The Los Angeles Times features a review of the 2008 Honda CBR1000RR and the new technology that makes this bike faster and easier to ride.
Honda describes the CBR1000RR…
In 2008 Honda reinforces a long-standing legacy of creating breathtaking breakthroughs in the literbike class. The all-new CBR1000RR establishes a higher standard for weight reduction and compact, centralized mass to produce the pinnacle of sportbike performance and rideability.
New features included on the CBR1000RR:
- Idle-Air Control Valve (IACV) and Ignition Interrupt Control for idle stability and smoother on/off throttle response.
- All-new 999cc inline four-cylinder engine.
- Unique slipper clutch features cam mechanism to reduce clutch-lever pull.
- New-generation Honda Electronic Steering Damper (HESD).