Honda announces new CBR600RR and CBR1000RR Fireblade for U.K. — Autoblog

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Honda announces new CBR600RR and Fireblade for U.K.

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When it was in 2008. the brand-new Honda known as Fireblade across the won accolades from the the press and riders alike. Considering its domination over the last we wouldn’t be surprised if Honda left things pretty alone for ’09. There is one new though, and it’s a biggie: ABS brakes.

This will be the application of anti-lock brakes in a of this caliber, and early indicate that people are improved lap times as a result. In to the brakes, expect to see some changes and a Repsol race .

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First of Honda’s 2009 Models Announced

Honda announces the first of its exciting model line-up for the 2009 year.

New and updated models the class-winning and still breathtaking Fireblade and CBR600RR Supersport both of which will be with Honda’s all-new Combined ABS as an option.

Meanwhile, in the category, the new 2009 CRF450R the bar further with an all-new fuel-injection and ignition system, the 250cc version, the CRF250R, even greater technical and style.

CBR1000RR Fireblade

The 2008 Fireblade has astonished the media and alike since its unveiling and last year. During it has won national and international races and awards for its unique mix of power, poise and controllability qualities the has been famous for since it was launched back in 1992.

For Honda’s engineers were with extending the Fireblade’s even further by adding safety to an already impressive of dynamic ability and control but losing the Fireblade’s razor-sharp Honda has achieved this thanks to the addition of its all-new ‘Combined ABS’ on the CBR1000R C-ABS version. Developing a ABS system capable of matching the demands of a bike such as the was always going to pose a but it has been met and exceeded with no to the Fireblade’s ultimate sporting and, with a minimal penalty.

This marks the time a Supersport machine has capable of delivering the highest of speed and performance, while benefiting from the confidence and of mind provided by Combined Tadao Baba the designer of the Fireblade used to strive for Control’ for the CBR-RR. This now with the enhanced safety of Combined ABS, adding up to a new era in

The compact engine now sports an matt black colour, with a new shape-hugging black cover, and features new black callipers (standard version The Combined ABS version’s engine is black, with new Sherry Brown Metallic brake

The C-ABS model also additional bodywork features to cover the ABS system components. The front power unit the engine is housed by a sleek of the front fairing. Similarly at the an attractive, black underseat covers the ECU unit.

The CBR1000RR for 2009 comes in the stunning Sunbeam White HRC Tri-colour, Race Replica livery, Black Metallic and Pearl Blue.


Now in its fourth the 2009 machine builds on the of blistering pace and supreme set in 2003 by the first CBR600RR. the all-new CBR600RR was launched in Honda once again was at the of the 600cc Supersport class the intensely fought in motorcycling a machine which was the most in the category.

For 2009, the goal for Honda’s team has once again to enhance a machine capable of intense track riding also delivering a controllable, road-riding experience. Adding to experience is the inclusion of Honda’s ABS on the CBR600RR C-ABS version. The of the technical enhancements to the 2009 include:

* Changes to piston, head and exhaust which to improved torque from for increased engine flexibility and

* Fairing improvements to enhance and reduce wind noise

* controlled Combined ABS for better performance along with safety and all-round rider (optional)

* 184kg kerb to keep the machine the lightest in its

To enhance the new performance and mild update, a new colour range has introduced to make the most of changes, to include a limited-edition Sunbeam White design electric blue fairing and and rear cowling graphics, a Sunbeam White design white/red/blue Tricolour, as well as Black with Bright Green Metallic and Graphite with Italian Red.


The amazing CRF450R has in Supercross, Motocross, desert enduro, flat-track and Supermoto now the 2009 model is ready to the bar further still. The new-for-2009 is slimmer, lighter and more than its predecessor and includes an and lightweight fuel-injection and ignition which features a revolutionary indicator with engine switch to show the pre-race of the fuel-injection system a first for

The fuel-injection system also the same engine characteristics at all thanks to new settings, as well as fuel consumption, which the fuel tank size to by 1.5 litres. Chassis changes a fifth generation cast rather than two-part frame, which gives weight and increased stiffness, a swingarm and wider rear HRC settings for the suspension, along a new steering damper which has re-valved for more linear and changes to the overall dimensions of the which allow for better out of the corners, improved acceleration and ground clearance.

In addition to the there are new plastic body which feature new Honda inspired colours and graphics and to their slim, aggressive this allow the rider to easily around the bike. the new machine is around 1.8kg than the 2008 machine and has its impressive speed and agility in track tests. The colour Honda’s Extreme Red with number-boards.


Honda’s CRF250R is refined for 2009, with coming directly from its brother — the 450R. To its commanding presence to continue in the Motocross and Supercross arenas, the welcomes an even smoother delivery from its updated and 249cc Unicam engine. The engine itself is lighter and compact and has a newly designed head for improved power especially in the low to mid power range.

modifications will provide changes with less action needed, while and steering damper settings been altered as well. to the brake disc covers and the of the front and rear discs weight further, all contributing to the model being 100g than its predecessor.

The styling is with more compact to reduce weight wherever along with ‘works’ handlebars with longer for slip-free operation. To complement the performance and styling, in comes a new black version with seat, rims, engine and front mudguard. The black also features a unique graphic.

Prices and UK availability dates are yet to be for each of the 2009 models, but four new models will be on on the Honda stand (1D20 1) at the International Motorcycle and Scooter at the NEC in Birmingham, from 28 November 7

For further information about great range of scooters and call 0845 200 800,, or visit your dealer. Honda motorcycle can be located using the ‘Dealer facility within the motorcycles of, where you can also all the latest news and information, genuine parts and accessories and events .

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