Arai launches limited edition Honda NSR250R anniversary helmet


Arai pays homage to the Honda NSR250R, celebrating the iconic red and white machine’s 30th anniversary.


It is not the first time that Arai has launched a helmet in tribute of the Honda NSR250. Last year it launched a limited run of lids commemorating the NSR250 MC28 of 1993 – but in preparation for the MC18 of 1988’s 30th anniversary next year, here’s its latest.


For the uninitiated, the Honda NSR250 was a race-ready road bike with a license plate and headlights. It was powered by a two-stroke engine and two cylinders, pumped out 45bhp at 9,500rpm and weighed in at 145kg. It came with front and rear disc brakes, electronic injection, a six speed gearbox and an aluminium chassis… and Arai has taken its top spec helmet, the RX-7X, and created a design which pays tribute to the 1988 NSR – and there’s a cool inscription on the back, so you can identify it as a NSR KV3.

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Sadly, there are only 250 units available, it costs £426.46 and is exclusive to Japan. But, if you’re desperate to get your hands on it, check out the Arai Japan website or click HERE.

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