Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) announced the launch of its newly-updated 2015 CBR250R and CBR150R motorcycles in the country with a price tag of Rs 1,60,201 and Rs 1,23,183 respectively (all prices ex-showroom New Delhi).
Unveiled at the RevFest 2015 in August, changes in both the 2015 CBR 150R and 250R are limited to the new colour schemes and stickers. While the Honda CBR 250R has been launched in two variants -- the standard bike and one with the Honda Combined Anti-lock Braking System (C-ABS). They come in Sports Red, Black and Pearl Amazing White body shades, while the Honda CBR 150R is offered in Candy palm Green, Jazzy Blue Metallic and Sports Red colour choices.
"CBR Series enjoys a cult-status amongst motorcycle enthusiasts not only in India, but also worldwide. The update of CBR 250R CBR 150R represents how Honda is completely overhauling the fun motorcycling experience in India. We are confident that the new launches will further strengthen Honda's connect with the youth and enthuse them with our legacy in motorsport," said Keita Muramatsu- President & CEO, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd announcing the launch.
Mechanically, both the motorcycles remain the same. While same 249cc liquid cooled, 4-Stroke, SI engine that develops 26.15bhp of power at 8500rpm and 22.9Nm of torque at 7000rpm mated to six speed transmission powers the Honda CBR250R , the 149.4cc liquid-cooled 4-Stroke SI engine that develops 18.28bhp of power at 10500rpm and 12.66Nm of torque at 8500rpm does duty in CBR 150R.