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2018 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade Prices Slashed By Up To Rs 2 Lakh

2018 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade and CBR1000RR Fireblade SP are now priced at Rs 14.78 lakh and Rs 18.68 lakh respectively.

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2018 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade

The 2018 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade is powered by a 189bhp, 999cc, 4-cylinder in-line engine.

Honda Motorcycles has reduced prices the 2018 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade and CBR1000RR Fireblade SP flagship supersport motorcycles in India. While the former is now available at Rs 14.78 lakh, the latter one is priced at Rs 18.68 lakh (all, ex-showroom Delhi). The move to reduce prices of bike comes after the government’s decision of reducing custom duties by 25% on fully imported (CBU – Completely Built Up) motorcycles. First previewed at the EICMA 2016 in Milan, the 2018 CBR1000RR Fireblade SP completed 25 years in the Indian market. Read: Honda 5G – Price & Features Details

2017 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade India side profile

2018 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade Price in India

Variant Ex-showroom, Delhi
CBR 1000RR FirebladeRs 14.78 lakh
CBR 1000RR Fireblade SPRs 18.68 lakh

As mentioned above, the 2018 model year of the superbike is available in two variants – CBR 1000RR Fireblade and CBR 1000RR Fireblade SP. With the reduction in custom duties on fully imported bikes, the bike gets cheaper by up to Rs 2 lakh in the country. Price of the CBR1000RR Fireblade has been trimmed down to Rs 14.78 lakh from Rs 16.79 lakh, which is a drop of around Rs 2.01 lakh. Read – Upcoming Honda Bikes & Scooters In India

On the other hand, the CBR1000RR Fireblade SP witnessed a price drop of Rs 2.54 lakh. It’s price gone down from Rs 21.22 lakh to Rs 18.68 lakh. Please note that the aforementioned prices are ex-showroom, Delhi. With the price revision, the Fireblade becomes the most affordable litre-class supersport bike in the country.

2018 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade Specifications

Engine999cc, 4-cylinder in-line
Max Power191.6bhp at 13,000rpm
Max Torque114Nm at 11,000rpm

Powering the 2018 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade is a 999cc, 4-cylinder in-line engine, which is more power (around 10bhp) than the current global model. This motor can produce a maximum power output of 191.6bhp at 13,000rpm against 114Nm of peak torque at 11,000rpm. Transmission on offer is a 6-speed gearbox. Read – Honda PCX Electric Scooter Is Coming To India

2018 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade Design

With 90% of the revised components, the new CBR1000RR Fireblade is 16kg lighter than the previous model. The updated model also features new titanium irregular-cross-section muffler shedding off 2.8kg of its weight. Now, the bike carries a kerb weight of 195kg. Honda has also improved 14% power-to-weight ratio of the bike.

This superbike rides on new Y-shape five-spoke (instead of six-spoke) aluminium wheels. The new pair of wheels also improves its aerodynamic stability. What further enhances its performance is the new electronic control system.  For better rider control, there is Riding Mode Select System, Power Selector, Honda Selectable Torque Control and Selectable Engine Brake Control. Read: Honda X-Blade 160 Sport Bike – Price & Details

2017 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade India

2018 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade Features

The superbike is now loaded with several advanced features such as a full-colour TFT liquid-crystal instrument panel for automatic ambient light adjustment. This panel includes a tachometer, speedometer and odometers along with features such as shift-up point (rider adjustable), distance to empty, plus indicators for gear position and fuel economy. One can also check additional data via three modes – Mechanic, Circuit and Street. Check Out – 2018 Honda CB Hornet Price & Details

Other key features include selectable engine braking, power selector, 9-level torque control, new gyrosocpic ABS system, ride-by-wire and power selector. The high-performance version Fireblade SP, additionally, comes with semi-active Ohlins Electroinc Control (S-EC) front and rear suspension, and 43mm NIX30 inverted forks up front and a TTX36 monoshock round rear unit. This variant also gets downshift assist and quickshifter.

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