Slated for public release in the first-quarter of 2011, the Thailand-produced CBR250R looks set to make its mark as a major player in the entry-level market.
Honda's supersports-inspired machine is designed around an all-new 249.4mm single-cylinder engine with liquid cooling, an efficient 4-valve DOHC cylinder head and PGM-FI fuel injection.
This single-cylinder configuration makes for a lighter, more compact and more fuel-efficient powerplant that also boasts a supremely usable torque curve.
As befits a machine with performance and versatility, the CBR250R uses a six-speed transmission to make light work of riding at any speed. The six ratios work with the bike's power delivery to optimise acceleration and deliver both refinement and economy when cruising.