This page is a comparison between the 2010 Suzuki GSX-R1000 and the 2010 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade. The Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade is a favourite of mine along side the Suzuki and Yamaha at the time of writing this page. The Fireblade is the first example of Honda’s new design and styling theme and I describe it as retro/futuristic/anime literally unlike any other manufacturer at present.

The two super sport bikes are potentially the fastest and best handling motorcycles you can buy in 2010. I use the term potentially because each motorcycle’s abilities are only as good as the rider – meaning you!

I like a unique looking yet stylish in mind and the CBR1000RR suits my taste perfectly and if I wanted a super sports motorcycle this would be the one I’d get! (Infinitely better than the ‘me too’ style of the pre-2008 versions.) The other thing I like about it is the feel and look of solid engineering – just lovely. In fact one of my riding buddies has bought a new one but will not let me ride it (long story). He tells me it grows on you and very usable – whatever that means.

  2010 HONDA CBR1000RR 2010 SUZUKI GSX-R1000
 

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IL4 Cyl DOHC 16V
999 cc
Electric
Electronic Fuel Injection  (EFI)
Alloy
2080 mm
685 mm
1130 mm
1410 mm
130 mm
820 mm
210 kg
17.7 litres
6 speed 
4 into 2 – 1
133Kw @ 9800rpm
112Nm @ 10200rpm

IL4 Cyl DOHC 16V
999 cc
Electric
Electronic Fuel Injection
Aluminium Alloy
2045 mm
720 mm
1130 mm
1405 mm
120mm
810 mm
205 kg
17.5 litres
6 speed 
4 into 2 – 1 – 2
142Kw @ 12500rpm
115Nm @ 10000rpm

Approx Pricing (AUD) 

 2010 – $18,990   2010 – $18,990

*Specifications always subject to change. You should check your country or region’s official website for the most up to date pricing, specifications and information.

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