10 years on and still using the same engine but the Honda CB1000R is not just an evolution, it's a revelation! BikeSocial has been to the press riding launch in Spain to find out how good the new 2018 model is.

For the full review, click here; www.bennetts.co.uk/bikesocial/reviews/bikes/honda/honda-cb1000r-2018-road-test-review

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Comments

    • graygail
      graygail

      I studied this bike for a year and just had to have one. Found a leftover 2018 in black - which is what I wanted anyway. Still too much silver on it for my taste, so I blacked it all out - a real head turner. No, it's not the baddest bike on the block, but it's certainly the best looking. Besides, in normal use, who needs more than 145 HP?  I traded in a VFR1200F for this bike and I'm happy as hell with it.  It'll keep up with the VFR up to 80 MPH, and believe me, 467 pounds is a lot more fun than 600 pounds.  Smoothest engine in the world, and, yes, the muffler sounds just fine. Plenty of torque in any gear - even in 6th at 25 MPH it's got smooth strong acceleration. I've never ever been burned by a Honda, from my Super-90's in the '60's, my first true love CB750 in 1970, a CL450, V45 750, V65 Sabre, V65 Magna, VFR1200F, and now this beauty. I love this bike. Call it Naked, call it NeoSports Café, call it whatever you want - it's a great bike.

      about 1 month ago
    • Ralph Co Kim
      Ralph Co Kim

      May I know your height? I wanna know the sitting position for me. Thanks 😊

      about 6 months ago
    • Carla Cook
      Carla Cook

      I just bought one of these to replace my 2018 CB650F and I can't wait! Roll on Saturday.......

      about 7 months ago
    • wevsky
      wevsky

      whats the switch on the back of the left switchgear do,i can see from various pictures it has one and not sure what it does?

      about 9 months ago
    • Jaroslav Záruba
      Jaroslav Záruba In reply to wevsky

      Owner's manual: https://cdn.powersports.honda.com/documentum/MWOM/ml.remawmom.2018_31mkj600_cb1000ra.pdf

      about 3 months ago
    • مهدی مهدی
      مهدی مهدی

      👽

      about 10 months ago
    • SAURAVSINGHTHEKING
      SAURAVSINGHTHEKING

      Aab toh yahi bike leni hai...

      about 11 months ago
    • Dr. John Campbell
      Dr. John Campbell

      Pity there is no pillion seat

      about 11 months ago
    • Jaroslav Záruba
      Jaroslav Záruba In reply to Dr. John Campbell

      I have the +version and mine does have it

      about 3 months ago
    • William Brian Jimenez
      William Brian Jimenez

      Is this automatic or standard.....

      about 11 months ago
    • Ravjit Kaur Sodhi
      Ravjit Kaur Sodhi In reply to William Brian Jimenez

      ?

      about 6 months ago
    • chikku achari
      chikku achari

      Are you brother of matt. Carwow???

      about 11 months ago
    • SarcastikB
      SarcastikB

      Honda pls release the mini fireblade for the US..pls!!!

      about 1 year ago
    • JEB
      JEB

      Too expensive for a naked bike!!

      about 1 year ago
    • shamsudin bahrudin
      shamsudin bahrudin

      nice review, thank you so much, will buy soon.

      about 1 year ago
    • Pete Busch
      Pete Busch

      What is the deal with the plus model that I cannot find any information on? Is this available and if so where?

      about 1 year ago
    • Ravjit Kaur Sodhi
      Ravjit Kaur Sodhi In reply to Pete Busch

      Same here mate

      about 6 months ago
    • Huzaifa Khan
      Huzaifa Khan

      I will install a turbo charger so its power output is higher than normal hp

      about 1 year ago
    • Ravjit Kaur Sodhi
      Ravjit Kaur Sodhi In reply to Huzaifa Khan

      Did you mate
      If yes was it worth it
      If yes how much did it cost

      about 6 months ago
    • Husky701 Rider
      Husky701 Rider

      We need a comparison to the fz09/mt10.

      about 1 year ago
    • Ramon Martinez
      Ramon Martinez

      hmmm beautiful structure ugly trimmings and pipe

      about 1 year ago
    • Giovanna Catzinsky
      Giovanna Catzinsky

      Expensive bike and expensive life insurance = not your average toy

      about 1 year ago
    • Harley Davidson Silent Vlogger
      Harley Davidson Silent Vlogger

      2019 comes with V4

      about 1 year ago
    • Jaroslav Záruba
      Jaroslav Záruba In reply to Harley Davidson Silent Vlogger

      turns out the 2019 made no changes

      about 3 months ago
    • Ryan W.
      Ryan W.

      Will Honda make a neo café CB650 or CB750 to join the 1000 and 300?

      about 1 year ago
    • ktod16
      ktod16

      Can this be a good first(starter) bike ? I was looking at the CB650F but this one is stunning. I'm thinking riding it in "rain mode" will make it more beginner friendly...... What do you think?

      about 1 year ago
    • Jaroslav Záruba
      Jaroslav Záruba In reply to ktod16

      @Ashen Fernando I got it as my 1st bike... Keeping the Power at 2/3, 5200km later I am alive. (I mean besides having no life. :)

      about 3 months ago
    • SV650NYC
      SV650NYC In reply to ktod16

      Get the CB300R instead. Looks exactly the same, and you'll be able to actually learn how to ride a bike properly and safely.

      about 1 year ago
    • Ashen Fernando
      Ashen Fernando In reply to ktod16

      143 HP 1 liter as the first bike, hmmm let's see, ok lets discuss in heven bro 😈

      about 1 year ago
    • boomerhgt
      boomerhgt

      Test rode didn't like it I could not believe how slow it was

      about 1 year ago
    • Spirit Rider
      Spirit Rider In reply to boomerhgt

      Where did you test ride it ? Only a couple of places in the world where it could be described as too slow, and they are German Autobahns or the Mountain section of the Isle of Man TT course.

      about 1 year ago
    • Daniel King
      Daniel King

      What in the fuck have they done to the exhaust

      about 1 year ago
    • Manny Echaluce
      Manny Echaluce

      Excellent beginner bike !!!

      about 1 year ago
    • Supernova12034
      Supernova12034

      Did he just use the word character in the same sentence as an Inline 4? Apart from the crossplane version that doesn't exist

      about 1 year ago
    • Baker Watches
      Baker Watches

      Looks like a Ducati Monster

      about 1 year ago
    • Jaroslav Záruba
      Jaroslav Záruba In reply to Baker Watches

      yh, they copied the number of wheels... and it also has a headlight

      about 3 months ago
    • Arzuna Jumat
      Arzuna Jumat

      😍🤤🤤🤤😍

      about 1 year ago
    • Ben
      Ben

      I'd like to see a similarly styled ~75hp one that can be easily restricted to comply with the A2 licence. Much like the MT07.

      about 1 year ago
    • Geeth San
      Geeth San

      I like it a lot. Looks badass.

      about 1 year ago
    • Umaxen 00
      Umaxen 00

      A perfect bike, except... This is NOT a sport bike. Why are the pegs so far back and up off the pavement? That looks at LEAST 5" too high and 3" too far back. How do you go on a quick 300 mile trip on this bike? Even a Busa looks more comfortable...

      about 1 year ago
    • Asher Malcom
      Asher Malcom In reply to Umaxen 00

      Umaxen 00 u ride motorcycle Or bicycle?

      about 1 year ago
    • Sly Carl
      Sly Carl

      I thought its the ducati xdiavel s

      about 1 year ago