Honda Super Blackbird For Sale

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Honda Super Blackbird
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Insurance Costs: 10 of 10
Current Prices: £4,250–£2,150

What Is It?

The Honda Super Blackbird is a premium sports touring bike and is often called the Gentleman's Express. It's powered by a liquid cooled 1,137 cc inline four engine, producing 164 bhp at 10,000 rpm and maximum torque at 7,250 rpm. The engine has dual balancer shafts and is mounted directly to the frame.

Features include:

  • Aluminium frame and swingarm
  • Dual 310 mm discs up front with three piston calipers
  • 256 mm disc at the rear with three piston caliper
  • Combined braking system
  • 43 mm fork with adjustable pre-load
  • Adjustable rear shock
  • 6 speed gearbox

The model is often praised for build quality, finish and riding comfort. It held the record for fastest production bike until it was toppled in 1999 by the GSX1300R Hayabusa, shortly before the gentleman's agreement between the main players to limit top speeds to 186 mph in 2000. 

The 17" wheels take a 120/70 tyre at the front and 180/55 at the rear.

Colours: Silver, blue, black, red, black/silver

Did You Know?

The CBR1100XX Super Blackbird is named after the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, the US stealth reconnaissance plane first flown in 1964 and previous holder of the fastest plane in the world title.

Updates

1998: New cooling system and thermostat housing.

1999: Major re-design with fuel injection, larger fuel tank, HISS, tail light, ram air system, clutch, oil cooler and new combined brakes. A de-tuned version of the engine is used to power the CB1100 X11.

2001: Catalytic converter, new digital dash and taller screen.

2002: New EFI mapping to meet emission standards and improved throttle response at low speed.

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Smooth power delivery
  • Build quality
  • Reliability
  • Comfort
  • Very fast

Any Downsides?

  • Budget for bar risers and a screen
  • Heavy
  • Large

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Specs

Launch RRP: £8,600

Capacity: 1,137 cc (high)

Power: 164 bhp / 122 kW (very high)

Red Line: 10,800 rpm (high)

Top Speed: 180 mph / 290 km/h (very high)

Economy: 35 mpg / 8.1 L/100km (poor)

Range: 180 miles / 290 km (high)

Fuel Capacity: 23.0 litres / 5.1 gallons (very high)

Seat Height: 810 mm / 31.9 inches (average)

Wet Weight: 255 kg / 562 pounds (very heavy)

Dry Weight: 225 kg / 496 pounds

Power to Weight: 0.643 bhp/kg / 0.480 kW/kg

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
1996
£2,650
£2,150
£1,900
27,600
1997
£2,800
£2,250
£1,950
27,600
1998
£2,950
£2,350
£2,050
27,500
1999
£3,100
£2,450
£2,150
27,300
2000
£3,200
£2,600
£2,250
27,000
2001
£3,350
£2,700
£2,350
26,600
2002
£3,500
£2,800
£2,450
26,100
2003
£3,650
£2,900
£2,550
25,500
2004
£3,800
£3,050
£2,650
24,700
2005
£3,950
£3,150
£2,750
23,800
2006
£4,100
£3,250
£2,850
22,800
2007
£4,250
£3,400
£2,950
21,700

Year shows signs of appreciation

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
1996
138
135
273
Rarely
1997
484
464
948
22 / month
1998
473
467
940
100 / month
1999
715
581
1,296
79 / month
2000
468
382
850
23 / month
2001
516
356
872
59 / month
2002
288
187
475
46 / month
2003
256
165
421
77 / month
2004
331
192
523
70 / month
2005
351
153
504
62 / month
2006
269
120
389
52 / month
2007
303
120
423
15 / month

Source: DVLA