India-bound 2020 Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin unveiled: Details here
Japanese automaker Honda has pulled the covers off its much-anticipated 2020 CRF1100L Africa Twin. The 2020 model, available in Standard and Adventure Sports variants, comes with a bunch of design as well as mechanical updates and offers more features than its predecessor. Further, it is likely to hit the Indian roads by 2020-end. Here's our roundup.
First, a look at the CRF1100L Africa Twin
Both the Standard as well as Adventure Sports variants of the CRF1100L Africa Twin feature a semi-faired design with twin-LED headlamps, split seats, and spoke wheels. However, the Adventure Sports model gets height-adjustable windscreen, golden-colored rim, cornering lights, and a bigger skid plate. Both the variants also come equipped with a 6-inch LCD display that supports Bluetooth connectivity and Apple CarPlay.
Power and performance
The Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin is powered by a 1,084cc parallel-twin engine which is capable of producing 101bhp of power at 7,500rpm and 105Nm of peak torque at 6,250rpm. For transmission duties, it gets a six-speed manual gearbox and an automatic DCT (dual-clutch transmission) engine. Further, the off-road motorcycle promises a mileage of upto 20.8kmpl.
Here's a look at the safety and suspension setup
The Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin comes equipped with disc brakes on both wheels along with dual-channel ABS, wheelie control, and rear lift control for better road handling. The motorcycle houses Showa's 45mm telescopic forks on the front and a monoshock unit on the rear to handle suspension duties. Moreover, it offers four riding modes: Tour, Urban, Gravel and Off-Road.
Finally, what will be the pricing?
The 2020 Honda CRF 1100L Africa Twin is likely to arrive in India by 2020-end. As for the pricing, the new model is expected to be priced around Rs. 15 lakh. However, official details will be revealed later.