into a dual-overhead-cam design using a finger-follower
rocker arm with a Diamond Like Coating (DLC).
Electric starting is standard on the 2018 CRF250, with a lithium-iron-phosphate battery providing the power.
The trademark dual exhaust is now mated to dual-exhaust
ports, making them actual dual exhausts instead of one-into-twos. Honda claims that they are the first production
motocross bike to have twin ports, but they are off by about
50 years, as CZ produced its twin-pipe motocross bike back
in the 1960s.
Gone are the air forks of 2017, and in their place are Showa
coil-spring forks and a shock that is mounted 39mm lower in
the frame for a more centralized feel.