2012 Honda HRC NSF250R | Quick Look

2012 Honda Race Bike

Moto3 comes to American racetracks in 2012 in the guise of Honda’s HRC NSF250R. Intended to compete in the USGPRU Moto 3 and WERA Motorcycle Road Racing classes, the NSF250R is a full-on racebike.

The liquid-cooled single-cylinder 249cc four-stroke’s cylinder head is tilted rearward 15 degrees, and has a front-intake/rear-exhaust configuration.

Inside, the cylinder has a nickel silicon carbide surface, and the head sports titanium valves.The cassette gearbox design allows for easy gearset changes for the six-speed transmission.

2012 Honda HRC NSF250R Quick Stats

  • ENGINE TYPE: DOHC single
  • BORE x STROKE: 78mm x 52.2mm
  • RAKE: 22.4 degrees
  • TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
  • SEAT HEIGHT: 28.7 inches
  • WHEELBASE: 50.0 inches
  • CURB WEIGHT: 185 pounds
  • PRICE: $28,599

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