2008 Honda Nighthawk 250 CB250

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2008 Honda Nighthawk 250 CB250
2008 Honda Nighthawk 250 CB250

– 2008 Honda Nighthawk 250 CB250

2008 Honda Nighthawk 250 CB250

The Nighthawk is where full-size motorcycling meets small-sized budgets in a lightweight, easy-to-use package.

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.

Features & Benefits

New for 2008

– New Black color



– Twin-cylinder 234cc SOHC engine offers plenty of smooth, easy-to-use power.

– Large cylinder fins for efficient engine cooling.

– Screw-type valve adjusters simplify maintenance.

– Single 26mm CV carburetor offers crisp throttle response throughout the rpm range.

– CD ignition requires no maintenance.

– Maintenance-free automatic cam-chain tensioner.

– Good-looking and quiet chrome exhaust system.

– Simple, easily adjustable cable-operated clutch and easy-shifting five-speed transmission.

– Durable O-ring drive chain.



– Single-cradle steel frame is lightweight and strong.

– 31mm front fork offers a compliant, controlled ride.

– Dual rear shocks offer five-position preload adjustability for varying loads and conditions.

– Powerful drum brakes front and rear.

– Lightweight wire spoke wheels with chrome rims.

– High-quality tires offer excellent traction and long life.


Additional Features

– Relaxed standard riding position and ergonomically designed seat offer a high level of riding comfort for both rider and passenger.

– Large 4.3-gallon fuel capacity and outstanding fuel economy offer excellent cruising range.

– Round halogen headlight.

– Low seat height of just 29.3 inches.

– Easy-to-read instrumentation includes a handy tripmeter.

– Convenient steering lock for added security.

– Dual mirrors.

– Maintenance-free battery.

– Transferable one-year, unlimited-mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.

– Purchase of a new, previously unregistered Honda USA-certified unit by an individual retail user in the United States qualifies the owner for a one-year complimentary membership in the Honda Rider’s Club of America® (HRCA®). Visit www.hrca.honda.com for details.


Available Honda Genuine Accessories

– Touring Accessories: Tank Pad.

– Chrome Accessories: Backrest.

– Additional accessories: Cycle Cover.


Specifications USA

Model: CB250

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

Induction: Single 26mm CV carburetor

Ignition: CDI

Transmission: Five-speed

Final Drive: O-ring chain

Front: 31mm fork; 4.8 inches travel
Rear: Dual rear shocks with five-position spring preload adjustability; 3.9 inches travel

Front: Drum
Rear: Drum

Front: 90/100-18
Rear: 120/90-16

Wheelbase: 56.3 inches

Seat Height: 29.3 inches

Fuel Capacity: 4.3 gallons, including 0.8-gallon reserve

Color: Black

Curb Weight*: 315 pounds

*Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel-ready to ride.

Meets current EPA standards.

California version meets current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.


Specifications Canada:

Not available for sale in Canada

Specifications and features are subject to change

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