Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. announced the availability and price of 2018 editions of the CBR 250R and CB Hornet 160R. In the 2018 edition, CBR 250R gets a two-channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) and a new LED headlamp in a distinctive Y-shaped look. The 2018 CBR 250R comes in two variants (Standard / ABS). Prices start at INR 1.63 lakh for the standard variant and INR 1.93 lakh for the ABS variant (all prices, ex-showroom, Delhi).
The CBR 250R now gets new graphics inspired by original Fireblade from the 90s. The colour options on the 2018 CBR 250R include:
- Matte Axis Grey Metallic with Mars Orange
- Matte Axis Grey Metallic with Striking Green
- Pearl Sports Yellow
- Sports Red
Powering the 2018 Honda CBR 250R is the same 249 cc, single cylinder, liquid cooled engine that is capable of producing a maximum power output of 26.5 PS of power at 8500 rpm while the peak torque of 22.9 Nm comes up at 7000 rpm. Transmission duties continue to be handled by a six speed gearbox.
Speaking about the beginning of despatches for the motorcycles, Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India said that the 2018 editions of CBR 250R and CB Hornet 160R are loaded with new ‘value’. Both the sporty offerings are Honda’s first mainstream bikes with Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) – a year before the new industry norm sets in. He further added that extending the LED promise to motorcycle portfolio, CBR 250R & CB Hornet 160R dazzle with LED headlamps. Honda has upped the aggressive and sporty style even further for passionate young riders.