On the 17th of this month, MotoGP champion Marc Marquez celebrates his 24th birthday just months after bagging the world champion title in the 2016 season of the premier motorcycle-racing series. Now under his belt are three championships won on Repsol Honda motorcycles, which have become dream machines for millions of motorcycle enthusiasts across the world.
There is no doubt that Marc Marquez’s momentous victory has driven the success of the new 2017 Honda CBR150R in many countries, especial in Southeast Asia. Built not only for circuit racing but also for street use, the MotoGP-inspired motorcycle has proven its versatility for riders wanting a dependable daily commuter.
During weekend, you can do your racing leathers and take to the track with your motorcycle in a bid to improve your personal best times.
Priced around 80,000 THB, the Honda CBR150R Repsol comes with impressive handling and performance. It’s powered by a 150cc, liquid-cooled, four-stroke DOHC four-valve engine harnessed through Honda Sports Technology (HST). Squeeze the throttle and you get swift, linear acceleration. There’s 17 horsepower at 9,000rpm and 13.7Hm at 7,500rpm at your command.
As you ride to your destination, other riders will surely drool over the motorcycle’s modern features and sleek styling.
You may not be 24 years old and a three-time MotoGP champion, but on this thing, you’ll surely feel like Marc Marquez.