Honda announces 2020 CBR1000RR-R Fireblade & Fireblade SP

  • July 31, 2020

The wait is over for motorcycle enthusiasts to unleash their racing spirit. Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. has announced bookings open for its two brand-new variants CBR1000RR-R Fireblade and Fireblade SP in the super sports category. The CBR1000RR-R Fireblade and Fireblade SP will be introduced via the Completely Built-up (CBU) route in India.

Revealed at the 2019 EICMA Show in Milan, the 2020 CBR1000RR-R Fireblade and Fireblade-SP under Honda’s super sports line-up are the most powerful Honda Fireblade to be ever introduced.

With an unwavering focus on circuit riding, unprecedented levels of performance and control, the 2020 Fireblade is created with extensive involvement of Honda Racing Corporation (HRC).

Leaning heavily on the engine and chassis technology of the RC213V-S ‘street-legal MotoGP machine’, with aerodynamics drawn from the RC213V MotoGP machine, both versions of the new Fireblade have been designed from ground up – in terms of engine, handling and aerodynamics – for outright track performance.

The Fireblade SP additionally gets second-generation Öhlins Smart Electronic Control (S-EC) suspension and user interface, New Brembo Stylema brake calipers- 330mm discs with 2-level ABS and a quick shifter.

Talking about the legacy of Fireblade and Honda’s Premium Business plans, Atsushi Ogata, Managing Director, President & CEO, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “By introducing the best models from Honda’s global line-up, we have proved our strong desire to take our racing DNA in India to another level. Legendary Fireblade has been synonymous for perfect handling, balance and sheer riding enjoyment for last 28 years.”

Announcing the bookings open for 2020 Fireblade, Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Director – Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Taking forward the legacy, new Fireblade is drawn strongly on Honda’s RC213V MotoGP machine. ‘Born to Race’ the motorcycle offers more power and an unprecedented level of track-focused performance. The riders will have a whole new level of experience with these extreme performance bikes. The bookings have opened today at Honda BigWing dealerships across India. The deliveries will start from end of August 2020.”

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