2011 Honda CBR600F - full tech specs

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The new 2011 Honda CBR600F claims to offer near-sportsbike levels of performance in a useable, practical and pillion-friendly package.  

But MCN deputy editor and CBR600F owner Ped Baker isn’t convinced: “The styling is great but I was expecting more than a Hornet in a party dress. I wanted the excitement of a modern sports bike but with the comfort of my CBR. It won’t be bad – but it won’t be the brilliant all-rounder CBR600Fs used to be.”

Here are the full technical specifications so you can make your own mind up:

Liquid-cooled 4-stroke 16-valve DOHC inline-4
Displacement: 599cc
Bore x Stroke: 67 x 42.5mm
Compression Ratio: 12: 1
Max. Power Output: 75kW/12,000min-1 (95/1/EC)
Max. Torque: 64Nm/10,500min-1 (95/1/EC)
Fuel System      
Carburation: PGM-FI electronic fuel injection
Throttle Bore: 36mm

Electrical System      
Ignition System: Computer-controlled digital transistorised with electronic advance
Starter: Electric
Battery Capacity: 12V/8.6AH
Headlight: 12V, 55W x 1 (low)/60W x 1 (high)
Clutch: Wet, multiplate with coil springs
Clutch Operation: Mechanical; cable-actuated
Transmission Type: 6-speed
Final Drive: #525 O-ring sealed chain
Type: Mono-backbone; rectangular-section gravity die-cast aluminium
Dimensions(LxWxH): 2,150 x 740 x 1,150mm
Wheelbase: 1,437mm
Caster Angle: 25°
Trail: 99mm
Seat Height: 800mm
Ground Clearance: 135mm
Front: 41mm tension and preload adjustable inverted HMAS cartridge-type telescopic fork, 120mm stroke
Rear: Monoshock damper with adjustable tension and preload, 128mm stroke
Front: 17M/C x MT3.5
Rear: 17M/C x MT5.5
Front: 120/70-ZR17M/C
Rear: 180/55-ZR17M/C ()

Front: 296 x 4.5mm dual hydraulic disc with dual-piston (*three-piston calipers), floating rotors (*ABS) and sintered metal pads
Rear: 240 x 5mm hydraulic disc with single-piston caliper (*ABS) and sintered metal pads

James Keen

By James Keen