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Honda India recordsdata patent for NT1100 tourer in India | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The NT1100 is a touring motorbike based mostly on the Africa Twin, just lately launched abroad.

Honda just lately filed a patent for its NT1100 sports activities tourer in India. Globally, the NT1100 is obtainable as a tourer with long-travel suspension, and is predicated on the CRF1100L Africa Twin. Whereas this patent submitting isn’t any assure of an India launch, it’s doable that Honda might introduce this new tourer to the Indian market, particularly for the reason that Africa Twin it’s based mostly on, is already on sale right here.

The NT1100 is at the moment priced at  £11,999 for the guide and £12,999 for the DCT, which works out to round Rs 12.20 lakh and Rs 13.22 lakh, respectively, making it round £1,000 extra reasonably priced than the Africa Twin. So if and when launched in India, it is going to probably be priced across the Rs 14 lakh mark, versus the Rs 15 lakh Africa Twin. 

The NT1100 is powered by a 1,084 cc, parallel-twin engine that produces 102hp at 7,500rpm and 104Nm at 6,250rpm. It could actually come mated to both a 6-speed DCT or a 6-speed guide, with the choice for a quickshifter.

It will get its stopping energy from radially mounted twin 310mm floating discs on the entrance and a single 256mm disc on the rear. The NT1100 additionally includes a metal double-cradle body with a bolt-on aluminium subframe that’s suspended by a 43mm Showa USD fork on the entrance and a Showa monoshock on the rear, each providing 150mm of journey suspension. The motorbike has a floor clearance of 175mm and a seat peak of 820mm.

It comes outfitted with Honda’s Selectable Torque Management (HSTC), wheelie management, three default driving modes (City, Rain, and Tour), in addition to two customisable driving modes. It additionally comes outfitted with a 6.5-inch TFT Contact Panel with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Bluetooth. Normal fitment on the motorbike additionally consists of heated grips, throttle by wire, self-cancelling indicators, and emergency cease indicators.

If launched right here, the Honda will go up towards bikes just like the Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX and the Triumph Tiger 900 GT, that are priced at  Rs 11.51 lakh and Rs 13.70 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), respectively. The demand for such bikes is on the rise, with the market maturing and actively searching for a experience able to tackling our roads with ease, and the NT1100 appears to be a quite tempting proposition from Honda, offered it’s priced accurately, after all. 

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