2014 Honda CB1000R
Here comes the ultimate street fighter. Alongside with Kawasaki Z1000, this bike is a true represent of what it’s called the naked bike. The 2014 Honda CB1000R consistently follows the tradition which was established back in 1969 when Honda launched CB750. This masterpiece established the class of superbikes, also called Universal Japanese Motorcycle. The 2014 CB1000R is more than a decent successor, with all needed characteristics – it is excellent in corners, it is powerful and fast, it constantly tempting you to twist the throttle even more – simply the true urban warrior.
2014 Honda CB1000R design
The 2014 Honda CB1000R is based on third generation if Honda Hornet, with some minor changes. Honestly, this superbike looks so good that it could be also called a fighter jet on two wheels. It proudly shows it powerful engine, side radiator shrouds, fork-mounted cowl fairing, cast-aluminum four-spoke wheels – it would be a real shame to hide those muscles, at the end, it is a naked bike. All these details make this bike look so stylish that it will distract passers even it is parked. It is equipped with front and rear LED lights and it has all-digital instrument panel which includes tachometer, LCD readouts for speedometer, coolant temperature, odometer, two tripmeters and a clock, mpg and average fuel consumption.
2014 Honda CB1000R engine
The 2014 Honda CB1000R weights only 485 pounds and it is equipped with powerful 998 cc liquid-cooled 4-cylinder engine and close ratio six speed transmission, same as CBR1000RR. However, for this occasion this engine is slightly detuned. It sacrifices some of top-end power in order to make this bike more appropriate for traffic ride. This does not mean that 2014 CB1000R is less responsive when you twist the throttle. No it isn’t at all. Moreover, it has much more low-end torque which makes passing easier. Although it is not designed to be economic, this urban fighter also has a decent fuel economy. Average fuel consumption is around 37 mpg.
2014 Honda CB1000R conclusion
If you are interested in buying this bike, be sure that it’s not too much economic and practical. That isn’t its purpose – it is designed to be extremely fun and exciting. Alongside with Z1000, 2014 Honda CB1000R is definitely the true leader in this class. It is available in several colors – Matt White / Mat Cynos Gray Metallic / Pearl Cool White /Tricolour