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2007 Honda CBR1000RR Comparo Photo Gallery
The CBR1000RR is full of Honda RC211V MotoGP technology, like its 998cc DOHC inline four with dual-stage fuel injection, all-aluminum frame, Unit Pro-Link rear suspension, and center-up exhaust.
Photos of the 2007 Honda CBR1000RR Comparo.
2007 Superbike Smackdown IV
Honda's electronic steering damper (HESD) automatically provides just the right amount of damping resistance to keep the front end tracking straight.
Michael Earnest goes for a fast lap aboard Honda's contender in Smackdown IV.
Go Hutch Racer, Go Hutch Racer, Go Hutch Racer, Go.
Honda has located the starter gears on the right side to produce a narrow engine and an increased lean angle.
Do you think that Duke is thinking about how the Honda's iridium-tip sparkplugs improve fuel combustion and performance? No, but he enjoys the results though.
A high-tech instrument display features a tachometer, LCD readouts for the speedometer, coolant temp, odometer, two tripmeters and a clock.
Stainless steel four-into-two-into-one underseat exhaust with twin outlets and titanium core increases lean angle and reduces wind drag.
The CBR's front-brake system features radial-mounted four-piston calipers and 320mm floating discs.
The aluminum-hybrid rear swingarm is longest in class and provides excellent traction under hard acceleration.
This is what a Honda CBR looks like after a high-speed low-side.
The narrow, angular front fairing and small windscreen help the CBR to cut through the wind.
Hutch demonstrates the aggressive riding position established by the CBR's seating geometry and peg placement.
When you're shooting for the lap record, sometimes you win, sometimes the racetrack wins.
Too bad that car wasn't heading in our direction - we'd see if they wanted to race.
The line-beam headlight features three-piece reflector design utilizing two H7 bulbs to optimize light distribution.
Photographer Brian J. Nelson gives a good view of the CBR's contact patch while Earnest powers through the turn.
The CBR1000RR packs MotoGP technology into a Superbike equally at home on the racetrack as it is on the streets.
If you listen close, you can almost hear Earnest screaming 'Banzai' underneath his helmet.
Michael Earnest does some apex-strafing on the curves of Buttonwillow.
At least we waited until we were on Stunt Rd before pulling our shenanigans.
Honda had MotoGP-style performance in mind when putting together the 2007 CBR1000RR package.
The CBR1000RR was the lightest bike in this years quartet of Smackdown contenders.
At the heart of the '07 CBR is a liquid-cooled DOHC 16-valve 998cc four-stroke inline four-cylinder engine with a bore and stroke of 75mm x 56.5mm.
Anyone who questions the CBR's ability, just look at what King James has been doing aboard his Ten Kate Honda in WBSK this season.
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