2016 Honda Africa Twin

GET READY FOR TRUE ADVENTURE

It’s been a long wait. But—trust us—it’s worth it. The all-new Honda Africa Twin is the machine that will let you wander wherever your adventures take you.

The 998cc parallel twin uses Honda’s exclusive four-valve Unicam® cylinder-head design for smooth, tractable power.

Offered with either a six-speed manual gearbox or a new DCT transmission with selectable on- and off-road modes, both versions have ABS standard with rear ABS on/off and Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC). MSRP is set at $12,999 for the base model, and $13,699 for the DCT version.

Standard Features

  • EMISSIONS: Meets current EPA standards. Models sold in California meet current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.
  • WARRANTY: One Year Transferable, Unlimited-mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
  • ABS SYSTEM: ABS 2-channel with rear ABS off switch (*ABS & DCT models only, not on STD model)

General Information

Manufacturer Honda
Model Year 2016
Model Africa Twin
Model Code CRF1000L
Color Digital Metallic Silver

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

ABS System - ABS 2-channel with rear ABS off switch

Front - 310mm dual wave floating hydraulic disc with aluminum hub and radial fit 4-piston calipers and sintered metal pads

Rear - 256mm wave hydraulic disc with 2-piston caliper and sintered metal pads.

Tires

Front - 90/90-R21 tube type

Rear - 150/70-R18 tube type

Dimensions

Weight Curb Weight - 511 lbs. Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel—ready to ride
Wheelbase 62.0 inches
Seat Height

Standard position 34.3

Low position 33.5 inches

Drivetrain

Transmission Constant mesh 6-speed manual
Final Drive O-ring sealed chain

Engine

Engine 998cc liquid-cooled 4-stroke 8-valve Parallel Twin with 270° crank and Unicam
Displacement 998 cc
Bore x Stroke 92mm x 75.1mm
Torque HSTC 3-levels + switch-off
Fuel Capacity 4.96 gallons
Clutch Wet, multi-plate with coil springs, aluminum cam assist and slipper clutch

Operational

Frame Steel semi-double cradle type with high-tensile strength steel rear sub-frame

Other

Additional Colors Dakar Rally