Honda is planning to bring the Honda CRF250M Supermoto (or Motard) to Europe. The new Honda CRF250M is an “affordable” supermoto based on the populardual-purpose Honda CRF250L, with revised suspension, uprated front brake, and a new set of 17-inch wheels with wider road tires.
The 2014 Honda CRF250M combines tough performance credentials, excellent fuel economy, with a bold style aimed to appeal to the young rider looking for something different.
Like the CRF250L, the Honda CRF250M is powered by a liquid-cooled 250cc DOHC single-cylinder engine generating 22.8 hp at 8500 rpm and 16.2 ft-lb. of torque at 7000 rpm, thanks its short stroke (76.0mm bore x 55.0mm stroke). The engine is mated to 6-speed gearbox with slightly taller ratios compared to the 250L, and comes with PGM-FI injection system with 36mm throttle bore to ensure combustion efficiency. The engine is claimed delivers 34.0km/L, giving close to 250km range from the bike’s 7.7 litre fuel tank.
The 2014 Honda CRF250M features steel twin oval-section frame, semi-double cradle, aluminium swingarm, 43mm Showa USD fork at the front in a black Alumite surface finish, Pro-Link suspension (Showa monoshock) at the back with heavier springs, and a seat height of 33.6 inches. Designed more for street use, the CRF250M rides on a new set of 17-inch wheels (17 x 2.75 front and 17 x 3.50 rear) equipped with a 296mm floating front disc with twin-piston calipers, and 220mm rear disc with single-piston caliper.
The 2014 Honda CRF250M will be available in two color options: Extreme Red and Black with gold rims.
2014 Honda CRF250M Supermoto (Motard) Technical Specifications:
Type: Liquid-cooled 4-stroke DOHC
Bore ´ Stroke: 76.0mm x 55.0mm
Compression Ratio: 10.7 : 1
Max. Power Output: 17.0 kW @ 8,500rpm
Max. Torque: 22.0 Nm @ 7,000rpm
Oil Capacity: 1.8L
Carburation: Programmed fuel injection system (PGM-FI)
Fuel Tank Capacity: 7.7L
Fuel Consumption: 34.0km/L (WMTC*)
Battery Capacity: 12V – 6Ah (10h)
ACG Output: 12V – 24A @ 5,000rpm
Clutch Type: Wet multiplate with coil springs
Transmission Type: 6 speed
Final Drive: Chain
Type: Semi-double cradle
Dimensions (L´W´H): 2,127mm x 815mm x 1,147mm
Caster Angle: 25°45’
Seat Height: 855mm
Ground Clearance: 226mm
Kerb Weight: 145kg
Turning Radius: 2.2m
Front: Wire Spoke
Rear: Wire Spoke
Rim Size Front: 17 x MT2.75
Rim Size Rear: 17 x MT3.50
Tyres Front: 110/70-17M/C 54S
Tyres Rear: 130/70-17M/C 62S
Front: 296mm hydraulic disk
Rear: 220mm hydraulic disk
INSTRUMENTS & ELECTRICS
Headlight: Hi : 60W x 1 / Low : 55W x 1
Taillight: 5W x 1