Honda “Africa Twin” CRF1000L Available From March 2016


“The new Honda CRF1000L AfricaTwin is a worthy successor to the iconic original adventure bike.  – Dries van der Walt”

The Honda “Africa Twin” CRF1000L will be available From March 2016


Type: Liquid-cooled 4-stroke 4 valve-per-cylinder parallel twin with 270° crank and
Displacement: 998 cm³
Bore & Stroke: 92.0 x 75.1mm
Max. Power Output: 70 kW @ 7 500rpm
Max. Torque: 98 Nm @ 6,000rpm

Fuel Capacity 18.8 litres
Fuel consumption (calimed): 21.7 km/l (manual), 21.8 km/l DCT

Clutch, manual transmission: Wet, multiplate with coil springs, Aluminium Cam Assist and Slipper clutch
Clutch, DCT: 2 Wet multiple clutches with coil springs
Gearbox: Constant mesh 6-speed
Final Drive: O-ring sealed chain
Honda Selectable Torque Control System (HSTC)
* HSTC 3-levels +  Switch Off (*ABS & DCT models only, not on STD model)

Steel semi-double cradle type with steel rear subframe

Dimensions (L x W x H): 2335 x 875 x 1475mm (STD), 2 335 x 930 x 1 475mm (ABS/DCT)
Seat Height (STD position / Low position): 870/850mm
Ground Clearance: 250mm
Kerb Weight: 228kg (STD), 232 kg (ABS), 242kg (DCT)

Front: Show 45mm cartridge-type inverted telescopic fork with dial-style preload adjuster and DF adjustment, 230mm stroke.
Rear: Monoblock cast aluminium swing arm with Pro-Link with gas-charged damper, hydraulic dial-style pre-load adjuster and rebound damping adjustment, 220mm rear wheel travel.

Wheels Front: Wire spoke with aluminium rim, 21 x 2.15
Wheels Rear Wire spoke with aluminium rim, 18 x 4.00
Tyre, Front: 90/90-21 tube type
Tyre, Rear: 150/70-18 tube typePress information CRF1000L 2015

ABS* 2-Channel with rear ABS off switch (* ABS & DCT models only, not on STD
Front: 310mm dual wave floating disc with aluminium hub and radial fit 4-piston calipers and sintered metal pads
Rear: 256mm wave disc with 1-piston caliper and sintered metal pads. Also Lever-Lock Type Parking Brake, DCT: 1-piston caliper


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