Thursday, July 23, 2015

Honda Africa Twin Specs Revealed

Honda Africa Twin Specs Revealed:

Full specs of Honda's new Africa Twin CRF1000L have been leaked , along with this first hi-def picture of the final production bike.

Here's the Original announcement of the Africa Twin

They vanished quickly from Honda's site once released - but not before being copied by sharp-eyed users of the Africa Twin Forum.
Power: 93hp
Torque: 72lbft
Dry weight: 208kg (212kg with ABS, 222kg with Dual Clutch Transmission)
Wet weight: 228kg (232kg with ABS, 242kg with DCT)
Fuel capacity: 18.8 litres
Length x width x height: 2335 x 875 x 1475 mm (92.7 x 34.4 x 58 in) STD, 2355 x 930 x 1475 mm (92.7 x 36.6 x 58 in) DCT
Wheelbase: 1,575mm
Seat height (Standard/Relaxed): 870/850mm
Ground clearance: 250mm
Front tyre size: 90/90-R21
Rear tyre size: 150/70 R18

Translated Spec Sheet:
Engine Type: Cooling by liquid, 4-stroke, 8-valve, two parallel cylinders, crankshaft 270 and Unicam system
Displacement Engine: 998cc
Maximum power: 70 kW (93.9hp) @ 7500 rpm
Maximum torque: 98 N.m (72.3 lb-ft.) @ 6000 rpm
Bore x Stroke: 92.0 x 75.1 mm
Clutch: Wet, multi-disc corn coil springs, camshaft Assistant aluminum and sliding clutch
Final transmission: Chain sealed by O-rings
Type Gearbox / Transmission: 6-speed manual / 6-speed DCT with driving modes for on-road and off-road
HSTC system (Honda Selectable Torque Control): HSTC 3 levels + interrupter switch-off (only versions ABS and DCT, not the STD version)
Frame Type: Frame semi-double cradle steel, with rear sub-frame in high strength steel traction
Turning diameter: 2.5m
Dry weight: 208 kg/458 lb (STD), 212 kg/467 lb (ABS), 222kg/489 lb (DCT)
Curb weight: 228 kg/502 lb (STD), 232 kg/511 lb (ABS), 242kg/534 lb (DCT)
Fuel tank capacity: 18.8 l (5 gallons)
Length x Width x Height: 2,335mm x 875mm x 1,475mm (STD) 2,335mm x 930mm x 1,475mm (ABS / DCT)
Wheelbase: 1,575mm
Seat height (STD / lowered): 870 / 850mm (34.3 inches/33.5 inches)
Ground clearance: 250mm (9.82 inches)
ABS system: ABS 2 channels switch off the rear ABS (ABS and DCT versions only)
Front brakes: Two 310 mm floating discs, radial calipers hub and 4 pistons (ABS) and sintered pads
Rear brakes: A floating disc 256 mm a 2-piston calipers (ABS) and sintered pads. DCT version also includes parking brake system.
Front wheel: wire-spoke with aluminum rim
Rear wheel: wire-spoke with aluminum rim
Front wheel: 21 m / c x MT2.15
Rear wheel: 18 m/c x MT4.00
Front tire: 90/90-R21 with tube
Rear Tire Size: 90/90-R21 with tube