It has been expected, but we already have a fairly clear idea about the new bike trail adventurous Honda thanks to advances on Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin 2015, filtration of the patent and the first official video leaked revealing the final design of the model thanks to ADV Press.
This new bike derived from the raids come in the third quarter of 2015 with a DNA design in the same style as the Honda True Adventure Concept that the Japanese firm presented at the EICMA 2014. You can see more of the model with the first spy photos thanks MCN.
Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin 2015 by bikesdoctor
You can see that retains the double optical characteristic of the Africa Twin XRV650 late 80s, along with the same desire to show what they have learned in the Dakar Rally in recent years with HRC since 2013. Although in this case no time Honda He has still winning on his return to the hardest raid of the world as it did in its day.
At the moment the technical data are limited, but Honda will equip optional confirms that an evolution of its dual-clutch DCT change specially adapted for off-road use. Therefore we will have an automatic trail that will differ from the rest of the competition at least for this important detail. We also know that the engine is a parallel twin 1,000 cc instead of V as in Africa Twin 750 Original.
Later we will check all the technical details of a model that hopes to change the perception that something has been taken in recent years quite bland Honda models in aesthetics and performance.
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