Honda has officially launched the 2017 CBR1000RR superbike in India. The base model is priced @ INR 17.61 lakhs and the Fireblade SP is available for INR 21.70 lakhs. These prices are ex-showroom Delhi. 2017 CBR1000RR was unveiled officially @ EICMA in 2016. Honda's flagship racer has undergone a considerable evolution, becoming something more futuristic and pleasing to the eye of an enthusiast. The motorcycle's handling has been claimed to be extraordinary well for its segment by the makers. 2017 version of CBR1000RR is the 25th year for Fireblade's production, making this model much more special than anything else of Honda's side.
Internationally, 2017 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade is available in 3 versions: Base, SP and SP2. But Honda has launched only 2 variants in India: Base and SP. The new additions to the motorcycle are pretty amazing as replacing Honda's C-ABS with a new one from other source reduced the weight by 10 kg. CBR1000RR now even carries 5-axis inertial measurement unit (IMU) and rear lift control (RLC) for calculating lean angle, wheel speed, throttle angle and braking inputs. All in all, these make it much more safer and reliable in case of panic braking.
2017 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade Launched in India @ INR 17.61 lakh
Honda's first motorcycle to use Ohlins S-EC suspension (CBR1000RR SP
), the Fireblade comes with NIX30 front forks and TTX36 rear shock absorber. The motorcycle provides 3 Active and 3 Manual riding modes to the rider. The new CBR also uses a colored TFT instrument console that adjusts automatically to the lighting conditions. It even has 3 display modes named Mechanic, Street and Circuit.
The new motorcycle is around 14 kg lighter than the older generation while its steering response has improved significantly. It come with Bridgestone RS10, 120/70-17 and 190/50-17 wheels. The peak power is now 189 BHP @ 13,000 rpm and the maximum torque is 111 NM @ 11,000rpm. When it comes to CBR1000RR
Fireblade SP2 (not available in India), Honda will be manufacturing just 500 units for the same and it won't be a road legal version at all. SP2 will use lighter wheels and more technology, directly driven from Honda RC213V.
New CBR1000RR has all-digital console
2017 Honda CBR1000RR Price List
- Base Model - Rs 17.61 lakhs
- SP - Rs 21.70 lakhs
Above mentioned prices are ex-showroom Delhi
2017 Honda CBR100RR is available in 2 shades in India: Matte Ballistic Black Metallic and Victory Red
2017 Honda CBR100RR SP is available in 1 shade in India: Victory Red