Honda CBR1000RR Gets Updated For 2012

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Honda CBR1000RR Gets For 2012

The list of Honda for 2012 keeps growing as a new additions expand the upcoming lineup. This latest includes the substantially revamped essential superbike”offering the perfect of power and handling designed to together as one complete package. aficionados will also be to see the CBR600RR in 2012, and riders to cruisers will have to talk about.

Honda’s of V-twin cruisers includes different models: the Sabre-®, Interstate™ and Fury, plus 750cc line of V-twins”the popular metric cruisers in Shadow Phantom-®, Shadow-® RS, Spirit and Shadow Aero-®. For touring fans, the highly ST1300-® also returns in

Our broad range of street demonstrates again why the Honda remains so popular with enthusiasts, said Powersports Manager Bill Savino. they gravitate towards riding, cruising or touring, latest model release riders distinctly different all with Honda’s renowned quality and reliability.

More information and images of Honda’s line can be found on or see local Honda powersports

— CBR1000RR: The Essential

Honda’s CBR1000RR is the essential perfect balance of power and designed to work together as one package. The CBR900RR set the bar for liter-bike when it was introduced 20 years and the new 2012 CBR1000RR sets bar even higher. For 2012, the boasts even better via a patented Balance-Free Rear Big Piston Fork and new wheels.

Add to a 999.8cc engine pumping out midrange horsepower and torque for real-world muscle, and you have a package unmatched in its overall by the competition. In addition, new aggressive aids aerodynamic flow and handling, and new LCD instrumentation, including a lap five-level shift indicator and redefine the pure essence of sportbikes. Availability: December MSRP: $13,800 (standard $14,800 (C-ABS model)

CBR600RR: Leading the Way Among

The CBR600RR melds a light and chassis with impeccable delivery to create a balanced that remains a favorite sport riders. In racing, no 600cc machine has won more AMA and Supersport championships than CBR600. Also available Honda’s unique Combined ABS for the of sportbike braking performance, the continues to lead the way in the middleweight Availability: December 2011; $11,540 (Black, standard $11,690 (Red, standard $12,540 (C-ABS model)

— Fury/Fury ABS: Essence, Honda Quality

The Fury appears to be something the farthest fringes of the two-wheeled Yet it’s a Honda, through and Here we have the rolling of the pure, undiluted chopper a machine that simply right, sounds right and straight to the heart of radical

Yet despite the extreme lines and looks, the Fury is a radical that has all the functionality, quality and built into every Availability: January 2012; $13,390 (standard model), (ABS model)

— Pro-Street Style in a Classic

Sometimes you just want to your aggression on your and that’s why the Sabre is ready to do talking for you. The Sabre’s pro-street style provides a ride, with ergonomics to Add an impressive V-twin engine with Honda’s sophisticated Fuel Injection, and you’ll be down the meanest streets a bike that’s as tough as it the 2012 Sabre. Availability: 2012; MSRP: $12,250 model), $13,250 (ABS

— Stateline: Power and for Cruising

Featuring long, low that embody what is all about, the Stateline blends two of motorcycling style: traditional plus progressive elements. The valanced fenders arc downward in retro style, yet the all-new chassis and overall lines a fresh look to the class. Add to the deep throaty rumble of a big engine and that classic big Vee pulse, and you have a machine the perfect choice for cruising”anytime you Availability: January 2012; $12,150 (standard model), (ABS model)

— High Style Plus Credentials

Sure it’s fun to a stylish ride, but it can be even when high style with the ability to rack up big that’s what the Interstate is all Check out those stylish leather bags that ample storage space and big, traditional windscreen; talking all-day riding and convenience that will you through that long, getaway. Because when aboard one of the coolest rides sometimes you just don’t the ride to end. Availability: 2012; MSRP: $13,240 model), $14,240 (ABS

— Shadow Phantom: Looks, Maximum Cool

The Phantom celebrates the joy of back-to-basics by delivering a V-twin ride a uniquely clean and uncluttered Check out the minimalist look and blackout treatment that your eyeballs back to muscular V-twin engine the convenience and sophistication of Programmed Injection. By staking out the low-profile to cool, the Shadow Phantom the idea that bling everything in a cruiser. Availability: 2011; MSRP: $8240

Shadow RS: Because Classic Never Go Out of Style

The Honda RS serves as rolling proof classic ideas never go out of By combining agile and responsive V-twin power, clean, lines and standard-style riding the RS is perfectly poised for whatever the may bring. The Shadow RS’s footpegs enhance ground and its thoroughly modern liquid-cooled V-twin engine boasts sophisticated Programmed Fuel to enhance your riding

Climb aboard the Honda RS, and the open road is all yours. December 2011; MSRP:

— Shadow Spirit 750 C2: Looks, Distinctive Styling

a machine that’s perfect for city streets as well as back-country roads”the Shadow 750 C2. Honda has brought together a look, distinctive street-rod and a muscular V-twin engine”now the sophistication and metering precision of Fuel Injection. And it all comes up in a surprisingly affordable package. December 2011; MSRP: (Black), $8540 (Candy Flame)

— Shadow A Proven Winner

As a proven the Shadow Aero serves as a satisfying ride for a wide of enthusiasts. Factor in the Shadow classic retro styling, low height, power-packed V-twin now with sophisticated Programmed Injection and fine handling”all at a that’s just right for budgets”and you understand why the Aero is so with riding enthusiasts. December 2011; MSRP: (Candy Dark Red, model), $8540 (Pearl standard model), $9240 model)

— ST1300: The Long-Haul Ride

Long-distance is best experienced aboard a that’s keenly in tune your riding senses. For the Honda ST1300 has answered the of the open road by setting the for power and handling in a package ideal for crisscrossing the USA or just a long weekend on the road. with a powerful 1261cc V-4 and Honda’s sophisticated Programmed Injection, plus full-coverage a three-way-adjustable rider’s seat, a adjustable windscreen, dual and more, the ST1300 remains the of dedicated long-haul riders. December 2011; MSRP: TBD

— ST1300P ABS: Special

Law enforcement agencies can experience what other riders have known for Nothing matches Honda’s performance, quality and reliability. December 2011; MSRP: TBD


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motorcyclists gather for a session of comments aimed toward sportbikes often carry a bit of awe: these are potent, machines and not for the faint of heart. such tales have helped build the reputation of CBR1000RR, a full-on sporting that shatters class with its surprisingly accommodating

Thanks to its magnum-level performance with a near-perfect blend of versatility, rider feel and character, the CBR1000RR has for years high the class standard for capabilities. Of course, it helps that the CBR1000RR is sized and in alongside 600cc-class sportbikes, but a longstanding family trait.

It seems like the blink of an but it was 20 years ago that Honda in the modern era of big-displacement street-going with the CBR900RR. Back in the concept of light makes produced a lightweight and compact that quickly established its as a wonder in its time. The CBR900RR not delivered big-time power in a package that begat handling, it also provided a level of overall balance gave the rider a direct, feel with the motorcycle.

The press and sportbike enthusiasts lavished praises on this iteration of what grew to an ongoing series, and the accolades flowing as successive models that basic concept, was-and continues to be-so and rewarding. We now see these endearing and qualities carry forward to day, embodied in the 2012 In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the and in keeping with the original the 2012 CBR1000RR continues to exemplary liter-class sportbike pumping out huge midrange and torque for class-leading real-world in a great-handling high-performance package by the competition in its overall balance.

Changes to the CBR1000RR for 2012 on sharpening what is arguably the critical component in a motorcycle for sporting use: chassis Granted, big-time horsepower holds its own attractions and the CBR1000RR out huge quantities of horsepower and right in the midrange where aficionados want it to be-after what’s the point of having a big-bore bike? However, the ultra-responsive middleweight-style handling truly allows this sportbike to shine.

Starting a tried and proven four-piece Die-Cast twin-spar aluminum Honda’s development team their efforts on incorporating chassis components, specifically a rear shock, Big Piston plus new 12-spoke cast wheels that provide more rigidity. In doing so, were able to markedly the CBR1000RR’s handling prowess and its braking and traction characteristics.

In newly designed bodywork the layered fairing concept aerodynamic flow to create a still-air pocket around the while also helping air through the cooling system. An chin spoiler in the nose reduces aerodynamic lift at thereby improving handling, and the package lends a more appearance.

Newly refined EFI make the engine even manageable, with smoother response specifically at smaller openings. New LCD instrumentation communicates from gear position to temperature and speed. The cockpit now incorporates a digital bar-type tachometer that offers selectable modes for style of

Other instrumentation includes position indicator, five-level indicator adjustable for sequence clock/four-mode lap timer, coolant speedometer, trip meter/fuel consumption, low-fuel warning and odometer/numerical tachometer. At the bottom of the are lights for headlight high neutral and turn signal All in all, these changes the rider/machine interface smoother and rider friendly.

The main in the further development of the CBR1000RR’s setup included: smoother action, improved rider and increased grip and traction. To those goals, the 2012 rear suspension system features Honda’s acclaimed Unit Pro-Link-® configuration, but now it the first Balance-Free Rear on a production motorcycle, an advancement in conjunction with world-leading specialist Showa that has protection pending.

In place of the conventional single-tube configuration, the Balance-Free Rear design incorporates a double-tube featuring a damper case an internal cylinder. The damper does not feature any valves; the damping force is generated as oil passes through a separate component. In conventional rear the damping force is generated in two the main and sub damping valves.

In the Rear Shock, however, action is handled in one circuit, pressure changes to be controlled smoothly by a larger body of The net result is more responsive and a smoother, better-controlled damping particularly during the transition compression to rebound.

As a result, the Rear Shock delivers consistent damping over the of a ride, track session or improved shock absorption and traction since contact is consistently maintained between the tire and the road or track In addition, the adjusters for compression and damping settings are placed on the top of the shock body for quick and access.

To complement the Balance-Free Shock, the front suspension now features an inverted 43mm fork incorporating Showa’s Big Fork technology. This new uses a unique construction a larger damping volume to reduce the hydraulic pressure as the fork legs compress and The result is more precise during the initial … and damping action, which the perceives as improved handling, front-end feedback and a more feel during hard

As before, CBR1000RR owners can opt for Honda’s advanced electronically Combined ABS braking system, offers the confidence of antilock while remaining so unobtrusive it satisfies even the most sport riders. Updates to system result in a modified effect better suited to riding: now when the rear pedal is actuated, there’s initial braking application the front brake compared to the setup, followed by more-progressive application as brake pedal increases.

The CBR1000RR has stood as the top-selling liter-class sportbike in for a number of years, a market with extremely discriminating riders who really give bikes a thorough workout. The remains exceedingly popular this highly demanding thanks to its inherent soundness-a of purpose, if you will, that to reward the most sophisticated riders. The 2012 CBR1000RR an extreme versatility that the machine a genuine pleasure, it’s time for a quick ride, a week’s exploration twisty roads or a weekend at the track.

Which is not to say the CBR1000RR isn’t potent; witness the efforts of McGuiness at the Isle of Man races in 2011, where he set a new course aboard the previous generation This awe-inspiring example of capabilities on the most extreme of courses stands as bold for a machine designed from the with both a sound and strong execution-no need for the of traction control or harsh-onset control used in other

The CBR1000RR rewards riders who this machine’s unparalleled of transparent connectedness, and who prefer to on their own skills as a method of control. Time and time in comparison tests the world the CBR1000RR posts laps quicker than its competition with electronic interventions, and the is simple: Fast laps on a like good times on the have more to do with a overall balance and rideability anything else. That’s the to the CBR1000RR’s long-time popularity.

In the the CBR1000RR imparts an uncanny between rider and motorcycle to its extraordinary balance, all-around and remarkably integrated feel. For Honda’s engineers have honed and sharpened these offering riders the opportunity to up and open the next chapter to the that’s become a living among sportbikes.

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