- September 21, 2010
Honda CBR1000RR: A Review
Whenever it comes to the high performance motorbikes then a name never gets missed and that is Honda, the company has always being striving to excel in every category that is linked to the performance of its motorbikes. The 2010 line up of Honda is absolutely stunning either it is for the style and looks or for the performance and specifications.
Lets us discuss a member of the 2010 lineup that is earning a huge round of applause from the international markets. The Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade is the latest member of the company which is really a dashing member of Honda’s sports motorbikes and with its release Honda is actually celebrating its glory of speed and performance. Honda is bringing this Fireblade series from the past few years and this new model is continuing that power which the company has brought for this lineup.
Honda CBR1000RR Design
A first look at this bike will give you this feeling that Honda is really focusing on the looks in its new models, the muscular and sharp cuts of this bike will surely win your heart. The design is truly satisfying the needs of sports bike lovers, the optimal mass centralization concept by Honda is really nice. For the excellent handling Honda has shortened the front cowl and makes it a bit more compact and the dynamic performance of the bike has been achieved by maximizing the aerodynamic efficiency.
For adding more attraction into this model, Honda has added the facility of four different colors and all of them are so vibrant and stylish that they can attract anyone according to his preferences.
Honda CBR1000RR Engine
In terms of the engine performance this bike is out-class, Honda has really worked a lot on the engine of this latest model of fireblade. Throughout the range of 2010 Honda Fireblade gives the best ever torque. For the smooth performance this bike can be easily suggested to anyone as the acceleration of this model is quite good and with that the light weights of this bike make driving more enhanced.
For the better performance of this engine there is an Assist Slipper Clutch that is for ensuring the perfect downshifting and deceleration. The engine’s performance is further improved with the light lever load and comfortable clutch action.
Honda CBR1000RR Handling
As I have discussed earlier, the handling of this bike is absolutely adorable. Honda has brought the special electronically-controlled “Combined ABS” brakes for its new motorbikes and this beauty is also available to enhance the performance of this bike. This system allows the drivers to apply the brakes without even affecting their smooth and steady performance.
The side-slung exhaust system of this bike increases the mass centralization and that eventually works to bring more power into the performance. The handling of this bike is also improved with revised Honda Electronic Steering Damper (HESD), the great performance can be achieved on the steady roads while on the bumpy tracks there can be a bit problem.
Honda CBR1000RR Specifications:
- Engine: Liquid– cooled 4-Stroke 16-Value DOHC inline 4
- Maximum Power: 131 kW/12,000 min-1 (95/1/EC)
- Maximum Torque: 112 Nm /8,000 min-1 (95/1/EC)
- Front Suspension: 43.0mm inverted HMAS cartridge fork with spring-preload, rebound and compression-damping adjustability
- Rear Suspension: HMAS Pro-Link single shock with spring-preload, rebound and compression-damping adjustability
- Front Tyre: 120/70- ZR17 radial
- Rear Tyre: 190/50- ZR17 radial
- Fuel capacity: 17.7 ltrs
Honda has really done a great job in the development of this sports bike because whether it is the styling or performance the bike is truly blusterous. The availability of four colors for this bike gives the driver a splendid choice to rule the roads.