Latest patent filings reveal a purported Honda CB250
Latest patent filings by Honda have revealed what looks like a possible new mannequin which is prone to be a revamped mannequin of the Honda CB250. The patent filings are for the placement of a brand new oil pump, however the patent designs point out what may very well be a brand new 250 cc roadster from Honda. The patent photos present a picture which appears to be similar to the one discovered on the Honda CB300R, which was on sale in India, no less than until the BS4 period.
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The body proven within the patent photos is a very new design, in addition to the bodywork, which appear considerably just like the Honda CB400 SF, a mannequin which was made just for the Japanese market. The body proven within the patent photos is a standard double cradle chassis, with a easy swingarm. But what’s of curiosity is the rear suspension. The mono shock suspension is proven to be mounted instantly onto the swingarm, and the opposite finish mounted instantly on the body, simply behind the machine’s gasoline tank.
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Over the years, Honda has launched a number of totally different fashions with the CB250 title, beginning with the Honda Dream CB250 in 1968. During the 1970s and ’80s, the Honda CB250 went via a number of iterations, with the CB250 utilizing the Hornet title within the mid-1990s. In 2014, Honda launched the single-cylinder CB250F, primarily based on the CBR250R sport bike. The bare CB250 nevertheless was by no means launched in India, and it is even now, with the brand new Honda H’Ness CB 350 within the image, one other 250 cc bare from Honda appears implausible. The patent photos solely present the suspension linkages and the place of the gasoline pump, and if studies are to be believed, the bike in query may effectively be a brand new Honda CB900F, as an alternative of being a quarter-litre machine.