THE SP

2014/16 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP

Motorcycle News (UK) - - Road Test -

The first SP ver­sion of the Blade ar­rived, with Öh­lins sus­pen­sion, Brembo brakes and a lighter sub­frame with no pil­lion pro­vi­sions. A ported head and new ex­haust head­ers boosted power to a claimed 180bhp.

Honda claimed the Blade’s cylin­der head port­ing in­creased flow ef­fi­ciency by 6.5%.

The SP was the first Blade to fea­ture Brembo brakes.

999.8cc + 199kg + 177mph | 180bhp @ 12,000rpm | 84ftlb @ 8500rpm

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