After announced that an upgraded CB650R is coming, Honda revealed a neo-retro styling of the upcoming 2021 Honda CB1000R. The manufacturer has done subtly redesigning for 2021, replacing the old round headlamp with a more oval full-LED headlamp. The design is more sporty, and changes also include a new radiator, side plates, and new aluminum w-spoke wheels.
The new Honda CB1000R uses a proven 998cc inline-four-cylinder mill that is finally Euro 5-compliant. According to the latest testing, the new bike can churn out the same 143 hp as the predecessor. However, Honda claims that the engine is revised, providing a better fuel economy and smoother throttle response.
2021 Honda CB1000R Design
The Honda CB1000R debuted a few years ago with a neo-retro styling. Generally, Honda trickled down every motorcycle in the CB range with the same design language. However, the manufacturer redesigned CB1000R for 2021, adding the new angular full-LED headlamp.
This bike gets a new radiator, side plates, and the new aluminum w-spoke wheels. Also, its equipped with a new five-inch full-color TFT screen for an instrument cluster. That means the small LCD unit we saw on the previous model is gone. Generally, compared to the previous model, the new bike offers a Honda Smartphone Voice Control for the Bluetooth-enabled display and USB charging port. Overall, Black Edition is also available, and it will feature plenty of black accents.
2021 Honda CB1000R Engine Specs
The new 2021 Honda CB1000R is a sporty bike that comes with a proven engine. This model uses a 998cc inline-four-cylinder mill that can produce the same output 143 hp as the predecessor. From the information that we got, unlike the previous model, the new one is finally Euro 5-compliant, and it uses a new six-speed transmission. Moreover, Honda also revealed that the engine is revised, providing much better efficiency than before.
Release Date and Price
The forthcoming 2021 Honda CB1000R is going to get more improvements than before. This bike offers great design, stability, and most importantly, a very powerful engine. Honda recently reveals that the new CB1000R will be available in India by mid-2021. However, pricing details are not yet available.