the bike has Lean sensitive traction control, power modes, engine brake-assist, wheelie control, and cornering ABS all come as standard. . has front fully adjustable big piston Showa fork feels superb, and the cornering ABS means you can trail the brakes deep into the turn. The front is excellent, as is the mid-corner grip. To seek out every last ounce of performance the Honda engineers have had to work overtime. The result is an additional 11bhp compared to the outgoing model, the loss of 2kg and raised rev ceiling to 13,000rpm, 750rpm higher than previously. Peak power is now a claimed 189bhp @ 12,500rpm, with peak torque of 81.79ftlb @ 10,500rpm. The 2017 Blade is the first inline four-cylinder engine from Honda to use a Throttle by Wire control and is driven by an Acceleration Position Sensor integrated into the right handlebar switchgear.