2019 Africa Twin has been launched in India at an ex-showroom price of Rs.13.5 lakh. There has been a price hike on the New Africa Twin while compared to the previous model. Bookings have been opened for the first 50 customers through 22 ‘Wing World’ dealerships.
New Twin comes with New Metallic Blue Paint Schemes, Golden Handlebars and Wheel Rims while the rest of the motorcycle remains the same as of the old edition. The price hike is due to the high import charges and hike of raw materials cost as experienced by many automakers in the country.
The New Africa Twin comes with 2nd Gen DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission). DCT gives the rider a wonderful and thrilling experience with the automatic shifting of gears. It gets 3 dynamic sport settings in S mode while the rider can choose D mode for comfortable cruising.
Honda Africa Twin 2019 carries the parallel twin 999.11cc engine which produces 87.7 Bhp@7500rpm and 93.1Nm of torque @ 6000rpm. It has also many other features; say for example, the rider can select the power level from 3 options, engine braking offers pre-set combinations, throttle by wire (TBW), 4 riding modes according to the riding styles and conditions, Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) and many more. It also offers ABS as a standard option and while going on an off-road ride, the rider can even turn off the ABS on the rear wheel which is one of the best in its feature list.