New Honda Africa Twin launched in India – Price INR 12.9 lakh
The motorcycle's tall stance, special tyres and spoke wheels highlight its all-terrain capabilities.
The Honda Africa Twin CRF1000L adventure tourer which was showcased at the Auto Expo 2016, has been finally launched in India. The latest version of the iconic Africa Twin will be assembled locally in India from CKD kits.
The hardcore off-roader will be the second premium motorcycle to be locally assembled by Honda, after the CBR650F. Price of the new Honda Africa Twin in India starts from INR 12.90 lakh, ex-showroom, New Delhi.
The Honda Africa Twin is powered by a 998 cc liquid-cooled parallel twin engine which is paired with a 6-speed gearbox. Owners can also opt for an advanced dual-clutch gearbox with on and off-road drive modes. The power and torque figures stand at 95 PS and 98 Nm respectively. Available in two colour options of Red / Black / White and White / Blue / Red, the new Africa Twin is detailed in the specs below.
New Honda Africa Twin Specs
|Engine||998cc liquid-cooled 4-stroke, parallel twin|
|Transmission||Dual Clutch Transmission|
|Kerb wt||511 lbs (232 kgs)|
|Fuel Tank||18.8 liters|
|Front Brakes||310 mm dual discs|
|Rear Brake||256 mm single disc|
|Front Tyre||90/90-R21 tube type|
|Rear Tyre||150/70-R18 tube type|
|ABS||ABS 2-channel with rear ABS off switch|
Mr. Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President – Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Africa Twin- it’s name is inseparable from the spirit of Dakar Rally- world’s toughest rally raids. Down to its roots, when the going gets tough, Africa Twin gets going. There is nothing to hold back an enthusiast on the Africa Twin, as it’s the most reliable, versatile and proven adventure touring motorcycle. Real adventure is awaiting the lucky customers amongst the first 50 bookings of the legendary Africa Twin in India.”