Monday, April 28, 2008

2008 Honda CBR1000RR offers riding breakthroughs



The Los Angeles Times features a review of the 2008 Honda CBR1000RR and the new technology that makes this bike faster and easier to ride.


Honda describes the CBR1000RR...

In 2008 Honda reinforces a long-standing legacy of creating breathtaking breakthroughs in the literbike class. The all-new CBR1000RR establishes a higher standard for weight reduction and compact, centralized mass to produce the pinnacle of sportbike performance and rideability.


New features included on the CBR1000RR:
  • Idle-Air Control Valve (IACV) and Ignition Interrupt Control for idle stability and smoother on/off throttle response.
  • All-new 999cc inline four-cylinder engine.
  • Unique slipper clutch features cam mechanism to reduce clutch-lever pull.
  • New-generation Honda Electronic Steering Damper (HESD).

Source: The Los Angeles Times and Honda Motorcycles
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