The Honda CR 250 R cross-country motorcycle model begins its history since 1973 - it was in this year that the model entered the series and became available to consumers. Since 1989, the model has been equipped with an inverted fork, and since 1997 with an aluminum frame. In our review, we will consider exactly the models from 1997, since they are of the greatest interest to consumers.
In 1997, the Honda CR250R, in addition to the aluminum frame, received a new generator stator and a new Keihin carburetor with an electronic Power Jet system (to improve the mixture). By 1999, the Power Jet system was abandoned.
In 2000, the model undergoes another restyling, receiving a thinner and lighter frame, a new carburetor and a switch (limited the maximum speed to 8000 rpm). In 2001, the switch was changed again, increasing the maximum speed by 500 rpm and, accordingly, the maximum power by 2 hp.
In 2002, the Honda CR250R undergoes major changes. The new version of the motorcycle finally loses the interchangeability of parts with earlier versions, getting an updated appearance, a new Mikuni TMX carburetor (with a TPS throttle position sensor), a new engine with an electronic power valve control system, a new generation of the frame.
2007 was the last year of production of the model, after which it finally left the market and did not receive further development. Instead of two-stroke models, it was decided to offer the market high-powered 4-stroke models.
Alternative model - Honda CRF 250 R (4-stroke engine).
The "younger" model is Honda CR125R.
The main competitors of the Honda CR250R in the class:
- Kawasaki KX250 (steel frame)
- Suzuki RM 250 (steel frame)
- Yamaha YZ250 (aluminum frame)
Specifications Honda CR 250 R (2002-2007):
|Frame||aluminum half duplex - CR250 (1997-2007)|
|Engine type||1-cylinder, 2-stroke|
|Working volume||249.3 cm³|
|Bore / stroke||66.4 x 72.0 mm|
|Compression ratio||8.5: 1|
|Number of valves per cylinder|
|Fuel supply system||Carburetor, 1x 38.3 mm|
|Maximum power||58.2 h.p. (42.8 kW) at 8000 rpm|
|Maximum torque||51.0 Nm (5.2 kg * m) at 8000 rpm|
|Front tire size||80 / 100-21 51M|
|Rear tire size||110 / 90-19 62M|
|Front brakes||1 disc, 240 mm, 2-piston caliper|
|Rear brakes||1 disc, 240 mm, 1-piston caliper|
|Front suspension||Inverted Fork - CR250 (1989+)|
Inverted 46mm Fork (Fully Adjustable), 281mm Travel - CR250 (2002-2007)
|Rear suspension||Progressive pendulum (Pro-link) with monoshock (fully adjustable), travel - 319 mm - CR250 (2002-2007)|
|Motorcycle length||2190 mm|
|Motorcycle width||823 mm|
|Motorcycle height||1269 mm|
|Saddle height||950 mm|
|Minimum ground clearance||346 mm|
|Acceleration to 100 km / h|
|Fuel tank capacity||7.7 l|
|Motorcycle weight (dry)||96.5 kg|
Honda Off-Road Motorcycles
|85-150 см³||CR85R · CR125R · XR125 · CRF150R|
|200-250 см³||CR250R · CRF250R/X · CRF250L · CRM250 · XR250 · NX250|
|400-500 см³||XR400 · CRF450 · CRF450L · CR500|