Finally, Indian motorcyclists’ long and tiresome wait for an affordable 250cc sports motorcycle comes to an end with Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India(HMSI) officially launching the 2011 Honda CBR250R in India. The motorcycle, whose launch has been long anticipated with more than 20o0 eager Indian motorcyclists booking the motorcycle has been priced very competitively at INR 1.43 Lakhs for the non-ABS version while the ABS speced version will sell for INR 1.68 Lakhs, both prices being ex-showroom Nrew Delhi.
The Honda CBR250R will feature an all new four stroke single cylinder DOHC, four valve, liquid cooled, fuel injected engine that Honda has developed from scratch, specially for the CBR250R. The engine will pump out 25 Bhp of power and is expected to give the Honda CBR250R enough muster through a six speed gearbox to have a top speed of close to 160 kph with a zero to hundred sprint coming up in under 7 seconds.
The 2011 CBR250R will be available in three color options, red, black and silver. Indian motorcycle enthusiasts will have to wait for a little longer before getting Honda brings down that delectable looking CBR250R in Honda Racing colors. That said, remarkable performance at an affordable price tag is what the CBR250R is all about. With that, Honda’s big one for the Indian market is now go!
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