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2011 Honda CBR600RR Track Shootout Photo Gallery

As a champion in this class before our expectation were high, but many of the other machines came prepared to fight it out, check out how the Honda placed in our 2011 Supersport Track Shootout.

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Honda's and good brakes seem to always go hand-in-hand.
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Honda's gauge cluster is fairly simple yet easy to use.
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2011 Honda CBR600RR TRack Shootout
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2011 Honda CBR600RR Track Shootout
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2011 Honda CBR600RR Track Shootout
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2011 Honda CBR600RR Track Shootout
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2011 Honda CBR600RR Track Shootout
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2011 Honda CBR600RR Track Shootout
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2011 Honda CBR600RR Track Shootout
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2011 Honda CBR600RR Track Shootout
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2011 Honda CBR600RR Track Shootout
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Despite its relative age, the Honda CBR600RR excels as a complete Supersport package. Its inviting ergonomics are just a highlight in an overall strong desing that cheats time.
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2011 Honda CBR600RR Dyno Chart
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2011 Supersport Shootout Horse Power Dyno chart
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2011 Supersport Shootout Torque Dyno chart
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Braking has always been a strong point of the CBR but this time around no one was really that impressed with the Tokico set-up as evident by its second-to-last score in the subjective braking category.
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Though notably down on horsepower to its younger competitiors, the wiley Honda relies on its uncanny handling prowess to guide it to success on the track.
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The Honda cockpit isn’t overly tight like the R6’s and was well received from our smallest test rider.
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Punch the throttle at lower revs and like the Yamaha it takes some time to spool up and pump out some serious acceleration force.
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The CBR600 chassis exhibits remarkable stability and intuative handling characteristics. Once again Big Red did its homework and arrived with a bike set-up to compete.
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2011 Honda CBR600RR Track Shootout
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Excellent ergos ultimately allow the rider to manipulate his or her body in such a way to better exploit the machine’s handling.
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2011 Honda CBR600RR Track Shootout
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Steer the CBR into a corner and you’ll be astounded by not only how quick it turns but by how planted it feels.
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The Honda’s 599cc Inline-Four engine doesn’t feel quite as strong compared to the competition.
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The Honda CBR600RR is one of the easiest bikes to hop on and go fast on.