The CFR250 is all new for 2018. The XZ250R which has been a revolutionary bike retires to make way for the CFR250. The current model is lighter slimmer and more agile. If in doubt that you are riding the CFR just look at the Burnt Orange frame which is the dead giveaway. Its lighter yet stronger than the model it replaces, it will turn in better come out of the ruts with more stability and control. The Zongshen ZS170 engine is carried over from 2014 but in a lighter frame with larger radiators for better cooling the engine has got a new lease on life. The CFR250 is a great beginner to intermediate bike with handling, ergonomics that will rival the biggest and the best. So stop reading start riding and check out the new Crossfire CFR250!