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1991 Honda Nighthawk CB250'91 (CB250L'91 in California)

  • ENGINE
    • Engine: Air cooled, four stroke, twin cylinder
    • Displacement: 234cc
    • Bore and Stroke: 53 x 53 mm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
    • Fuel Delivery: 22mm Keihin carb
    • Ignition: CDI
    • Starter: Electric
    • Max Power: 20 hp 14.6 kW @ 9000 rpm
    • Max Torque: 18 Nm @ 6500 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Final drive: Chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 31mm Telescopic forks
    • Rear Suspension: Dual shocks with 5-way preload adjustment.
    • Front Brakes: 152mm drum
    • Rear Brakes: 152mm drum
    • Front Tire: 90/100-18
    • Rear Tire: 120/90-16
  • DIMENSION
    • Seat Height: 745 mm (29.3 inches)
    • Dry-Weight: 130 kg (286 lb)
    • Fuel Capacity : 15 Litres (4 Gal)
    • Front Tire: pressure: 32 psi (221 KPa)
    • Rear Tire: pressure: 36 psi (248 KPa)
  • OTHER
    • Color: Passion Red
    • The "HONDA" wing and "NIGHTHAWK" decals were silver
    • The California serial number began JH2MC241*MK000007 while the rest of the United States models began JH2MC240*MK000014 (where the * indicates a checksum number).
1991 Honda CB250 Nighthawk
1991 Honda CB250 Nighthawk

1992 CB250'92 Nighthawk

  • ENGINE
    • Engine: Air cooled, four stroke, twin cylinder
    • Displacement: 234cc
    • Bore and Stroke: 53 x 53 mm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
    • Fuel Delivery: 22mm Keihin carb
    • Ignition: CDI
    • Starter: Electric
    • Max Power: 20 hp 14.6 kW @ 9000 rpm
    • Max Torque: 18 Nm @ 6500 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Final drive: Chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 31mm Telescopic forks
    • Rear Suspension: Dual shocks with 5-way preload adjustment.
    • Front Brakes: 152mm drum
    • Rear Brakes: 152mm drum
    • Front Tire: 90/100-18
    • Rear Tire: 120/90-16
  • DIMENSION
    • Seat Height: 745 mm (29.3 inches)
    • Dry-Weight: 130 kg (286 lb)
    • Fuel Capacity : 15 Litres (4 Gal)
    • Front Tire: pressure: 32 psi (221 KPa)
    • Rear Tire: pressure: 36 psi (248 KPa)
  • OTHER
    • Color:
      • Myth Blue Metallic
      • Passion Red
    • The serial number began JH2MC240*NK100001.
1992 CB250 Nighthawk
1992 CB250 Nighthawk

1993 CB250'93 Nighthawk

  • ENGINE
    • Engine: Air cooled, four stroke, twin cylinder
    • Displacement: 234cc
    • Bore and Stroke: 53 x 53 mm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
    • Fuel Delivery: 22mm Keihin carb
    • Ignition: CDI
    • Starter: Electric
    • Max Power: 20 hp 14.6 kW @ 9000 rpm
    • Max Torque: 18 Nm @ 6500 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Final drive: Chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 31mm Telescopic forks
    • Rear Suspension: Dual shocks with 5-way preload adjustment.
    • Front Brakes: 152mm drum
    • Rear Brakes: 152mm drum
    • Front Tire: 90/100-18
    • Rear Tire: 120/90-16
  • DIMENSION
    • Seat Height: 745 mm (29.3 inches)
    • Dry-Weight: 130 kg (286 lb)
    • Fuel Capacity : 15 Litres (4 Gal)
    • Front Tire: pressure: 32 psi (221 KPa)
    • Rear Tire: pressure: 36 psi (248 KPa)
  • OTHER
    • Colors:
      • Black
      • Candy Bourgogne Red
      • Candy Tahitian Blue
    • The serial number began JH2MC240*PK200001.
1993 CB250 Nighthawk
1993 CB250 Nighthawk

1994 CB250'94 Nighthawk

  • ENGINE
    • Engine: Air cooled, four stroke, twin cylinder
    • Displacement: 234cc
    • Bore and Stroke: 53 x 53 mm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
    • Fuel Delivery: 22mm Keihin carb
    • Ignition: CDI
    • Starter: Electric
    • Max Power: 20 hp 14.6 kW @ 9000 rpm
    • Max Torque: 18 Nm @ 6500 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Final drive: Chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 31mm Telescopic forks
    • Rear Suspension: Dual shocks with 5-way preload adjustment.
    • Front Brakes: 152mm drum
    • Rear Brakes: 152mm drum
    • Front Tire: 90/100-18
    • Rear Tire: 120/90-16
  • DIMENSION
    • Seat Height: 745 mm (29.3 inches)
    • Dry-Weight: 130 kg (286 lb)
    • Fuel Capacity : 15 Litres (4 Gal)
    • Front Tire: pressure: 32 psi (221 KPa)
    • Rear Tire: pressure: 36 psi (248 KPa)
  • OTHER
    • Colors:
      • Black
      • Metallic Blue
      • Candy Red
    • The serial number began JH2MC240*RK300001.
1994 CB250 Nighthawk
1994 CB250 Nighthawk
1994 CB250 Nighthawk
1994 CB250 Nighthawk

1995 CB250'95 Nighthawk

  • ENGINE
    • Engine: Air cooled, four stroke, twin cylinder
    • Displacement: 234cc
    • Bore and Stroke: 53 x 53 mm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
    • Fuel Delivery: 22mm Keihin carb
    • Ignition: CDI
    • Starter: Electric
    • Max Power: 20 hp 14.6 kW @ 9000 rpm
    • Max Torque: 18 Nm @ 6500 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Final drive: Chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 31mm Telescopic forks
    • Rear Suspension: Dual shocks with 5-way preload adjustment.
    • Front Brakes: 152mm drum
    • Rear Brakes: 152mm drum
    • Front Tire: 90/100-18
    • Rear Tire: 120/90-16
  • DIMENSION
    • Seat Height: 745 mm (29.3 inches)
    • Dry-Weight: 130 kg (286 lb)
    • Fuel Capacity : 15 Litres (4 Gal)
    • Front Tire: pressure: 32 psi (221 KPa)
    • Rear Tire: pressure: 36 psi (248 KPa)
  • OTHER
    • Colors:
      • Black
      • Candy Red
    • The serial number began JH2MC240*SK400001.
1995 CB250 Nighthawk
1995 CB250 Nighthawk

1996 CB250'96 Nighthawk

  • ENGINE
    • Engine: Air cooled, four stroke, twin cylinder
    • Displacement: 234cc
    • Bore x Stroke: 53 x 53 mm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
    • Fuel Delivery: 22mm Keihin carb
    • Ignition: CDI
    • Starter: Electric
    • Max Power: 20 hp 14.6 kW @ 9000 rpm
    • Max Torque: 18 Nm @ 6500 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Final drive: Chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 31mm Telescopic forks
    • Rear Suspension: Dual shocks with 5-way preload adjustment.
    • Front Brakes: 152mm drum
    • Rear Brakes: 152mm drum
    • Front Tire: 90/100-18
    • Rear Tire: 120/90-16
  • DIMENSION
    • Seat Height: 745 mm (29.3 inches)
    • Dry-Weight: 130 kg (286 lb)
    • Fuel Capacity: 15 Litres (4 Gal)
    • Front Tire: pressure: 32 psi (221 KPa)
    • Rear Tire: pressure: 36 psi (248 KPa)
  • OTHER
    • Colors:
      • Black
      • Candy Red
    • The serial number began JH2MC240*TK500001.
1996 CB250 Nighthawk
1996 CB250 Nighthawk

1997 CB250'97 Nighthawk

  • ENGINE
    • Engine: Air cooled, four stroke, twin cylinder
    • Displacement: 234cc
    • Bore x Stroke: 53 x 53 mm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
    • Fuel Delivery: 22mm Keihin carb
    • Ignition: CDI
    • Starter: Electric
    • Max Power: 20 hp 14.6 kW @ 9000 rpm
    • Max Torque: 18 Nm @ 6500 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Final drive: Chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 31mm Telescopic forks
    • Rear Suspension: Dual shocks with 5-way preload adjustment.
    • Front Brakes: 152mm drum
    • Rear Brakes: 152mm drum
    • Front Tire: 90/100-18
    • Rear Tire: 120/90-16
  • DIMENSION
    • Seat Height: 745 mm (29.3 inches)
    • Dry-Weight: 130 kg (286 lb)
    • Fuel Capacity: 15 Litres (4 Gal)
    • Front Tire: pressure: 32 psi (221 KPa)
    • Rear Tire: pressure: 36 psi (248 KPa)
  • OTHER
    • Colors:
      • Black
      • Candy Red
    • The serial number began JH2MC240*VK600001.
1997 CB250 Nighthawk
1997 CB250 Nighthawk

1998 Nighthawk 250 (CB250)

  • ENGINE
    • Engine: Air cooled, four stroke, twin cylinder
    • Displacement: 234cc
    • Bore x Stroke: 53 x 53 mm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
    • Fuel Delivery: 22mm Keihin carb
    • Ignition: CDI
    • Starter: Electric
    • Max Power: 20 hp 14.6 kW @ 9000 rpm
    • Max Torque: 18 Nm @ 6500 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Final drive: Chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 31mm Telescopic forks
    • Rear Suspension: Dual shocks with 5-way preload adjustment.
    • Front Brakes: 152mm drum
    • Rear Brakes: 152mm drum
    • Front Tire: 90/100-18
    • Rear Tire: 120/90-16
  • DIMENSION
    • Seat Height: 745 mm (29.3 inches)
    • Dry-Weight: 130 kg (286 lb)
    • Fuel Capacity: 15 Litres (4 Gal)
  • OTHER

1999 Nighthawk 250 (CB250)

  • ENGINE
    • Engine: Air cooled, four stroke, twin cylinder
    • Displacement: 234cc
    • Bore x Stroke: 53 x 53 mm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
    • Fuel Delivery: 22mm Keihin carb
    • Ignition: CDI
    • Starter: Electric
    • Max Power: 20 hp 14.6 kW @ 9000 rpm
    • Max Torque: 18 Nm @ 6500 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Final drive: Chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 31mm Telescopic forks
    • Rear Suspension: Dual shocks with 5-way preload adjustment.
    • Front Brakes: 152mm drum
    • Rear Brakes: 152mm drum
    • Front Tire: 90/100-18
    • Rear Tire: 120/90-16
  • DIMENSION
    • Seat Height: 745 mm (29.3 inches)
    • Dry-Weight: 130 kg (286 lb)
    • Fuel Capacity: 15 Litres (4 Gal)
  • OTHER
1999 CB250SC Nighthawk
1999 CB250SC Nighthawk
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2000 Nighthawk 250 (CB250)

  • ENGINE
    • Engine: Air cooled, four stroke, twin cylinder
    • Displacement: 234cc
    • Bore x Stroke: 53 x 53 mm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
    • Fuel Delivery: 22mm Keihin carb
    • Ignition: CDI
    • Starter: Electric
    • Max Power: 20 hp 14.6 kW @ 9000 rpm
    • Max Torque: 18 Nm @ 6500 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Final drive: Chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 31mm Telescopic forks
    • Rear Suspension: Dual shocks with 5-way preload adjustment.
    • Front Brakes: 152mm drum
    • Rear Brakes: 152mm drum
    • Front Tire: 90/100-18
    • Rear Tire: 120/90-16
  • DIMENSION
    • Seat Height: 745 mm (29.3 inches)
    • Dry-Weight: 130 kg (286 lb)
    • Fuel Capacity: 15 Litres (4 Gal)
  • OTHER
2000 CB250SC Nighthawk
2000 CB250SC Nighthawk
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2001 Nighthawk 250 (CB250)

  • ENGINE
    • Engine: Type: 234cc air-cooled vertical twin-cylinder
    • Bore and Stroke: 53.0mm x 53.0mm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.2: 1
    • Valve Train: SOHC; two valves per cylinder
    • Fuel Delivery: Single 26mm CV
    • Ignition: Solid-state CD
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: Five-speed
    • Final Drive: O-ring-sealed chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 31mm fork; 5.5-inch travel
    • Rear Suspension: Dual rear shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability; 3.9-inch travel
    • Front Brake: Drum
    • Rear Brake: Drum
    • Front Tire: 90/100-18
    • Rear Tire: 120/90-16
  • DIMENSION
    • Wheelbase: 56.3 inches
    • Seat Height: 29.3 inches
    • Dry Weight: 287.0 pounds
    • Fuel Capacity: 4.3 gallons, including 0.8-gallon reserve
  • OTHER
    • Color: Black
2001 CB250SC Nighthawk
2001 CB250SC Nighthawk
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2002 Nighthawk 250 (CB250)

  • ENGINE
    • N/A
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • N/A
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • N/A
  • DIMENSION
    • N/A
  • OTHER
2002 CB250SC Nighthawk
2002 CB250SC Nighthawk

2003 Nighthawk 250 (CB250)

  • ENGINE
    • N/A
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • N/A
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • N/A
  • DIMENSION
    • N/A
  • OTHER
2003 CB250SC Nighthawk
2003 CB250SC Nighthawk

2004 Nighthawk 250 (CB250)

  • ENGINE
    • Engine Type: 234cc air-cooled vertical twin-cylinder
    • Bore and Stroke: 53.0mm x 53.0mm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
    • Valve Train: SOHC; two valves per cylinder
    • Fuel Delivery: Single 26.0mm CV
    • Ignition: CDI
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: Five-speed
    • Final Drive: O-ring-sealed chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 31.0mm fork; 5.5-inch travel
    • Rear Suspension: Dual rear shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability; 3.9-inch travel
    • Front Brake: Drum
    • Rear Brake: Drum
    • Front Tire: 90/100-18
    • Rear Tire: 120/90-16
  • DIMENSION
    • Wheelbase: 56.3 inches
    • Seat Height: 29.3 inches
    • Dry Weight: 287.0 pounds
    • Fuel Capacity: 4.3 gallons, including 0.8-gallon reserve
  • OTHER
    • Emissions: California version differs slightly due to emissions equipment.
    • Colors: Black
    • Warranty: 1 year
2004 CB250SC Nighthawk
2004 CB250SC Nighthawk

2005 Nighthawk 250 (CB250)

  • ENGINE
    • Engine Type: 234cc air-cooled vertical twin-cylinder
    • Bore and Stroke: 53.0mm x 53.0mm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
    • Valve Train: SOHC; two valves per cylinder
    • Fuel Delivery: Single 26.0mm CV
    • Ignition: CDI
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: Five-speed
    • Final Drive: O-ring-sealed chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 31.0mm fork; 5.5-inch travel
    • Rear Suspension: Dual rear shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability; 3.9-inch travel
    • Front Brake: Drum
    • Rear Brake: Drum
    • Front Tire: 90/100-18
    • Rear Tire: 120/90-16
  • DIMENSION
    • Wheelbase: 56.3 inches
    • Seat Height: 29.3 inches
    • Dry Weight: 287 pounds
    • Fuel Capacity: 4.3 gallons, including 0.8-gallon reserve
  • OTHER
    • Emissions: California version differs slightly due to emissions equipment.
    • Colors: Black
    • Warranty: 1 year
2005 CB250SC Nighthawk
2005 CB250SC Nighthawk
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2006 CB250 Nighthawk

  • ENGINE
    • Engine Type: 234cc air-cooled vertical twin-cylinder
    • Bore and Stroke: 53.0mm x 53.0mm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
    • Valve Train: SOHC; two valves per cylinder
    • Fuel Delivery: Single 26.0mm CV
    • Ignition: CDI
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: Five-speed
    • Final Drive: O-ring-sealed chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 31.0mm fork; 4.8-inch travel
    • Rear Suspension: Dual rear shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability; 3.9-inch travel
    • Front Brake: Drum
    • Rear Brake: Drum
    • Front Tire: 90/100-18
    • Rear Tire: 120/90-16
  • DIMENSION
    • Wheelbase: 56.3 inches
    • Seat Height: 29.3 inches
    • Dry Weight: 286 pounds
    • Fuel Capacity: 4.3 gallons, including 0.8-gallon reserve
  • OTHER
    • Emissions: Meets current CARB and EPA standards
    • California version differs slightly due to emissions equipment.
    • Colors: Metallic Silver
    • Model ID: CB250
2006 CB250SC Nighthawk
2006 CB250SC Nighthawk
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2007 CB250 Nighthawk

  • ENGINE
    • Engine Type: 234cc air-cooled vertical twin-cylinder
    • Bore and Stroke: 53mm x 53mm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
    • Valve Train: SOHC; two valves per cylinder
    • Fuel Delivery: Single 26mm CV
    • Ignition: CDI
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: Five-speed
    • Final Drive: O-ring-sealed chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 31mm fork; 4.8-inch travel
    • Rear Suspension: Dual rear shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability; 3.9-inch travel
    • Front Brake: Drum
    • Rear Brake: Drum
    • Front Tire: 90/100-18
    • Rear Tire: 120/90-16
  • DIMENSION
    • Wheelbase: 56.3 inches
    • Seat Height: 29.3 inches
    • Dry Weight: 286 pounds
    • Fuel Capacity: 4.3 gallons, including 0.8-gallon reserve
  • OTHER
    • Emissions: Meets current CARB and EPA standards
    • California version differs slightly due to emissions equipment.
    • Colors: Red
    • Model ID: CB250
2007 CB250 Nighthawk
2007 CB250 Nighthawk

2008 CB250 Nighthawk

  • OVERVIEW
    • Overview: Lightweight. Dependable. Performance packed. And as easy on your wallet as it is to use. That's the Nighthawk®, our 250cc all-arounder that goes way beyond what typically defines an intro bike (although it is peerless in that respect). Whether a total beginner or a seasoned vet, the Nighthawk offers every rider the perfect combination of performance, Honda reliability, and perhaps best of all, value.
  • ENGINE
    • Engine Type: 234cc air-cooled vertical twin-cylinder
    • Bore and Stroke: 53mm x 53mm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
    • Valve TrainSOHC; two valves per cylinder
    • Ignition: CDI
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: Five-speed
    • Final Drive: O-ring-sealed chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 31mm fork; 4.8-inch travel
    • Rear Suspension: Dual rear shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability; 3.9-inch travel
    • Front BrakeDrum
    • Rear Brake: Drum
    • Front Tire: 90/100-18
    • Rear Tire: 120/90-16
  • DIMENSION
    • Wheelbase: 56.3 inches
    • Seat Height: 29.3 inches
    • Curb Weight: 315 lbs (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel -- ready to ride)
    • Fuel Capacity: 4.3 gallons, including 0.8-gallon reserve
  • OTHER
    • Emissions: Meets current EPA standards. California version meets current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.
    • Colors: Black
    • Model ID: CB250
    • 6 months
2008 CB250SC Nighthawk
2008 CB250SC Nighthawk
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