Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin: Details Revealed!

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One of the most awaited and teased motorcycle all over the internet was the latest Honda Africa Twin. After all the hype, the company has revealed details about the motorcycle and it beats expectations!

The CRF1000L Africa Twin will be in Honda showrooms across Europe in late 2015 and what the company has offered is a thoroughbred, true adventure motorcycle, with a potent engine and dynamic chassis ready to cover miles after miles on or off-road.

Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Engine Specifications:
The Africa Twin will be equipped with a compact parallel twin engine that will churn out 93.8 horsepower and 98 Nm torque.

This engine is aimed to deliver outstanding off-road performance, touring comfort and agile handling for everyday use.

Gearbox:
Taming all that power will be six-speed gearbox. It will also have Honda's unique Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) as an option, with the use of a common crankcase keeping the width the same as the manual transmission version.

It features the standard manual mode which allows the rider to operate gear shifts through triggers on the left handlebar and automatic modes:
D mode: offers best balance of fuel economy and comfort cruising
G mode: offers improved traction and machine control
S mode: designed to give extra levels of sports performance, with three different shift patterns to choose from: S1, S2 and S3.

Other features include switchable ABS and multi-mode HSTC for optimal traction both off and on-road. Also, the Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin will be available in three colour options, namely CRF Rally, Tricolour and Black.

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Story first published: Friday, July 24, 2015, 15:01 [IST]
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