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CFMoto 250 CL-X neo-retro roadster unveiled | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

It makes use of the underpinnings of the 250NK, dressed in additional trendy bodywork.

Chinese language producer CFMoto has unveiled the 250 CL-X, a brand new quarter-litre neo-retro roadster.

Basically, this new motorbike is predicated on the CFMoto 250NK, which is a modern-looking quarter-litre bare bike. The corporate has left many of the underpinnings in place however swapped out the NK’s aggressive trendy bodywork for extra rounded neo-retro strains.

There’s a basic spherical headlight with a hanging X-shaped DRL surrounding it. The gasoline tank and tail part are fairly cohesive, and the stepped seat seems good, too. At its coronary heart is a 249cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine that produces 28hp and 22Nm, similar to within the 250NK.

Ergonomics are one other space the place modifications have been made, with the CL-X sporting a barely extra upright using place than the NK. By way of suspension, you get an upside-down fork and monoshock, whereas braking is dealt with by a disc brake at each ends. Options embrace LED lighting, fully-digital instrumentation and ABS.

Whereas the probabilities of this mannequin launching in India appear fairly slim, it wouldn’t be a shock for CFMoto to roll out a bigger model of this machine dubbed the 300 CL-X, powered by the 292cc engine from the 300NK. The 300NK is a motorbike that’s already on sale in India, and if CFMoto had been to roll out a neo-retro rendition of it, it might properly go on sale in India.

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