2017 EBR 1190RX: All You Need To Know

The litrebike wars seem all heated up right now. EBR is the only American duking it out with Japanese and European makers in this sphere. Its weapon of choice? The 1190RX. From coming out of bankruptcy time and again to making this monster, EBR has done quite a bit. The 1190RX is the second V-Twin bike in this space, the other being the Ducati 1299 Panigale. But what is the EBR 1190RX all about? Read on to find out more about the 2017 EBR 1190RX price in USA, specifications and features.

2017 EBR 1190RX

2017 EBR 1190RX Price in USA

Price $13,995

There is something alluring about the 2017 EBR 1190RX’s price. It carries some innovations that you will not find on any other bike. Yet, its cost being so low is a big draw for the 1190RX. Let’s see how its rivals measure up.

Also Read: All You Need To Know About 2017 Ducati 1299 Panigale

2017 EBR 1190RX Competitors

Aprilia RSV4 RR $16,999
BMW S1000RR $15,695
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R $15,099
MV Agusta F4 $19,798
Suzuki GSX-R1000 $14,599
Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade $16,799
Yamaha YZF-R1 $16,699

So, if you see the above table, you will find that 2017 EBR 1190RX is a literal steal. The most inexpensive bike in the above table starts from a little over $15,000. The 1190RX costs even less than that. It is a mind-boggling fact.

Also Read: All You Need To Know About 2017 Yamaha YZF-R1

2017 EBR 1190RX Specifications

Engine displacement and type 1190cc, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, DOHC, 72-degree V-Twin
Power 185HP
Torque 137Nm
Transmission 6-speed with slipper clutch
Suspension (front) Upside down Showa Big Piston Fork, fully adjustable
Suspension (rear) Showa monoshock without links, fully adjustable
Brakes (front) Single 386mm perimeter disc with 8-piston inside-out caliper
Brakes (rear) Single 220mm disc with single-piston Hayes caliper
Top Speed >300kmph
Fuel Consumption N/A

The 2017 EBR 1190RX has a nice spec sheet. If you are wondering about the omission of a disc brake up front, fret not. It is an Erik Buell innovation, the perimeter disc. More importantly, which bike do you remember that comes with an 8-piston caliper up front or a dual-piston unit for the rear?

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2017 EBR 1190RX Features

  • Fuel tank in chassis
  • Perimeter front brake
  • Link-less rear monoshock
  • Quickshifter (optional)
  • Traction Control
  • V-Twin Engine

It is in the features department where the 2017 EBR 1190RX feels old. However, being old means it will be appreciated more by purists and experienced riders. Also, expect reliability issues to be quite low with this bike.


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