2011 CBR600F - Not coming to the USA

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Old 01-11-2011, 04:07 AM
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Default 2011 CBR600F - Not coming to the USA

What gives, another great bike not coming to the US market...



















Specifications CBR600F (E-type)

ENGINE

Type
- Liquid-cooled 4-stroke 16-valve
- DOHC inline-4

Displacement - 599cm3

Bore Stroke - 67 42.5mm

Compression Ratio - 12 : 1

Max. Power Output - 75kW/12,000min-1 (95/1/EC)

Max. Torque - 64Nm/10,500min-1 (95/1/EC)

FUEL SYSTEM

Carburation - PGM-FI electronic fuel injection

Throttle Bore - 36mm

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Ignition System - Computer-controlled digital transistorised with electronic advance

Starter - Electric

Battery Capacity - 12V/8.6AH

Headlights - 12V; 60/55W low and high

DRIVETRAIN

Clutch - Wet, multiplate with coil springs

Clutch Operation - Mechanical; cable-actuated

Transmission Type - 6-speed

Final Drive - #525 O-ring sealed chain

FRAME

Mono-backbone; rectangular-section gravity die-cast aluminium

CHASSIS

Dimensions - (LWH) - 2,150 x 740 x 1,150

Wheelbase - 1,437mm

Caster Angle - 25

Trail - 99mm

Seat Height - 800mm

Ground Clearance - 135mm

SUSPENSION

Type
Front - 41mm tension and preload adjustable inverted HMAS cartridge-type telescopic fork, 120mm stroke
Rear - Monoshock damper with adjustable tension and preload, 128mm stroke

WHEELS

Rim Size
Front - 17M/C x MT3.50
Rear - 17M/C x 5.50

Tyre Size
Front - 120/70 ZR17M/C
Rear - 180/55 ZR17M/C

BRAKES

Type
Front - 296 x 4.5mm dual hydraulic disc with three-piston calipers, floating rotors and sintered metal pads
Rear - 240 x 5mm hydraulic disc with single-piston caliper and sintered metal pads
 
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Old 01-12-2011, 11:12 PM
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that sucks. maybe they will change their minds lol. great looking bike. but the front reminds me of a suzuki
 
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Old 02-13-2011, 08:57 AM
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new bikes have less and less plastics.... they look semi streetfighter, and not so sporty anymore. i think well designed plastics for the whole engine compartment would make the bike look more track and less street. but thats just my opinion.
 
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Be still my heart. The Euro return of the F4i.
 
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Old 02-14-2011, 10:57 AM
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Maybe the wait will be worth it....
Maybe by the time it ever comes to the U.S. they will make a split seat version.
 
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Old 02-14-2011, 11:52 AM
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Originally Posted by kazspeed View Post
Maybe the wait will be worth it....
Maybe by the time it ever comes to the U.S. they will make a split seat version.
Nope. That's why they have a RR. That's why they went to the nanner seat in '04. The RR replaced the F4i as the 600 sport bike. They nanner seat made it a "sport tourer."
 
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I did a bit of looking around on this and it seems Honda did a nice job at offering accessories for it which is nice. They've got a factory under, tail hugged, tail bag, passenger seat cowl, and a few other things. Really wish they would bring this over to the US in the next couple of years. We all know it took them forever to bring over the 250, maybe in a few we will see it. I would probably put the f4i up for sale to get one of these. In one of the articles I read the super sports sales are down and more people are looking for a slightly higher seating arrangement than laying over an RR tank. Maybe it's wishful thinking, but yamaha and Suzuki I know are on the bandwagon making detuned super sport models with the more upright seating.
 
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Just get an f2 0r f3. This bike is a faired hornet (599) which is based off the f3. So it's an f3 with a backbone frame instead of twin spar, fuel injection, USD forks (though only preload adjustable) and bigger brakes. I'll take one. Ohhhh, not in the U.S.? Well poop. f3 it is
 
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