If you wanted an entry-level, fully faired, 200cc+ motorcycle in India, there weren’t many options a decade ago. But with the market evolving in recent times, buyers have been spoilt with choices.
Now, if you wish to take the plunge, there’s much more than just selecting one from the lot. Each bike is different to look at, different to ride & at different price points.
Today, let’s have a specs comparo of Honda’s quarter-litre offering for India against KTM’s 200cc, track-focused RC200.
|KTM RC200||Honda CBR250R|
|No. of cylinders||Single-cylinder||Single-cylinder|
|Max power||24.65 BHP||26.15 BHP|
|Max torque||19.2 Nm||22.9 Nm|
|Brakes||Front & Rear Disc without ABS||Front & Rear Disc with optional C-ABS|
|Weight||154 kg||167 kg|
|Suspension||Upside down front & Rear monoshock||Front telescopic & Rear monoshock|
|Instrumentation||Full digital||Full digital + analogue|