New 2021 Honda CBR 150R-Rethink Before You Buy One.
The new Honda CBR 150R gets sportier and aggressive looks just like the Honda CBR 250RR.
New Honda CBR 150R Revealed In the International Auto-Market.
Recently, Honda revealed the 2021 model of CBR 150R in Indonesia.
The CBR 150R launched in Thailand back in December 2020 was just a minor inform with added new color patterns.
Nevertheless, the Indonesia specifications model is entirely different in terms of its body design and mechanical features.
The new CBR 150R, which comes with an exclusive style and numerous alterations, is very widespread.
CBR 250R inspires the newly launched Honda CBR 150R.
Before we dive into more details, here are some major highlights of the new 202 Honda CBR 150R.
- The new CBR 150R consists of twin-beam headlamps.
- The new CBR 150R now looks very sharp and stylish, is sportier than the earlier one.
- The new model has a golden color USD difference, slipper clutch, fully digital instrument cluster.
- The cluster delivers info on fuel intake, gear position, speedometer, RPM meter, time, fuel, and other settings.
Updated Body Design and Style
One might blunder it for beginners for CBR 250RR at first glance since that is CBR 150R’s primary source of stimulus when it comes to designing.
The CBR 150R gets a funky twin-beam LED headlight setup, a shriller fairing, and a neater unit that imitate its larger quarter-liter sibling.
Generally, motorbike appearances seem more aggressive than earlier.
Dissatisfied not to find a USD fork suspension setup at the Thai-spec model, this imitative of CBR 150R does not fail as it gets gold-finished upside down USD forks sourced from Showa.
The CBR150 has been equipped with Showa’s premium SFF-BP separate function big-piston forks found in Kawasaki Ninja ZX-25R as well.
The additional main piece of the update is the addition of a slipper clutch that reduces rear-wheel locking and hopping during aggressive downshifts and brings down lever effort by 15 percent.
To create a more up-to-date matter, Honda has also thrown in a new well-laid LCD instrument cluster.
Unlike the usual info, this unit also states information from the gear position indicator and fuel consumption meter.
The Honda CBR150R has a total displacement of 149 cc liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine.
The engine delivers 17.1 bhp of power at 9,000 rpm and 14.4 Nm of torque at 7,000 rpm.
It has a 6-speed gearbox.
It includes disc brakes at both ends of the wheels. The front brake has a size of 276 mm, while the rear brake size is 220 mm.
Furthermore, the front tyre size is 100/80-17, and the rear is 130/70-17, respectively.
Considering its wheels and tyres, the new Honda CBR 150R has alloy wheels with tubeless tyres.
Rival of Honda CBR 150R
This motorbike is intended to compete with the Yamaha R15 in terms of engine ability.
The new Honda CBR150R is offered in two variants- ABS and non-ABS in the international markets.
Chances of its launch in India and Nepal?
This sports bike was always an attractive choice back when it was on sale in India.
Though it is not likely to arrive in Nepal or the Indian market anytime soon.
Instead, Honda is looking to introduce the updated 2021 CB300R in India later this year.
The bike can reach India as a CKD unit and be priced at about Rs 2.50 lakh (ex-showroom).
Nonetheless, Honda’s official distributor Syakar Trading has been selling many models in the big bike section to entry-level bikes.
It will be no surprise that the company will bring this motorbike as well in the Nepali market.
So it seems that Honda Company is likely to bring it to Nepal in upcoming days.