Honda CB 250 NIGHTHAWK: history, specs, pictures

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Production 1991
Class Touring
Air cooled, four strokes, twin cylinder
Bore / Stroke 50.8mm x 50.8mm
Compression ratio 9.2:1
Horsepower 19.98 HP (14.9 KW) @ 9000RPM
Torque 13.28 ft/lbs (18.0 Nm) @ 6500RPM
Fuel System 22mm Keihin carburetors
Transmission Gear box: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Suspension Front: 31mm Telescopic forks
Rear: Dual shocks with 5-way preload adjustment
Brakes Front: Drum
Rear: Drum
Front Tire 90/100-18
Rear Tire 120/90-16
Wheelbase 56.3 inches (1430 mm)
Seat Height 29.29 inches (744 mm)
Weight 132.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual

The Honda CB 250 NIGHTHAWK was a Air cooled, four strokes, twin cylinder Touring motorcycle produced by Honda in 1991. Max torque was 13.28 ft/lbs (18.0 Nm) @ 6500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 19.98 HP (14.9 KW) @ 9000 RPM.


A 50.8mm bore x 50.8mm stroke result in a displacement of just 234.0 cubic centimeters.


The bike has a 5 Speed transmission.


It came with a 90/100-18 front tire and a 120/90-16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Drum in the front and a Drum in the rear. The front suspension was a 31mm Telescopic forks while the rear was equipped with a Dual shocks with 5-way preload adjustment. The wheelbase was 56.3 inches (1430 mm) long.

1991 Honda CB 250 NIGHTHAWK[edit]

The Honda CB250 is also known as the Nighthawk in the United States. The first model of this bike, which has a 234cc air cooled parallel twin engine was manufactured in 1991. The motorcycle could produce 20 horsepower and can run with 130 km/h.