The 2017 Honda CB1000R is the latest superbike to appear very soon. After ten years of production, it is still model which every fan expects eagerly. With slightly hefty price, it could turn some buyers from buying it. On the other hand, other bikes can hardly match performance and adrenalin CB1000R is offering. Not only specifications are excellent, but also design. All parts on this model make it ‘super’. Furthermore, some premium features are finding their position on 2017 CB1000R. Finally, we still wait for final list of equipment and changes on the motorcycle.
2017 Honda CB1000R redesign
Except exceptional visual appearance, there are many other features that make 2017 Honda CB1000R special. Superbike with great performance has naked design. However, this look was criticized a lot, because of its simple design. On the other hand, some riders love it. By showing powerful engine, 2017 Honda CB1000R makes a statement. Seating position is excellent, and saddle is very comfortable. Because there are no many parts that cover mechanical stuff, overall weight is reduced. That leads to better fuel economy. Bike is using LED lamps for lights on the both ends. Instrument panel is digital, with LCD screen. There, all info about speed, trip meter, temperature and gauge can be found.
2017 Honda CB1000R engine
The 2017 Honda CB1000R is using 999 cc displacement as its engine. Cooling system is using liquid. Drivetrain is paired with close-ration six-speed transmission. Combination is good for 125 horsepower. Similar output is present for ten years. Since release in 2007, CB1000R had around 123 horses from its drivetrain. Additionally, there are programmed fuel injection system, DCT as option and ABS. These features comes as extra, so cost of models can raise. Handling, top speed and acceleration are boosted comparing to predecessor, but nothing spectacular.
2017 Honda CB1000R price and release date
Base price of the 2017 Honda CB1000R will be around $12,000. With improved ABS and dual-clutch transmission, value raises for $600. Honda didn’t announce when bike could be launched, but we believe this is going to happen early in 2017.