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Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin more patent pictures
Hondas 2016 Africa Twin from every angle
A MORE detailed picture of Honda’s CRF1000L Africa Twin has emerged through patent images.
Last week we showed you the bike’s right and left-hand-side in patent pictures, which gave the first detailed view of the 2016 Africa Twin, even if it was in greyscale.
Now a full set of Australian-filed patent images is circulating online, showing the bike from every angle, even underneath.
Honda has confirmed plans for the CRF1000L Africa Twin with two teaser-style dimly lit pictures of the front and side. The bike is due to be launched this autumn and will effectively make a production version of the ‘True Adventure Prototype’ shown covered in mud at last year’s Eicma Milan motorcycle show.
Honda has indicated the machine will have real off-road potential, saying it will share the ‘go-anywhere’ attributes of the original 1988 XRV650 Africa Twin and ‘redefine’ what a large-capacity adventure bike is capable of.
Details confirmed by the patent images include radial-mounted front brake calipers and a sump bash plate.
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