Honda’s Updated 2024 CBR600RR Not Coming to America

Honda’s midsize sportbike continues into 2024 in old wares.

Back in November, we previewed a notable update to Honda’s CBR600RR platform for the European market. It now appears that version won’t be debuting in the US in 2024. Honda has announced a 2024 CBR600RR for the States, but as a carryover from last year, which is actually a continued carryover from the last major US update made in 2013. The 2024 US version of the CBR600RR will be priced at $12,199, a $100 bump over the 2023 MSRP.

The 2024 Honda CBR600RR in Grand Prix Red.Honda

It should be noted that the revised CBR600RR that will be available in European markets is an extension of the work Honda did on the platform a few years prior, when it released a revised version for Japan back in 2020. It’s likely those changes will eventually make it to the US, but we’ll have to wait a bit longer.

That said, Honda’s 599cc supersport remains an appealing option for riders in the US thanks to its deft combination of comfort, ease of use on the road, expertly calibrated braking package, and solid suspension setup. The extra horsepower of the overseas version and revised chassis would obviously be nice additions, but such is life sometimes.

We last sampled the CBR600RR in 2020, and despite some of its shortcomings (such as in the electronics department), the platform still proved its worth. Particularly for road riders who want a bike that is as great around town as it is on the track.

For those who want to enjoy the benefits of ABS, expect to pay $13,199. Both editions will be available to US customers in Grand Prix Red colors.

2024 Honda CBR600RR Technical Specifications and Price

Price: $12,199–$13,199
Engine: 599cc, DOHC, liquid-cooled inline-four; 4 valves/cyl.
Bore x Stroke: 67.0 x 42.5mm
Compression Ratio: 12.2:1
Fuel Delivery: DSFI w/ 40mm throttle bodies, Denso 12-hole injectors
Clutch: Wet, multiplate
Transmission/Final Drive: 6-speed/chain
Frame: Twin-spar aluminum
Front Suspension: 41mm USD Big Piston Fork; fully adjustable; 4.7 in. travel
Rear Suspension: Unit Pro-Link HMAS shock, fully adjustable; 5.1 in. travel
Front Brake: 4-piston calipers, 310mm radial-mount full-floating discs (ABS optional)
Rear Brake: 220mm disc (ABS optional)
Wheels, Front/Rear: 17 in. / 17 in.
Tires, Front/Rear: 120/70-17 / 180/55-17
Rake/Trail: 23.5°/3.9 in.
Wheelbase: 53.9 in.
Seat Height: 32.4 in.
Fuel Capacity: 4.8 gal.
Claimed Curb Weight: 417 lb.
Available: March 2024