THE STUBBY

2008/09

Motorcycle News (UK) - - Road Test -

CBR1000RR

O What changed? Every­thing. O Tell us about it: Honda stepped back into the big time. The to­tally new mo­tor fea­tured forged pis­tons, ti­ta­nium valves and a claimed 175bhp, a gull-wing swingarm, ra­dial brakes and a side exit ex­haust for bet­ter mass cen­tral­i­sa­tion. O Should I buy one? Yes. Su­perb. O Blade rat­ing: ★★★★

999.8cc + 199kg + 172.1mph | 175bhp @ 12,000rpm | 83.9ftlb @ 8500rpm

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