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Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade Debuts at 2016 Intermot Motorcycle Show

CBR1000RR Fireblade

(Photo : YouTube) The Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade is set to hit the market soon.

Japanese conglomerate Honda has unveiled the CBR1000RR Fireblade at the 2016 Intermot motorcycle show. The new Honda CBR1000RR gains an additional 10 horsepower pushing its total to 186.

The engine of the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade has been upgraded to make it comply with Euro 4 compliance without the need to sacrifice power and performance. Thanks to Honda's new set of advanced materials, the new Fireblade shed its weight off by 15kg. This drop in weight will help increase the motorcycle's stability, along with power-to-weight ratio.

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According to Financial Express, Honda said that it also shortened the nuts and bolts used on the CBR1000RR Fireblade to further shed its weight. The company also used magnesium to cover the motorcycle's engine.

A slew of high-end tech features were also added on the new Fireblade. It now sports a new traction control system, five-axis Inertial Measurement Unite, and engine breaking management.

The new Honda CBR1000RR sports Brembo brakes on both ends, a TFT touchscreen, quick shift assist feature, wheelie control, and throttle-by-wire. Honda also used new suspensions from Ohlins Electronic Controlled Suspension system. The motorcycle also received enhancements on its LED head and tail lights, radiation design, muffler, and the titanium fuel tank.

The new Honda CBR1000RR will be available in three different variants: stock, SP, and SP2. Honda is yet to confirm the official price tag or the release date of each of the variants.

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