Honda’s US$35,000 Moto3 Grand Prix machine

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Honda’s US$35,000 Moto3 Prix machine

Honda’s Moto3 Grand Prix

Next year, the 125 class of Grand Prix racing be replaced by a new class of 250cc cylinder four-… machines to be as Moto3. This year’s 125cc season is the last category from the original which comprised the inaugural World Championship and it shows even the tragically myopic FIM is of change. Yesterday Honda its production machine for the championship at the Premi Aperol de Catalunya.

The 84 kg, kw, 13,000rpm NSF250R will EUR23,600 in Spain (with 18% VAT and will be sold worldwide December 2011, no doubt the mainstay of affordable racing as the has been until now.

The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme has a ridiculously long time to the irrelevant two-… 125 class and its anti-competitive handling of electric racing lost it a lot of fans too all clear signs that the Internationale de Football Association is not the Swiss-based sporting body in of some serious introspection.

The outline of the Moto3 class is engines will be 250cc singles with a maximum if 81mm that must a minimum of three races and not cost more than Unlike the recently introduced class which uses 600cc engines exclusively, will be no single engine for Moto3, though each will be required to be ready to a minimum of 15 riders with its Austrian manufacturer KTM is another a machine and engine on the drawing for the category and it’ll be interesting to see if also joins the fray.

Though Honda looks it will play a major in the new Moto3 class, it will no have some mixed at the demise of the class it has had such a and technologically wonderful association Honda has won 164 Grands Prix and 15 Championships in the 125 road race eleven of them with the

It was in this class in 1959 the name Honda first known outside Japan it entered several twin-cylinder 125 in the Isle of Man round of the world

Within a few years the Honda was gracing world championship in all categories, but it was the 125 class in which first distinguished itself, and the engines it created are still today — the Honda machine of 1966 comprised (33 x 29 mm) cylinders, and produced 38 bhp at 20,500 isn’t all that bad considering the current KTM and Aprilia machines, not much more than 50 and they’re two strokes with a century of knowledge extra in design.

Honda NSF250R

The Honda RC148’s pistons just 34 grams each and the diameter of the valves was 14.5mm. tuner and engine builder, Clarke, at that time in employ, used tweezers to put the valve gear together.

has been a long-time supporter of the 125 building and selling its first road race machine, the in 1976 progressing through to the RS125R, which saw two of the three Honda MotoGP riders Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso) win first World Championships on the

Hence it’s not surprising apart from the liquid-cooled, 249 cc engine, the Moto3 machine is closely based on the RS125R. The is very similar to that of the and both the brakes and suspension are Even the fairing is a close with an identical drag

The engine has the intake facing and the exhaust facing rearward, the cylinder angled backward 15° in to help concentrate the machine’s It utilizes titanium valves for the intake and exhaust to reduce losses due to weight. Further losses have been by coating the cylinder bore in silicon carbide (Ni-SiC) and the cylinder centerline.

Like the the 6-speed gearbox is a cassette allowing gear selection to be changed.

The NSF250R is manufactured by Racing Corporation, and will be (along with replacement and spare parts) through the Motorcycle dealer network. It also be available through GEO an official supporter of the Moto3

Honda NSF250R
Honda NSF250R
Honda NSF250R
Honda NSF250R

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