Discover the new Honda cbr1000rr Fireblade 2012, the latest in a long series of maxi Honda. Twenty years ago, in fact, the home of Tokyo presented his first Fireblade. Boasted an engine from 900cm3 and it was a crazy bike: Nice, fast, powerful, although very large and heavy. After the beauty of four decades, the Honda can boast of having still list the brand Fireblade. Taking the philosophy of total control, the 2012 model year has not been the subject of pronfondi changes but a slight restyling and aesthetic improvements as regards in particular the chassis and suspension. Although has no traction control or Ride by wire system
The design of the Honda cbr1000rr Fireblade m. y 2012 change shortly. The new hull layers makes the front moderately more edgy and helps to improve the aerodynamic qualities of the medium. The new fairing parts are inserted laterally to the headlights and create a zig-zag effect. Vaguely reminiscent of a lightning strike and, personally, do not convince me at all. I would have preferred that the front was not touched. You know though: de gustibus non est disputandum. To be true to say that saw the live front appears more graceful in photos.
The engine of the Honda CBR 1000RR Fireblade is the classic four-cylinder Honda home. Measurements of bore and stroke of 76X55 .1 mm to 999cm3. Has the beauty of 176 HP at 12,000 gir/min and a pair of 112 Nm to 8,500 gir/min. The walls of the cylinder are treated silicon carbide with nickel (Ni-SiC) in order to improve the internal friction. Not bad for a bike that wants to be remembered for dynamic skills before for power. There are unfortunately also in this version 2012 the ride by wire and traction control. Strange but true considering that now all the competition has them as standard. Furthermore Honda’s recipe is clear: improve cycling until obtaining a motorcycle that does not need to be driven electronics safely. Remapped ECU, particularly improved delivery at low speed, to make the bike more performant right where the powerful thousand suffer most in bends and narrow curves. This clutch. Performs well and helps in detached more demanding.
Suspension and wheels
The suspension of the Honda cbr1000rr Fireblade were modified in order to ensure the new model more grip and traction. The back is now associated with the Pro-Link system a damper type ‘ Balance Free Rear Cushion ‘, made with the Showa, equipped with double room.
Able to absorb bumps better and improve the skills of traction. Excellent adjustment device presence atop the body of the damper.
Front Showa fork are upside down by 43 mm. Equipped with Big Piston Fork system, should ensure better contact between the front wheel and the asphalt, to the benefit of road holding and braking capacity.
More rigid, but much more beautiful new cast-aluminum wheels in 12 races.
Honda CBR 1000 RR 2012 new circles
Chassis and brakes
The chassis of the Fireblade 2012 is a double diamond beam made of aluminium, the same mounted on the previous version.
As regards the brakes in the front we find a
Double disc from 320 x 4.5 mm radially mounted calipers with four pistons and sintered metal pads, while at the rear there is a single disc
220 x 5 mm with single-piston caliper and sintered metal pads.
A version equipped with C-Abs with electronic control.
Honda CBR 1000RR Fireblade the is equipped with a new Lcd display stopwatch, now equipped with gear indicator and Rev counter with four modes of
view. Serial electronic steering damper second-generation HESD and slipper clutch. Abs on request
Beautiful three colors available: Pearl White, Victory Red Sunbeam and Graphite Black.
The white, blue and red and a clear homage to the first Fireblade model, that of 1992.
The price of the Honda cbr1000rr was 14,550 euros for the base version and 15,550 euros for the version equipped with C-ABS.