Honda Africa Twin[2017]

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Key specs
  • Displacement999.11 cc
  • Max Power(bhp)85.9 bhp
  • Kerb Weight245 kg

Last known Ex-showroom price in Mumbai

13,31,242

Honda Africa Twin[2017] is now discontinued in India.

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Honda Africa Twin[2017] Summary

Africa Twin[2017] key highlights
Displacement 999.11 cc
Top Speed 190 Kmph
Kerb Weight 245 kg
Colours
  • Victory Red

About Africa Twin[2017]

Honda’s ‘Africa Twin’ moniker was made famous by the XR750 which was a four-time winner at the Dakar rally. The Africa Twin with its liquid-cooled 998cc parallel-twin engine puts out 86bhp at 7,500rpm and 92Nm at 6,000rpm through a six-speed dual clutch transmission (DCT) which is a top-of-the-line variant and will be the only option sold in India.

 Honda’s ‘Africa Twin’ moniker was made famous by the XR750 which was a four-time winner at the Dakar rally. The Africa Twin with its liquid-cooled 998cc parallel-twin engine puts out 86bhp at 7,500rpm and 92Nm at 6,000rpm through a six-speed dual clutch transmission (DCT) which is a top-of-the-line variant and will be the only option sold in India.

The Africa Twin comes with the Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC), switchable rear ABS; which allows ABS to be switched off for the rear wheel and traction control, both offering different modes for different conditions. Traction control has four settings, off and levels 1-3. Level 1 is the most aggressive while level 3 is easy on the rider.

The Africa Twin's 21-inch front wheel with its inverted cartridge type, fully adjustable, Showa 43mm upside-down front forks provides enormous suspension travel of 230mm - the largest in its class. The rear shock also features a fully adjustable Showa with an 18-inch wheel to handle all sorts of terrain with a range of rebound and compression settings. The motorcycle has a class-leading 250mm of ground clearance and a seat height of 860mm. The Africa Twin with a fuel tank capacity of 23-litres has a kerb weight of 208kg – 222kg.

Competitors for the Honda Africa Twin at its introductory price are the Triumph Tiger 800 XCx, Kawasaki Versys 1000, Suzuki V-Strom 1000 and the Ducati Multistrada 950.   

Produced at the manufacturer’s Manesar plant, the motorcycle would be the first litre class from HMSI’s ‘Make in India’ initiative and is only available in Victory Red colour option.

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Africa Twin[2017] Specifications & Features

Specifications

  • Africa Twin[2017] Engine & TransmissionEngine & Transmission

    Displacement999.11 cc

    Cylinders2

    Max Power85.9 bhp @ 7,500 rpm

    Maximum Torque91.9 Nm @ 6,000 rpm

    Bore92 mm

    Stroke75 mm

    Valves Per Cylinder8

    Fuel Delivery SystemFuel Injection

    Fuel TypePetrol

    Ignition--

    Spark Plugs--

    Cooling SystemLiquid Cooled

    Gearbox TypeDual Clutch Automatic

    No. of Gears6

    Transmission TypeChain Drive

    ClutchWet Multiplate

  • Africa Twin[2017] Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Front Brake TypeDisc

    Front Brake Size310 mm

    Rear Brake TypeDisc

    Rear Brake Size256 mm

    Calliper TypeFront-4-Piston , Rear-2 Piston Calliper

    Front Wheel Size21 inch

    Rear Wheel Size--

    Front Tyre Size90/90-R21 tube type

    Rear Tyre Size150/70-R18 tube type

    Tyre TypeTubed

    Radial TyresNo

    Wheel TypeSpoke

    Front SuspensionTelescopic

    Rear SuspensionPro-Link

  • Africa Twin[2017] Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight245 kg

    Overall Length2,334 mm

    Overall Width932 mm

    Overall Height1,478 mm

    Wheelbase1,574 mm

    Ground Clearance250 mm

    Seat Height840 mm

    Chassis TypeSemi Double Cradle

  • Africa Twin[2017] Fuel Efficiency & PerformanceFuel Efficiency & Performance

    Fuel Tank Capacity18.8 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity--

    Mileage--

    Fuel Efficiency Range--

    Top Speed190 Kmph

    0 to 60 kmph--

    60 to 0 kmph--

Features

Odometer--

SpeedometerDigital

Fuel GuageYes

TachometerDigital

Pillion FootrestYes

Digital Fuel GuageYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightYes

Stand Alarm--

Stepped SeatYes

No. of Tripmeters2

Tripmeter TypeDigital

Low Fuel IndicatorYes

Low Oil IndicatorYes

Low Battery IndicatorYes

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

Pillion SeatYes

Antilock Braking SystemYes

KillswitchYes

ClockYes

Electric System12V DC

Battery12V 11.2A-h

Headlight TypeDual LED Head Lamp

Headlight Bulb TypeHi 17W X 1, Low 18W X1

Brake/Tail LightLED Tail Lamp

Turn SignalYes

Pass LightYes

Honda Africa Twin[2017] Price

VariantPriceSpecs
Africa Twin[2017] Standard 13,31,242 (Last known Ex-showroom, Mumbai) Disc Brakes, Spoke Wheels

Price by cities (Last known On-road price)

Honda Africa Twin[2017] Price - ₹ 13,14,301 onwards (Ex-showroom, Mumbai). It is available in 1 version - Standard. See price of Africa Twin[2017] in top cities: Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune and Ahmedabad.

Honda Africa Twin[2017] News

  • 2018 Honda Africa Twin launched in India at Rs 13.23 lakhs
    2018 Honda Africa Twin launched in India at Rs 13.23 lakhs
    06 June 2018
    Ranjan R. Bhat

    Honda has launched the 2018 Africa Twin CRF1000L in India at Rs 13.23 lakhs (ex-showroom). The adventure touring motorcycle will be sold exclusively through 22 Wing World dealerships across the country, and can be booked for a token amount of Rs 50,000.

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  • Honda might resurrect the Dominator
    Honda might resurrect the Dominator
    09 January 2018
    Ranjan R. Bhat

    Honda has filed a patent for a new small-capacity adventure sports motorcycle. With this, the Japanese manufacturer seems to be working towards reviving the Dominator moniker. 

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