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Honda Fireblade, CB1100RS, CB1100EX – 2016 Intermot

2017 Honda CBR1000RR SP

Nicky Hayden unveiled 2017 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP and SP2 at a press conference at Intermot show in Cologne.

Honda Motorcycles has showcased the new CBR1000RR Fireblade along with CB1100RS and CB1100EX at the ongoing Intermot Show. CBR 1000RR Fireblade is being presented in two versions over the stock model to include SP and SP2 versions and is seen in a new design language with sharper profile and lighter weight.

The bike sports a new radiator design, titanium fuel tank and muffler along with a TFT LCD meter. It gets better handling facilities, thanks to its reduced weight.

2017 Honda CBR1000RR SP

2017 Honda CBR1000RR SP

2017 Honda CBR1000RR SP has an overall weight reduction of 15 kgs to weigh a total of 200 kgs while the SP2 version sports lightweight Marchesini wheels, redesigned valves along with combustion chamber and pistons.

The Fireblade is also seen with full LED headlights and tail lamps, Honda Selectable Torque Control and programmable Ohlins Electronic Controlled Suspension system. It is powered by an upgraded 1000cc inline four cylinder engine which is also Euro 4 compliant. Fireblade SP and SP2 will be on sale from early 2017.


Honda CB1100EX and CB 1100RS are also being displayed at Intermot and seen with new LED lights, short exhaust muffler and new fuel tank design. Side covers, seats, fenders and footpegs also follow a new design. While the RS model is more sporty in appeal with 17” aluminum wheels, lower handle bars and sporty tyres, the CB1100EX follows a more classic design with 40 spoke 18” zinc coated stainless steel wheels.


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Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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