Honda CBR1000RR-R FIREBLADE SP street legal, race track ready


What Honda aims with new Fireblade SP is the World Super Bike championship (WSBK), that’s how aggressive development they put on their new street legal  bike CBR1000RR-R.


Honda says that with new bike they are offering performance and refinement never experienced on a road legal bike. The new CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP bike features slightly longer chassis, but Honda says CBR is agile racer that is stable and has a sweet steering.

New inline four short-stroke motor is rev-monster peaking at 14,500rpm with 214bhp. This power means reliable and huge braking power which comes in the name of new Brembo Stylema calipers, for quality ride and control there’s new Öhlins semi-active shock and gas forks.

New engine up close

Modern superbike isnt just about the pure power, there must be electronics, engine and chassis sinergy, working as one to form a potent racing machine.

CBR1000RR-R employs all the high tech electronics: sophisticated ride-by-wire electronics package including nine levels of Honda Selectable Torque Control and 5 power mode levels, wheelie control, six-axis Inertial Measurement Unit, three-level Honda Electronic Steering Damper, second-generation Öhlins Smart Electronic Control.

Exotic materials: aluminum swingarm borrowed from HRC MotoGP bike, DLC-coated camshaft and lobes, titanium con rods, forged ali pistons with Teflon-coated skirts, Beryllium-copper coated small ends and a titanium Akrapovic exhaust.

CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP rear view

Beside all these exotic materials and high tech bike electronics Fireblade features and some advanced aerodynamics in the form of winglets to increase downforce derived from racetrack.

Honda expectations are that new CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP will be on the market from June 2020.

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