CBR 600RR Model Year Differences

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Racing roots

The CBR600RR has been developed and inspired by the Honda RC211V MotoGP bike. The same physical aspect of the CBR600RR and RC211V is intentional. Under the eyes are MotoGP technologies that were made available for the first time on a motorbike production such as the Pro-Link rear suspension and dual-phase fuel injection (PGM-DSFI). Both were taken directly from Honda MotoGP bike. If it is not uncommon for street bikes to use the technology race, it was the first totally new technologies have found their way to the production line in the same year they made their way to professional Race grid. The bike receives the “RR” the designation of “race replica” because of the emphasis on race characteristics as one of braced swingarm, the centre-exhaust system, and more aggressive position conduct. The 2003 model carried over to 2004 technically unchanged, but with new color schemes.

2005 revision
2006 CBR600RR 2006 CBR600RR
2006 CBR600RR

Unit Pro-Link swimarm

In 2005, the CBR600RR has received a major overhaul new body, fully adjustable inverted front fork, a whole way of inspiration with disc brakes fitted radial four-piston calipers, and a brand new aluminum frame, swingarm and rear impact. The mid-range power has also been increased. These changes and other improvements to the engine and exhaust system all came together to save CBR600RR weight of nine books, but Motorcycle USA.com measured the 2005 model as 22 pounds (10.0 kg) lighter that the 2004 model. [1] MSRP for the 2005 model was U.S. $ 8799. Except for new color schemes, model 2006 is unchanged from the 2005 model and has an MSRP of $ 8999 U.S..

2007 overhaul
2007 CBR600RR at the International Motorcycle Show

2007 CBR600RR at the International Motorcycle Show
2007 CBR600RR at the International Motorcycle Show

On 6 September 2006, Honda has revealed a whole new CBR600RR for the 2007 model. [1]
“The CBR600 the most radical overhaul since the introduction of RR in 2003 is highlighted by a brand new engine, chassis and body which translates into a smaller, lighter, more powerful CBR600RR with a class leading power weight and unsurpassed performance. [2] ”

Honda sport bike medium underwent a complete and total overhaul for the year 2007 with the reduction of CBR600RR weight that their primary objective. The result was 20 pounds (9.1 kg) weight reduction dry on the 2006 model, 361 pounds (163.7 kg) to 341 pounds (154.7 kg).

In the redesign of the CBR600RR lightness and increased performance, Honda R & D engineers began with the engine. The new engine is the smallest and lightest engine super sport class by a significant margin – its designers have used positioning attention of all internal components to achieve significant reductions in driving length, width and height And reducing weight by 2 kg (4.4 lbs) compared to the 2006 model of the powertrain. While the new engine is smaller and lighter than its predecessor, it also offers more performance, up to manufacture claimed a 118 hp (88 kW) to 13500 rpm. At speed, this figure is considerably increased by the very effective central ram air duct into the nose of the bike.
2007 CBR600RR at the International Motorcycle Show

2007 CBR600RR at the International Motorcycle Show
2007 CBR600RR at the International Motorcycle Show

Enroulée around this small but powerful engine is an entirely new framework, which is much lighter, thinner and more compact than 2006 600RR. The frame is manufactured using what Honda calls Fine Die-Cast (FDC), which allows them to build a lighter without compromising the strength or rigidity. The reflexes of the new bike are sharpened by its 22 mm (0.87) wheelbase shorter, and by the designer focuses on strict mass centralization. Despite the short wheelbase, the 2007 model of the swing arm is actually 5 mm (0.20) longer than 2006, made possible by the more compact dimensions of the new motorcycle engine.

The suspension of the 2007 model was postponed almost unchanged from the 2006 motorcycle, with the same 41 mm (1.61) inverted fork at the front, Honda and single unit Pro-Link rear suspension configuration of the depreciation rear wheel. The machine 2007 lightweight and a better chassis setup allows the postponement of suspension to perform much better than the old model. The new three-wheel spokes of cast aluminum are also lighter than the 2006 bike, which contributes to improving the performance of the suspension. The brakes dual function mounting 4 radial piston calipers clamping double 310 mm (12.20) discs in front, and a single piston caliper pressing a 220 mm (8.66) disc at the rear . Hidden below the top executive is an updated version of the Honda electronic steering damper (HESD), who also available on the CBR1000RR. This latest iteration of the HESD offers a faster response and operation more transparent than ever.

The smallest, edged sharply higher new front fairing is dominated by large central ram air duct, which feeds the AirBox through an opening in the steering head of the framework and is separated from the sides of the fairing on a significant gap which Honda claims is in the air for management purposes. The tail section is also much smaller and sharp, riding atop a restyled seriously under-seat silencers.

In 2007, Honda CBR600RR has been made available to dealers in the USA in spring 2007 at an MSRP of $ 9499 U.S.. The motorcycle carried with only changes colors for model year 2008.

[change] Competition


For model year 2007, the CBR600RR compete with the Ducati 749, a completely redesigned Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R, Suzuki GSX-R600, the Triumph Daytona 675, and Yamaha YZF-R6. 2007 shootout comparisons of major media organizations motorcycle claimed the CBR600RR to place first in the super class sport bike. [3] Major print and online publishers rent bicycles for its powerful engine and leader in lightweight class. [4]

For model year 2008, the CBR600RR continues to compete with the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R, a revised version GSX-R600 Suzuki, Triumph Daytona 675, and a revised version Yamaha YZF-R6. There is currently no shooting results of the comparison.

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