The 2019 CB1000R elegantly combines more with less. It gives its rider a huge amount of usable engine performance, with
the control of a cutting edge Supersports machine, while the innovative, minimalist styling injects it with a whole new attitude.
Its four-cylinder engine has been tuned to make 16% more peak power at just over 10,000rpm and 5% more torque right
through the mid-range, where it’s most useful – and most fun. It is also 4% shorter geared, to extract even faster acceleration
from the power-up. In fact through the first 3 gears, up to 130km/h the CB1000R rides harder than the CBR1000RR. An
assist/slipper clutch adds control.
With the increase in output comes Throttle By Wire (TBW) with 3 preset riding modes plus a USER setting. Power (P), Engine
Brake (EB) and Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) work together across the presets to offer optimum benefit to the
rider dependent on conditions. The exhaust transmits a raw-edged howl as revs rise.
The 2019 CB1000R is 12kg lighter than the outgoing design, making for a 20% improvement in power to weight ratio. It’s also
smaller, yet has a more relaxed riding position. And supporting the radical new look is a box section mono backbone steel
frame, with Showa Separate Function Fr Fork Big Piston (SFF-BP) USD suspension up front and a Showa monoshock at the
rear. Radial-mount front brakes, ABS and a 190-section rear tyre complete the chassis’ upgrade.
The 2019 Honda CB1000R is powered by a 998-cc In-line four, four-stroke engine that produces 123.37bhp and 99Nm of torque through a 6-Speed transmission.
The CB1000R has a fuel tank capacity of 17 litres. It weighs 220kg (dry). In addition to this, the bike also comes with an Anti-lock Braking System (ABS).
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