Honda announced it will enter a works team in the 2013 Dakar Rally‘s motorcycle class, returning to the event for the first time in 23 years. The Japanese manufacturer competed in the Rally from 1981 to 1989 when it was known as the Paris-Dakar Rally. Honda won five times during that period but then stopped […]
2012 Honda CBR1000RR Officially Unveiled
Honda has officially unveiled the 2012 version of the CBR1000RR sportbike. Pictures of the 2012 Honda CBR1000RR actually leaked out last month from Hong Kong but official images and details are now out.
The 2012 Honda CBR1000RR receives new Showa Big Piston forks, a new double-tube design rear shock, revised fuel injection settings, updated nose and tail and new 12-spoke cast aluminum wheels. Also updated is a new multi-function display with gear position indicator, lap timer and tachometer. Not added however, and a disappointment to some enthusiasts, is traction control.
Pricing is $13,800 for the standard model, $14,800 with ABS. Look for the 2012 Honda CBR1000RR in showrooms in December. Check out our more detailed overview of the 2012 Honda CBR1000RR up as well as a look at other 2012 Honda models, or view a gallery of images after the jump.