features is similar to the previous model CBR 250R.

This 2018 CBR250R gets telescopic folks at the front and at the rear, it gets Pro-link Monoshock suspension unit. The braking duties are taken care by 296mm front disc and 220mm rear disc and it also comes equipped with a dual-channel ABS unit which is optional. The CBR 250R runs on 17-inch alloy wheels with 110mm tubeless tyres at the front and 140mm tubeless tyres at the rear.

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Mechanically there aren’t any changes to the 2018 CBR250R, but now the new Honda CBR 250R gets the BS-IV complaint 249cc liquid cooled, single cylinder, petrol engine. This fuel injected engine is mated with six-speed gearbox and it generates 26.5 bhp of power and 22.9Nm of torque. As compared to the previous engine, the power and torque generated are the same.

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The 2018 CBR250R competes with the KTM RC 200, TVS Apache RR310, Yamaha Fazer 25 and the Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 in the Indian market. As of now, there is no official word of the launch of its younger sibling the CBR150R, which was also discontinued last year due to the implication of the BS-IV norms.

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