2014/16 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP
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