Essentially a CBR1000RR that's slipped into something more comfortable for street duty.
Over here, the CB would go up against Yamaha's FZ1, Kawasaki's Z1000 and Suzuki's B-King 1300.
|Price ||na |
|Engine type ||l-c inline-four |
|Valve train ||DOHC, 16v |
|Displacement ||998cc |
|Transmission ||6-speed |
|Claimed horsepower ||125 bhp @ 10,000 rpm |
|Claimed torque ||74 lb.-ft. @ 8000 rpm |
|Frame ||Aluminum single-backbone |
|Front suspension ||43mm Showa fork, adjustable for spring preload, compression and rebound damping |
|Rear suspension ||Showa shock, adjustable for spring preload and rebound damping |
|Front brake ||Dual Tokico four-piston radial calipers, 310mm discs |
|Rear brake ||Tokico two-piston caliper, 256mm disc |
|Front tire ||120/70ZR-17 Bridgestone Battlax BT015 |
|Rear tire ||180/55ZR-17 Bridgestone Battlax BT015 |
|Seat height ||32.5 in. |
|Wheelbase ||56.9 in. |
|Fuel capacity ||4.5 gal. |
|Claimed dry weight ||478 lbs. |
It took six years but the CB1000R is finally the bike the Hornet should have been.