2018 Honda CB1100 RS


CB1100 RS



Engine & Drivetrain Features
  • Smooth, powerful performance: Classic air-cooled 1,140 cc DOHC engine generates impressive amounts of strong midrange power plus a smooth, sophisticated feel.
  • Premium craftsmanship: Polished premium aluminum accents on the satin black engine enhance vintage CB-inspired appearance and quality
  • Addictive sound: Sweeping four-into-two exhaust system offers excellent flow characteristics and a throaty exhaust note.
  • Advanced Fuel Injection: Modern Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) ensures improved no choke, cold-weather startup and no-drama high-altitude riding.
  • Smooth clutch operation: A hydraulically operated clutch ensures smooth clutch operation with an easy pull at the lever.
  • Keeping cool: Large capacity oil cooler helps maintain optimum engine temperature and is reminiscent of the coolers that used to adorn superbikes.
  • Easy view oil level: Sight glass in the clutch cover simplifies oil level checking and features an internal wiper to keep the glass clear.
Chassis & Suspension Features
  • Classic look with modern rigidity: Stout double downtube tubular steel chassis has the rigidity to work with modern frame geometry while retaining a classic look.
  • Comfortable riding position: Upright hi-leverage seating position enhances the feeling of control and provides long distance comfort.
  • Responsive handling: Box-section swingarm looks the part and works in concert with the stiff frame to provide responsive handling.
  • Adjustable comfort: Twin rear shocks with modern internals provide a comfortable, controlled ride and are adjustable for spring preload.
  • Sport-tuned suspension: Stiff 41 mm SDBV front fork has a firm but compliant feel and offers spring preload adjustability.
  • Combined brake system: Dual 296 mm front disc brakes with triple-piston calipers combine with a rear 256 mm disc to provide strong stopping power.
  • Anti-lock braking: Combined Anti-lock Braking System brings modern levels of safety while maintaining a traditional look.
  • Classic look—modern traction: Vintage-inspired 17-inch cast aluminum wheels have a traditional style with wide modern sport tires.
  • Move with confidence: Ergonomic flat seat allowing for maximum rider movement and low 31.3 in. seat height to increase rider confidence.
Additional Features
  • Modern classic design: Timeless café racer meets modern design with a classic single round LED headlight and vintage shaped fuel tank made without seam welds.
  • Information at a glance: Retro-styled twin analog instument display with chrome bezels also feature an intuitive digital display showing clock, gear position, twin trip meters, fuel gauge, fuel consumption indicators and odometer.
  • Menancing look: Blacked out appearance with silver accents and sport stripped graphics help accentuate the iconic CB look.
  • Custom comfort: Adjustable front brake and clutch levers allow riders to custom tailor controls with spacing to suit your riding style.
  • Storage capability: Posts on the under seat rails provide a convenient place to attach straps or storage accessories with under seat storage area for a u-lock.
  • Simplified maintenance: Maintenance free battery simplifies routine service.
  • Detailed design: Multi-reflector headlight produces a bright LED lighing with tastefully integrated design and premium Honda badging.
Engine & Drivetrain
  • Engine Type: Air-cooled inline-four cylinder
  • Displacement: 1,140 cc
  • Bore & Stroke: 73.5 mm x 67.2 mm
  • Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
  • Valve Train: Chain-driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
  • Fuel Delivery: PGM-FI electronic fuel injection
  • Transmission: Six-speed
  • Final Drive: O-ring-sealed chain
Chassis & Suspension
  • Front Suspension: 41 mm SDBV telescopic fork; 107 mm (4.2 in.) travel
  • Rear Suspension: Dual shocks with spring preload adjustment; 115 mm (4.5 in.) travel
Additional Information
  • Tires: Front: 120/70-17 Rear: 180/55-17
  • Brakes: Front: dual 296 mm discs with four-piston calipers Rear: 256 mm disc with dual-piston caliper with ABS
  • Seat Height: 795 mm (31.3 in.)
  • Wheelbase: 1,485 mm (58.5 in.)
  • Curb Weight: 251 kg (553 lb.) including required fluids and full tank of gas—ready to ride
  • Fuel Capacity: 16.8 L
  • Colour: Graphite Black
  • Warranty: 12 months, unlimited mileage, freely transferable warranty; extended coverage available with Honda Plus
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Engine Type
Inline-four cylinder
1,140 cc
Bore and Stroke
73.5 mm x 67.2 mm
Compression Ratio
Fuel System
PGM-FI electronic fuel injection


Final Drive
O-ring-sealed chain


Front Suspension
41 mm SDBV telescopic fork; 107 mm (4.2 in.) travel
Rear Suspension
Dual shocks with spring preload adjustment; 115 mm (4.5 in.) travel
Front Brakes
Dual 296 mm discs with four-piston calipers
Rear Brakes
256 mm disc with dual-piston caliper with ABS
Front Tire
Rear Tire


1,485 mm (58.5 in.)
Seat Height
795 mm (31.3 in.)
Fuel Capacity
16.8 L
Dry Weight
Curb Weight: 251 kg (553 lb.)


Graphite Black
12 months, unlimited mileage, freely transferable warranty; extended coverage available with Honda Plus

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