IT won’t have its personal devoted web page on the Honda UK web site, however it’s nonetheless accessible to UK consumers through the Padgett’s Motorcycles dealership, and fairly frankly, I need one!
It’s the NSF250R, a dinky track-only street racer which places Moto3 dealing with dynamics within the palm of your hand – fairly actually.
Energy for the diminutive track-only racer comes from a 249cc four-valve single, which is inclined 15 levels to the rear of the bike to assist centralise its mass and make room for the ram-air-equipped, front-mounted airbox. All advised the bike produces 47bhp and 20lb-ft of torque, and whereas that may not sound like a lot, with a dry weight of simply 84kg (sure, we double-checked that’s the proper quantity) there’s isn’t a lot must have mahoosive energy outputs.
The engine and general form of the bike are lovely, however while you begin to dig down beneath the pores and skin of the bike and take a look at the body, the suspension, the brakes, the swingarm – it’s bloody beautiful! I don’t need to trip this factor – I wouldn’t match on it anyway – I need to hold it on my wall!
And truly, doing that wouldn’t be that financially taxing, when you lived in Japan, anyway, as this jewel-like racing machine comes with a price ticket of 1,490,500 Japanese Yen, which at immediately’s alternate fee equates to a shade over £8,000. Purchase the identical bike within the UK by Padgett’s although and also you’d be paying round £15k, as soon as the importation and taxes have been paid for. So I’ll cease clearing that house on my front room wall and put again up the images of the household, then.