The 2021 Africa Twin Adventure Sports ES is the Hulk of Adventure Bikes
The 2021 Africa Twin Adventure Sports ES by Honda Motorcycles is at the top of the line of the Africa Twin lineup. The 2021 Honda lineup has the adventure segment fully covered with the Africa Twin models. Honda has kept the Adventure Sports ES trim virtually the same compared to the 2020s model with the exception of a narrower seat.
The Africa Twin does receive a revised seating position along with a lighter frame for this year. The Adventure Sports ES model maintains one of the largest fuel tanks of all Japanese motorcycles at 6.55 gallons. This model will come in the Darkness Black Metallic colorway.
The 2021 Africa Twin is available in both manual 6-speed or Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT). The Adventure Sports ES is packed with technology, reliability, comfort fit for any distance of adventure. It comes standard with cruise control, long-travel suspension, TFT touchscreen display, Apple CarPlay, electronically controlled suspension, and a larger fuel tank.
The Africa Twin also comes with throttle by wire giving excellent acceleration feedback.
The 2021 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports ES starts at $17,199 USD / $20,299 CAD.
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- Price: $17,199 USD / $20,299 CAD
- Key Features:
- Traction Control
- Anti-lock brakes
- Adjustable Seat & Windscreen
- Larger Fuel Tank
- Engine: 1084cc liquid-cooled, parallel-twin
- Power: 101 BHP
- Wet Weight: 501 lbs (227 kg)
- Seat Height: 850 mm (33.5 in.) at lowest point
2021 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports ES Specifications
|Engine||1,084 cc, Liquid-cooled parallel twin with 270° phased crankshaft|
|Bore x Stroke||92 mm x 81.5 mm|
|Fuel System||PGM-FI electronic fuel injection with 46 mm throttle bodies|
|Valve Train||SOHC, Unicam, four valves per cylinder|
|Transmission||Standard model: Six-speed manual|
|Final Drive||#525 O-ring-sealed chain (16/42T)|
|Suspension Front||Showa Telescopic inverted fork with an inner tube diameter of 45 mm, and Showa EERA™ (Electronically Equipped Ride Adjustment) with compression and rebound damping adjustments, 204 mm (8 in.) travel|
|Suspension Rear||Monoblock aluminum swing arm with Pro-Link® with Showa gas-charged damper, hydraulic remote control preload adjuster and electric control unit with compression and rebound damping adjustments, 220 mm (8.7 in) rear wheel travel|
|Brakes Front||310 mm dual wave floating discs with aluminum hub and radial mount 4-piston calipers and sintered metal pads, ABS|
|Brakes Rear||256 mm wave disc with single piston caliper and sintered metal pads. Lever-Lock Type Parking Brake System on DCT model with additional slide type 1-piston caliper; ABS|
|Tires Front||90/90-R21 tubeless type|
|Tires Rear||150/70-R18 tubeless type|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||24.8 litres|
|Color||Darkness Black Metallic|
|Ignition||Full transistorized ignition|
|Wheelbase||1,575 mm (62 in.)|
|Ground Clearance||250 mm (9.8 in.)|
|Seat Height||Low Position: 850 mm (33.5 in.) / Standard Position: 870 mm (34.3 in.)|
|Curb Weight||240 kg (529 lb.)|
|Warranty||12 months, unlimited mileage, freely transferable warranty; extended coverage available with Honda Plus|