1994 Honda CBR900RR

SOLD FOR: $7,500

Out of stock

Description

Click here for an CycleVIN Motorcycle History Report on this 1994 Honda CBR900RR. Additional photos are available here for your perusal.

In the early 1990s, Honda turned the motorcycling world on its head when it released the CBR900RR Fireblade. The ‘Blade’s designer, Tadao Baba, primarily focused on keeping weight down above all else — a must considering his brief was to deliver a modern superbike with open-class power, weighing no more than your average 600 of the day. The “Fireblade” name is actually the result of a mistranslation of the word “lightning”, and it didn’t fit squarely into any of the existing major classes. Rather, Honda’s goal was to create the best possible road-going superbike, and the eventual result was the 900RR.

At the heart of the original Fireblade — which didn’t come to US shores until ’93 — was a 893cc in-line four which was essentially a stroked three-quarter liter mill with a 70mm bore. Though it wasn’t the most powerful engine of its day, the RR’s 124 hp, 65 ft-lbs of torque, and 160 mph top speed were nothing to scoff at, especially with its svelte weight. A number of measures were taken by Baba and his team to ensure the Fireblade would hit its target weight. This included using a highly-developed lightweight frame, 16” front wheel, conventional forks instead of heavier inverted units (though the 900RR’s front-end was designed to look like an upside down fork) and even the Swiss cheesed-nose.

In the end, Baba-san came through, delivering a 900 that tipped the scales at around 450lbs wet. It was less than 10 lbs heavier than the CBR600, and a whopping 100lbs lighter than most of the open-class competition of the day. In ’94, the groundbreaking model had its steel upper cowl stay replaced with an aluminum piece, while a magnesium cylinder head cover took the place of the outgoing model’s aluminum unit. 1994 also saw a slight bump in engine efficiency, amongst other changes.

This CBR is VIN: JH2SC2815RM200040, Engine #: SC28E-2200334.

The odometer shows 25,397 miles.

The seller acquired it a year ago from Iconic Motorbike Auctions and has kept it on display in his collection. He has not ridden it and is only selling as he is moving out of the country.

This CBR is in impressively original condition, having escaped many of the common modifications of the 90s. You’ll find the original factory bodywork, muffler, windshield, turn signals, reflectors, and warning decals. It was originally sold in California and still has the original secondary air injection system. Everything is said to work and it “starts and runs perfectly.”

Cosmetic Blemishes:
2/11 Update: it has come to our attention that the rear fender has been cut slightly. Thanks to Steve H. for pointing it out!

Photos of all known blemishes are included in the album up top.


Currently located in Santa Monica, California, this CBR is offered on a clean Wisconsin title. Have any CBR900RR stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the comments!

Additional Information

Location

Santa Monica, California

Year

1993

Make

Honda

Model

CBR900RR

Mileage

25,397

VIN

JH2SC2815RM200040

Title

Clean

Title State/Country

Wisconsin

Private Party/Dealership

Private Party

Additional Charges

No

Subscribe
Notify of
Newest
Oldest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Shipping Information

Continental US:
Haul Bikes will ship anything sold through Iconic for $660 in the Continental US, and Iconic will handle the paperwork on your behalf. You do not need to crate your bike or drain the gas/disconnect the battery if you go with Haul Bikes. We are glad to work with the shipper of your choice as well, but you will have to arrange it.

Please note:

  • spares/extras will have to be shipped separately via FedEx or similar.
  • the fee includes $15,000 of insurance with a $500 deductible. Additional insurance can be purchased at a cost of $50 per additional $5,000 of value.
  • additional details can be found here

Southern California
On a case-by-case basis, we can transport motorcycles in our van.

We are located in Santa Monica, California 90405.
Local Rates (one way):
0-50 miles: $150
50-150 miles: $300

Alaska/Hawaii:
Please contact concierge@iconicmotorbikes.com for a quote.

Canada:
We recommend TFX

$1,500 for Los Angeles, CA to Canada is a ROUGH ballpark, please contact TFX for an exact quote including shipping and customs.

Europe and Asia:
We recommend Shippio

$1,500 for US to Europe/Asia is a VERY ROUGH ballpark, please contact Shippio for an exact quote including shipping and customs.

Australia/New Zealand:
We recommend Bikes Abroad

$1,500 for US to Australia is a ROUGH ballpark, please contact Bikes Abroad for an exact quote including shipping and customs.

Iconic Motorbike Auctions