The new Honda Africa Twin has arrived. Although so far only had seen a few pictures that would not let us see the final trail to complete, Honda has decided to publish video in which the main actors of development are telling us details of the successor to the mythical trail of the late 80s and 90s, and let us see his final appearance . A machine whose expectations are very high: it should be up to the Dakar myth that even today continues to war, a landmark of the best Japanese reliability
The new Africa Twin is sleeker, more modern, curd LEDs . But still recognizable as the successor to the original trail. Officially named CRF1000L Africa Twin , will remain known as Africa Twin. Liter engine is a parallel twin. The Africa Twin leaving the V-Twin engine, but will continue to use a robust configuration of two cylinders, aimed at delivering a high torque and bombproof reliability. There is a trail to go for a walk.
will be the first to release a trail gearbox double clutch specially adapted to road use . It is unclear whether Honda will produce versions with manual transmission, but I believe it will. Presumably also enjoy currencies as ABS or traction control. But what is clear in the video is clear focus SUV, like the Africa Twin Original. If it ends up being half as good as the warrior of the 80, we are facing a big, big motorcycle.
In motor: Honda claims the throne of the trail with the triumphant return of his queen, the Africa Twin