American Honda Announces CBR600RR and CBR1000RR For 2011

New colors, ABS versions of both models available

Torrance, CA: American Honda Motor Company announced to its Powersports dealers today an additional release of three street bikes for the 2011 model year. These Hondas include the CBR1000RR, CBR600RR and Silver Wing® scooter.

“With this new-model release Honda expands its lineup for 2011 in many significant ways,” said Powersports Press Manager Bill Savino. “These three latest models underscore the variety we offer to our customers. The CBR1000RR and CBR600RR both set the standard for sportbikes in their respective classes, and the Silver Wing creates an exciting large-displacement dynamic for scooter enthusiasts. These 2011 machines add a lot of variety to our new-model lineup, and I’m pleased to say there will be even more new machines to be announced shortly.”

More detailed information and images of Honda's model line can be found on or see your local Honda powersports dealer.

CBR1000RR: The Yardstick for Sporting Literbikes
With the CBR1000RR, Honda literally rewrote the rules for the sporting literbike class. The revolutionary CBR1000RR has established new standards for light weight, superlative handling, remarkably compact dimensions and exceptional performance. Also available with our high-tech electronically controlled Combined ABS for the ultimate in sophisticated sportbike braking performance, the CBR1000RR remains the yardstick to which all others are compared. Available in Repsol Edition, Red/Black and Black beginning in December.

The CBR600RR Sets the Standard for the Middleweight Class
The CBR600RR blends a light and compact chassis with impeccable power delivery to create the ideal balance of power and handling—it's a combination that's hard to beat. No other 600cc machine has won more magazine comparisons and AMA championships than Honda's CBR600. And it's also available with Honda's unique Combined ABS for the pinnacle of sportbike braking performance. In short, the CBR600RR continues to set the standard for the middleweight class. Available in Red/Black and Black beginning in February.

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