Honda CBR 1000 Fireblade SP 1 & 2 Review
There is a new from the automotive world, especially for you who have the enthusiast on a motorcycle. In 2017, Honda, Japan’s company which is famous in the world produced a new version of a motorbike, Honda CBR 1000 Fireblade. This product is not only one, but also 3 versions that will launch at the automotive event. There are three version; the standard versions, SP1, and SP2. The three versions of the CBR 1000 are very interesting because there are some differences that will be highlighted from each version.
To describe the design of the Honda CBR 1000 Fireblade, there are two words we can say, minimalist and dynamic. This company wants to form a compact proportion which is solid and fairing on the top and center by reducing the size. The forward-facing character line represents an aggressive style and focuses on the functionality of mechanic, also detail and quality in this super-sophisticated vehicle.
The design is very aerodynamic, so it will keep the stability for high-speed driving. On the racing circuit, the rider’s position is protected from the air current while in the normal driving position, the air pressure is evenly distributed on the rider’s body part. The athletic style is highlighted on the shape of the gas tank cover and the motor holder.
Is there something special from Honda CBR 1000rr Fireblade and Honda CBR 1000rr Fireblade SP?
To know the specification of these new products, you can see some explanations as follow:
Honda CBR 1000RR:
Engine Type : Liquid-Cooled, 4 Stroke, 4 Cylinder, 16 Valve, DOHC Inline
Carburation : PGM-DSFI [Programmed Dual Stage Fuel Injection]
Transmission Type : 6 Speed (standard) quick-shifter
Compression Ratio : 13: 1
Power : Maximum 141kW/13.000rpm, Torque 116 Nm/11.000rpm
Frame : Diamond, Aluminum Composite Twin Spar
Headlights : LED
Battery Capacity : 12v – 6AH and 12v – 4,5AH (Li-ion)
Security : HISS (Honda Ignition Security System)
Every product certainly has upgrades time by time, as well as the Honda CBR 1000rr. In October 2017, Honda companies launched a second version of this luxury motorcycle. In the producing process, we can see many outstanding differences between the standard version and the new version of Honda CBR 1000rr SP such as:
The Parts of Rim Cord
Honda CBR 1000rr uses black colored wheels. While Honda CBR 1000rr SP has a golden yellow color of the trim cord. If we see more at the rim part carefully, it will show the difference on the livery. The difference lies in the part of front fairing above the headlamp.
The Stern Part
Honda CBR 1000rr standard is completed with a footstep, the rear seat that is intended specifically for passengers. While Honda CBR 1000rr SP is not completed with a footstep. This indeed shows that the latest upgrade of Honda CBR 1000rr SP intended for 1 person, the rider only. Actually, Honda CBR 1000rr SP specifically designed for highway racing course. So, do not be surprised if you buy this luxury motorcycle, you cannot invite friends or your lover to join for enjoying the speed of this new version.
The next difference we can see is also from the specification of the engine. Honda CBR 1000rr is only able to spend power of 160 HP. As for the Honda CBR 1000rr, SP is capable spend the speed and power of 180 HP.
Meanwhile, Honda CBR 1000rr SP already has a suspension from OHLINS with TTX type in the front and rear of the motor. And Honda CBR 1000rr only use suspense with SHOWA label. Under the brake, if we compare between Honda CBR 1000rr Fireblade and Honda CBR 1000rr Fireblade SP, the use of capillaries is different. Honda CBR 1000rr SP uses Brembo capillaries while Tokico capillaries are on the Honda CBR 1000rr.
The Price Term
Honda CBR 1000rr standard has the price range $16,799 While the Honda CBR 1000rr SP price is higher than the standard version of $19,999.
Those are the explanations of the new version of Honda CBR 1000rr. Do you have the plan to buy it? You will not regret to feel the speed of this one-liter sport fairing bike.
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