Honda CB1100R (1981 (Production1050))

The Honda CB1100R BB is a motorcycle that was produced in 1981 with a total of 1050 units. It features a four-stroke, transverse four-cylinder engine with DOHC and four valves per cylinder. The bike has a capacity of 1062 and a compression ratio of 10.0:1. Induction is provided by four 33mm Keihin carbs and ignition is electronic, with electric starting. The maximum power output is 120 hp at 9000 rpm, but the maximum power at the rear wheel is 106 hp at the same rpm. The maximum torque is 98 Nm at 7500 rpm. The transmission is five-speed and the final drive is by chain. The frame is made of steel tube double cradle and the suspension includes an adjustable telescopic hydraulic fork at the front and a swinging arm fork with adjustable telehydraulic shock absorbers at the rear. Braking is provided by 2x 296mm discs with 2 piston calipers at the front, and a single 296mm disc with 2 piston caliper at the rear. The front and rear tires have a size of 100/90-18 and 130/80-19, respectively. The bike has a width of 805 mm, a wheelbase of 1490 mm, and a seat height of 795 mm. The dry weight is 235 kg and the fuel capacity is 26 liters. The standing 1/4 mile can be completed in 11.3 seconds at a maximum speed of 190 km/h, and the bike has a top speed of 230 km/h or 143 mph. A 1983 Motosprint road test compared the Honda CB1100R to the Kawasaki GPZ and the Suzuki Katana.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Honda CB 1100R BB

Year: 1981 (Production 1050)

Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinders, DOHC, 4 valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 1062
Bore x Stroke: 70 x 69 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled,
Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
Induction: 4x 33mm Keihin carbs.
Ignition: Electronic
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 120 hp / 87.5 kW @ 9000 rpm (106 hp @ 9000 rpm)
Max Power Rear Wheel: 106 hp @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque: 98 Nm / 72.5 ft-lb @ 7500 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Steel tube double cradle
Front Suspension: Adjustable telescopic hydraulic fork.

Rear Suspension: Swinging arm fork with adjustable Telehydraulic shocks absorbers.
Front Brakes: 2x 296mm discs 2 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 296mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 100/90-18
Rear Tyre: 130/80-19
Dimensions: Width 805 mm / 31.7 in
Wheelbase: 1490 mm / 59 in
Seat Height: 795 mm / 31.3 in
Dry Weight: 235 kg / 513.7 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 26 Litres / 6.9 gal
Standing 1/4 Mile: 11.3 sec / 190 km/h
Top Speed: 230 km/h / 143 mph
Road Test: Honda CB1100RC-Kawasaki GPZ-Suzuki Katana 1983 Motosprint

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