Gurugram, 21 March 2022: Delighting the adventureriding community, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India today announced the opening bookingsofits new2022 Africa Twin Adventure Sports in Indiaacross Honda’s exclusive BigWing Topline showrooms.The new motorcycle will make its way to the Indian market through CKD* route (*Completely Knock Down).
The 2022 Africa Twin Adventure Sports model will be available in 2 variants- Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) in Mat Ballistic Black Metallic colorwhileManual Transmissionin Pearl Glare White Tricolorscheme with new exciting stripes. Sharing his thoughtson the occasion, Mr. Atsushi Ogata, Managing Director, President & CEO, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter Indiasaid, “Ever since its arrival in 2017, Africa Twinhas defined new peaks of adventure riding in India. Going a step further, 2022 Africa Twin Adventure Sports inspires the riders to carve their own trails and explore the unknown further. With the new model now open for booking, we wish all adventure seekers a year filled with new explorations, experiences & excitement!”
Announcing the bookings open for new 2022Africa Twin Adventure Sports in India, Mr. Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Director-Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India said,“While India offers a diverse terrain & landscape for exploration, the adventure riding community is also evolving at a steady pace.The Africa Twin Tribe with its Dakar Rally DNAis growing in India while enjoying its unmatched all terrain capabilities and now with the 2022 Africa Twin, the adventure culture is bound to notch up further.”
Power and Performance
Further advancing its long-touring and off-roading capabilities, the 2022 Africa Twin Adventure Sports is powered by a1082.96ccLiquid-cooled 4-Stroke 8-ValveParallel Twin engine, Overhead Camshaft (OHC) Type valve systemwith an output of 73kW at 7500 rpm and torque of 103Nm at 6000 rpm. Further, its 270-degree offset crankshaft provides excellent traction &responsive acceleration for a pulsating engine performance.
Technology and Accessibility
Reinforcing its ‘Go anywhere’ spirit, the 2022Africa Twin Adventure Sports is packed with technology and innovation with a six-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), 2-Channel ABS, HSTC (Honda Selectable Torque Control) and Bluetooth Connectivityfeature.Both MT and DCT variants get four default riding mode settings: TOUR, URBAN, GRAVEL and OFF-ROAD to cover most riding conditions plus two customizable USER 1 & 2 settings.
Prioritizingvaluable feedback from community, the 2022 Africa Twin Adventure Sportscomes with a readjusted console screen for better visibility while riding. On the entertainment front, the new 2022 model offers more accessibility with both Apple CarPlay (for iOS users) and the newly added Android Auto.
Design and Feature
To create an adventure tourer with on/off road capabilities, the 2022Africa Twin Adventure Sports is designed with mass centralizationfor stability and handling, narrow central area & wide front to control the action when standing up on the pegs.ATelescopic Front Suspension and Pro-Link Rear Suspension offers best optimum composure with comfort to the rider and makes it a best combination as an on/off road bike.
The model also includes features likeadjustable seat and rally styled positive LCD color display to ensure a comfortable ride. A Semi Double Cradle Steel Frame is also fitted to improve strength and support the engine which makes the journey more enjoyable.
To improve safety, the 2022Africa Twin Adventure Sport’s dual LED headlights withDaytime Running Lights (DRL)and Cornering Lightsensure consistent visibility and illuminated blind spots. A fuel tank of 24.5L is a perfect package for the long haul.
Color, price and availability
Starting today, Honda has started the bookings for 2022 Africa Twin Adventure Sports at its BigWing Topline dealershipsin Gurugram (Haryana), Mumbai (Maharashtra), Bengaluru (Karnataka), Indore (Madhya Pradesh), Kochi (Kerala), Hyderabad (Telangana) and Chennai (Tamil Nadu).
|Africa Twin Adventure Sports 2022|
|Variant||Manual Transmission||Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT)|
|Color||Pearl Glare White Tricolor||Mat Ballistic Black Metallic|
|Price (ex-showroom||INR 16,01,500||INR 17,55,500|