22 Dec 2020: 2021 Honda CBR250RR motorbike launched, with new color options
Japanese automaker Honda has launched the 2021 version of its CBR250RR motorbike in Malaysia. It comes in two colors- Winning Red, and Matte Gunpowder Black Metallic.
As for the highlights, the two-wheeler exhibits an aggressive look and offers a host of features. It draws power from a 249.7cc, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine mated to a 6-speed gearbox.
Here's our roundup.
Design: 2021 Honda CBR250RR: At a glance
The 2021 Honda CBR250RR has a sporty fully-faired look, featuring a sculpted fuel tank, stepped-up seat, upswept dual exhausts, golden-colored front forks, a split headlight cluster with DRLs, and eye-catching body graphics.
The bike packs a fully-digital instrument console, an all-LED lighting setup, and rides on 17-inch alloy wheels.
It has a kerb weight of 168kg and a 14.5-liter fuel tank.
Fact: Power and performance
The 2021 Honda CBR250RR is powered by a 249.7cc, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC engine mated to a 6-speed gearbox with a slip and assist clutch. The mill generates a maximum power of 40.23hp at 13,000rpm and 25Nm of peak torque at 11,000rpm.
Safety: Safety and suspension setup
To ensure the safety of the rider, the 2021 Honda CBR250RR is equipped with disc brakes on both the wheels, along with dual-channel ABS, throttle-by-wire, and a quickshifter. Three riding modes- Sport, Sport+, and Comfort, are also being offered.
Meanwhile, the suspension duties on the bike are handled by inverted USD front forks and a 5-step preload-adjustable mono-shock unit on the rear end.
Fact: What about the pricing?
In Malaysia, the 2021 Honda CBR250RR carries a price-tag of MYR 25,999 (approximately Rs. 4.73 lakh). However, the premium vehicle is unlikely to make its way to India.