2017 is going to be an exciting year for Honda enthusiasts! Here's what's in store (no pun intended)...
CBR1000RR SP has undergone a major overhaul for 2017, with a 33 lb. weight reduction and 10 horsepower increase resulting in a 14% improvement in power-to-weight ratio.
First introduced overseas in 1992 (and in the U.S. shortly thereafter), Honda’s largest CBR has continuously reset expectations of what an open-class sport bike should be, with a holistic “Total Control” design approach that focuses on cornering, acceleration and braking. That practice is taken to the next level with the 25th anniversary CBR1000RR SP, which is also fully loaded with a cutting-edge electronics package. The result is a machine that is underpinned by the “Next Stage Total Control” concept, with nimble handling and amazing acceleration. The 2017 CBR1000RR SP provides a superbly balanced package with Honda's best power-to-weight ratio ever. It works incredibly well on track and, even more importantly, is both exhilarating and uniquely rewarding to ride out on the open road.
The CBR1000RR SP has received a vast array of improvements, including some that come straight from the RC213V-S. Electronics play a big role, including semi-active Öhlins Electronic Control suspension (S-EC), plus a number of rider aids built around the five-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU). Power and torque have been increased through a higher compression ratio and revised cam timing, while ample use of magnesium (engine covers) and titanium (muffler and—for the first time on a mass-production road bike—fuel tank) have reduced weight and improved mass centralization. The twin-spar aluminum frame’s rigidity balance has been finely adjusted, and the swingarm is stiffer. Brembo monobloc four-piston front brake calipers use high-performance track-ready brake pads, while a narrower radiator and new bodywork achieve a slimmer profile.
In addition to the CBR1000RR SP, Honda is also offering a competition-focused, limited-production CBR1000RR SP2, which comes with larger valves and lighter forged-aluminum Marchesini wheels.
Pricing for the CBR1000RR SP and CBR1000RR SP2 haven't been announced yet, but we should be receiving our first units in March 2017 for the SP and late spring for the SP2.
The motorcycle that singlehandedly invented long-distance comfort motorcycle touring and luxury two-up riding, Honda’s legendary Gold Wing is available in two new color combinations for 2017, as well as the familiar Candy Red. Three different trim levels are offered, the top option boasting navigation and anti-lock brakes.
The base Gold Wing MSRP is $23,999 and should be on the Central Florida PowerSports showroom floor in February 2017.
Back for 2017 in a spectral new Matte Black Metallic color, the Shadow Phantom lives up to its name, making a powerful statement without resorting to a lot of bling. The V-twin engine has a throaty exhaust sound, and the seating position is equally comfortable for cruising or longer outings.
Pricing for the Shadow Phantom hasn't been announced yet, but we should be receiving our first units in March 2017.
With sculpted bodywork that wouldn’t be out of place in a science-fiction movie, the innovative, limited-edition NM4 attracts attention wherever it goes, but it’s also got a practical side, thanks to its automatic Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) and integrated saddlebags.
The base NM4 MSRP is $10,999 and should be on the Central Florida PowerSports showroom floor in November 2016.
The versatile XR650L really can do it all, including wide-open highways, rugged off-road trails and everything in between. With a bulletproof 644cc four-stroke engine, electric start and long-travel suspension, this proven dual-sport bike is good for the casual rider on-road or for more aggressive off-road adventures.
The base XR650L MSRP is $6,690 and should be on the Central Florida PowerSports showroom floor in December 2016.
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Calling all owners of 2004 - 2013 GSX-R600/750 and 2005 - 2013 GSX-R1000 bikes... We just might have a hundred bucks to give you.
Ok, so here's the deal. A few years back, Suzuki did a safety recall for the Front Brake Master Cylinder on the above models. However, we're finding out that there are still quite a few owners that never came around to get these issues addressed. So we want to do something about it.
That's right. You see... we don't want anyone of our Team #CFPS family driving around on a bike that needs work done on it to make it safer. So, if you own a 2004 - 2013 GSX-R600/750 or 2005 - 2013 GSX-R1000 and you're not 100% positive you've responded to the Front Brake Master Cylinder recall, fill out the form below. There just might be a hundred bucks (and a free safety inspection) in it for ya.
It was crazy getting all down and dirty with you fine folk! We sincerely hope that you had as much fun as we did, mixing it up on those awesome KTMs. Everyone was so excited that KTM handed out $500 Parts and Accessory certificates (with the purchase of a new KTM) to all the participants, that we've decided to 1-up their surprise with a surprise of our own... WE'RE GOING TO MATCH KTM's CERTIFICATES!
That's right! Until Thursday, February 28, we've decided that we will MATCH KTM's Parts and Accessory certificates. So, hurry and come on in for up to $1000 in Parts and Accessories absolutely FREE, with the purchase of a new KTM!
It's important to note: Your KTM certificates expire within 90 days... but if you want to DOUBLE the amount of your certificate, you need to come to Central Florida PowerSports by February 28. When you visit us, you'll want to check out our MASSIVE inventory of new and used KTM bikes, such as the ones below.
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