Honda has finally launched their much awaited adventure bike Honda Africa Twin aka CRF1000OL in India. Which was showcased in Auto Expo 2016. At a price tag of 12.9 lakh Indian rupees. It will arrive in India in CKD (complete knock down) kits and will be assembled in India at Honda’s Manesar plant, Haryana.
The premium off roader will be available for booking in the Indian Honda Wing World outlets. But as a first wave the booking is available only for first 50 customers in which some will get opportunity to attend a “True Adventure” an outdoor event organized by Honda.
source NEW HONDA AFRICA TWIN COMPLETE SPECIFICATIONS :
Engine Type: 998cc liquid-cooled 4-stroke 8-valve Parallel Twin with 270° crank and Unicam
Bore and Stroke : 92mm x 75.1mm
Clutch: Wet multi-plate slipper clutch with coil springs and aluminum cam assist
Transmission: Constant mesh 6-speed manual / 6-speed DCT with on and off-road riding modes
Final Drive: O-ring sealed chain
Torque Control System (HSTC): HSTC 3-levels + switch-off
CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES:
ABS System: ABS 2-channel with rear ABS off switch
Front Brake: 310mm dual wave floating hydraulic disc with aluminum hub , radial fit 4-piston calipers with
sintered metal pads
Rear Brake: 256mm wave hydraulic disc , 2-piston caliper with sintered metal pads.
Front Tire: 90/90-R21 tube type
Rear Tire: 150/70-R18 tube type
Wheelbase: 62.0 inches
Seat Height: Standard position 34.3/Low position 33.5 inches
Curb Weight: 511 lbs (ABS), 534 lbs (DCT/ABS). Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full
tank of fuel—ready to ride
Fuel Capacity: 4.96 gallons
Model ID: CRF1000L
Emissions: Meets current EPA standards. Models sold in California meet current CARB standards and may differ
slightly due to emissions equipment.
Available Colors: Dakar Rally, Digital Metallic Silver (will not make it to India)
FACTORY WARRANTY INFORMATION:
One Year: Transferable, Unlimited-mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a
Honda Protection Plan