Honda CBR900RR Fireblade 918 For Sale

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Honda CBR900RR Fireblade 918
Insurance Costs: 9 of 10
Current Prices: £3,600–£2,600

What Is It?

The Honda CBR900RR Fireblade is a dedicated sports bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 918 cc inline four engine, producing 130 bhp at 10,500 rpm and maximum torque at 8,500 rpm.

Features include:

  • Aluminium twin spar frame and swingarm
  • Dual 296 mm discs up front with Nissin four piston calipers
  • 220 mm disc at the rear with Nissin single piston caliper
  • Adjustable 45 mm Showa fork with 120 mm travel
  • Adjustable rear pro-link shock with 125 mm travel
  • Four 38 mm Keihin carbs
  • 4->2->1 exhaust system
  • 6 speed transmission

Compared to the 1992-1995 model there's a 25 cc capacity increase, 7 bhp more power, up rated suspension, a re-designed 3 box section chassis that's more rigid while being lighter, 10 mm higher bars / seat, a new swingarm, fork, shock, slimmer fuel tank and a 1 kg weight saving. 

The 5-spoke 16" front wheel takes a Bridgestone BT56 130/70 tyre and the rear 17" a 180/55.

  • 1996: Red/white/blue, grey/orange, black/red
  • 1997: Red/white/black, yellow/purple/black and grey/black

Did You Know?

The 1997 model appears in The Fast and the Furious (2001).

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Useful storage space under the seat
  • Easy to use power
  • Build quality
  • Reliability
  • Comfort

Any Downsides?

  • Budget to replace the standard can and upgrade the brakes
  • 16" front wheel limits tyre selection

Specs

Launch RRP: £9,265

Capacity: 918 cc (average)

Power: 130 bhp / 97 kW (high)

Red Line: 11,000 rpm (high)

Top Speed: 160 mph / 257 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: 810 mm / 31.9 inches (average)

Wet Weight: 204 kg / 450 pounds (heavy)

Dry Weight: 184 kg / 406 pounds

Power to Weight: 0.637 bhp/kg / 0.475 kW/kg

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
1996
£3,600
£2,900
£2,550
27,400
1997
£3,250
£2,600
£2,300
27,200

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
1996
16
38
54
31 / month
1997
338
591
929
41 / month

Source: DVLA