Honda’s CBR1000RR/Fireblade has stood patiently by the wayside all these years while its contemporaries in the fiercely competitive liter-class sportbike category have bulked themselves up, delivering levels of performance and technology not seen anywhere but the MotoGP and World Superbike paddocks.

Finally, however, Honda has answered the call. Or at least we think it has, with these spy photos of what looks to be the 2017 Honda CBR100RR. Freshly styled bodywork is the most obvious difference between old and new, but we have to imagine what lies underneath those clothes has been thoroughly updated as well. You can click the link to read all about what we think the new Fireblade will be packing. Here we just want to ask you one simple question.