2013 Honda CBR1000RR

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The Honda CBR1000RR is one of the sportiest models developed by the Japanese manufacturer. Though, even if the bike is one of the most capable models in its class, Honda still wanted to make a few upgrades.

Honda’s engineers wanted to obtain a perfect mix between power, handling, riding quality, and overall build quality, and we’ll have to admit that the result is quite fascinating.

The 2013 Honda CBR100RR is propelled by a 999cc liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder mated on a six speed transmission. For first class performances the Honda CBR100 RR is also packed with a modern slipper clutch which assures full power transmission with smooth shifting and a light clutch pull at the lever.

Honda offers the motorcycle in two versions, one with Combined Anti-Lock Braking System (C-ABS), the first ever on a production Superbike. The 2013 Honda CBR1000RR is offered with a starting price of $13,800.

Hit the jump for more information on the Honda CBR1000RR

Press release

Honda CBR1000RR

Honda Electronic Steering Damper

The compact second-generation HESD helps maintain predictable high-speed handling and low-speed maneuverability. Way more sophisticated than a simple fixed-rate damper, it’s one of the keys to the CBR1000RR’s extraordinary handling.

LCD Instrumentation

The CBR1000RR’s full-screen LCD instrumentation includes a lap timer, trip and fuel-consumption computer, five-level customizable shift indicator, gear-position indicator and peak-rpm memory function.

Combined ABS Brakes.

The CBR1000RR’s Combined ABS (C-ABS) system is the first of its kind on a Superbike. Even the most critical motorcycle testers rave about how well it works. Find out what the experts have to say about this revolutionary feature.

Twin-Spar Aluminum Chassis

Four-piece aluminum frame design balances strength, rigidity, and lightness. Wrapped tightly around the engine, the structure helps centralize the CBR1000RR’s mass for more responsive handling—some of the best anywhere on two wheels.

Dual-Stage Fuel Injection

Honda CBR1000RR

Two sets of injectors per cylinder for both low- and high-rpm performance. Instantaneous high-rpm response, along with great low-rpm metering and clean running.

Layered Fairing

There’s no mistaking the 2013 CBR1000RR, thanks to its Layered Fairing bodywork. Lean, mean, more aggressive from front to back, it’s a real attention getter, even when it’s standing still.

Assisted Slipper Clutch

Superbikes can deliver a great deal of backtorque through the driveline, upsetting handling. Not the CBR1000RR. Its Honda-designed Assisted Slipper Clutch is the same type used on our MotoGP bikes. The design does away with the need for heavy clutch springs ensuring full power transmission with smooth shifting and a light clutch pull at the lever.

Gull-Wing Swingarm

Honda CBR1000RR

Honda CBR1000RR

The CBR1000RR’s braced aluminum "gull wing" swingarm is deliberately long. That helps deliver improved traction and gives the rider excellent chassis feedback.

BPF Front Suspension

The CBR1000RR’s front suspension uses a Big Piston Fork (BPF). The 43mm Showa fork is smoother and more responsive, and gives you excellent front-end feedback.

Unit Pro-Link Rear Suspension

The CBR1000RR features premium suspension front and rear. In the back, the Unit Pro Link design uses a Balance Free Rear shock that uses a double-tube design for smoother and more accurate response.

12-Spoke Wheels

Honda CBR1000RR

With their consistent rigidity and balance, these sharp-looking 12-spoke cast aluminum wheels work with the BPF fork to enhance suspension feedback to deliver real handling improvements.

Specifications

Engine Type999cc liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder
Bore And Stroke76mm x 55.1mm
InductionProgrammed Dual Stage Fuel Injection (PGM-DSFI) with 46mm throttle bodies, Denso 12-hole injectors
IgnitionComputer-controlled digital transistorized with 3-D mapping
Compression Ratio12.3:1
Valve TrainDOHC; four valves per cylinder
TransmissionClose-ratio six-speed
Final Drive#530 O-ring-sealed chain
Front Suspension43mm inverted Big Piston fork with spring preload, rebound and compression damping adjustability; 4.3 inches travel
Rear SuspensionUnit Pro-Link Balance Free Rear Shock with spring preload, rebound and compression-damping adjustability; 5.4 inches travel
Front BrakeDual radial-mounted four-piston calipers with full floating 320mm discs
Rear BrakeSingle-caliper 220mm disc
Front Tires120/70ZR-17 radial
Rear Tires190/50ZR-17 radial
Trail96.0mm (3.8 inches)
Wheelbase55.5 inches
Seat Height32.3 inches
Curb Weight439 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel ready to ride.)
Fuel Capacity4.7 gallons, including 1.06-gallon reserve
Miles Per Gallon41 MPG
Available ColorsRed, Repsol Edition,White/Blue/Red

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