The 2017 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade has launched in India. The liter class superbike is available in two versions, the standard ‘Blade costs Rs 17.61 lakh while the track focused CBR1000RR Fireblade SP retails at Rs 21.70 lakh. The 2017 Fireblade is an all-new generation of the CBR1000RR series, and marks 25 years of this particular line of motorcycle’s existence. At its heart is a 999cc in-line-four engine that now puts out 191.6hp at 13,000rpm (10hp more than before) and 114Nm at 11,000rpm.
The most technologically laden Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade till date, the 2017 CBR1000RR gets a slew of mechanical. And electronic upgrades to finally bring it on par with the new generation litre-class superbikes. It gets all-LED headlamps and an adaptive TFT instrument console, which automatically adjusts brightness according to ambient light.
Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade Bike Features and Specification
|Engine||Liquid- cooled 4-Stroke 16-valve DOHC inline 4|
|Power||189 PS @ 13000 rpm|
|Torque||114 Nm @ 11000 rpm|
|0-100 kmph||3 seconds|
|Top Speed||286 kmph|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||17.5 litres|
|Oil Tank Capacity||3.7 litres|
|Kerb/Wet Weight||195 kg|
|Front Tyre||120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)-Bridgestone & Dunlop|
|Rear Tyre||190/50ZR17M/C (73W)- Bridgestone & Dunlop|
|Front Brake||320 x 4.5mm dual hydraulic disc with 4-piston calipers|
|Rear Brake||220 x 5mm hydraulic disc with single-piston caliper|
Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade 2017 features
The Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade is powered by a 999cc in-line four cylinder engine which develops 192PS @ 13,000 rpm. And a peak torque of 114Nm @ 11,000 rpm, mated to a six-speed transmission. The motorcycle features cornering ABS system, ride-by-wire technology, 9-level Honda Selectable Torque Control, Selectable Engine Brake system.
Honda Electronic Steering Damper, Downshift assist, Riding Mode Select System and Power Selector. It gets TFT liquid crystal display which is inspired by the RC213V-S street-legal version of Honda’s Moto GP bike. The motorcycle gets 43mm inverted telescopic forks with 120mm travel at the front and gas-charged HMAS monoshock with 62mm travel at the rear.
This bike Seat height is 832mm, ground clearance is 130mm and it weighs 196kg. The CBR1000RR Fireblade faces competition from the Yamaha R1, Kawasaki ZX-10R, Suzuki GSX-R 1000 and MV Agusta F4.
The Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP is a top-spec version which gets the same power output figures and other feature lists as the CBR1000RR Fireblade. In addition to the stock bike, it gets top of the line semi-active 43mm Ohlins NIX30 Smart-EC suspension with 120mm travel at the front. And gas-charged Ohlins TTX36 Smart-EC monoshock with 60mm travel at the rear.
The bike gets Inertia measurement unit , Rear Lift Control and Wheelie control. Seat height is 820mm, ground clearance is 129mm and the motorcycle weights 195kg.
Both the motorcycles get diamond type aluminium composite twin-spar frame and LED headlamps. They are shod with 120/70 Z R17 tyre at the front and 190/50 Z R17 tyre at the rear and get a 16-litre fuel tank capacity. Braking duties are done by dual disc rotors at the front and a single disc rotor at the rear. Overall Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade is a great bike.