2016 Honda CBR 150R launched in Indonesia at IDR 32.5 million (Rs. 1.65 lakh), may come to India this year

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2016 Honda CBR 150R official

Honda Indonesia launched the 2016 CBR 150R with prices starting from IDR 32.5 million (roughly Rs. 1,65,414). The launch took place in the presence of MotoGP riders Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa at the Sentul International Circuit in Indonesia.

The 2016 Honda CBR150R has undergone some serious cosmetic and mechanical updates. Honda says that the 2016 model is a completely new motorcycle. The bike features a new design, LED headlights, LED indicators, completely digital instrument cluster, a sportier looking split seat setup and a re-designed exhaust.

2016 Honda CBR 150R

The earlier 150cc DOHC liquid cooled engine has been re-tuned and now produces a power output of 17.1 PS at 9,000 rpm while the peak torque of 13.7 Nm comes at 7000 rpm. Power is sent to the rear wheel through a 6 speed transmission. A longer swing arm replaces the conventional one in the outgoing model with the difference standing at 13 mm.

Honda CBR 150R Cover photo

The new CBR 150R is now lighter than its predecessor and comes in 4 colour variants – Racing Red, Revolution White, Nitro Black and the MotoGP edition that features the Repsol livery. The Repsol variant is priced at IDR 33.3 million (Rs 1,69,486). Honda hasn’t revealed any details about the India launch of the 2016 CBR 150R but we expect to see the updated motorcycle in the sub-continent in the current calendar year.

What are your views on the 2016 Honda CBR 150R? Does the split seat setup remind you of the R-15 V2.0 ? Let us know what you think about the new CBR 150R through the comments section below or via our social media channels.

In the meantime, have a look at the gallery for the 2016 Honda CBR 150R:

2016 Honda CBR 150R colour variants (7)
2016 Honda CBR 150R colour variants (6)
2016 Honda CBR 150R colour variants (5)
2016 Honda CBR 150R colour variants (1)
Honda CBR 150R Cover photo
2016 Honda CBR 150R
2016 Honda CBR 150R official

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  • Hi there, no official words on the same yet.

  • sharath devang says:

    Please release date i think December r January i hope it’s coming

  • Suprotim mondal says:

    Which month will it release in India…??

  • Abhinav says:

    Thats sure.. And for that it will have to launch first! I don’t think Honda is interested in its Indian fans! The CBR 250R is the same model since 2011 in India, while globally it updated with twin headlamps and all in 2013, and even this year HMSI is not going to launch the new one! I just can’t understand what’s wrong with them, Globally Honda is seen as a race focused machine, while in India they are just interested in beating the sales of Hero. They have launched cheap quality machines like Dream series and Livo! By the time HMSI will launch this new CBR 150R in India (God knows how many years from now) it will be outdated globally and Yamaha will have a new R15 or any 200cc bike, which will beat this (then) hands down!

    For God’s sake launch this bike in India as soon as possible HMSI!! Else any of your remaining fans will have to switch to Yamaha or KTM or even Pulsar (at least Bajaj takes care of its Indian fans!)

  • Shaaigan mahfooz says:

    I chalange it will take away r15 and fazer in few months after launch