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2014 Honda CBR600RR

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If you are searching for a capable middleweight sport bike that is able to keep you adrenaline levels high every time you hit the road, then you should take a closer look at the 2014 Honda CBR600RR.

This sporty motorcycle is loaded with state of the art technologies and every inch of its body was designed for high speed riding.

Talking about technology, the 2014 CBR600RR is equipped with Honda’s Electronic Steering Damper (HESD) system which helps you get first class handling abilities and great low-speed maneuverability.

Power comes from a 599 cc, liquid cooled, inline four cylinder, DOHC engine. The engine needs to deal with a wet weight of 410 pounds and is kept its power is kept in leash by a close ratio six speed transmission.

The base Honda CBR600RR can be yours for $11,490 and if you want the ABS version you’ll have to pay $1000 more.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 Honda CBR600RR.

Overview

Honda CBR600RR

Middleweight Champion.

Talk about a blast to ride: Honda’s awesome CBR600RR strikes a perfect balance between performance and handling in a middleweight package. The CBR600RR offers state-of-the-art technology in a package most riders find just about perfect. And to make a legendary bike even better, you can opt for one with Honda’s revolutionary Combined Anti-Lock Braking System (C-ABS), the first ever on a production Supersport motorcycle.

The CBR600RR is the best 600-class sportbike going, and one of the sharpest looking as well. The only question: Which color will you be riding?

2014 Honda CBR600RR Key Features:

Honda CBR600RR

Honda Electronic Steering Damper (HESD).

The compact 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 CBR600RR’s extraordinary handling.

Revolutionary Doesn’t Begin To Describe These Brakes.

Honda CBR600RR

The CBR600RR’s Combined Anti-Lock Braking System (C-ABS) is the first of its kind on a Supersport machine. Even the most critical motorcycle testers rave about how well they work. Find out what the experts have to say about this revolutionary feature.

Racing Heritage.

Honda CBR600RR

The CBR600RR has been honed to perfection on racetracks all over the world and has impeccable racing credentials—in fact, its engine was chosen to be the basis of the Moto2 class in Grand Prix racing.

2014 Honda CBR600RR Features and Benefits:

Honda CBR600RR

Line-beam headlights
Line-beam headlights feature a two-piece reflector design that utilizes two H7 bulbs for optimum light distribution and unique compact design. The result: the headlight helps you see better and also helps make you visible to traffic.

Dual-Stage Ram Air
A nose-mounted, two-stage ram air system provides a high volume of cool air to the air box for linear power delivery and superb engine performance.

Honda Multi-Action System (HMAS) Inverted Fork
The HMAS cartridge fork features an exclusive internal piston construction. The innovative design employs smaller-diameter pistons to keep oil velocity high for improved damping characteristics and an expanded range of adjustability. The result: you get more precise suspension performance, especially over smaller surface irregularities.

Radial Mounted Front-Brake Calipers
The CBR600RR uses radial-mounted monoblock front-brake calipers. This construction makes the caliper stiffer, and that means you get better brake feel for more linear, powerful stopping. Each caliper also uses four chromium-plated aluminum pistons for smooth, friction-free operation.

Dual-Stage Fuel Injection
Two sets of injectors per cylinder ensure both low- and high-rpm performance. You get near-instantaneous high-rpm response, along with great low-rpm metering and clean running.

Centrally Located Fuel Tank
The CBR600RR’s 4.8-gallon fuel tank is positioned in the center of the chassis and low in the frame. This allows for a more compact design, but more importantly it helps centralize the bike’s mass. Increased mass centralization means the CBR is more responsive to rider input, especially when leaning the bike into a turn or standing it up at the exit.

Unit Pro-Link Suspension
By eliminating the frame-mounted top shock mount, Unit Pro-Link isolates the chassis from bumps, resulting in more precise handling and better traction. Developed on Honda’s championship-winning MotoGP bikes, it’s a perfect example of the CBR’s superior engineering.

Electronic Combined Anti-Lock Braking System (C-ABS)
All-new, electronically controlled C-ABS distributes brake force over both wheels, helping to maintain braking confidence in less-than-ideal conditions. The system electronically measures rider input on the brake lever and pedal, and applies only the front or rear brake in some cases or combines both brakes in other situations.

Specifications

Engine TypeLiquid-cooled inline four-cylinder
Displacement599cc
Bore and Stroke67mm x 42.5mm
InductionDual Stage Fuel Injection (DSFI) with 40mm throttle bodies, Denso 12-hole injectors
IgnitionComputer-controlled digital transistorized with 3-D mapping
Compression Ratio12.2:1
Valve TrainDOHC; four valves per cylinder
TransmissionClose-ratio six-speed
Final Drive#525 O-ring chain
Front Suspension41mm inverted Big Piston Fork with spring preload, rebound and compression damping adjustability; TBD inches travel
Rear SuspensionUnit Pro-Link® HMAS™ single shock with spring preload, rebound and compression damping adjustability; 5.1 inches travel
Front BrakeDual radial-mounted four-piston calipers with full-floating 310mm discs
Rear BrakeSingle-caliper 220mm disc
Front Tire120/70ZR-17 radial
Rear Tire180/55ZR-17 radial
Rake23.5° (Caster Angle)
Trail97.7mm (3.9 inches)
Wheelbase53.9 inches
Seat Height32.3 inches
Curb Weight410 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel—ready to ride)
Fuel Capacity4.8 gallons
Miles Per GallonTBD
EmissionsMeets current EPA standards. California version meets current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.
Available ColorsRed, White/Blue/Red, Black
Factory WarrantyOne Year transferable, unlimited-mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
*Honda’s fuel economy estimates are based on EPA exhaust emission measurement test procedures and are intended for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you ride, how you maintain your vehicle, weather, road conditions, tire pressure, installation of accessories, cargo, rider and passenger weight, and other factors.
Price$11,490 for CBR600RR
$12,490 for CBR600RR ABS


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