2023 Honda CBR250RR SP Flaunts Extra Energy And Spectacular Tech

Small-displacement sportbikes could not appear to be essentially the most thrilling factor on the market, however they’re definitely tons of enjoyable on observe or on a good twisty highway. The Asian market has no scarcity of such spirited machines, as we have talked about previously, and in recent times, producers have been throwing in all kinds of tech into sportbikes 400cc and beneath.

2023 Honda CBR250RR


Take, for instance the brand new Honda CBR250RR SP which has simply been debuted in Indonesia. Set for distribution within the Asian market, the Honda CBR250RR is not an inline-four screamer just like the Kawasaki ZX-25R, however somewhat, a parallel-twin-powered machine just like the YZF-R3. However, whereas it might not produce the head-turning banshee howl of a four-banger, it makes up for this with tech and styling updates.

2023 Honda CBR250RR - Cockpit

To begin with, in its 2023 guise, the CBR250RR SP receives a bump in its compression ratio—now 12.5:1 as towards 12.1:1 beforehand. This implies an influence bump to 42 ponies at 13,000 rpm. For reference, the usual CBR250RR’s engine is unchanged, and makes 39 horsepower. Additional setting itself aside, the CBR250RR SP will get a quickshifter—a characteristic beforehand by no means heard of in small-displacement sportbikes.

2023 Honda CBR250RR
2023 Honda CBR250RR

Throughout the board, the 2023 CBR250RR receives up to date suspension elements within the type of a Showa BPF entrance fork. Immediately recognizable because of its gold end, it is the identical {hardware} that is discovered on larger bikes just like the CBR500R and CBR650R. Given the CBR250RR’s decrease weight at simply 170 kilograms, and smaller proportions, nonetheless, it does away with the twin entrance disc setup, and as an alternative includes a single rotor up entrance and a single rotor on the rear with dual-channel ABS. 

Different options embody a totally digital show, LED lights back and front, in addition to a throttle-by-wire system which gives a number of driving modes. Within the Indonesian market, the 2023 CBR250RR in commonplace trim retails for about $4,166 USD. In the meantime, the extra premium SP model will set you again about $5,234 USD. 

2023 Honda CBR250RR - Quickshifter