2018 Honda Africa Twin has been launched in India at a price of Rs. 13.23 lakhs.
All about 2018 Honda Africa Twin ✓ Specification ✓ Price ✓ Mileage ✓ Colour ✓ Features ✓ Comparison.
Launched Date : 6th June 2018
Honda has launched the 2018 Africa Twin at Rs 13.23 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Bookings for the bike have begun and only 50 units are available for India. Honda says that a few customers will win a chance to go watch a MotoGP race. The bike is offered only in the GP Red colour scheme and is available across 22 Wing World outlets. The 2018 model is priced Rs 33,000 more than the 2017 variant, which cost Rs 12.90 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Design and Features
The 2018 iteration of the bike gets new rider aids like ride-by-wire, 3 riding modes and 7-level Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC). The three riding modes are Urban, Tour and Gravel. Urban is best-suited for city riding, Tour is for the highways while the Gravel mode is for off-road terrains. There is another mode called the USER mode which allows the rider to save his/her preferred combination of power, engine braking and HSTC levels.
New rider aids (ride-by-wire)
3 riding modes Urban, Tour and Gravel
7-level of HSTC for perfect combination of power
new Rally-style negative instrument cluster
redesigned foot pegs
Updated new air box and exhaust
The Africa Twin is powered by a 998cc, liquid-cooled, parallel-twin engine making 89hp and 93.1Nm of torque. While it is available with two transmission options globally – a six-speed manual and a six-speed DCT – India only gets the latter.
|Engine Type||Two Cylinders, 4-Stroke, 4-Valve, OHC, SI Engine|
|Maximum Power||89 PS @ 7500 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm|
|Starting||Kick Start Only|
|Maximum Speed||190 kmph|
|Cooling System||Liquid Cooled|
|Gear Box||6 Speed|
|Clutch||Dual Clutch Transmission|
|No. of Cylinders||2|
|Drive Type||Chain Drive|
|Valves (per cylinder)||3|
|Supply System||Fuel Injection|
Dimension & Weight
|Ground Clearance||250 mm|
|Saddle Height||820-840 mm|
|Kerb Weight||245 Kg|
|Fuel Capacity||18.8 L|
Performance & Fuel Economy
|Mileage (ARAI) kmpl :||Kmpl||Top Speed (Km/h) :||Kmph|
- The 2018 Africa Twin is available in the GP Red colour scheme only
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|Ex-Showroom Price||Rs. 13.23 lakh|
|RTO + Road Tax + Others||Rs. 1.06 lakh|
|On-Road Price, Delhi||Rs. 14.63 lakh|