2024 Honda CRF 1100L Africa Twin and Adventure Sports: The Adventure Bike Redefined


If you’re an adventure bike enthusiast, get ready to rev your engines and hit the open road because the 2024 Honda CRF 1100L Africa Twin and Africa Twin Adventure Sports is here to redefine your riding experience.

This iconic adventure bike has received a significant upgrade for the 2024 model year, offering more performance, increased practicality, and a fresh new look.

Power and Torque Boost

The heart of the Africa Twin, the 1084cc parallel twin engine, now packs even more punch. While peak power remains at 75Kw, there’s a 7% increase in maximum torque, now delivering 112Nm at 5,500rpm, making it more responsive in low and mid-range revs.

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With a higher compression ratio and refined engine components, each stroke delivers maximum performance.

Refined Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT)

For those who prefer an automatic transmission, the 2024 Africa Twins offer a refined Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT). It now shifts down earlier, providing smoother and more responsive gear changes.

Improved cornering detection and enhanced initial take-off make this DCT even more rider-friendly.

Suspension and Handling

The CRF1100L Africa Twin now offers Showa Electronically Equipped Ride Adjustment (Showa EERA™) as an option, optimizing damping for all riding conditions.

You can even adjust rear spring preload on the go through the touchscreen display, with five modes to choose from. The 21-inch front wheel, perfect for off-road adventures, now comes with tubeless Metzler Karoo Street tires, making puncture repairs a breeze.

2024 honda crf 1100l africa twin

Adventure Sports Upgrade

The Adventure Sports version of the Africa Twin gets a major front-end overhaul with a new 19-inch front wheel, enhancing grip and feedback.

Suspension stroke is reduced by 20mm for better handling, especially when fully loaded. The front fairing is redesigned to deflect wind better, and the seat is optimized for long-distance comfort.

Improved Comfort and Styling

Long-distance riders will appreciate the larger 5-way adjustable screen for maximum forward visibility or increased wind protection.

The front fairing has been redesigned for improved aerodynamics, and the seat features a thicker urethane foam cushion for reduced fatigue on those epic journeys.

2024 honda crf 1100l africa twin

Customization Options

To make the Africa Twin truly yours, Honda offers a range of accessories, from luggage options to chassis protection and low seat choices. You can tailor your bike to meet your specific needs.

The 2024 Honda CRF 1100L Africa Twin and Adventure Sports models will be available in various stunning colors, including Grand Prix Red, Matt Ballistic Black Metallic, Pearl Glare White, and Glint Wave Blue Metallic Tricolour.

Get ready to embark on your next adventure with the 2024 Africa Twin, a bike that combines performance, practicality, and style in one thrilling package. These models are set to arrive in dealerships across Europe starting from November 2024.

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