Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin.

SomeTechnical Details.

Engine of the CRF1000L is packed in compact, lightweight frame to offer outstanding off-road performance, touring comfort and agile handling for everyday use. New DCT functionality, switchable ABS and multi-mode HSTC available for optimal traction both off and on-road.

2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin.

Strong and linear power and torque deliver instant response anywhere in the rev-range – accompanied by a satisfying, characterful deep growl as rpm rises. A 270° phased crankshaft gives the power delivery a distinct character as well delivering excellent feel for rear wheel traction. Biaxial primary balance shafts cancel vibration.

The engine's short height contributes to excellent ground clearance.

Six-speed manual gearbox uses the same shift-cam design is equipped with an assist slipper clutch.

The Africa Twin in a tough, lightweight form that offers both weather protection for the rider and a slim, agile feel.

Dual headlights.

Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) for adventure.(Option)

Large 18.8-liter fuel tank.

Of course, DCT for the CRF1000L Africa Twin is also fully equipped to operate in an adventure environment, with off-road functionality enhanced by the G switch positioned on the right side of the instrument panel. Pushing the G switch in any riding mode improves traction and machine control – all-important for off-road riding – by reducing the amount of clutch slip during gear changes.

Color options : CRF Rally, Tricolor, Silver and Black.

Price : starts from €12,100 (may vary according to local taxes).

Main technical specifications.

  • Engine Type : Liquid-cooled 4-stroke 8-valve Parallel Twin with 270° crank and uni-cam
  • Engine Displacement : 998cm3
  • Max. Power : Output 70kW/7,500rpm (95/1/EC)
  • Max. Torque : 98Nm/6,000rpm (95/1/EC)
  • Bore & Stroke : 92.0 & 75.1mm
  • Clutch Wet, multiplate with coil springs, Aluminum Cam Assist and Slipper clutch
  • Final Drive : O-ring sealed chain
  • Gearbox / Transmission Type : Constant mesh 6-speed MT / 6-speed DCT with on and off-road riding modes
  • Honda Selectable Torque Control System (HSTC) : * HSTC 3-levels + Switch Off (*ABS & DCT models only, not on STD model)
  • Frame Type : Steel semi-double cradle type with high-tensile strength steel rear subframe
  • Turning Radius : 2.5m
  • Dry Weight : 208kg (STD), 212 kg (ABS), 222kg (DCT)
  • Kerb Weight : 228kg (STD), 232 kg (ABS), 242kg (DCT)
  • Fuel Capacity : 18.8 liters
  • Length × Width × Height : 2,335 × 875 × 1,475mm (STD), 2,335 × 930 × 1,475mm (ABS/DCT)
  • Wheelbase : 1,575mm
  • Seat Height : (STD position / Low position) 870/850mm
  • Ground Clearance : 250mm
  • ABS system type ABS : 2-Channel with rear ABS off switch (* ABS & DCT models only, not on STD model)
  • Brakes Front : 310mm dual wave floating hydraulic disc with aluminium hub and radial fit 4-piston calipers (*ABS) and sintered metal pads
  • Brakes Rear : 256mm wave hydraulic disc with 2-piston caliper (*ABS) and sintered metal pads. Also Lever-Lock
  • Type Parking : Brake System on DCT model.
  • Wheels Front Wire : spoke with aluminium rim
  • Wheels Rear Wire : spoke with aluminium rim
  • Rim Size Front : 21M/C × MT2.15
  • Rim Size Rear : 18M/C × MT4.00
  • Tyres Front : 90/90-R21 tube type
  • Tyres Rear : 150/70-R18 tube type
2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin.

Source: Honda.com

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