Honda CRF250L is the first motorcycle with a dual purpose. Its dimensions, ergonomics, lightweight, make it equally efficient on city streets and roads outside the city. Showa fork is perfect for long journeys. In addition, the 2018 Honda CRF250L is very economical in terms of fuel consumption. The overall look of the bike owes a lot to racing elements from the CRF-R series. Center-weighted focus and triangular proportions are the keys to superb performance. Another important factor is ergonomics. These are all changes made on CRF250R model for the first appearance of the CRF250L in James Bond Skyfall. Ever since this motorcycle is very popular.
2018 Honda CRF250L specs
The power source of the 2018 Honda CRF250L is a compact unit with 249 cc displacement. This is a single-cylinder drivetrain with the liquid-cooling system. A maximum of 24 hp is available at 8500 rpm. The highest torque of 17 pound-feet of torque we get at 6,750 rpm. This is enough for highway run. Another advantage is 78 mpg rating. Also, the harmonious suspension tuning is impressive in the city with a great feedback when cornering. The CRF250L might be perfect for these conditions, but the off-road ride is not its cup of tea. There CRF250R holds the supremacy.
2018 Honda CRF250L appearance
As the most bikes in Honda lineup, the CRF250L comes in red color. Upper Rally trim combines it with black. The front wheel is 21-incher, and an 18-inch wheel is on the back. Although this is not a motocross bike, it has a similar saddle. It is suitable for riders of different height. Seating position is adjustable. Visibility is better than before. Also, the dashboard is more transparent with digital instruments. There we can find info about speed, time, trip length, fuel amount…
2018 Honda CRF250L release date and price
The 2018 Honda CRF250L will come next summer. However, most details are already available. But, probably the most important we don’t know. It is the price. However, we can estimate it will be $5,200, which is still $2,500 less than the off-road CRF250R model.