Honda CBR 150r Ride review , Price , Mileage , Specifications , Ownership review , Repsol editon

The CBR 150r Power rider

CBR 150r Ride review

The CBR 150r PRO RIDER : ARAVIND ES



BRIEFS

 


PRICE

Starts At Rs. 1,22,894

ENGINE AND PERFORMANCE

 

  • 6 speed 
  • 149.4cc ,Liquid cooled , DOHC , 4 valve
  • Max Power : 17.6 BHP at 10500rpm
  • Peak Torque : 12.66 Nm at 8500rpm
  • 0 – 100 km/h in less than 12 seconds

Mileage – 45 kmpl

CBR 150r DLX green

CBR 150r Ride review

CBR 150r DLX green

WHAT GREAT
>High revving Engine
> Great Handling
>Brakes
>Looks

Whats Not
> Price
> The Decals and stickers
> The lack of great colour options



REVIEW

The CBR 150r Logo

CBR 150r Ride review

The CBR 150r Logo

CBR 150r is Honda’s entry level sports bike and the youngest of all the CBR’s .It was showcased at the  2012 autoshow .The resemblance to its elder brother the CBR 250r is quite visible , however the similarities end merely at the looks .

LOOKS


The CBR 150r headlights and twin pilot lights

CBR 150r Ride review

The CBR 150r headlights and twin pilot lights


As said the CBR 150r looks very much like the CBR 250r . The styling is really beautiful and the bike is quite appealing . The particular bike we tested ‘DLX green’ is the best color for the CBR 150r  (SURVEY) . The bike has a beautiful, The VFR1200 inspired Y shaped headlights & twin pilot light , which are surrounded by beautiful black finish .More stickering has been provided in the 150r. The bike obviously is smaller than the 250r and has a shorter, differently made exhaust .
The instrument console apart from the lack of silver finish ,is almost identical to the 250r . The digital display is very informative and at this segment Duke 200 only rivals it  . The backlit is orange instead of blue of the CBR 250r . The only downside hee is that the all black finish feels quite boring and plain .

The CBR 150r instrument console

The CBR 150r Ride Review


The switch gear is not impressive and seems to be lifted from the stunner . The CBR 150r also lacks an engine kill switch , unacceptable on a bike of its price and class .

PERFORMANCE

The CBR 150r vs the Yamaha R15 V2
The CBR 150r vs the Yamaha R15 V2

Though the Engine specifications of the CBR 150r is good for a bike in the 150cc category as it features a DOHC high revving engine . The CBR 150r is a bike for the open roads not for the city . In the city you feel the a bike the want to push more and if there is heavy traffic it makes your life all the more  difficult . But once you enter the highway the bike doesn’t seem to disappoint in any way. You continuously want to go the extra mile and push the bike to its limits . The bike goes from 0-100 in less than 12 seconds and doesn’t feel tired even at 130kmph .The 6 speed gearbox feels smooth and responsive . The provide a mileage of almost 40-45kmpl 

HANDLING & BREAKING

The CBR 150r vs the Yamaha R15 V2

The CBR 150r Ride review


The handling and breaking is really great and almost edges near the R15v2 in that term. One can easily change direction without any instability even at high speeds.the handlebars are placed perfectly , not too sporty though . The riding position is slightly angled but doesn’t give you any uncomfortably whatsoever .The high speed stability is excellent . Though the bike lacks ABS the Disc’s do perfect job in terms of Braking

Expected UPDATE

  • The CBR 150r repsol 2014
  • But ofcourse you can still get the CBR 150r painted Repsol by providing Rs 10000 ( Not a great deal)
The 2014 repsol cbr 150r

The 2014 repsol cbr 150r

Honda is planning new upgrade’s and new colour options to its CBR 150r in 2014 .One of the prominent change will be a new Repsol Edition CBR 150r .  

The CBR 150r Repsol Edition 2014

Repsol CBR – CBR 150r Ride review


UPCOMING BIKES

1) The Yamaha R250
2)The Pulsar 375
3) CBR 300r
4)Triumph 250cc
5) The PULSAR 200ss(supersport)

Upcoming Bikes In India Under 3 Lakhs 2013 to 2014 With Estimated Price and Launch date 

One Response

  1. Atul Kv Oct 27, 2013