Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin

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Complete details of CRF1000L Africa Twin Motorcycle

Launched in India in 2016.

The CRF1000L Africa Twin is the motorcycle that leads the adventure segment of Honda Motorcycles. This all purpose motorcycle weighs over 230kg and stands to 34.3 inches of height. It is constructed on the steel semi-double cradle type frame with high-tensile strength steel rear sub frame. The height of the seat can be therefore adjusted according to the terrain they are riding on or according to the height of the rider. Being an adventure bike it offers long travel suspension when compared to other motorcycles. The huge 45mm front fork provides 9-inches of travel while rear suspension is fully adjustable offering 8.7 inches of travel and a convenient remote preload adjustment. Honda has used tapered aluminium steel bar in order to reduce the weight. Narrow riding position and rally windscreen are other important feature of this bike.

This adventure motorcycle is powered by 998cc, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Unicam, 8-Valve, parallel twin engine with 270-degree of crank. Engine is mated with a 6-speed gearbox which uses O-ring sealed chain to transmit the drive to rear wheels. The Africa Twin uses unique twin-air intake design with twin vertical filtration elements, providing excellent engine performance. 21-inch tube type tyre at the front and 18-inch tube type tyre at the rear is used. Honda also used 2-channel ABS system for the Africa Twin with rear ABS off switch.

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Rs. 13,06,927 [ Ex-showroom, New Delhi ]

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Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin is available in following colours - Dakar Rally, Digital Metallic Silver
Special Features
-Torque Control System (HSTC-3 levels)
-2 Channel ABS
-Parallel Twin-Engine layout
-Tapered Aluminium Handlebar
-4 Piston calipers for powerful braking
-Twin Air Intake
-Unicam Engine Design
-Adjustable Seat
-43 degree steering lock
-Biaxial counterbalance
-Low center of gravity with compact mass
-Dry sump engine

Technical Specifications
Type Motorcycle
Engine Displacement 998.00 cc
Engine Type liquid-cooled 4-stroke 8-valve Parallel Twin with 270° crank and Unicam
Engine Starting Electric
Bore x Stroke 92mm x 75.1mm
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Clutch Wet, multi-plate with coil springs, aluminum cam assist and slipper clutch
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid cooled
Maximum Power 87 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Maximum Torque 91.9 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Transmission Constant mesh 6-speed manual / 6-speed DCT with on and off-road riding modes
Gear Shift Pattern 1-N-2-3-4-5-6
Battery 12V 11.2A-h
Head Lamp LED with DRLs
Tail Lamp LED Tail Lamp
Front Brake 310mm dual wave floating hydraulic disc with aluminum hub and radial fit 4-piston calipers and sinte
Rear Brake 256mm wave hydraulic disc with 2-piston caliper and sintered metal pads. Also Lever-Lock Type Parkin
Chassis and Suspension
Frame Steel semi-double cradle type with high-tensile strength steel rear sub-frame
Front Suspension Telescopic
Rear Suspension Pro-Link
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90-R21 tube type
Rear Tyre 150/70-R18 tube type
Length x Width x Height 2334.2 x 873.7 x 1475.7 mm
Wheelbase 1574.8 mm
Weight 231.7 kg
Ground Clearance 850.9 mm
Petrol Tank Capacity 18.7 litres
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Happy to hear that Honda has launched Africa Twin in India. Road Presence of this adventure bike is spectacular.
By on 19-07-2017
Is this bike better than Ducati Desert Scrambler?
By on 24-07-2017
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