2016 Honda CBR1000RR

Entire CBR lineup of Honda motorcycles is updated. It has been officially confirmed and that means we have new 2016 Honda CBR1000RR. This edition will be again available in Repsol unique painting and that excites all fans of Moto GP championship. With performance offered from this bike this could be again one of the most interesting models to buyers. Nevertheless there are some other slight updates which make CBR1000RR more exciting. Design is exceptional power is not in doubt, but without control, doesn’t mean nothing. Handling of the bike is at top level and it is one of the major advantages.

2016 Honda CBR1000RR front view

2016 Honda CBR1000RR engine

Power for the 2016 Honda CBR1000RR comes from liquid-cooled 999 cc drivetrain with four cylinders. With 76 x 55.1 mm bore and stroke, and special programmed dual stage fuel injection, ignition, power, fuel economy and many other features are improved. Computer-controlled and digital ignitions are installed with 3D mapping. There are 4 valves per cylinder on DOHC engine. Close-ratio 6-speed gearbox is mated to this unit. Estimated fuel economy is 41 mpg but this rate heavily depends on weather conditions, type of ride, maintenance, and many more subjects. With 4.6 gallon fuel tank 2016 CBR1000RR has a range of 180 miles.

2016 Honda CBR1000RR rear view

2016 Honda CBR1000RR design

We already mentioned that 2016 Honda CBR1000RR will be available in Repsol colors but this bike will be painter in matte black metallic scheme. Both front and back wheels are 17-inchers but front one is 120/70ZR and rear 190/50ZR. Overall length of the wheelbase is 55.5 inches and seating position is set at 32.2 inches. Overall weight is 441pounds with standard base equipment, required fluids and full gas tank. This bike also uses special suspensions. Up front there is Big Piston fork, inverted, with spring preload. Travel is 4.3 inches. Unit Pro-Link balance free rear shock is rear suspension with 5.4 inches of travel. Rear one also has spring preload, rebound and compression-damping adjustability.

2016 Honda CBR1000RR price

Depending on color scheme and other features, 2016 Honda CBR1000RR is valued from $14,000.  Finally SP Repsol edition is packed with more quality features and painted with special color, so it $3,000 price boost doesn’t surprise us.

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