We reported in detail when Japanese auto giant Honda bestowed the CBR250R, its sole contender in the 250cc sportsbike segment, with a set of new clothes for the model year 2014.
Now, the 2014 Honda CBR250R has been put on display at the ongoing 2013 Tokyo Motor Show and here is all you need to know about the new bike.
As can be easily made out, the CBR250R borrows its new apparels from the recently unveiled 2014 Honda CBR300R. Unlike what was being expected earlier, the CBR300R won’t replace the 250R and instead, the two bikes are expected to be sold alongside in certain parts of the world. For India though, there are good chances that the CBR250R would make way for the new 300cc sibling.
Much like the new CBR300R, the updated CBR250R looks very unlike the current 250R, which borrows several design cues from the mighty VFR. The 2014 Honda CBR250R doesn’t sport the current model’s Y-shaped headlight and much like the 500R, comes with a twin headlights setup. Other changes include a considerably different front fairing and a new end can, which is visually similar to that of the CBR500R.
We haven’t yet managed to get our hands on the updated bike’s power figures but we reckon that the the 250R’s motor hasn’t been bestowed with any substantial updates. (Stay tuned for more updates on this)
The updated Honda CBR250R would go on sale in Japan around the onset of next year.
Stay glued to Motoroids for more updates on the new 2014 Honda CBR250R and Honda CBR300R India launch.