Wednesday, March 16, 2011

2011 Honda CBR600F unveiled; minor styling changes

Honda has unveiled the refurbished 2011 CBR600F at the on-going EICMA show in Milan. With the engine fine tuned from the powerful CBR600RR, this middle-weight sports bike has a full fairing, great styling and is a welcome addition for the 2011 line up.

The Honda CBR600F is designed to carry out all sort of tasks from regular commuting to occasional drag races.
The 2011 Honda CBR600F is built on a rectangular-section, aluminum-backbone frame which makes the engine an integrated stressed structural member. The handlebars are meant for a sporty ride with the fully adjustable inverted 41 mm fork raked at 25 degrees. The bike sports a wheelbase of 56.6 inches. Honda CBR600F features 296 mm discs grabbed by Nissin calipers. Honda has updated the instrument panel and provided some attractive colors.
At this point, there is no information on the actual launch date of the 2011 CBR600F, or whether it would be available in the US.

2011 honda cbr 600f picture

Basic tech specs of the new CBR600F

-    Light weight and compact 599 cc liquid cooled fuel-injected inline-4 engine producing 120 bhp at 12,000 rpm.
-    Rectangular-section, aluminum backbone frame
-    Inverted front fork and aluminum swingarm
-    Combined ABS with 3-piston front brake calipers.
-    Full fairing and windscreen. Supersport design
2011 honda cbr 600f photo
Photo: 2011 Honda CBR 600F
Honda introduced the CBR600F in 1987 and it has a healthy history of pleased owners who relish the user friendliness of this middle-weight sports bike. In 2001, Honda brought in the sports version and then in 2003, the track race machine CBR600RR was born.
Now, with the 2011 CBR600F that weighs 203 kg (210 kg for C-ABS version), Honda is aiming to come back with a magic spell to attract middle-weight riders, or rather riders of middle-weight bikes.

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