All New Honda CBR 150R is here – In Pictures
Finally its here! Honda has launched the CBR 150R on road for India. The CBR150R sports the same dynamic styling as its big brother the CBR 250R. It is powered by a light, 4 valve DOHC 150cc engine that can generate 18bhp (13.25kw) at 10,500rpm and also can generate a torque of 12.66 Nm at 8500 rpm. The compression ratio counts to11:01. The fuel system engaged in it, is the FI (Fuel Injection).
Honda aims this vehicle at the recently launched Yamaha R15. Though it is to note that, although both are in same price category, 150R is aimed at the touring segment with its slight upright position than compared to the racing gene of R15.
Blended with a 6 speed gearbox (1 down and 5 up), the all new CBR 150R bags as the third bike to come up with a 6 speed gearbox in the 150cc segment.
The bike is equipped with disk brakes in both the wheels. It also has mono suspension and tubeless tyres to offer seamless sporty performance. The tyre size for the baby CeeBeer at Front is 100/80 – 17 and for Rear is 130/70 – 17.
The 138kg weighing machine, is not at all a heavy one. It also has a ground clearance of 190mm and a wheel base of 1305mm, which is comparatively an average value in its segment.
The electrical unit of the CBR 150R comprises of a 12V 6Ah maintanence free battery and with a 12V 60/55W H4 bulb, the ceebeer is expected to provide ample lighting, a biker needs.
The CBR 150R will be available in Standard and Deluxe variants. The standard variant will be available with two colour options –
- Black with pearl sunbeam white.
- Sports red with pearl sunbeam white.
The Deluxe will also be available with dual tones colours which are –
- Black with candy palm green.
- Vibrant orange with pearl sunbeam white.
The CBR 150R Standard is priced at Rs.1.32L (on road) and Deluxe is priced at Rs. 1.33L (on road).
- Double layered full cowling
- Short Muffler
- PGM-Fi and O2 sensor increases overall performance.
- Digital ECU based Ignition System.
- Bore x Stroke – 63.5mm x 47.2mm.
- Fuel Tank Capacity – 13 Litres.
- Air Filter – Viscous Paper Filter.
- Brake – Front 276mm and Rear 220mm.
A detailed review with Test-Drive by the Auto Pundit team will be published soon.
Author : Rupesh Jayanarayanan
Rupesh Jayanarayanan (23), An amateur photographer, young entrepreneur and moreover an auto enthusiast. Cars and Bikes became my passion around 13 years ago.But now, more passionate towards super bikes and super cars. A Traveller by passion and an active member of a Pan Indian Biking Community, xBhp.com . This is what i do to keep myself engaged when ever i feel am free. I am an upcoming Blogger too. Catch my tweets - @RJayanarayanan
InfoArticle by Rupesh Jayanarayanan on Thursday, Apr 5th, 2012 at 11:51 pm under categories : Two Wheelers
Tags : Auto News, Baby CBR, Honda CBR 150R