August 09, 2020 19:39 (IST)
Follow us:
facebook-white sharing button
twitter-white sharing button
instagram-white sharing button
youtube-white sharing button
Cattle smuggle on rise along Indo-Bangladesh border, three smugglers held with 44 cattle heads | Govt transferred Rs. 17,100 crores directly to 8.5 crore farmers' bank accounts: PM Modi | India records biggest single-day spike of 64,399 new COVID-19 cases | Massive fire breaks out at Andhra Pradesh COVID-19 facility, 7 dead, many feared trapped | Covid-19: West Bengal registers 2,949 new cases, toll crosses 2,000-mark
Honda announces 2020 CBR1000RR-R Fireblade & Fireblade SP India bookings open Honda
Image: UNI

Honda announces 2020 CBR1000RR-R Fireblade & Fireblade SP India bookings open

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 31 Jul 2020, 04:23 pm

Kolkata/UNI: Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. today 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, Mr. 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.”