2017 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade is the most powerful, faster and lighter than other CBR1000RR.
The 2017 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade is powered by a 189bhp, 999cc, 4-cylinder in-line engine.
Honda Motorcycles has announced prices the 2017 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade and CBR1000RR Fireblade SP flagship supersport motorcycles in India. The company has also begun taking pre-orders for the bikes at its exclusive Wing World outlets in Delhi and Mumbai. Previewed at the EICMA 2016 in Milan, the 2017 CBR1000RR Fireblade SP has now completed its 25th years in the Indian market. To commemorate the occasion, the Japanese bikemaker introduced 25th anniversary edition of the CBR 1000RR Fireblade.
Commenting on the development, Mr. Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President – Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Since 2009, when the Fireblade was first introduced in India, it has redefined the benchmarks for refinement, reliability & performance. With an unmatched thrilling experience for the rider on board, the all-newFireblade will leave the riding enthusiast spellbound. The new and extremely advancedFireblade, will be the most powerful, faster and lighter CBR1000RR from Honda’s stable and we are very excited to add another chapter to the success story with its introduction in India.” Read – 2017 Honda Activa – All You Need To Know
|CBR 1000RR Fireblade||Rs 17.61 lakh|
|CBR 1000RR Fireblade SP||Rs 21.71 lakh|
The 2017 model year is made available in two variants – CBR 1000RR Fireblade and CBR 1000RR Fireblade SP – priced at Rs 17.61 lakh and Rs 21.71 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) respectively.
|Engine||999cc, 4-cylinder in-line|
|Max Power||191.6bhp at 13,000rpm|
|Max Torque||114Nm at 11,000rpm|
Power for the 2017 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade comes from a 999cc, 4-cylinder in-line engine, which is more power (around 10bhp) than the current global model. This motor, with a 6-speed gearbox, churns out a maximum power output of 191.6bhp at 13,000rpm and 114Nm of peak torque at 11,000rpm. Read – Honda Africa Twin Might Launch By Mid-2017
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.
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.
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.