Honda at the beginning of this year launched the MY2021 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports in the Indian market priced at INR 15.96 lakh ex-showroom, India for the Manual Transmission option and INR 17.50 lakh ex-showroom, India for the Automatic DCT gearbox option. Now the brand has announced that deliveries on the MY2021 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports have commenced through the premium big-bike dealerships Honda BigWing Topline, Andheri East (Mumbai, Maharashtra) and BigWing Topline, Levelle Road, (Bangalore, Karnataka).
Design & Styling
The 2021 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports comes with enduro styling offering an upright front fascia with twin-split headlamps and a 5-stage adjustable windscreen offering weather protection to the rider. The headlight cluster is also equipped with cornering lamp function. The Africa Twin comes with sleek body design, boomerang-shaped side panels, a slender but large 24.5-litre fuel tank, knuckle guards, engine sump guard, cross-spoke rims with dual-sport tubeless tyres, upswept exhaust and scooped seats.
The MY 2021Africa Twin comes with a new lightweight Lithium-Ion battery that claims to offer 1.6 times longer shelf life and 4 times the durability of a conventional battery. The Africa Twin also comes with highlights such as a 6.5-inch TFT touch screen display with Bluetooth connectivity and Apple CarPlay integration, AC charging sockets to charge electronic devices, heated grips and cruise control technology.
Electronics Package & Safety
The electronics package also includes a six-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) that helps the motorcycle get features such as Cornering ABS with off-road mode, Cornering Detection feature in the DCT variant that recognizes that the motorcycle is in a corner and engages the proper gear, Rear Lift Control, Wheelie Control, 7 level Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) and Throttle by Wire (TBW).
The MY21 Africa Twin Adventure Sports packs a BS6 emission-compliant 1084cc liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine that churns out 98.2 Hp of power and 103.3 Nm of torque matched to a 6-speed manual or a DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission) automatic gearbox. The Africa Twin Adventure Sports gets long travel suspension on both the front & rear to offer maximum comfort as well as off-road riding ability.
The 2021 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports is available in two colour options – Pearl Glare White Tricolor on the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) variant and Darkness Black Metallic for the Manual Transmission option.