introducing the  Africa Twin Adventure Sports

 

OVERVIEW: WHAT’S NEW?

CHASSIS: • Longer travel suspension, flatter seat and more upright riding position • Extended fairing protection and taller screen • Heated grips as standard plus charging socket • Rider’s footpegs/pillion footpeg hangers designed for off-road use • Stainless steel spokes offer durability and ease of care • Emergency Stop Signal function for rear indicators

ENGINE: • Throttle By Wire (TBW) brings with it 3 rider modes to tailor engine character and traction • The riding modes are comprised of different levels of Power (P), Engine Braking (EB) and Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) • HSTC now has 7 levels and OFF

ENGINE: • New intake design and exhaust aid mid-range response • New exhaust also designed to improve engine note • New lighter balance shaft weight • New lithium-ion battery saves 2.3 kg and enhances durability • Power is smooth and consistent, with linear torque delivery • Lightweight six-speed manual gearbox with aluminium assist/slipper clutch

ENGINE

  • ENGINE TYPE
    998cc liquid-cooled Unicam® four-stroke 22.5º parallel-twin
  • BORE AND STROKE
    92mm x 75mm
  • COMPRESSION RATIO
    10.0:1
  • STARTER
    Electric
  • CARBURATION
    PGM-FI electronic fuel injection (Throttle By Wire)
  • IGNITION
    Full transistorized ignition
  • CLUTCH
    Wet, multiplate with coil springs, Aluminium Cam Assist and Slipper clutch
  • TRANSMISSION
    6 speed manual
  • FINAL DRIVE
    Chain

FRAME

  • DIMENSIONS (LxWxH)
    2,340 x 930 x 1,570mm
  • WHEELBASE
    1,580mm
  • SEAT HEIGHT
    900/920mm
  • GROUND CLEARANCE
    270mm
  • FUEL CAPACITY
    24.2 litres
  • KERB WEIGHT
    243 kg

TYRES

  • FRONT
    90/90-21 tube type, stainless steel spokes with aluminium rim
  • REAR
    150/70-18 tube type, stainless steel spokes with aluminium rim

SUSPENSION

  • FRONT
    Showa 45mm cartridge-type inverted telescopic fork with hydraulic dial-style preload and damping (compression & rebound) adjuster, 252mm stroke, 224mm axle
  • REAR
    Monoblock cast aluminium swing arm with Pro-Link with gas-charged damper, hydraulic dial-style preload adjuster and rebound damping adjustment, 240 mm rear wheel travel, 101 mm stroke

BRAKES

  • FRONT
    310mm dual wave floating hydraulic disc with aluminium hub and radial fit 4-piston calipers and sintered metal, 2-channel ABS
  • REAR
    256mm wave hydraulic disc with 1-piston caliper and sintered metal pads. 2-Channel with rear ABS off switch

NOTE

  • COLOUR
    The 2018 Africa Twin Adventure Sports will be available in one 30th-anniversary Tri-colour paint scheme
  • IMAGES
    Images show overseas model – accessories NOT included