2018 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports, Anniversary model for the 30th

2018 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports, Anniversary model for the 30th

With the 2018 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports the 30th anniversary of the popular travel enduro will be celebrated. In 1988, the first Honda XRV 650 Africa Twin was presented to the public. She became a legend at the Dakar Rally . Since 2016, the new Africa Twin is on the market.

2018 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports, Anniversary model for the 30th

Long journeys over gravel roads across the country and, if need be, through harder terrain. This is to go even better with the anniversary model Honda CRF 1000L Africa Twin Adventure Sports. It has been specially optimized for off-road long-distance use. For this purpose, a 5.4-liter tank was larger, with the Honda, according to a range of 500 kilometers should be possible.

On long tours, the seating position is extremely important, which is why they were even upright designed on the Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports. Panel and disc were improved in terms of windbreak. So much for the pilot. Motor protection and crash bars take care of the bike  in serious cases . For everyday comfort, heated handles and an on-board socket, for example for the Navi. But let\’s be honest: Anyone who wants to follow the footsteps of the Honda pilots of the Dakar Orioli or Neveu Rally with the anniversary winwin must do so with a decent rally ticket. Stylish hold.

2018 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports, Anniversary model for the 30th

For optimal handling even on the tricky sections, ensure the longer suspension travel, more ground clearance and the DCT transmission also receives an additional G-mode with improved off-road tuning. Other small details have been changed in favor of off-road use, such as the footpegs. Like the base model, the Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports is equipped with the Throttle by Wire system and HSTC traction control. Something special is the paint job. It is a tribute to its predecessors.

2018 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports, Anniversary model for the 30th

In addition to the new Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports gets the standard win some updates. In addition to the already mentioned electronic throttle response, changes to the airbox in conjunction with the new exhaust will improve mid-range response. To reduce weight, a lithium-ion battery was installed, which is 2.3 kilograms lighter.

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