Honda CB250RS 1980-1983

1980-1983 Honda CB250RS (MC02), A Lightweight Road Sports Vehicle Specs, Photos

1980 Honda CB250RS (MC02)
1980 Honda CB250RS picture
Model: MC02. Colour: Blue
Model name MC02. This is a 250cc class (light motorcycle) road sports bike developed with the aim of achieving high maneuverability while thoroughly pursuing weight reduction.

Honda Motor has released the Honda CB250RS, a lightweight, highly manoeuvrable motorcycle with a fresh and unique style. It was released on March 1st 1980. CB250RS is a naked type motorcycle manufactured and sold from 1980 to 1983.

1980 Honda CB250RS (MC02) photo

This Honda CB250RS was developed with the aim of light weight and high maneuverability, which are the origins of sports motorbikes. Equipped with a lightweight 248cc, 25-horsepower 4-cycle single-cylinder engine, and a lightweight and slender Daihi Yamondo frame, the 4-cycle road sports car is the top class in Japan (128 kg dry weight).
In addition, the Honda CB650 Custom is equipped with an engine with smooth torque characteristics, and with its large up-handle and low stepped seat, it is a two-wheeler with excellent total balance that makes it easy to handle and enjoy a relaxed ride. is a car.

1980 Honda CB250RS Features

Honda CB250RS 1980 Red
1980 Honda CB250RS photo.
(ホンダ シービーにひゃくごじゅうアールエス)
Body colour: red.

Announced on February 27, 1980, released on March 1, 1980. Set two models, Type 1 with flat handle and Type 2 with up handle. The muffler has two left and right extensions from the dual exhaust manifold pipe. Cowl is set as an option.

Main Features of Honda CB250RS:

  • Equipped with a 4-cycle, single-cylinder, 4-valve, double exhaust pipe lightweight engine (25 horsepower). Built-in balancer mechanism reduces vibration.
  • Uses a lightweight and slim diamond frame that enables a low seat height.
  • The front and rear suspension (rear FVQ type) with excellent ride comfort and road following characteristics is adopted.
  • Square headlights, smartly designed fuel tank, seat, rear cowl, etc. create a rugged and slim style.
  • The front wheel disc brake with excellent braking performance, highly visible meters, highly visible rectangular turn signal lamps and tail lamps are all considered to improve safety.
  • The low fuel consumption of 50km per liter (50km/h level driving test value) improves economy.

Honda CB250RS Price/Sales Plan

Honda CB250RS 1980 standard chash price was ¥298,000 (Sapporo area price was ¥304,000).
Domestic, annual sales plan 15,000 units.
Prices exclude some remote islands

1980 Honda CB250RS Specifications

ModelCB250RS (model MC02)
Length×Width×Height (m)20×0.770×1.100
Wheel Distance (m)1.350
Vehicle weight (kg)Drying:128,Maintenance:139
Fuel tank capacity (L)12
Fuel consumption (km/L)50(50km/h level running test value)
Engine typeAir-cooled 4-cycle single cylinder
Total Displacement (cm3)248
Inner Diameter x Stroke (mm)74.0×57.8
Max output (PS/rpm)25/8,500
Max torque (kg-m/rpm)2.2/7,000
Starting methodKick type
Transmission5 speed return
Frame formatDiamond format
Tire sizeFront3.00S18-4PR
Brake typeFrontHydraulic disc
RearRod leading trailing


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