CBR1000RR Fireblade

CBR1000RR Fireblade

The 1992 debut of Honda’s world-changing CBR900RR Fireblade completely rewrote the design book of supersport motorcycles, introducing a remarkably compact and lightweight configuration.


With relatively tiny proportions and an unprecedented power-to-weight ratio, the Fireblade embodied the origin of the modern supersport motorcycle.


In 2012, the iconic machine celebrated its 20th anniversary with a the new model, which maintains the original’s ethos of ‘total control’, a philosophy that has been continually refined and evolved during those 20 years.


Two years later another chapter was written in the remarkable Fireblade story with the introduction of the SP – the sharpest and most refined version since that original launch 23 years ago.


The street version of 2014 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP focused on track action – a great starting point for the Pata Honda World Superbike team. It featured Ohlins front and rear suspension, Brembo mono block front brake calipers, a single seat unit and a special Tricolour paint.


It shared the standard CBR1000RR's uprated cylinder head and power boost, plus factory-matched engine internals, with frame revisions and new top and bottom yokes to suit. Standard fitment of Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP tyres were the finishing touch.


The 999.8cc inline four-cylinder engine received the same updated cylinder head as the standard 2014 CBR1000RR Fireblade, with improved inlet/exhaust gas flow and combustion efficiency, and the extra 2kW peak power boost. However it featured factory-matched pistons and con-rods, to ensure optimum internal balance.


As a track-focused machine the Fireblade SP offers no provision for a pillion and a sleek single seat unit saves weight. Further marking the SP version out from standard is its own unique Tricolour paint – white and two-tone blue, with a central red stripe and trademark Honda gold wheels.


The racing version of Honda’s flagship machine, the Pata Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP goes into 2015 subject to slightly revised World Superbike technical regulations. However, with Sylvain Guintoli and Michael van der Mark, the reigning World Superbike and World Supersport champions, on board, it’s sure to be at the sharp end once more...

CBR1000RR Fireblade Info

Engine type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke 16-valve DOHC inline-4
Displacement (cc) 999.8cm
Bore x Stroke 76 x 55.1mm
Maximum power >228bhp
Max torque No disclosure
Carburation PECTEL ECU by Cosworth Electroncis
Aircleaner Sprintfilter
Fuel Tank Capacity 22,5 litres
Transmission & clutch HRC Kit
Final reduction Sunstar Sprocket (adjustable)
Final drive #520 Regina chain
Frame type Diamond; aluminium composite twin-spar
Dimensions (LxWxH) 2,080 x 685 x 1,130mm (Wheelbase Length adjustable)
Caster angle & trail Adjustable
Suspension - Front Öhlins TRSP 43 factory front fork with Through Rod System. Damping adjusters: rebound, compression.
Suspension - Rear Öhlins TTX40 factory damper with hydraulic preload adjuster. Damping adjusters: rebound, compression. Length adjuster.
Wheels & Tyres Marchesini Aluminium forged (Front) 17 x 3.5, Pirelli (Rear) 17 x 6.0, Pirelli
Brakes (Front) Nissin / Yutaka floating 320 x 7mm (Rear) Nissin / Yutaka floating 220 x 5mm

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