2017 Honda CRF250R: Changes, Performance and Price

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When it comes to racing motorcycles, nothing gets better than a pure and finely tuned Honda. With their latest 2017 motorcycle models, Honda is yet again looking to dominate this market. A surprising addition to the list has been its brand new 2017 Honda CRF250R. According to one of the spokesperson for Honda, this model is certainly “one of the most rider-friendly bikes that Honda has ever produced.”

Even though it can be used as a casual driving motorcycle, but Honda has been very clear in its intentions of creating this masterpiece. It is a competitive sports bike, and it has all the amazing features and specifications that can vouch for that.

2017 Honda CRF250R

2017 Honda CRF250R: Features and Performance

The 2017 Honda CRF250R features a brand new rake configuration of 27 degrees. This has been implemented by using the great Caster Angle rake. In addition to that, its trail has been measured to be around 4.6 inches or 118 mm, which is pretty impressive for a light motorcycle.

Let’s take a look at some other build specifications that this new 2017 model has to offer:

  • A substantial and sturdy wheel base design measuring around 58.6 inches.
  • Better elevation on seat design, with an extended seat height of 37.4 inches.
  • An impressive ground clearance of 12.7 inches.

The 2017 Honda CRF250R features a brand new engine model from Honda. Its power comes from a 250 cc liquid cooled single cylinder setup from Unicam. It is a four stroke engine, with dual timing programmed fuel injection induction as well as a 46 mm throttle body. Additional details about this engine also include the following:

  • Elongated bore and stroke dimensions available for 76.8 mm x 53.8 mm.
  • Complete transistor ignition along with electronic advancement technology.
  • Dual compressed engine configuration with an impressive 13.5:1 compression ratio.

Drivetrain configuration stands at a close ratio 5 speed transmission module, along with a 520 chain final drive setup.

2017 Honda CRF250R

Chassis and Available Accessories

The 2017 Honda CRF250R features a dual suspension setup. Going with a 49 mm inverted Showa SFF 16 position TAC fork front suspension, along with that there will be Pro-Link single shock 13 positions suspension with adjustable preload. It also comes with single disc brakes with twin-piston caliper setup, and Dunlop MX52F front and rear tires.

This vehicle also offers a ton of additional accessories that can be used to customise this motorcycle according to the rider. Its accessories fall into 3 broad categories, namely Functions, HRC Tuning components and Protection.

The list of available accessories includes the following options:

  • AGC cover protection.
  • Air fork pump along with adaptor setup.
  • Aluminum skid plates with a head
  • CD-ROM with its own tuning program.
  • Work stand.

Price and Availability

The 2017 Honda CRF250R will be available in only a single color option according to official sources. So, the chances are that it is going to come out in red only. Honda has also announced that this model will be available at an MSRP of $7,599 with extra charges for additional accessories. As of its release date, CRF250R is already available in selected stores and Honda franchises.

Source : www.2018hondamodels.com

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