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2008 Honda CBR125R

2008 Honda CBR125R


Racy lines and exhilarating performance. The thrilling CBR125R has everything you need for maximised riding fun that keeps your excitement level running high as you gradually stretch your limits. Always fun to ride, and a real performer when called on to pick up the pace, the light and nimble CBR125R makes any young, new rider or seasoned veteran feel like a knee-dragging champion of the road racing circuits. So, what are you waiting for? Climb on and experience the thrill of CBR excitement every time you ride.

• Sleek full-coverage bodywork with aggressive racerreplica styling.

• Liquid-cooled, fuel-injected 4-stroke engine starts instantly at the touch of a button, revving quickly up to speed with strong and smooth acceleration.

• HECS3 oxygen-sensing catalytic exhaust gas converter system minimises emissions of harmful exhaust gases to ensure full compliance with strict EURO-3 emissions regulations.

• Slim twin-spar frame with Monoshock rear suspension for quick and responsive handling.

• Powerful front and rear disc brakes offer easy, responsive control for confident cornering speeds.

• Dual Line Beam headlights show strong visual ties to the bigger CBRs in Honda’s sportsbike family.


• Millennium Red (with Graphite Black)
• Candy Tahitian Blue (with Pearl Sunbeam White)
• Graphite Black (with Heavy Grey Metallic)
• Ross White (with Achilles Black Metallic)



Type - Liquid-cooled 4-stroke 2-valve SOHC single
Displacement - 124.7cm³
Bore x Stroke - 58 x 47.2mm
Compression Ratio - 11 : 1
Max. Power Output - 10kW / 10,000min-1 (95/1/EC)
Max. Torque - 10.6Nm / 8,250min-1 (95/1/EC)
Idling Speed - 1,450min-1
Oil Capacity - 1.3 litres

Fuel System

Carburation - PGM-FI electronic fuel injection
Throttle Bore - 30mm
Aircleaner - Dry, cartridge-type paper filter
Fuel Tank - Capacity 10 litres

Electrical System

Ignition System - Fully transistorised with electronic advance
Ignition Timing - 8° BTDC (idle) ~ 32° BTDC (6,500min-1)
Sparkplug Type - CR8E (NGK); U24ESR-N (DENSO)
Starter - Electric
Battery Capacity - 12V / 6AH
ACG Output - 290W
Headlights - 12V, 55W x 1 (low) / 55W x 1 (high)


Clutch - Wet, multiplate with coil springs
Clutch Operation - Mechanical; cable-actuated
Transmission - 6-speed
Primary Reduction - 3.350 (67/20)
Gear Ratios - 3.454 (38/11), 2; 1.941 (33/17), 3; 1.450 (29/20), 4; 1.173 (27/23), 5; 1.041 (25/24), 6; 0.923 (24/26)
Final Reduction - 2.800 (42/15)
Final Drive - O-ring sealed chain


Type - Diamond; steel twin-spar


Dimensions - 1,920 x 675 x 1,070mm
Wheelbase - 1,294mm
Caster Angle - 25°
Trail - 88mm
Turning Radius - 2.5m
Seat Height - 776mm
Ground Clearance - 172mm
Kerb Weight - 127.3kg (F: 61.4kg; R: 65.9kg)
Max. Carrying Capacity - 180kg
Loaded Weight - 307.3kg (F: 148.1kg; R: 159.2kg)


Type - Front 31mm telescopic fork, 109mm axle travel
Rear - Monoshock damper, 120 mm axle travel


Type - Front U-section 6-spoke cast aluminium
Rear - U-section 6-spoke cast aluminium
Rim Size Front - 17M/C x MT1.85
Rear - 17M/C x MT2.15
Tyre Size Front - 80/90 17M/C (44P)
Rear - 100/80 17M/C (52P)
Tyre Pressure Front - 200kPa
Rear - 225kPa


Type Front - 276 x 4mm hydraulic disc with dual-piston calliper and resin mould pads
Rear - 220 x 4mm hydraulic disc with single-piston calliper and resin mould pads

All specifications are provisional and subject to change without notice.