Honda CBR250RR
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Japanese bike maker Honda has launched the CBR250RR in Indonesia on Monday (July 25). For the uninitiated, the CBR250RR is the track bred version of the regular CBR250R, which is on sale in India. The CBR250RR has been developed with the Honda's philosophy of designing supersports bikes, which is usually reserved for top-end racing bikes. The motorcycle is expected to sell in large number around the world as it will be one of the best affordable options for race biking enthusiasts. Here are the 10 things you need to know about the new Honda bike.

- Honda has developed this entry-level performance motorcycle from what the Light Weight Super Sports Concept Company had unveiled at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show last October.

- The motorcycle is powered by parallel-twin liquid cooled, 249.7cc engine with fuel injection mated to six-speed transmission.

- The motorcycle will feature segment first Throttle-by-Wire (TbW) and it will be offering in three-way engine mode settings. It also boasts Accelerator Position Sensor.

- The CBR250RR measures 2,060mm in length, 724mm in width and a height of 1,098mm. It features a wheelbase of 1,389mm, ground clearance of 145mm and a seat height of 790mm.

- Braking performance comes from 310mm front and 240mm rear disc brakes with dual-channel ABS available as optional.

- Based on the Truss frame, CBR250RR features inverted telescopic front suspension at front and aluminium swing arm at rear.

- CBR250RR will be sold in Honda racing red, Anchor graymetalic and Mat gunpowder blackmettalic shades.

- CBR250RR and the CBR250R will co-exist in Honda's product portfolio. Former is a more powerful and sportier version, while the latter is a sports tourer.

- Honda CBR250RR will be pitted against Kawasaki Ninja 300, KTM RC390 and Yamaha YZF-R3.

- The CBR250RR will be manufactured in Indonesia for domestic sales as well as for exports to other Asian countries.