2019 Honda Africa Twin India Launch done with a new paint scheme and minor changes all around to make it more appealing
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter announced the start of bookings for 2019 Africa Twin motorcycle in India with its new hue of Glint Wave Blue Metallic with golden handle bar and wheel rims.The 2019 Africa Twin is priced at Rs. 13.5 lacs (Ex-showroom, Pan India). Customers can contact Honda’s exclusive sales & service Wing World outlets across 22 cities or visit the website.
2019 Africa Twin comes with its Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT). This technology marvel offers thrilling automatic shifting. When in automatic mode, the rider can choose between D mode for comfortable cruising and 3 dynamic sport settings in S mode. The second generation DCT technology is exclusively engineered to stretch boundaries of off-roading, all thanks to its G switch. It accelerates aggressive gear shifting to give rider increased control in sweeping dirt, gravel corners and even during lofting the front wheel over any obstacle.
Moreover, 2019 Africa Twin is a smart ride. The breakthrough Incline Detection technology keeps the rider in control on unruly terrains like loose dunes or steep track. It detects whether the motorcycle is going up or down slope and accordingly, the system’s ECU makes appropriate gear selection.
The parallel twin 999.11cc engine with power of 87.7 [email protected] and 93.1Nm of [email protected], the Africa Twin has the muscle to take on extreme off-road environments, offering the rider comfort both for long distance touring and agility for everyday riding.
2019 Africa Twin tackles has 3 levels of Power and Engine Braking offers pre-set combinations. Additionally, the Throttle by wire (TBW) offers different riding styles and conditions with its 4 riding modes (Tour, Urban, Gravel and User).
Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) gives seven settings for a wide range of conditions, from pavement to fast, loose off-roads to challenging single track. You can also turn it off. The Africa Twin’s Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) comes standard. Off-road riders will appreciate the fact that they can turn it of for the rear wheel.
The Showa cartridge-type inverted front fork, pre-load adjuster on both wheels and the option of adjusting suspension to a softer or stiffer setting contributes to the best off-road experience. The adjustable seat height easily accommodates wide range of riders while narrow riding position enhances handling under demanding conditions. Mass centralization is the core of this ultimate adventurer; heavy components such as battery are placed as close to motorcycle’s center of gravity as possible. The chassis design provides a wide 43-degree steering angle and a tight 2.5-metre turning radius.
The position of the rally-style LCD instrument panel evokes nostalgia of those Dakar winning machines and allows you to see every bit of information clearly. The negative LCD instrument display include all possible information such as riding modes, speedometer, tachometer, fuel, gear position, HSTC, odometer, trip meter, clock and ABS Indicator.