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INDONESIA
10 Aug 2017
P.T. Astra Honda Motor
Honda Starts Selling CBR1000RR Fireblade in Indonesia
Jakarta – PT Astra Honda Motor (AHM) start selling its supersport motorcycle flagship, Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade which is developed with Next Stage Total Control for pursuing further evolution of the fun of maneuvering the motorcycle.
 
Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade with 1000cc engine capacity has a more compact design, which is ergonomic, aerodynamic, and less weight than previous model. This model is also equipped with the newly developed power unit with electronic control.
 
For supersport motorcycle enthusiast, AHM gives two choices for Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade, the standard one with ABS and SP. The SP has different suspension and brake also is equipped with Quickshifter, Downshift Assist, and Titanium fuel tank which makes it weigh 1kg less than the standard one.
 
Marketing Director AHM Thomas Wijaya said that the new generation of Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade will fulfill the need of Indonesian supersport motorcycle enthusiast for a machine with fine and sophisticated technology which can be customized to its rider’s preference.
 
“Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade and Honda CBR1000 Fireblade SP which becomes almost a new model with updates on feature and technology will surely give a prideful riding sensation to its rider. With the concept of Next Stage Total Control will ensure the rider feels joy and in full control of the motorcycle when riding it.”
 
Minimal and dynamic are two words used to best describe the Fireblade SP’s new styling. The design team wanted to create tightly compact proportions and the upper and middle fairing surfaces have been reduced in size as far as possible. Forward tilting character lines inject an aggressive attitude, with a focus on mechanical functionality, detail and quality of finish.
 
Airflow control from the flow surfaces of the fairing, to the surface angle of the headlights and the contouring of their side slits supports stability at speed. In a racing crouch the rider is tucked well out of the airstream. In normal riding situations air pressure is evenly distributed on the rider’s shoulders, back and sides. The interface between tank cover and the single seat unit athletically accentuated.
 
All lighting is crisp LED, with the twin front headlights offering high/low beam on both sides.
 
Like the RC213V-S, the Fireblade SP uses a full-color TFT liquid crystal dash that clearly communicates information to the rider. It automatically adjust to ambient light and features 3 modes; Street, Circuit and Mechanic, each displaying information most relevant for usage.

Chassis/Electronics
The new ABS allows extremely hard braking while maintaining rear wheel contact with the ground, stopping the tendency for the rear of the machine to elevate or ‘back in’ around the front.

Riding mode 1 (FAST) gives full power, with linear throttle response, low HSTC and EB intervention and high damping force. Mode 2 (FUN) controls output through first to third gear, with fairly moderate power increase, medium HSTC, strong EB and medium damping force. Mode 3 (SAFE) controls output through first to fourth gear, with moderate power increase, high HSTC, strong EB and low damping force.
 
In the 2 USER modes all parameters can be combined and adjusted freely; riding modes, HSTC and suspension settings can be changed while riding from the up/down switch on the left switchgear.
 
The Shift-Up indicator is a horizontal line of 5 white LEDs located at the top; when engine speeds exceed user presets they go from solid to flashing. Displays include speedometer, tachometer, gear position, quickshifter, coolant temperature, riding distance and twin trip meters.
 
Chassis
The die-cast aluminum subframe too has been redesigned and its thinner construction is at the same time highly rigid and 800g lighter – contributing to the concentration of mass and thus neutral handling feel with improved agility. Wheelbase is 1405mm; seat height is 832mm for standard variant and 834mm for SP variant.
 
The Showa 43mm BPF inverted telescopic fork with its large damping volume effectively reduces hydraulic pressure generated under compression and extension. The rear suspension features a fully adjustable Showa Balance Free Rear Cushion (BFRC). Instead of a conventional single-tube layout, BFRC uses a double-tube design: the damper case and an internal cylinder.
 
New front Tokico four-piston opposed radial mounted brake calipers are highly rigid, 150g lighter and do without hanger pins. Meanwhile Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP uses Brembo four-piston monobloc radial mount. Newly-developed high-mu. The aluminum wheels are a new five Y-shape design, saving approx. 100g. Tyre sizes are 120/70 R17 front and 190/50 R17 rear.
 
Engine/Electronics
Heart of the system is a newly developed throttle grip Acceleration Position Sensor (APS) integrated into the right handlebar switchgear, which itself neatly mounts the engine start/stop switch – nothing more. APS converts movement of the grip into an electrical signal sent to the ECU that then transmits it as an actuator signal to the TBW motor, achieving ideal throttle control relative to grip angle.
 
The Power Selector can be accessed through the Riding Mode Select System (RMSS). It offers 5 levels of output character: Level 1 give peak output in all six gears; Level 2 output is controlled in each gear to achieve smooth throttle feel under acceleration or deceleration; Level 5 has the strongest output control for most moderate throttle response. All levels have the same throttle response on initial opening.
 
Riding Mode (1) uses Level 1 as its preset, drawing out the full performance of the engine. Mode (2) uses Level 2, and is suitable for twisty roads, while Mode (3) goes to Level 5 for maximum security. Individual rider preferences can also be input manually through the USER 1 and 2 interface.
The Fireblade employs an enhanced version of the Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) used on the RC213V-S. It controls engine torque via two sensing methods – the first uses wheel speed sensors to measure and compare front and rear wheel speeds. The second sensing function detects machine roll angle. Nine intervention levels (plus off) are offered by HSTC to suit rider preferences, and the Riding Modes USER 1 and 2 enable individual changes to be made while moving.
 
The new electronic control system provides constant, selectable and fine-tunable rider support. Central to the system is the 5-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), which measures exactly what the machine is doing, in every plane. It works the Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) that precisely manages rear wheel traction via the FI-ECU and Throttle By Wire (TBW). The new ABS (also managed by the IMU) offers Rear Lift Control (RLC) and the ability for hard, safe trail braking into corners. Any difference measured between the front and rear wheel speeds engages Wheelie Control, depending on settings.
 
There is also a Selectable Engine Brake (SEB) system to change engine-braking character to match rider preference and a range of conditions. Level 1 offers the highest braking force, Level 3 the lowest. The preset Modes 1, 2 and 3 use recommended settings, but through USER 1 and 2 can be set individually.
 
Engine
Peak power is 141kW @ 13,000rpm, with peak torque of 116Nm delivered @ 11,000rpm. Bore and stroke remain 76 x 55.1mm but compression ratio is up from 12.3:1 to 13:1. This is an engine in a very high state of tune and the crankshaft, valve train and transmission all use higher specification materials than the previous design.
 
The pistons feature an optimized wall thickness and a new crown design to raise the compression; the surface finishing of the piston-ring grooves has also been modified to improve sealing performance and efficiency. Valve lift and cam timing has been revised to match the higher rpm and greater engine performance.
 
The titanium irregular cross-section muffler is 2.8kg lighter and minimizes the center of gravity change; it also creates an unmistakable sound tone from the exhaust on an open throttle. The exhaust supplier to the Repsol Honda MotoGP team was asked to develop the prototype and produced an exquisite design with the 4-2-1 double-skinned downpipes incorporating the exhaust valve within the first main pipe.
 
Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP
The Fireblade SP is the first Honda motorcycle to be equipped with Öhlins S-EC suspension front and rear: a 43mm NIX30 fork and TTX36 shock.
 
The Suspension Control Unit (SCU) gathers wheel speed, engine rpm, brake input and throttle angle from the FI-ECU and, depending on the suspension mode selected by the rider delivers optimal compression and damping force (adjusted via each step motor) during normal riding, plus hard acceleration, braking and cornering.
There are three Active modes and three Manual modes for the rider to choose from. When set in Active, damping force is controlled and optimized to suit the riding conditions: A1 (’Fast’), A2 (‘Enjoy’) and A3 (‘Safety’). Within the Active Modes the rider can make finer adjustments. The Manual M1, M2 and M3 Modes allow any required adjustments to be made.
 
In another first for mass production Honda has developed a compact 16.2 L titanium fuel tank for the Fireblade SP. Manufactured by an ultra-deep drawing process, it’s 1.3kg lighter than an equivalent steel design and contributes to the concentration of mass and reduction in the moment of inertia.
 
A Quickshifter is fitted as standard for clutchless upshifts. Downshift Assist allows clutchless downshifts, and also works via fuel injection cut and ignition retard with TBW autoblipping. It too has 3 settings plus off.
 
The assist slipper clutch is completely revised with a single die-cast pressure plate and clutch center, and offers reduced load at the lever. For downshifts the slipper functionality remains the same as before but aluminum cam parts (instead of steel) save weight. The gap between the accelerating and decelerating cams has also been optimized, again improving lever feel when changing gear. All of the transmission gears have been pared down to save weight.
 
A Lithium-Ion battery saves weight and provides reliable and consistent electrical charge.
 
Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade standard variant will come with Victory Red color and has OTR price at Rp 599.000.000,- meanwhile the SP variant will have Tri Color color choice and is marketed with OTR price Rp 699.000.000,- This model is exclusively sold at 10 Showroom Big Wing on 9 cities in Indonesia, the indent can be made start from today.
 
© Asian Honda Motor Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved
Indonesia
10 Aug 2017
P.T. Astra Honda Motor
Honda Starts Selling CBR1000RR Fireblade in Indonesia
Jakarta – PT Astra Honda Motor (AHM) start selling its supersport motorcycle flagship, Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade which is developed with Next Stage Total Control for pursuing further evolution of the fun of maneuvering the motorcycle.
 
Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade with 1000cc engine capacity has a more compact design, which is ergonomic, aerodynamic, and less weight than previous model. This model is also equipped with the newly developed power unit with electronic control.
 
For supersport motorcycle enthusiast, AHM gives two choices for Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade, the standard one with ABS and SP. The SP has different suspension and brake also is equipped with Quickshifter, Downshift Assist, and Titanium fuel tank which makes it weigh 1kg less than the standard one.
 
Marketing Director AHM Thomas Wijaya said that the new generation of Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade will fulfill the need of Indonesian supersport motorcycle enthusiast for a machine with fine and sophisticated technology which can be customized to its rider’s preference.
 
“Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade and Honda CBR1000 Fireblade SP which becomes almost a new model with updates on feature and technology will surely give a prideful riding sensation to its rider. With the concept of Next Stage Total Control will ensure the rider feels joy and in full control of the motorcycle when riding it.”
 
Minimal and dynamic are two words used to best describe the Fireblade SP’s new styling. The design team wanted to create tightly compact proportions and the upper and middle fairing surfaces have been reduced in size as far as possible. Forward tilting character lines inject an aggressive attitude, with a focus on mechanical functionality, detail and quality of finish.
 
Airflow control from the flow surfaces of the fairing, to the surface angle of the headlights and the contouring of their side slits supports stability at speed. In a racing crouch the rider is tucked well out of the airstream. In normal riding situations air pressure is evenly distributed on the rider’s shoulders, back and sides. The interface between tank cover and the single seat unit athletically accentuated.
 
All lighting is crisp LED, with the twin front headlights offering high/low beam on both sides.
 
Like the RC213V-S, the Fireblade SP uses a full-color TFT liquid crystal dash that clearly communicates information to the rider. It automatically adjust to ambient light and features 3 modes; Street, Circuit and Mechanic, each displaying information most relevant for usage.

Chassis/Electronics
The new ABS allows extremely hard braking while maintaining rear wheel contact with the ground, stopping the tendency for the rear of the machine to elevate or ‘back in’ around the front.

Riding mode 1 (FAST) gives full power, with linear throttle response, low HSTC and EB intervention and high damping force. Mode 2 (FUN) controls output through first to third gear, with fairly moderate power increase, medium HSTC, strong EB and medium damping force. Mode 3 (SAFE) controls output through first to fourth gear, with moderate power increase, high HSTC, strong EB and low damping force.
 
In the 2 USER modes all parameters can be combined and adjusted freely; riding modes, HSTC and suspension settings can be changed while riding from the up/down switch on the left switchgear.
 
The Shift-Up indicator is a horizontal line of 5 white LEDs located at the top; when engine speeds exceed user presets they go from solid to flashing. Displays include speedometer, tachometer, gear position, quickshifter, coolant temperature, riding distance and twin trip meters.
 
Chassis
The die-cast aluminum subframe too has been redesigned and its thinner construction is at the same time highly rigid and 800g lighter – contributing to the concentration of mass and thus neutral handling feel with improved agility. Wheelbase is 1405mm; seat height is 832mm for standard variant and 834mm for SP variant.
 
The Showa 43mm BPF inverted telescopic fork with its large damping volume effectively reduces hydraulic pressure generated under compression and extension. The rear suspension features a fully adjustable Showa Balance Free Rear Cushion (BFRC). Instead of a conventional single-tube layout, BFRC uses a double-tube design: the damper case and an internal cylinder.
 
New front Tokico four-piston opposed radial mounted brake calipers are highly rigid, 150g lighter and do without hanger pins. Meanwhile Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP uses Brembo four-piston monobloc radial mount. Newly-developed high-mu. The aluminum wheels are a new five Y-shape design, saving approx. 100g. Tyre sizes are 120/70 R17 front and 190/50 R17 rear.
 
Engine/Electronics
Heart of the system is a newly developed throttle grip Acceleration Position Sensor (APS) integrated into the right handlebar switchgear, which itself neatly mounts the engine start/stop switch – nothing more. APS converts movement of the grip into an electrical signal sent to the ECU that then transmits it as an actuator signal to the TBW motor, achieving ideal throttle control relative to grip angle.
 
The Power Selector can be accessed through the Riding Mode Select System (RMSS). It offers 5 levels of output character: Level 1 give peak output in all six gears; Level 2 output is controlled in each gear to achieve smooth throttle feel under acceleration or deceleration; Level 5 has the strongest output control for most moderate throttle response. All levels have the same throttle response on initial opening.
 
Riding Mode (1) uses Level 1 as its preset, drawing out the full performance of the engine. Mode (2) uses Level 2, and is suitable for twisty roads, while Mode (3) goes to Level 5 for maximum security. Individual rider preferences can also be input manually through the USER 1 and 2 interface.
The Fireblade employs an enhanced version of the Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) used on the RC213V-S. It controls engine torque via two sensing methods – the first uses wheel speed sensors to measure and compare front and rear wheel speeds. The second sensing function detects machine roll angle. Nine intervention levels (plus off) are offered by HSTC to suit rider preferences, and the Riding Modes USER 1 and 2 enable individual changes to be made while moving.
 
The new electronic control system provides constant, selectable and fine-tunable rider support. Central to the system is the 5-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), which measures exactly what the machine is doing, in every plane. It works the Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) that precisely manages rear wheel traction via the FI-ECU and Throttle By Wire (TBW). The new ABS (also managed by the IMU) offers Rear Lift Control (RLC) and the ability for hard, safe trail braking into corners. Any difference measured between the front and rear wheel speeds engages Wheelie Control, depending on settings.
 
There is also a Selectable Engine Brake (SEB) system to change engine-braking character to match rider preference and a range of conditions. Level 1 offers the highest braking force, Level 3 the lowest. The preset Modes 1, 2 and 3 use recommended settings, but through USER 1 and 2 can be set individually.
 
Engine
Peak power is 141kW @ 13,000rpm, with peak torque of 116Nm delivered @ 11,000rpm. Bore and stroke remain 76 x 55.1mm but compression ratio is up from 12.3:1 to 13:1. This is an engine in a very high state of tune and the crankshaft, valve train and transmission all use higher specification materials than the previous design.
 
The pistons feature an optimized wall thickness and a new crown design to raise the compression; the surface finishing of the piston-ring grooves has also been modified to improve sealing performance and efficiency. Valve lift and cam timing has been revised to match the higher rpm and greater engine performance.
 
The titanium irregular cross-section muffler is 2.8kg lighter and minimizes the center of gravity change; it also creates an unmistakable sound tone from the exhaust on an open throttle. The exhaust supplier to the Repsol Honda MotoGP team was asked to develop the prototype and produced an exquisite design with the 4-2-1 double-skinned downpipes incorporating the exhaust valve within the first main pipe.
 
Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP
The Fireblade SP is the first Honda motorcycle to be equipped with Öhlins S-EC suspension front and rear: a 43mm NIX30 fork and TTX36 shock.
 
The Suspension Control Unit (SCU) gathers wheel speed, engine rpm, brake input and throttle angle from the FI-ECU and, depending on the suspension mode selected by the rider delivers optimal compression and damping force (adjusted via each step motor) during normal riding, plus hard acceleration, braking and cornering.
There are three Active modes and three Manual modes for the rider to choose from. When set in Active, damping force is controlled and optimized to suit the riding conditions: A1 (’Fast’), A2 (‘Enjoy’) and A3 (‘Safety’). Within the Active Modes the rider can make finer adjustments. The Manual M1, M2 and M3 Modes allow any required adjustments to be made.
 
In another first for mass production Honda has developed a compact 16.2 L titanium fuel tank for the Fireblade SP. Manufactured by an ultra-deep drawing process, it’s 1.3kg lighter than an equivalent steel design and contributes to the concentration of mass and reduction in the moment of inertia.
 
A Quickshifter is fitted as standard for clutchless upshifts. Downshift Assist allows clutchless downshifts, and also works via fuel injection cut and ignition retard with TBW autoblipping. It too has 3 settings plus off.
 
The assist slipper clutch is completely revised with a single die-cast pressure plate and clutch center, and offers reduced load at the lever. For downshifts the slipper functionality remains the same as before but aluminum cam parts (instead of steel) save weight. The gap between the accelerating and decelerating cams has also been optimized, again improving lever feel when changing gear. All of the transmission gears have been pared down to save weight.
 
A Lithium-Ion battery saves weight and provides reliable and consistent electrical charge.
 
Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade standard variant will come with Victory Red color and has OTR price at Rp 599.000.000,- meanwhile the SP variant will have Tri Color color choice and is marketed with OTR price Rp 699.000.000,- This model is exclusively sold at 10 Showroom Big Wing on 9 cities in Indonesia, the indent can be made start from today.