August , 2020
Honda is marking a decade since our Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) technology first appeared in its two-wheeled product line-up.
The redesigned 2020 Africa Twin is lighter, more powerful, and more feature-packed than the previous model. Discover what the media had to say about it here.
Back in the late 1980s sports bikes had become rather large and unwieldy and they were designed and built more for straight-line speed rather than any nimbleness in the corners. Then things changed, thanks to a former racer and Honda engineer called Tadao Baba. He was placed on the project team for a new sports bike which was initially headed up for the first six months by HRC’s Yoichi Oguma, but soon Baba-san was appointed project leader and knew what he wanted a sports bike to do. He knew how it should feel and how it should react to a rider’s input. In many ways, this made the Blade one of the few bikes of the time designed to a racer and engineer’s vision than a marketing man’s idea…
If you’ve yet to experience any of the previous models of Honda Fireblade, now is the time to take a ride on one of the most iconic sports motorcycles of the last three decades. The 2020 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP is all new and is serious about retaking the top spot in the super sports bike sector.