Honda India has announced the commencement of bookings for the all new Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin motorcycle in India. Africa Twin, the flagship adventure-tourer motorcycle from Honda’s global lineup is the first 1000cc ‘Make in India’ model by Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India.
CRF1000L Africa Twin is the parallel twin-cylinder engine which produces 65Kw peak power @ 7,500rpm, and 92Nm torque @ 6,000rpm. Lightweight and agile chassis makes it ready for adventure both on and off road, whether crossing continents or commuting. The inverted cartridge type fully adjustable front forks come with a 230mm stroke- the longest in its class- with a good range of rebound and compression settings. With a class-leading 250mm ground clearance and Dual LED head lights.
CRF1000L Africa Twin is also equipped with the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) which gives you a choice of Manual and Automatic gear shifting to suit tarmac, dirt tracks, and steep mountain passes. It also features new off-road functionality, switchable rear ABS, and HSTC (Honda Selectable Torque Control).
The bookings are open for first 50 customers only. Lucky customers will get a chance to attend the grand outdoor ‘True Adventure’ Africa Twin India launch event. For booking enquiries, customers can contact or visit Honda’s exclusive sales & service Wing World outlets located across 22 cities in India. Customers can also log on to Honda2WheelersIndia.com for more details.
Commenting on the development, Mr. Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President – Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Africa Twin- it’s name is inseparable from the spirit of Dakar Rally- world’s toughest rally raids. Down to its roots, when the going gets tough, Africa Twin gets going. There is nothing to hold back an enthusiast on the Africa Twin, as it’s the most reliable, versatile and proven adventure touring motorcycle. Real adventure is awaiting the lucky customers amongst the first 50 bookings of the legendary Africa Twin in India.”
Attractively priced at Rs. 12.90 lacs (ex-showroom New Delhi) the DCT Africa Twin will be available in New Victory Red color.
Source: Honda India