Honda presented on Monday (4), in Italy, the new CBR 1000 RR-R, evolution of the current CBR 1000 RR. The model was anticipated on the eve of the start of the Milan Salon, which begins on Tuesday (5), a day reserved for press presentations.
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With the new maximum power, the CBR 1000 RR-R enters the fray with today's top sports such as Ducati Panigale V4 and BMW S 1000 RR.
The model has been completely revamped and carries MotoGP-derived technology into its engine using low internal friction technology. With new look, bike has also received completely renovated chassis.
On the G1, Honda said there is no arrival of the new CBR 1000 RR-R to Brazil yet.
Honda CBR 1000 RR-R – Photo: Honda / Press Photo
Other new features were the revamped custom Rebel 500 and a special version of the CB 1000R. In addition, the new generation of Africa Twin, now with 1100 engine and 120 horsepower, made its European debut.
Honda Rebel 500 – Photo: Rafael Miotto / G1
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In addition to Honda, the event will feature releases from Yamaha, BMW, Ducati, Harley-Davidson and all major motorcycle makers. The G1 shows, direct from Milan, the main world news.
Renewed SH 150i and SH 125i
Honda SH150i – Photo: Rafael Miotto / G1
In the scooter segment, Honda has renewed the SH 125i and 150i. Currently, only the 150i engine model is sold in Brazil.
In addition to gaining a fresh look and updated engine, the models gained 50% more luggage space.