Honda introduces latest colour variant for the Honda CBR250RR Trico Edition. The most powerful twin-cylinder 250cc supersport which was designed by staying true with Total Control, DNA of CBR1000RR performance and futuristic design along with an aggressive speedy shape.
The legendary Tricolour combination has become an iconic colour for Honda for decades as a representation of the power of Honda’s racing technology. Inspired by the racing spirit, the Tricolour is applied to a variety of high-performance Honda motorcycles.
Power for the Honda CBR250RR comes with a two-cylinder, 249.7cc power plant that claimed to produce 40hp at 13,000rpm and 25Nm of torque at 11,000rpm
Max output: 40.2hp @ 13,000rpm
Max Torque: 25Nm @ 11,000rpm
This is newly designed engine 250cc water-cooled 4-stroke DOHC 4-valve inline 2-cylinder engine boasts the highest horsepower output in its class. Only the 2018 Kawasaki Ninja 250R is the CBR250RR’s closest rival with 39hp. (We had review the Ninja and the top speed we got was 192km/h).
The Honda CBR250RR is the highest spec 250cc bike you can get in Malaysia, launched end 2020, its quite a sporty and aggressive looking sport bike, boasted by top class performance components, one of the features of the CBR250RR, is a “throttle-by-wire” system that is the first adopted for the 250cc class. The “throttle-by wire” makes it possible to change the riding mode by electronic control, as the throttle operation is now controlled by electric signals instead of the mechanical wire structure, the CBR250RR has 3 ride modes, Comfort, Sport and Sport+.
Sport mode: for all-round linear acceleration
Sport+ mode: emphasizes on the response and a more powerful acceleration
The riding mode can be switch by closing the throttle fully while riding. If you don’t shut the throttle, the mode selected will blink. The ride mode button is on the high beam flash button on most of the other bike models.
The high-speed engine, which can rev to red zone up to 14,000rpm. The engine has a 62.0 mm × 41.4 mm bore x stroke ratio but comes with an aluminium cylinder sleeve and molybdenum coating of the piston, which are lightweight and claimed to reduce friction loss.
Along with the newly designed engine, contributing to the highest output in its class is the downdraft intake layout that improves intake efficiency by making the intake flow nearly vertical. It is an intake layout that has become popular in the 250cc model now, but until then it was mainly adopted in the large displacement sports model. In order to increase the output, Honda are generously introducing such technology.
A twin-sided exhaust with a unique design air filter sound makes the CBR sound racy, that makes you want to open the throttle more in the medium and high rpm ranges.
The aggressive and sporty appearance in the design and the unique twin exhaust give the CBR250RR attract a lot of heads to turn even from a distance.
Launched end 2020, the Honda CBR250RR is equipped with a 250cc twin-cylinder DOHC 8-valve engine that can produce a maximum power of 30 kW @13,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 25 Nm @11,000 rpm. Embedding the Quick Shifter which was first in the class as standard feature also comes with 2-channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) for braking confidence.
The 2022 Honda CBR250RR will be available in Trico Edition and Mat Gunpowder Black Metallic exclusively at Honda BigWing and Impian X dealerships
The price of the CBR250RR excluding road tax and insurance is RM25,999 for the 2 variants.
For more information on the Honda CBR250RR, customers can visit Honda BigWing and Impian X dealerships or call Boon Siew Honda’s Toll-Free number at 1-800-88-3993 or log onto www.boonsiewhonda.com.my.