Honda CB250F Hornet For Sale

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Honda CB250F Hornet
Insurance Costs: 4 of 10
Current Prices: £1,500–£1,200

What Is It?

The Honda CB250F Hornet is a standard naked bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 249 cc inline four engine, de-tuned from the CBR250, producing around 40 bhp at 14,000 rpm.

Features include:

  • Steel mono-backbone frame with Aluminium swingarm
  • 296 mm disc up front with Nissin four piston caliper
  • Drum brake at the rear
  • Showa 41 mm standard fork
  • Adjustable Showa rear shock
  • 4->1 exhaust system
  • Electric starter
  • 6 speed gearbox

The early bikes were grey imports in the UK and the model was really big in Japan. Notable features include gear driven cams and the wheels / tank / frame / swingarm from the CBR900RR Fireblade like the Hornet 600.

The 3-spoke 16" front wheel takes a 130/70 tyre and the rear 17" a 180/55.

Colours: Black, silver, red, blue

Specs

Capacity: 249 cc (low)

Power: 40 bhp / 30 kW (average)

Red Line: 16,000 rpm (very high)

Top Speed: 85 mph / 137 km/h (average)

Economy: 45 mpg / 6.3 L/100km (average)

Range: 160 miles / 257 km (high)

Fuel Capacity: 16.0 litres / 3.5 gallons (high)

Seat Height: 760 mm / 29.9 inches (low)

Wet Weight: 168 kg / 370 pounds (average)

Dry Weight: 149 kg / 329 pounds

Power to Weight: 0.238 bhp/kg / 0.178 kW/kg

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
1996
£1,500
£1,200
£1,050
27,600

Year shows signs of appreciation

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
1996
45
55
100
24 / month
1997
54
78
132
Rarely
1998
35
46
81
Rarely
1999
41
54
95
Rarely
2000
45
45
90
Rarely
2001
42
33
75
Rarely
2002
37
25
62
Rarely
2003
41
26
67
Rarely
2004
-
-
-
Rarely
2005
1
-
1
Rarely
2006
-
-
-
Rarely
2007
-
-
-
Rarely

Source: DVLA