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Honda’s CBR1000RR Celebrates 20 of Innovation

In 1992, Honda off the CBR®-RR series of open-class with the 1993 CBR900RR, to the delight of big-bore sportbike Since those early we’ve traveled 20 years the road, and the latest generation demonstrates that a concept was once breathtakingly innovative and has only grown more so the ensuing decades. There is inherently satisfying and rewarding riding a machine that open-class horsepower into a normally the domain of 600cc

That first middleweight-proportioned showed the way to a new style of Superbike, one harnessed light weight as as remarkable power to create a sporting package that exemplary handling. Indeed, concept of “light makes not only endures to this it continues to set the benchmark for the class in

What follows is a brief of the milestone machines within the series of CBR-RR motorcycles for the 20 years. We are certain this stroll down memory will bring back fond memories and summon than a few smiles from of Honda’s iconic big-bore RR

1993 CBR900RR

Unleashed an unsuspecting industry in the spring of the most potent pure-performance ever redefines sportbike overnight. Weighing in at an inconceivable 408 the original CBR900RR puts horsepower in a package that is 80 lighter than its lightest and just two pounds heavier Honda’s own CBR600F2.

From the aluminum chassis to the 147-pound, 16-valve, four-cylinder engine all facets of the first CBR900RR are than those of comparable The result: Suddenly, there are no sportbikes.

1995 CBR900RR

The CBR900RR amasses a series of changes to affirm its place the sportbike food chain. A upper fairing improves protection and aerodynamics. Lightened by 20 reflector-type headlights add visual The 45mm cartridge fork and new shock are revalved for more and the fork gains full as well. An external shift and new gearbox internals improve performance.

The 893cc engine gains a head cover, while peg guards are drilled and a host of components are redesigned in the unrelenting of less weight.


Sharpening the edge of its original the CBR gains a more powerful, engine and loses nearly pounds, despite such as a totally new, triple-box-section frame and open-rib …-cast pivot plates. A new map-type ignition, complete with position sensor, ignites the over lightweight, low-friction pistons for instant throttle

A more aerodynamic front adds downforce to the front end at and cancels negative pressure in the to reduce rider fatigue. The riding tool becomes and friendlier as well.


The price of dominance is relentless The CBR900RR gains RC45-type cylinder sleeves and LUB-Coat to cut weight and friction. A remapped 3-D optimizes engine response.

steel exhaust headers an aluminum muffler that 18 ounces. Six new gearbox ratios perfectly with the new 123-bhp to deliver astonishing thrust. An tapered-box-section chassis enhances with a consummate balance of and compliance.

Fork span is increased by to increase torsional rigidity. 310mm brake rotors swept area by 14 percent. It all up to a 1998 CBR900RR that, at 397 is nearly seven pounds than the ’97.

Dominance sleeps.

2000 CBR929RR

Honda CBR1000RR concept

The concept of maximum power and weight remains, but all similarities to the end there. With 160 horses per propelling a 379-pound package, the transcends conventional sportbike as only 52 years of Honda can. Integrated, computer-controlled intake and exhaust management let the compact, fuel-injected, 929cc embarrass larger competitors the quantity and quality of its power.

The aluminum frame is just as delivering a ride that conventional chassis orthodoxy as as the original CBR900RR did eight earlier. Now as then, the ultimate CBR ordinary sportbikes feel much the same: ordinary.

2002 CBR954RR

As stark to the extraordinary competition driving the evolution of sportbikes, a mere two passes before the new CBR929RR is as the CBR954RR. Already acclaimed by to be the best in class in 929 guise, the big CBR now even more power less weight to retain its standing for power-to-weight ratio—the virtue in the motorcycling world it enhances so many other of performance. Whether you measure on the racetrack or in day-to-day streetability, the continues to offer riders an advantage—an enviable balance of handling and rideability in a totally package that has become a hallmark.

2004 CBR1000RR

In the CBR1000RR makes a startling with the past by reaching the present and future, tapping into the cutting-edge technology from Honda’s world-dominating MotoGP racing program. The is closely aligned with the design philosophy and features a swingarm and Unit Pro-Link suspension, a compact engine in a location, a lightweight aluminum and a renewed emphasis on mass a low-slung fuel tank. Add Dual Stage Fuel and the innovative Honda Electronic Damper (HESD), and it becomes to trace the DNA of the awesome RC211V the very cellular structure of the new

2008 CBR1000RR

Smaller, compact, lighter, faster: are the watchwords for the next generation of A wealth of improvements across the including an innovative cam-assisted clutch, new, more engine, lighter and slimmer aluminum Hollow Fine Die frame and myriad weight-saving give the new CBR1000RR stunning in open-class power-to-weight ratio, and handling, culminating in a whole new from the rubber up. At the same fitment of an Idle Air Control and Ignition Interruption Control combine for smoother throttle adding a notable degree of and rideability to this ultra-performance-oriented

2013 CBR1000RR

Honda’s is the essential superbike—the ideal of power and handling designed to together as one complete package. In the CBR1000RR benefitted from better handling via a patented Rear Shock, Big Piston and new wheels. Add to that a 999.8cc pumping out huge midrange and torque for class-leading real-world and you have a high-performance package in its overall balance by the competition.

In addition, new aggressive bodywork aerodynamic flow and high-speed and new LCD instrumentation including a lap timer, shift indicator and more, the pure essence of liter-class New wheels and colors distinguish the model, which remains the Honda superbike.

Honda CBR1000RR concept
Honda CBR1000RR concept
Honda CBR1000RR concept


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