Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) has launched the 2021 Africa Twin Adventure Sports in India at Rs 15.96 lakh (Manual) and Rs 17.50 lakh (DCT). The company has opened bookings for its latest product, which will be retailed from Honda's premium BigWing Topline dealerships.
The Africa Twin Adventure Sports is powered by a 1084cc parallel twin engine that develops 73Kw and 103 Nm torque. The lithium-ion battery offers 1.6 times longer shelf life and four times longer durability in comparison to conventional battery. It also features a bolt-on aluminium subframe and swing arm.
Atsushi Ogata, Managing Director, President & CEO, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India said, “The Africa Twin embraces the 'True Adventure' spirit that has helped it win fans across the globe."
Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Director – Sales & Marketing, HMSI, said, ”Inheriting the 'go-anywhere' spirit, Africa Twin is one of the most popular machines among long all terrain and weekend tourers alike. The Africa Twin tribe has been growing successfully in India and introduction of the latest version will inspire many adventure seekers to explore the new destinations never taken before.”
The new model will have new colour options in both DCT and manual transmission variants. The adventure bike comes integrated with the six-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) that controls Throttle by Wire (TBW) and expanded seven level Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC). The model also features a slim-section seat, high-set handlebars, optimised frame and compact body style are especially designed for off-road touring with 5-stage adjustable windscreen, adjustable seat and heated grips ensure a comfortable ride.
It also has fully coloured Multi Information Display (MID) 6.5-inch TFT touch screen display with the Apple CarPlay and bluetooth connectivity feature helps the rider to manage plethora of data while concentrating on riding.
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