Honda CMX 250 Rebel
The Honda Rebel 250 cruiser began its history in 1985 as a training motorcycle for beginners and girls. The classic layout and controls made it possible to lay the foundations for controlling a chopper-like technique and subsequently switch to a full-fledged and more cubature motorcycle. Light weight, simplicity and reliability of the main components / assemblies - all these qualities are quite suitable for the Honda Rebel 250.
The model gained great popularity in the countries of North America, but for several years it was also sold in Europe.
The motorcycle also has a name - Honda CMX 250.
The main feature of the Honda Rebel 250 is an air-cooled, in-line 2-cylinder 234 cc engine. see, giving out about 19 hp. power and 19 Nm of torque. The maximum performance of the motor is reached at 5500-6500 rpm.
Other features of the Honda Rebel 250 include a classic steel frame, 5-speed gearbox, drum rear brake, simple suspension in the form of a conventional telescopic fork in the front and a double shock absorber in the rear.
The main competitors of the Honda Rebel 250 in the class:
- Kawasaki EL250 Eliminator / Kawasaki VN250 Eliminator 250V
- Yamaha Drag Star 250 / Yamaha Virago 250 / Yamaha SRV 250
- Suzuki Marauder 250
Specifications Honda Rebel 250:
|Model||Honda Rebel 250|
|Engine type||2-cylinder, 4-stroke, in-line|
|Working volume||234 cm³|
|Bore / stroke||53.0 x 53.0 mm|
|Compression ratio||9.2: 1|
|Number of valves per cylinder||SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder|
|Fuel supply system||carburetor, 1x Keihin, 26 mm|
|Maximum power||18.7 hp (13.8 kW) at 6500 rpm|
|Maximum torque||19.0 Nm (1.94 kgm) at 5500 rpm|
|Front tire size||90 / 100-18|
|Rear tire size||130 / 90-15M / C (66P)|
|Front brakes||1 disc 240 mm, 2-piston caliper|
|Front suspension||33mm Telescopic Fork (Fixed), 120mm Travel|
|Rear suspension||pendulum with two shock absorbers (5-stage preload adjustment), stroke - 74 mm|
|Saddle height||675 mm|
|Minimum ground clearance||150 mm|
|Acceleration to 100 km / h||11.86 sec|
|Maximum speed||110 km / h|
|Fuel tank capacity||10.5 l|
|Motorcycle weight (dry)||136 kg|
Average fuel consumption for the Honda CMX250 Rebel is 3.76 liters per 100 kilometers. The exact value depends on the riding style.