2019 Honda Africa Twin

If you are looking for a bike equally efficient on cruising on highways as well as passing through rugged areas then 2019 Honda Africa Twin is a perfect choice for you. It’s a dual sports bike, which was launched in the market back in 1989 and since then Africa twin has gone through many significant changes. For the 2019 model, Honda is releasing 2 options of the bike, Twin CRF1000L base model, and ‘Adventure Sports’ CRF1000L2, also in DTC variants for both units. Most of the features remain unchanged for the upcoming models, however, both will be available in new exterior colors.

2019 Honda Africa Twin DTC

Outlook

For unparallel off-road capability and being a dual sport bike, Honda Africa Twin is given a steel semi-double cradle frame which gives it strength as well as durability and speed on roads. It features broad headlights and heated grips (optional on base model). The adventure sports variant also has standard aluminum cowling panels and large sump guard along with front light bars. The standard model’s seat height is 33.5 inches and it weighs 507 pounds whereas the Adventure sport model’s seat is 35.4 inches high and it is 26 pounds heavier. All trims weighs from 506.8 lbs (CRF1000L), 533 lbs (CRF1000LD, CRF1000L2), to 555.8 lbs (CRF1000L2D).

The front 90/90 tire is housed by 21 inches spoke aluminum wheel and the rear 150/70R tire is housed by 18 inches spoke aluminum wheel. Front Brakes have four-piston hydraulic calipers with 310mm disks (ABS). Rear Brake has the single one-piston hydraulic caliper with 256mm disk (also ABS).
The Twin CRF100L is 91.9 inches long, 58.2 inch high, 36.7 inches wide and has a wheelbase of 61.2 inches. Width and wheelbase of Adventure Sport model are the same as the base CRF1000L model whereas length and height are 92.3 inches and 61.8 inches respectively. The CRF1000L is available in Matte Black Metallic and Blue / White / Red colors. Furthermore, the Sport Adventure model is available in Light Grey/Silver Metallic exterior paint.

Suspension:
– Africa Twin:
– Front Suspension 45mm inverted telescopic fork; 9.1 in.
– Rear Suspension Pro-Link system single shock; 8.7 in.

– Twin DCT:
– Front Suspension 45mm inverted telescopic fork; 9.1 in.
– Rear Suspension Pro-Link system single shock; 8.7 in.

– Twin Adventure Sports:
– Front Suspension 45mm inverted telescopic fork; 9.9 in.
– Rear Suspension Pro-Link system, single shock; 9.4 in.

– Adventure Sports DCT:
– Front Suspension 45mm inverted telescopic fork; 9.9 in.
– Rear Suspension Pro-Link system, single shock; 9.4 in.

2019 Honda Africa Twin Engine

Both the variants of the motorcycle will have an 8-valve Liquid cooled, 4 stroke 998cc SOHC parallel twin engine supported with a 5.1 pounds lithium-ion battery. Furthermore it gets very solid 94 hp @ 7,500 rpm and torque of 73 lb-ft (99 Nm) @ 6,000 rpm. The engine is mated with the 6-speed manual transmission. The Dual Clutch Transmission will be optionally available with both CRF1000L and CRF1000L2 models. It has a bore and stroke ratio of 92.0mm x 75.0mm and its fuel capacity is from 4.97 gallons to 6.37 gallons, including 1.0-gallon reserve.

Honda Africa Twin 2019 Price and Release date

The 2019 Africa Twin base and Adventure models are releasing in the month of November 2018. The base model cost is 13,599 dollars and the CRF1000L2 model costs around 15,099 dollars. The dual clutch transmission models of both the variants will cost around 14,399 dollars and 15,899 dollars respectively.

All prices:
– Africa Twin (Manual): $13,599 (CRF1000L),
– Africa Twin DCT: $14,399 (CRF1000LD),
– Africa Twin Adventure Sports (Manual): $15,099 (CRF1000L2),
– Africa Twin Adventure Sports DCT: $15,899 (CRF1000L2D).

2019 Honda Africa Twin Photos

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