the #TrueAdventure spirit to next level, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India
Pvt. Ltd. announced the start of bookings for 2019 Africa Twin motorcycle in
India. The motorcycles will now come in a new Glint Wave Blue Metallic colour
with golden handle bar and wheel rims and will be loaded with 2nd generation
Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) technology- A world first by Honda in
motorcycles. The new 2019 Africa Twin motorcycle is priced at Rs. 13.5 lakh
(Ex-showroom, Pan India).
Dual Clutch Transmission technology offers automatic shifting of gears and when
in automatic mode, the rider can choose between D mode for comfortable cruising
and 3 dynamic sport settings in S mode.
Africa Twin parallel twin 999.11cc engine delivers a max power of 87.7
bhp@7500rpm and a peak torque of 93.1Nm@6000rpm,
2019 Africa Twin tackles different riding scenarios differently and the rider
can select from 3 levels of Power and Engine Braking offers pre-set
combinations. Additionally, the Throttle by wire (TBW) promises the best
performance for different riding styles and conditions with its 4 riding modes
(Tour, Urban, Gravel and User).
Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) system gives seven settings for a wide
range of conditions, from pavement to fast, loose fire roads to challenging
single track. You can also turn it off. The Africa Twin’s Anti-lock Brake
System (ABS) comes standard.
Showa cartridge-type inverted front fork, pre-load adjuster on both wheels and
the option of adjusting suspension to a softer or stiffer setting contributes
to the best off-road experience. The adjustable seat height easily accommodates
wide range of riders while narrow riding position enhances handling under
demanding conditions. Mass centralisation is the core of this ultimate
adventurer; heavy components such as battery are placed as close to
motorcycle’s center of gravity as possible. The chassis design provides a wide
43-degree steering angle and a tight 2.5-metre turning radius.
position of the rally-style LCD instrument panel evokes nostalgia of those
Dakar winning machines and allows you to see every bit of information clearly.
The LCD instrument display include all possible information such as riding
modes, speedometer, tachometer, fuel, gear position, HSTC, odometer, trip
meter, clock and ABS Indicator.
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