The 2021 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sport has been launched in India. Honda has launched the motorcycle at a starting price of 15,96 lakh. It has been launched in two variants — DCT and Manual. Bookings for the motorcycle are open at Honda’s BigWing dealerships.
The Honda Africa Twin is one of the best Adventure touring motorcycles out there. It has a versatile nature and is extremely capable. The Honda Africa Twin was also the first Adventure motorcycle to feature a DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission). Now, Honda has launched the 2021 Adventure Sport variant of the motorcycle in India.
The biggest difference with the new 2021 model is the availability of new colour options. The manual variant has been made available in the Darkness Black Metallic colour scheme while the DCT variant is now available in the Pearl Glare White Tricolour shade. Apart from the new colour options, the motorcycle remains the same in terms of the design, features, and even the mechanicals.
Up front is the same twin LED headlamps, flanked by huge radiator shrouds. Above the headlamp is a large five-step adjustable windscreen. The side profile of the motorcycle is characterised by the voluptuous fuel tank and the large exhaust end-can.
The 2021 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sport is powered by the same liquid-cooled, 1,084cc, parallel-twin engine with a maximum power output of 97.8bhp at 7,500rpm and a peak torque output of 103Nm at 6,000rpm. As stated before, buyers get to choose between a DCT and a manual transmission.
The DCT variant weighs in at 249 kilograms while the one with the manual gearbox weighs 239 kilograms. The 2021 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sport features a 24.5-litre fuel tank. The motorcycle comes loaded with features. A 6.5-inch touchscreen TFT display with Apple CarPlay and Bluetooth connectivity handles instrumentation duties.
Other features include cruise control, cornering ABS, traction control, switchable riding modes, height-adjustable seat, wheelie control, rear-wheel lift control, cornering detection, 6-axis IMU, etc. Suspension duties are handled by an upside-down fork up front and a pro-link monoshock at the rear. Braking is taken care of by twin discs up front and a single disc at the rear. Bookings for the new motorcycle are now open and deliveries are expected to commence soon.
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