Honda Philippines now brings the new breed pedigree of super sports through their 2011 Honda CBR 150R.
At first glance, the Honda CBR 150R stands out on its super sports design and styling almost identical with the world motorbike champion Honda CBR 1000RR, which use by MotoGP legend Casey Stoner.
In fact, the CBR 150R can be easily be mistaken as the CBR 1000RR minus the Repsol decals if viewed from a distance from all angles.
Its sleek designed rider and tandem seat and bold tank shape are quite the same as the CBR 1000RR. The combination headlights and aerodynamic wind deflector matches with sporty mirrors give the impression that this machine is ready to race.
From its rear, there is the chic tail and signal lights mounted on fender that is endowed with separate hand grips for easy lifting on tight areas. Near the chain drive is another stunning feature, a compact sized exhaust pipe that was once accorded only to premium sport bikes with big engines. Along with the sporty handle bars, the Honda CBR 150R boasts of its new digital meter composed of illuminated LCD dial featuring fuel level, odometer, digital clock and an equally important temperature gauge.
Speed addicts won’t have problem in squeezing in traffic jams. The Honda CBR’s 150cc, DOHC-engine is acclimatized for tropical countries like the Philippines since it is equipped with a liquid cooled system with an auxiliary fan against overheating. Its fuel management system is endowed with a high tech PGM-FI (fuel injection) system to ensure good combustion, efficient fuel distribution and environment-friendly Euro-3 emission compliance.
To test the bike in cornering, The uniquely-crafted black pentagon frame that is pampered with a mono shock rear suspension offer better stability and turning control. Adding to the rider’s sense of security is the improved road grip provided by the bigger and larger front and rear tubeless rubbers mounted on sporty alloy wheels.
Another unique feature of the Honda CBR 150R is its double security lock key shutter as an effective deterrent against bike thieves. Honda Philippines, Inc. is determined to deliver attractive mobility that excels in environmental performance and safety and which will enrich the lives of our customers while fulfilling their dreams and providing them with joy.
The Honda CBR 150R is pegged at Php. 150,000.00.
Engine Type 4 – Stroke, Double Over Head Cam (DOHC), Liquid Cooled
Displacement 149.4 cc
Bore & Stroke 63.5 mm x 47.2 mm
Transmission Type Constant Mesh 6-Speed
Gear System Down / UP
Suspension (Front) Telescopic Fork
Suspension (Rear) Mono Shock
Brake System (Front) Hydraulic Ventilated Disk
Brake System (Rear) Hydraulic Ventilated Disk
Tires Size (Front) 100/80 – 17 M/C 52P (Tubeless)
Tires Size (Rear) 130/70 – 17 M/C 62P (Tubeless)
Wheels Type Alloy
Over-all Dimensions (LxWxH) 1,977 mm x 701 mm x 1,130 mm
Wheelbase Dimensions 1,310 mm
Dry Weight 127 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 13.1 Liters
Maximum Horse Power 13.11 (17.8) @ 6,500 rpm
Maximum Torque 12.66 @ 8,500 rpm
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