For 2007, Honda puts innovative performance within the grasp of every sport rider with the groundbreaking new CBR600RR, a machine that vaporizes established boundaries in the 600cc class and creates performance standards heretofore unkno...
Tracing its lineage through eight generations of CBR600s in 20 years of production, the 2007 CBR600RR stands at the pinnacle of the best-selling middleweight sportbikes in the world.
1987 Hurricane 600
Honda's first CBR600 was a breakt...
Honda's Hurricane 600 makes its debut the same year the
introduces the 600 SuperSport class. The two make a perfect
with Honda's newly minted 600 sweeping to victory in all nine
DOUG POLEN, the 600 SuperSport class' ...
Honda's RC211V gave Repsol Honda rider Valentino Rossi
edge over the competition, an edge he used to win the 2002
world championship. There was one particular advantage,
used to devastating effect: The abi...
The blink of an eye takes about one-quarter of a second, or
milliseconds. At 15,000 rpm, each intake and exhaust valve of
CBR600RR opens and closes 125 times a second, or 8
means the valves will open and...
Honda's first CBR600 was a breakthrough machine in a
ways. To start, its unique full bodywork allowed designers to
the usual engine and frame cosmetics, and instead devote
dollars to pure performance. The ...
At only 46 years of age, Hiroyuki Ito, Large Project Leader on
new CBR600RR, has already banked more than a
experience working on a wide variety of Honda motorcycle
including the all-new CBR. His resum...
With an incomparable 40 race wins and five championships
600 Supersport class, Team Honda's Miguel Duhamel knows
sport bikes better than anyone else on the planet. So when
down to give us his impressions...
One of the central concepts that drove development of the
and the RC211V is mass centralization; that is, concentrating the
component masses as close to the motorcycle's center as
When a r...
Charting the changes in the Gold Wing's evolution takes a
eye. While a few changes have been sudden and obvious, most
harder to spot. The following guide makes it easier to tell one
and model from another using key sp...