Honda Africa Twin[2017]

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

Last known Avg. Ex-showroom price

₹ 13,18,982

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.

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] Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Petrol

    Max Power 85.9 bhp @ 7,500 rpm

    Maximum Torque 91.9 Nm @ 6,000 rpm

    Emission Standard --

    Displacement 999.11 cc

    Cylinders 2

    Bore 92 mm

    Stroke 75 mm

    Valves Per Cylinder 8

    Compression Ratio --

    Ignition --

    Spark Plugs --

    Cooling System Liquid Cooled

    Transmission 6 Speed Dual Clutch Automatic

    Transmission Type Chain Drive

    Clutch Wet Multiplate

    Fuel Delivery System Fuel Injection

    Fuel Tank Capacity 18.8 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity --

    Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank & an electric bike can travel on a full charge --

    Mileage - ARAI --

    Mileage - Owner Reported --

    Top Speed 190 Kmph

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

    Front Brake Type Disc

    Front Brake Size 310 mm

    Rear Brake Type Disc

    Rear Brake Size 256 mm

    Calliper Type Front-4-Piston , Rear-2 Piston Calliper

    Front Wheel Size 21 inch

    Rear Wheel Size Rear Wheel Size --

    Front Tyre Size 90/90-R21 tube type

    Rear Tyre Size 150/70-R18 tube type

    Tyre Type Tubed

    Radial Tyres No

    Wheel Type Spoke

    Front Suspension Telescopic

    Rear Suspension Pro-Link

  • Africa Twin[2017] Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 245 kg

    Overall Length 2,334 mm

    Overall Width 932 mm

    Overall Height 1,478 mm

    Wheelbase 1,574 mm

    Ground Clearance 250 mm

    Seat Height 840 mm

    Chassis Type Semi Double Cradle

Features

Odometer --

DRLs (Daytime running lights) --

Mobile App Connectivity --

GPS & Navigation --

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock breaking system which can be just for front wheel (single channel) or both wheels (dual channel) or can be switched off (switchable) | E-ABS - Electronic assisted braking system | Standard - Cable operated --

USB charging port --

Front storage box --

Under seat storage --

Speedometer Digital

Fuel Guage Yes

Tachometer Digital

Stand Alarm --

Stepped Seat Yes

No. of Tripmeters 2

Tripmeter Type Digital

Low Fuel Indicator Yes

Low Oil Indicator Yes

Low Battery Indicator Yes

Digital Fuel GuageYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightYes

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

Additional features--

Honda Africa Twin[2017] Price

VariantPriceSpecs
Africa Twin[2017] Standard 13,18,982 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Spoke Wheels

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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