Honda CBR954RR (2003)

The Honda CBR954RR (Fireblade) is a 2003 motorcycle with a four-stroke, transverse four-cylinder engine that has a capacity of 954cc. The engine has a bore and stroke of 75 x 54mm and a compression ratio of 11.5:1. The cooling system uses liquid cooling and the lubrication is a wet sump using synthetic, 10W/40 engine oil. The exhaust system is made of stainless steel and has a 4 into 2 into 1 design with a titanium muffler. The fuel injection system is PGM-FI with an automatic choke, while the ignition is computer-controlled digital with 3D mapping. The bike has a nine-plate clutch and a chain-driven six-speed transmission. The frame is a twin-spar extruded aluminum design with a pivotless swingarm. The suspension has a 43mm inverted telescopic fork in the front and a Pro-Link with gas-charged H.M.A.S. damper in the rear. The brakes are 2x 330mm discs in the front and a single 220mm disc in the rear. The bike has a standing quarter-mile time of 10.4 sec and a top speed of 286 km/h. The bike comes in AndesBlue Metallic, Black, and Lapis Blue Metallic color options. The 2003 Blade was the last model to have a hinged pillion seat, and it was Baba’s swansong before his retirement.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Honda CBR 900RR Fireblade (CBR954RR)

Year: 2003

Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 954cc / 58.2 cub. in
Bore x Stroke: 75 x 54 mm
Compression Ratio: 11.5:1
Cooling System: Liquid cooling
Lubrication: Wet sump
Engine oil: Synthetic, 10W/40
Exhaust: Stainless steel, 4 into 2 into 1 with titanium muffler
Induction: PGM-FI (fuel-injection) with automatic choke
Ignition: Computer-controlled digital, 3D mapping
Starting: Electronic
Spark Plug: NGK, IMR9C-9H
Clutch: Nine-plate clutch with durable friction plate material
Max Power: 113 kW / 154 hp @ 11250rpm
Max Torque: 101 Nm / 10.3 kg fm / 74.6 lb.ft @ 9000rpm

Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: # 530 chain, O-ring sealed drive chain, 108 links
Gear Ratio: 1st 2.73 / 2nd 2.00 / 3rd 1.60 / 4th 1.37 / 5th 1.23 / 6th 1.13:1
Frame: Twin-spar extruded aluminum frame with a pivotless swingarm design utilizing a cast aluminum bracket attached to the swingarm pivots.
Front Suspension: 43mm inverted telescopic fork with stepless preload, compression and rebound adjustment
Front Wheel Travel: 120 mm / 4.7 in.
Rear Suspension: Pro-Link with gas-charged H.M.A.S. damper featuring 13-step preload and stepless compression and rebound damping adjustment
Rear Wheel Travel: 135 mm / 5.3 in.
Front Brakes: 2x 330 mm discs 4 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 220mm disc 1 piston caliper
Front Rim: Aluminium alloy hollow spoke, 89 mm / 3.5 in.
Front Tyre: 120/70 ZR17
Rear Rim: Aluminium alloy hollow spoke, 152 mm / 6.0 in.
Rear Tyre: 190/50 ZR17
Rake: 23,8 degrees
Trail: 97 mm / 3.8 in.
Dimensions: Length 2025 mm / 79.7 in Width 680 mm / 26.8 in Height 1135 mm / 44.7 in
Wheelbase: 1400 mm / 55.1 in.
Ground Clearance: 130 mm / 5.1 in.
Seat Height: 815 mm / 32.1 in.

Dry Weight: 168 kg / 370 lbs
Wet Weight: 192 kg / 424 lb
Fuel Capacity: 18 Litres / 4.8 US gal
Average Consumption: 5.6 l/100 km / 18 km/l / 42.5 mpg
Standing 1/4 mile: 10.4 sec / 214 km/h / 133 mph
Top Speed: 286 km/h / 178 mph
Colours: AndesBlue Metallic (with red and white) Black (with gunpowder matte black) Lapis Blue Metallic (with yellow and white)
Overview: Baba s swansong FireBlade saw engine capacity increased via a 1mm larger bore, the fuel injection updated, chassis geometry tweaked and a new swingarm fitted. c Honda retired the capital B in the name as a mark of respect for Baba leaving the project. He was presented with a piston from every model on a plaque as a retirement gift. c The 2003 Blade was the last model to come with a hinged pillion seat.

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