Honda Africa Twin

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Honda Africa Twin
Manufacturer
Also called XRV650 Africa Twin Marathon, XRV 650 Africa Twin Marathon, XRV750 Africa Twin (reduced effect), XRV 750 Africa Twin (reduced effect), XRV Africa Twin, Africa Twin DCT, Africa Twin Enduro Sports Concept, CRF1000L Africa Twin DCT, CRF1000L Africa Twin, XRV650 Africa Twin, XRV750 Africa Twin, XRV 750 Africa Twin, XRV 650 Africa Twin
Production 1988 - 2019
Class Enduro
Engine
twin, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 92.0mm x 75.1mm
Compression ratio 10.0:1
Top Speed 108 mph (174 km/h)
Horsepower 92.93 HP (69.3 KW) @ 7500RPM
Torque 72.28 ft/lbs (98.0 Nm) @ 6000RPM
Fuel System injection
Ignition full transistorized ignition
Battery 10.0:1
Transmission Gear box: automatic

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet, multi-plate with coil springs, aluminum cam assist and slipper clutch
Suspension Front: inverted telescopic fork
Rear: pro-link® system w/ single shock
Brakes Front: double disc. switchable abs. 4-piston calipers and sintered metal pads
Rear: single disc. switchable abs. 2-piston caliper and sintered metal pads.
Front Tire 90/90-21
Rear Tire 150/70-18
Wheelbase 62.01 inches (1575 mm)
Length 62.01 inches (1575 mm)
Width 36.5 inches (927 mm)
Height 56.3 inches (1430 mm)
Seat Height 33.5 inches (851 mm)
Weight 451.95 pounds (205.0 Kg) (dry), 229.9 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 4.96 Gallon (18.77 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 0.61 liters/100 km (163.9 km/l or 385.61 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual


The Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin was a twin, four-stroke Enduro motorcycle produced by Honda between 1988 and 2019. It could reach a top speed of 108 mph (174 km/h). Max torque was 72.28 ft/lbs (98.0 Nm) @ 6000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 92.93 HP (69.3 KW) @ 7500 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a liquid cooled twin, four-stroke. A 92.0mm bore x 75.1mm stroke result in a displacement of just 998.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a single overhead cams (sohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a automatic transmission. Power was moderated via the wet, multi-plate with coil springs, aluminum cam assist and slipper clutch.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 90/90-21 front tire and a 150/70-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. switchable abs. 4-piston calipers and sintered metal pads in the front and a single disc. switchable abs. 2-piston caliper and sintered metal pads. in the rear. The front suspension was a inverted telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a pro-link® system w/ single shock. The CRF1000L Africa Twin was fitted with a 4.96 Gallon (18.77 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 451.95 pounds (205.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 62.01 inches (1575 mm) long.

1990 - 1992 Honda XRV 750 Africa Twin[edit]

Thanks to its liquid cooled four stroke engine, the XRV 750 Africa Twin is able to reach a top speed of 181 km/h with a fuel consumption of 16.4 km/l.


1993 - 2003 Honda XRV 750 Africa Twin[edit]

1993 - 2003 Honda XRV 750 Africa Twin

The XRV 750 Africa Twin motorcycle manufactured by Honda in 1993 and kept in production until 2003 was equipped with a V-twin engine which developed 62 horsepower at 5000 rpm.


2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin[edit]

2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin 2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin 2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin 2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin 2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin

The new 2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin model is a Adventure bike sold from year 2016, and it is equiped with a liquid-cooled 4-stroke 8-valve Parallel Twin with 270° crank and Unicam motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 93.4 Hp (70 Kw) and a maximum torque of 98 Nm ( 72.2 ft-lb). 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).


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