2013 Honda CBR250R

2013 Honda CBR250R
MSRP $4,199

The Honda CBR250R is narrow for easy gripping and is easy to handle with its low 30.5-inch seat height, is lightweight at 359 pounds even with all of the fluids added to make it run. The single-cylinder engine with fuel injection and the double-overhead cams means that the inexperienced riders can handle it favorably. Honda’s Anti-lock Brakes System (ABS)is an option on the Honda CBR250R model for those who want more stopping power.


Specifications
Year2013
ManufacturerHonda
ModelCBR250R
Engine TypeSingle-cylinder four-stroke DOHC; four valves per cylinder
Engine Displacement249.4cc
Bore Stroke76 mm x 55 mm
CoolingLiquid-Cooled
Compression Ratio10.7:1
Fuel SystemPGM-Fi, 38 mm throttle body
IgnitionComputer-controlled digital transistorized with electronic advance
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionSix Speed
Final DriveNA
Rake Trail25.0° / 3.9 in.
Seat Height30.5 in.
Wheelbase53.9 in.
Front Suspension37 mm fork; 4.65 inches travel
Rear SuspensionPro-Link single shock with five positions of spring preload adjustability; 4.07 in. travel
Front BrakeSingle 296 mm disc
Rear BrakeSingle 220 mm disc
Front Tire110/70R-17
Rear Tire140/70R-17
Fuel Capacity3.4 gal.
Dry Weight357 lbs. (Wet)
MSRP4199

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