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Honda targets sale of 30,000 CBR-250R bike in India

Honda targets sale of 30,000 CBR-250R bike in India
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First Published: Thu, Jun 23 2011. 05 32 PM IST
Updated: Thu, Jun 23 2011. 05 32 PM IST
Chennai: Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer Honda Motorcyle and Scooters on Thursday said they are targeting to sell 30,000 units of its latest 250 cc global sports bike CBR-250R in India in the first year.
“We plan to sell 30,000 units of CBR 250R across India in the first year,” Honda Motorcycle and Scooters India vice-president (Sales, Marketing and Corporate Affairs) N K Rattan said after unveiling the motorcycle.
Stating that the motorcycle was exclusively manufactured in India and Thailand, he claimed it is the first bike in 250 cc category to have a combine Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS).
The motorcycle would come in two variants, ABS and non-ABS, priced at Rs 1.45 lakh and Rs 1.70 lakh (ex-showroom Chennai), respectively. The CBR-250R would be available at the company’s 430 dealerships across the country.
The bike would be available in six colours and has a sporty full-cowl body, Y-shaped headlights, aerodynamic layered styling, blue LCD instrument panel and a five spoke aluminium cast wheels.
Honda CBR-250R was unveiled at the four-day Auto World Expo organised by Benchmark Exhibitions India at the Chennai Trade Centre here.
Besides CBR-250R, Honda currently retails 110cc CB Twister, 125cc CB Shine, 125cc CBF Stunner, 150cc CB Unicorn, 150cc CB Dazzler, 110cc Activa, 102cc Dio and 110cc Aviator.
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First Published: Thu, Jun 23 2011. 05 32 PM IST