American Honda Announces Release Of The All-New CBR250R

American Honda Motor Company's Powersports Division announced to its dealers today the release of an all-new motorcycle designed for those entering the sport of motorcycling, one that's sporty, fun, lightweight and affordable: the CBR250R.

"This is really an amazing machine we're adding to Honda's list of models for 2011," said Powersports Press Manager Bill Savino. "The CBR250R is specifically aimed at new riders, yet it's packed full of high-tech features and offers great performance, all in a lightweight, affordable package. This new model expands another segment of the market for Honda buyers."

More detailed information and images of Honda's model line can be found on powersports.honda.com or see your local Honda powersports dealer.

- CBR250R: An Affordable Entry Into The Sport Of Motorcycling

The all-new 2011 CBR250R brings a fresh take on the fun side of motorcycling, one that especially suits riders entering the sport. Thanks to its extremely efficient 249cc liquid-cooled single cylinder engine—an all-new design featuring a sophisticated four-valve DOHC cylinder head, engine counterbalancer, and fuel injection—this dependable and lightweight machine delivers nimble handling, a broad spread of easily accessible power and low operating costs all in one. Whether the day calls for a commute to work, quick trips around town or all-day explorations in the countryside, the CBR250R is a great way to get acquainted with the many faces of motorcycling, all at an affordable price. Available in Metallic Black and Red/Silver beginning in Spring 2011. Also available with ABS. Pricing will be announced November 12, 2010.

2011 Specifications

Model:

CBR250R / CBR250R ABS

Engine Type: 249.4cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore and Stroke:

76mm x 55mm

Compression Ratio: 10.7:1
Valve Train:

DOHC; four valves per cylinder

Induction:

PGM-FI, 38mm throttle body

Ignition: Computer-controlled digital transistorized with electronic advance
Transmission: Six-speed
Suspension:

Front: 37mm fork
Rear: Pro-Link single shock with five positions of spring preload adjustability

Brakes:

Front: Single 296mm disc
Rear: Single 220mm disc
Optional ABS

Tires

Front: 110/70-17 radial 
Rear: 140/70-17 radial

Wheelbase: 53.9 inches
Rake (Caster angle): 25.0°
Trail: 95mm (3.74 inches)
Seat Height: 30.9 inches
Fuel Capacity: 3.4 gallons
Color: Metallic Black, Red/Silver
Curb Weight*:

359 pounds / 368 pounds (ABS)

Honda Genuine Accessories

  • Seat Cowl
  • Carbon Fiber Tank Pad
  • Cycle Cover

For more information, contact American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (310) 783-3745

©2010 American Honda Motor Co., Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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