- Priced at 25,999 Malaysian Ringgit (Rs 4.73 lakh)
- Packs premium features such as riding modes and quickshifter
- Rivals the Yamaha YZF-R3
Honda has updated its Malaysian product portfolio with the launch of the 2021 CBR250RR. The 2021 iteration of the quarter-litre motorcycle has been priced at 25,999 Malaysian Ringgit (Rs 4.73 lakh) in the country. Buyers can opt between two colour choices - Winning Red and Matte Gunpowder Black Metallic.
The Malaysian spec model continues to pack features such as a twin-pod LED headlight, an LED taillight, LED turn indicators, negative LCD instrument cluster, muscular styling, split-style saddle, and a twin-pod exhaust cannister. The premium hardware setup on the CBR250RR includes upside-down front forks and a rear mono-shock to perform the suspension tasks. The anchoring setup includes petal-type disc brakes on both wheels while the safety net comprises of dual-channel ABS.
The motorcycle is also loaded with modern techs such as ride-by-wire throttle, three riding modes, and a quickshifter. Mechanical specifications include a 249cc, twin-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine. Linked to a six-speed gearbox, the motor produces 39.6bhp at 13,000rpm and 25Nm at 11,000rpm. A six-speed transmission also benefits from an assist and a slipper clutch function.
The motorcycle rivals the Yamaha YZF-R3 in the Malaysian market. The quarter-litre model from Yamaha, too, has received cosmetic updates for 2021, although the latest version is currently available in the Japanese market only.