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CB1000R coming to the US



Nov 2, 2010

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American Honda Motor Companyʼs Powersports Division announced to its dealers today the release of the CB1000R, a high-performance and versatile “naked bike.” “Last week we introduced the all-new entry-level CBR250R and weʼre just as excited about this addition to Hondaʼs lineup for 2011,” said Powersports Press Manager Bill Savino. “The CB1000R fills a great position in todayʼs market as we now bring a very capable sport machine packed with high-performance features to riders who focus on street use—wherever and whatever their destination may be. Whether itʼs a quick trip down a favorite backroad, a weeklong ride through a few states, or anything in between, the CB1000R is versatile enough to do it all.”

CB1000R: A Distinctive High-Performance Honda

When you look at the new CB1000R, you see a motorcycle with roots that stretch back to the seminal four-cylinder classic CB750K0 introduced by Honda in 1969. Yet at the same time the CB1000R carries a sporting heritage so modern that it will attract many of todayʼs most sophisticated and demanding street riders. Credit its clean, essentials-only styling, and a fuel-injected four-cylinder 998cc powerplant tuned for loads of right-now power. Sophisticated Gravity Die-Cast technology creates a mono-backbone aluminum frame that is strong yet features thin-wall construction for light weight. The distinctive single-sided aluminum swingarm features a single rear shock with spring preload and rebound-damping adjustability for excellent rear suspension action. And thereʼs a fully adjustable 43mm inverted fork and radial-mounted dual 310mm disc brakes up front. Perhaps best of all, the roomy seating position delivers excellent rider comfort and tremendous versatility for long-distance travel and two-up riding. With all these features and more, the 2011 CB1000R is the most modern iteration of a long line of much-respected high-performance unfaired four-cylinder bikes—the classic hot-rod Hondas. Available in Pearl Black beginning in Spring 2011.

Look at the new CB1000R and you see a motorcycle with an enduring correctness of design. This is a motorcycle with roots that stretch back to the seminal four-cylinder classic CB750K0 introduced by Honda in 1969, a heritage that will resonate with a remarkably wide span of today's most sophisticated and demanding riders.

Credit its clean, essentials-only styling, a fuel-injected four-cylinder 998cc powerplant tuned for loads of right-now power, single-sided swingarm with single-shock rear suspension, plus a wealth of new features that give it its own unique identity. Whether you choose to call it a "naked bike," or a Superbike in Clark Kent clothing, the 2011 CB1000R is the most modern iteration of a long line of much-respected high-performance unfaired four-cylinder bikes—the classic hot-rod Hondas.

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