2012 Honda CBR1000RR

Friday, December 16th 2011. | Honda

2012 Honda CBR1000RR – 2012 Honda offers better handling balance through a shock-free patented Rear, Big Piston Fork and new wheels. Add to that the 999.8cc engine pumping out horsepower and torque of a large middle class to the real world-leading muscle, and you have a high performance package unmatched in overall balance with the competition. In addition, the new flow of aggressive bodywork and aerodynamic aids high-speed handling, and new LCD instrumentation includes a lap timer, five-level indicator and shift more, redefine the essence of pure liter-class sportbikes.

It is important CBR1000RR Superbike, offers the perfect combination of integrated power, handling, and overall balance for both road and track. But this year we have taken a versatile machine and give it some major upgrades. New suspension, new bodywork, new instrumentation, new wheels and it’s only the beginning. All that in addition to well-known powerful 999cc liquid-cooled engines are inline-four cylinder engine and all-aluminum twin-spar chassis. CBR1000RR that has for years held high standards for the class of well-rounded abilities. Of course, it is helpful that the CBR1000RR is the size and weight with the 600cc class sportbikes, but it’s a family trait long.

2012 what is arguably the most important component in a motorcycle designed for sports use: the performance of the chassis. Indeed, big-time horsepower always holds its own attraction and CBR1000RR are devoting large amounts of horsepower and torque in the midrange right where literbike lovers want-after all, what’s the point of having a big-bore bikes pale? However, it is ultra-responsive handling high-style that really lets this large displacement sportbike for shine.

Starting with four pieces of the tried and proven framework Good Die-Cast aluminum twin-spar, Honda’s development team focused their efforts on combining innovative chassis components, in particular, the concept behind the new surprise, Big Piston Fork, plus new 12-spoke cast aluminum wheels provide even more rigidity. In doing so, they were able to expand the real skills and improve braking CBR1000RR handling and traction characteristics. In addition, new bodywork was designed following the concept of layered flow aerodynamic fairing tools to create large air pockets around the rider while still also help draw air through the cooling system. A chin spoiler integrated in the nose also reduces aerodynamic lift at speed, thus improving handling, and overall package lends a more aggressive appearance.

The new arrangement enhanced EFI make the engine even more manageable, with a special smooth throttle response at smaller throttle openings. The new LCD instrumentation communicates everything from the gear position of the coolant temperature and speed. Cockpit view now incorporates bar-type tachometer that offers four digital linear mode is selected for style readings. Other instrumentation includes gear position indicator, a five-level adjustable shift indicator for the interval sequence, clock / timer mode four rounds, coolant temperature, speedometer, trip meter / fuel economy / fuel consumption, low fuel warning lights and odometer / tachometer numerical . At the bottom of the screen is light to high light, neutral and turn signal functions. All in all, these changes make the interface driver / engine smoother and more rider friendly.

To complete Balance Shock Rear-free, the system now features a front suspension fork 43mm inverted telescopic Showa Big Piston Fork combines technology. This new fork uses a unique construction with a larger volume attenuation to effectively reduce the hydraulic pressure generated as the fork legs compress and extend. The result is a more appropriate action during the initial stroke and smooth damping action, the rider feel as improved handling, enhanced front-end feedback and feel more solid during hard braking.

As before, the CBR1000RR owners can also choose to forward the Honda system is electronically controlled Combined ABS braking, which offers antilock braking confidence while remaining so as not to disturb that meet even the most committed sports rider.Update on the system in effect modified the front brake is more suitable for equestrian sports: now when the rear brake pedal is actuated, there is less initial braking application of front brake setup than the previous generation, followed by a more-progressive front-brake applications such as improving brake pedal pressure .

CBR1000RR has established itself as a liter-class sportbike selling in Europe for several years, the market is filled with a highly discriminating sportbike riders who really give their bike a thorough workout. CBR1000RR remains very popular with people who are very demanding due to health-an inherent purity of purpose, if you will, that continues to reward the most advanced sport riders. The 2012 CBR1000RR has an extreme flexibility which makes the machine a real pleasure, whether it’s time for a quick afternoon ride, a week of exploration down the winding road or a weekend spent at the track.2012 Honda CBR1000RR Specifications

Model: CBR1000RR

Engine Type: 999cc liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder

Bore and Stroke: 76mm x 55.1mm

Compression ratio: 12.3:1

Valve Train: DOHC; four valves per cylinder

Induction: Dual Stage Fuel Injection (DSFI)

Ignition: Computer-controlled digital transistorized with 3-D mapping

Transmission: Close-ratio six-speed

Final Drive: #530 O-ring-sealed chain

Suspension
Front: 43mm inverted Big Piston Fork with spring preload, rebound and compression damping adjustability
Rear: Unit Pro-Link Balance-Free Rear Shock with spring preload, rebound and compression damping adjustability

Brakes
Front: Dual radial-mounted four-piston calipers with full-floating 320mm discs
Rear: Single 220mm disc;

Tires
Front: 120/70ZR-17 radial
Rear: 190/50ZR-17 radial

Wheelbase: 55.5 inches

Rake (Caster Angle): 23° 3′

Trail: 96.0mm (3.8 inches)

Seat Height: 32.3 inches

Fuel Capacity: 4.7 gallons, including 1.06-gallon reserve

Estimated Fuel Economy: TBD

Colors:
CBR1000RR: Red, Black, Pearl White/Blue/Red

Curb Weight*: 441 pounds (CBR1000RR)

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2012 Honda CBR1000RR

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