Honda Racing Corporation has decided to unveil their long-awaited NSF250R 4-stroke bike at the Catalunya race circuit in Barcelona on June 2, 2011, just in time for the future Moto3 class that’s set to take the place of the current 125cc category of the GP125 class of the FIM Road-Racing World Championship.

The new NSF250R 4-stroke bike bears striking similarities to the bike it’s replacing, the RS125R. Incidentally, the RS125R was ridden by both Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso to their respective World Championship runs.

In developing the NSF250R, Honda Racing Corporation wanted to build a bike that took the same high-performance, lightweight, and compact elements of the RS125R. “We want users to ride with the same sense of comfort and inherits important elements from the RS125R such as the ability to learn the basics for moving up from entry level to the MotoGP,” HRC explains.

The bike is scheduled to have its official press face time on June 2nd at the Catalunya circuit in Barcelona with a public demonstration by Alex Criville happening a day later on June 3rd followed by another demo lap right after the warm-up session of the MotoGP race on Sunday, June 5th.

Those of you interested in keeping tabs on the new Moto3 class of MotoGP, you might find it worth your time to check out the bike that’s being groomed to contend in the new series beginning in 2012.

UPDATE 10/11/2011 : America has waited enough, Honda. Now the Japanese company is finally dropping the wait after announcing the arrival of the 2012 HRC NSF250R. Developed for the FIM GP road racing competition in the Moto3 class, the NSF250R promises to live up to the hype - and so much more.

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  (858) posted on 02.1.2012

This looks luxurious for a super bike. I think everyone will turn their heads when they see this bike. It is amazing that this offers sense of comfort for the riders.

  (580) posted on 06.6.2011

Well, as they explained here "We want users to ride with the same sense of comfort and inherits important elements from the RS125R such as the ability to learn the basics for moving up from entry level to the MotoGP," I’m really looking forward what Honda NSF250R Moto3 Bike does it takes? Let see if we will be fascinated with these bike!

  (314) posted on 06.3.2011

Yes! Let’s just hope and see what will happen at Moto3 Season. Based on its video,
I think it has something togive at the race. A smooth and fast ride.

  (553) posted on 05.27.2011

Well, lets see when the Moto3 season finally opens if this one is going to perform as expected. But wait, they haven’t shown the other manufacturers’ bikes that would also compete, right?

  (1211) posted on 05.26.2011

Hey wait, I really don’t know much about the Moto3 series yet. As far as I know, this one is actually an offshoot of the Moto2 Series, featuring some of the classes from that one.

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