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New Hornet 1000

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by Sleddog, Nov 7, 2007.

  1. Not sure if their going to call it a hornet ,but anyways.

    Now I know why they made the hornet 600 front look sooo sh1t ! , so you buy the 1000. :LOL:



    See here for pic's.
    http://moto.caradisiac.com/Le-Salon-de-Milan-en-direct-Honda-CB1000R-673

    And google CB1000R for other pics and info. :cool:
     
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  2. It looks like a transformer!!!! :D take a close look at the light assembly, you can distincly see a pair of robot-like eyes...
     
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  3. Well well well. They seem to have addressed all my want list items: 1000cc engine, better suspension, better brakes.

    It's as fugly as a hatful of ar$eholes but I look forward to seeing how it rides!
     
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  5. Don't think the 1000 is much better, think they took their design for the front headlamp assembly from an inflatable sex doll. And let's not mention the red-ringed exhaust tips.
     
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  6. That looks sweet except from that butt ugly front. The rest of it looks like a cross between the KTM Superduke and the MV Agusta Brutale.

    The one sided-swingarm is sweetness! :grin:

    I just with they'd bring the CB1000F to Oz... that bike would look so sweet with a bikini fairing on the front. Would give the Tuono or the XB12R a run for its money.
     
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  7. :LOL: :LOL: :LOL:

    Not until they sold it with a standard CBR-RR engine (read: not detuned), Brembo brakes, braided lines, quality suspension... etc, etc. ;)

    Not saying the Buell has those things, but the Tuono certainly does. But as a poor-man's alternative it could carve a niche: but hasn't the 900 already done that? :)
     
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  8. Holy $hit that ones freaking awesome looking bike! Hope they bring it to aus!!
     
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  9. Pretty . . . pretty ugly that is :!:

    The red one at the top is a special version. The bottom yellow one is the standard version. So no red pipe ends for an off the shelf unit.

    They said it isn't going to be called a Hornet.
     
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  10. WOW

    that thing makes me want to upgrade!!!!
     
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    I think it looks great, just hope Honda don't stuff it up with a weight of 200+ kg's.

    What's that little circle thing just below the headlight?
     
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  12. obviously it's voice box :grin:
     
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  13. hmm.... personally i don't mind the look of the older 9 not too sure about the new model one though. Not a huge fan of the tiny ducktails, apart from that it looks fine
     
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  14. i sooo want one
     
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  16. going by the look of the front of the thou, they should rename it, "The Wasp" :grin:

    But it's a loooong way better looking than the old model!
     
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  17. Specifications:

    Type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke 16-valve DOHC inline-4
    Displacement 998cm³
    Fuel capacity 17 litres (including 4-litre LCD-indicated reserve)
    Dimensions 2,090 x 775 x 1,090mm
    Tyre front 43mm inverted HMAS cartridge-type telescopic fork with stepless preload, compression and rebound adjustment, 120mm cushion stroke
    Tyre rear Monoshock with gas-charged HMAS damper featuring 10-step preload and stepless rebound damping adjustment, 128mm axle travel
    Clutch Wet, multiplate with coil springs

    Features


    New design crankcase covers feature eye-catching nickel-plated bolt heads

    Short, compact and lightweight seat and tail cowl

    LED taillight integrated under tail cowl

    Advanced gravity die-cast aluminium Mono-Backbone frame

    256mm rear disc brake with compact dual-piston calliper

    Attractive new cast aluminium wheels feature swept 4-spoke design

    Monoshock rear suspension with adjustable HMAS damper

    Lightweight and powerful 998cm3 liquidcooled fuel-injected inline-4 engine based on 2007 CBR1000RR Fireblade

    310mm floating front disc brakes feature same radial-mount callipers as new Fireblade

    Combined-ABS version features 3-piston front brake callipers

    Fully adjustable 43mm inverted front fork same as new Fireblade

    Triangular multi-reflector headlight with distinctive LED position lamp

    Honda Ignition Security System (HISS) helps prevent ride-away theft

    Small and stylish 3-section LCD meter panel features wide-throw multi-segment LCD tachometer
     
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  18. Well written thoughts Loz. Enjoyed the read. :grin:
     
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