Honda CB1000R

  • Naked


It's powered by a liquid cooled 998cc inline 4 cylinder engine, producing 143.5bhp at 10,500rpm and maximum torque at 8,250rpm. The engine is essentially the same as the 2014-2016 Fireblade but tuned for less top end power and plenty of low down torque.

Features include:

  • Steel frame and Aluminium single sided swingarm
  • Dual 310mm discs up front with Tokico 2 piston calipers
  • 256mm disc at the rear with single piston caliper
  • Dual channel ABS
  • Adjustable Showa SFF Big Piston upside down fork
  • Adjustable Showa rear shock
  • 4 riding modes: Standard, Sport, Rain, Custom
  • LED lights all round
  • LED running light around headlight
  • Assist and slipper clutch
  • 4->2->1 exhaust system
  • 6 speed gearbox with gear position indicator

Compared to the 2008-2017 model you get 16% more power, 5% more torque, shorter gearing, 12kg off the weight, more compact overall dimensions, a slipper clutch, ride modes and a 20% better power to weight ratio. Oh and doesn't the headlight look way better!

The styling, which Honda calls Neo Cafe Racer, is shared with the smaller CB300R and CB125R. The 5-spoke cast 17" wheels take a 120/70 tyre at the front and 190/55 at the rear.

There's also a CB1000R+ version which includes the quickshifter, radiator guard, fly screen, pillion seat cover and Aluminium front mudguard covers.

Accessories include a quickshifter, heated grips, radiator guard, 12V socket, pillion seat cover, mini fly screen and Aluminium front mudguard panels/rear hugger.

Colours: Black, grey, red

It should hit the dealers mid-2018.

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Insurance Costs

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Insurance Group: 10 of 10

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