Updated for the Malaysia market are Honda’s quarter-litre motorcycles, the 2019 Honda CB250R naked sports and Honda CRF250 Rally dual-sport. The CB250R is now priced at RM22,999 for the Graphite Black and Matte Krypton Silver Metallic versions while the Candy Chromosphere Red retails for RM23,499.

Meanwhile, the dual-sport CRF250 Rally is priced at RM26,999 with available colours being Extreme Red and Black. Prices do not include road tax, registration and insurance.

Mimicking the look of the larger CB1000R Neo Sports Cafe, the CB250R comes with a liquid-cooled, single-cylinder 250 cc power plant producing 27.2 hp at 9,000 rpm and 23.2 Nm of torque at 8,000 rpm. Power gets to the ground via a six-speed gearbox and chain final drive and two-channel ABS braking is standard.

Fuel for the CB250R is contained in a 10.5-litre tank and weight is claimed to be 145 kg. Coming with full LED lighting throught, the CB250R features upside-down forks, preload-adjustale monoshock and an LCD digital instrument cluster.

Designed to be a full-capable dual-sport machine with the ability to handle pavement and dirt, the CRF250 Rally comes with a 250 cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC single-cylinder power plant. Power is claimed to be 24.4 hp at 8,500 rpm while torque is 22.6 Nm at 6,750 rpm.

Standing 895 mm tall in the saddle, the CRF250 Rally comes with 43 mm diameter Showa upside-down forks and Showa monoshock at the back. Braking with two-channel ABS is done with hydraulic discs front and rear and the CRF250 Rally weighs 157 kg. Delivery to Honda dealer showrooms will be at the end of May, 2019.