Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade For Sale

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Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade
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Current Prices: £4,400–£3,500
Insurance Costs: 10 of 10

What Is It?

The Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade is a dedicated premium sports bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 998 cc inline four engine, producing 172 bhp at 11,250 rpm and maximum torque at 10,000 rpm.

Features include:

  • Aluminium frame and swingarm
  • Dual 310 mm discs up front with Tokico four piston calipers
  • 220 mm disc at the rear with Nissin single piston caliper
  • Adjustable 43 mm upside down fork
  • Adjustable pro-link shock
  • 4->2 exhaust system
  • 6 speed gearbox

Compared to the outgoing CBR900RR there's a new 44 cc larger engine with 17 bhp more power, a new frame, a new under seat exhaust system, an electronic steering damper for a more stable ride, longer swingarm and the centre of gravity moved forward to make it less inclined to wheelie.

As usual there are also loads of weight savings from the cams (450 g), smaller discs (300 g), radiator (700 g), exhaust system (1.4 kg) and ECU (100 g) however overall it's 11 kg heavier. The 3-spoke 17" wheels take a Bridgestone BT-014 120/70 tyre at the front and 190/50 at the rear.

  • 2004: Black, grey/black, red/black, red/white/blue
  • 2005: Black, red/black, grey/black, black/orange/red

For another £6,000 Honda will offer a HRC race kit, replacing the ECU to increase the red line to 14,450 rpm. It also features a new gearbox, shock, fork and power boost to 207 bhp.

Did You Know?

This was the first Blade produced without Tadao Baba as lead designer. Before they were known as FireBlades but from this point it will be Fireblades with a small "b".

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Comfortable
  • Quality finish
  • Handling
  • Reliable
  • Power
  • Looks

Any Downsides?

  • Suspension
  • Toasty seat

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Specs

Launch RRP: £8,600

Capacity: 998 cc (high)

Power: 172 bhp / 128 kW (very high)

Red Line: 11,500 rpm (high)

Top Speed: 175 mph / 282 km/h (very high)

Economy: 40 mpg / 7.1 L/100km (average)

Range: 160 miles / 257 km (high)

Fuel Capacity: 18.0 litres / 4.0 gallons (high)

Seat Height: 820 mm / 32.3 inches (average)

Dry Weight: 179 kg / 395 pounds

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2004
£4,400
£3,500
£3,050
22,200
2005
£4,400
£3,500
£3,100
21,400
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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2004
610
496
1,106
180 / month
2005
643
552
1,195
77 / month

Source: DVLA