Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade 2012 Motorcycles

18 May 2015 | Author: | Comments Off on Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade 2012 Motorcycles
Honda CBR1000RR concept


For some time now running spy photos of new Honda motorcycles. around the end of August, had spread the images that portrayed the Japanese two-wheeler in all its splendor.

But then the question that everyone was placed, but she really is, or is the fake usually running on the network?

Today we can assure you that it was really she who may have seen in the photos, the final version of the new CBR1000RR Fireblade.

Obviously improved from the previous version, to finish in the top places in competitions and to make sure that true fans of the Wing House, remain satisfied with this bike, which since 1992 has done away entertained generations of people.


Honda CBR1000RR change significantly in the forms, thanks to great work done by designers, who have completely redesigned the windshield and the headlights, which now end pointed upward and are joined to the aggressive air intakes.

The hull is made up of layers, in order to ensure optimal aerodynamics of the vehicle, which now cause more turbulence on the rider’s legs and allows better engine cooling.

Finally, one of the best aesthetic of most importance is the tail, which now has a more aggressive and far more aerodynamic.

The instrumentation was renewed and revised: it is now completely digital (LCD), to provide the most useful information to the pilot (5-LED shift indicator, digital tachometer with 4 customizable viewing modes, value added and of course service lights, consumption …).


The Honda engine has not been installed updates from the previous version, thus confirming the line 4-cylinder 999.8 cc that develops 178cv to 12,000 rev / min and a maximum torque of 112 Nm at 8000 rpm / min.

The concentration of Honda engineers focused on the injection-mail, type PGM-DSFI (Programmed Dual Sequential Fuel Injection).

In fact, improved and renewed the setting of maps, hours in fact every time you gas, the bike responds much more homogeneous, resulting in much smoother at low revs.

The chassis remains the same, of course, aluminum, always the same even as we can imagine that the brakes are among the options the possibility of adding the C-ABS and now this version has undergone major changes, because the level of intervention on the axis front in the first phase of the rear brake is less aggressive.

What changes is the suspension and wheels. Up front the new CBR has a 43mm fork type griffata Showa BPF (Big Piston forks).

The GMP is a system designed to increase the feeling with the front end, thanks to increased use of oil volume damping.

At the rear, but remains true to its Honda Pro-Link linkage, but it changes the shock.

The rear shock it has a technology called “Free Balance Rear Cushion”, a system that damping Sharpening and accessibility in the Regulations.

Now in fact, compression and rebound are positioned on the left and therefore are much more accessible to the adjustment with the screwdriver.

The wheels, as mentioned before, changes are now 12-spoke cast aluminum, a material that offers greater rigidity and therefore allows to work in an absolutely better suspension.

Honda CBR1000RR concept

Hirofumi Fukunaga, Large Project Leader of the CBR1000RR Fireblade 2012 said:

“This model allows all supersport motorcycle enthusiasts, including the more experienced, to savor the joy of owning a CBR1000RR Fireblade, a bike that offers more fun in the conduct of sports and unprecedented driving pleasure both on winding roads that circuit “.

Jonathan Rea, driver of the Castrol Honda Team WorldSBK:

“I feel like I grew up with the Fireblade.

And ‘iconic motorcycle and in fact is an amazing feeling to be the person who revealed the latest version. It looks really fantastic and I look forward to putting our hands. ”

John McGuinness, winner of 17 races at the Isle of Man TT:

“I have a real soft spot for the Fireblade. Over the years I have driven in many different competitions and have won her many successes.

In fact one can say that some of the most memorable achievements of my career, I got aboard the Fireblade, by the victories at the TT this year up to the World Endurance Championship.

Unveiling the new model here at Le Mans is very exciting and I am honored to have been chosen to do so.

It ‘great that the thousands of racing fans and fans of the Fireblade around the world can now see from the truth. ”

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