2012 Honda CB

Motorcyclist Online helps you research the used 2012 Honda CB before buying this Sport bike. The 2012 CB is made in Japan. Honda first introduced the CB model in 2011. With front Dual Hydraulic Disc brakes that will securely stop this motorcycle ...     read more
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2012 Honda CB

2012 Honda CB 1000R


The 2012 Honda CB is a stunning bike that rides just as good as it looks. The CB was introduced in 2011 as Honda's first naked sport bike that quickly became part of the street fighter genre of bikes. Naked sport bikes are not nearly as popular in the U.S. as they are overseas, but this bike become very popular due its bold looks and precise handling.

The 2012 Honda CB offers the ease of every day ride-ability and feels perfect cruising through the urban setting or exploring the twisty and windy back roads. The heart of the 2012 Honda CB is a massive, fuel-injected, 998cc inline engine that features enhanced low- to mid-range torque. This focus on the low- to mid-range torque allows the rider to get the extra speed burst he needs when driving through the city and also retain passing power when out on the open road. Not to mention that the enhanced low-end torque allows the rider to pull away from a stop without having to worry about skidding or stalling. The 2012 Honda CB 1000R comes equipped with Honda's Combined Braking System along with ABS, which increases rider confidence even when the driving and road conditions may be less than ideal.

This sport bike features short and slim seats that taper towards the front to provide a comfortable riding position as well as a unique style. Part of the sleek style design is gained by the front light features. The front lights feature a triangular reflector headlight that is integrated into the cowl. An LED position light also comes standard on the 2012 Honda CB 1000R. The 2012 Honda CB 1000R delivers light and responsive handling, breathtaking acceleration, and a smooth and exhilarating ride. Overall, this ride is just as fun to look at as it is to ride.

New For 2012
  • Compact and lightweight 998cc liquid cooled engine combines with Honda's Programmable Fuel Injection System
  • Adjustable 43mm inverted fork suspension in the front and a Pro-Arm swing arm in the rear
  • Low exhaust system that not only produces a thrilling sound but also helps with mass centralization, resulting in a quicker steering response and better handling
  • New gray metallic color
  • Fully digital instrument panel with three large LCD readouts

2012 Honda CB Specs

  • Model: CB 1000R
  • Engine Type: 988cc four-cylinder
  • Bore and Stroke: 75mm x 56.5mm
  • Compression ratio: 11.2:1
  • Valve Train: DOHC
  • Induction: PGM-FI with automatic enrichment circuit
  • Ignition: Computer-controlled digital transistorized
  • Transmission: Six-speed
  • Final Drive: O-ring
  • Fuel Capacity: 4.5 gallons
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: 37 mpg
  • Brakes (Front): Dual radial-mounted four piston calipers
  • Brakes (Rear): Single disc
  • Suspension (Front): 43 inverted HMAS cartridge fork
  • Suspension (Rear): Single gas charged HMAS shock
  • Wheelbase: 56.9 inches
  • Rake: 25 degrees
  • Trail: 3.9 inches
  • Seat Height: 32.1 inches
  • Curb Weight: 485 pounds
  • Tires (Front): 120/70ZR-17
  • Tires (Rear): 180/55ZR-17


  • Rear brake air guide kit with titanium look
  • Custom 3D logo in light silver
  • Custom-fit, waterproof cover with soft inner liner
  • Under-fender cowl
  • Dust cover

Key Competitors For The 2012 Honda CB

  • Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
  • Suzuki GSX-R1000
  • Suzuki GSX1250FA
  • Ducati Superbike 1198 SP

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