Tag Archives: Africa

2018 Honda Africa Twin DCT review, test ride

When the Africa Twin first arrived in India in 2017 it mostly impressed as a full-sized adventure tourer you could really venture into the wild with – and it did so in a friendly, predictable manner that really sweetened the deal. Now, there is a 2018 version of the Africa Twin and, believe me, it’s gotten even better. What’s new ... Read More »

2018 Honda CRF1000L2 Africa Twin Launch Ride Review

It’s been a year since the Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin was launched, and Honda has updated it for the 2018 model year. It gets a few mechanical and electronic updates, and we went on a ride to see how much of a difference it makes. What’s new? The engine has a lighter balancer shaft and a longer airbox. Power and ... Read More »

Limited Edition Datsun GO Flash Goes On Sale In South Africa

Adding some freshness to the entry-level hatchback, Japanese brand Datsun has launched the GO ‘Flash’ Limited Edition models in South Africa sporting cosmetic upgrades and new features. The Datsun GO Flash edition is priced at 135,900 South African rand (around ₹ 7.25 lakh), and is priced at a premium of 3,000 South African rand (around ₹ 16,000) over the standard ... Read More »

2018 Honda Africa Twin Bookings To Open Soon; Launch Later This Year

The Honda Africa Twin turned out to be a highly appreciated model when the bike maker introduced it in India last year, and now Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) is gearing up to introduce the 2018 version soon. Honda dealers will start accepting bookings for the 2018 Honda Africa Twin later this month while deliveries are expected to commence ... Read More »

Honda Africa Twin First Ride Review

The legendary Honda Africa Twin is back! And this time it’s in India and in full automatic form. The Honda CRF1000L, or Honda Africa Twin as it’s popularly known, made its global debut last year, and promises a very capable adventure bike, with off-road manners inspired by its thoroughbred dual purpose and rally-oriented origins in Honda’s global line-up. Does it have what ... Read More »

Honda Africa Twin CRF1000L review: Big bike, bigger adventure

HIGHLIGHTS The easy handling characteristics of that big bike in city traffic was a great surprise The new DCT features multiple modes to suit different situations The new 1000cc parallel-twin serves the purpose well with the impressive amount of torque The Honda Africa Twin (CRF1000L) was launched a couple of months ago Dual sport or adventure motorcycles are essential part of the ... Read More »

Nissan Starts Exporting India-Made Datsun GO+ To South Africa

Nissan India has started exporting the India-made Datsun GO+ sub-compact MPV to South Africa. Sales of the Datsun GO+, produced at the Renault-Nissan Alliance plant in Oragadam near Chennai, began on August 31, 2016 in South Africa. The company has had its ups and downs in India especially after the Global NCAP results came to the fore, however, Nissan India ... Read More »

Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sport Concept Unveiled

Honda displayed the Africa Twin Adventure Sports concept at the 2016 Osaka Motorcycle Show held over the weekend in Osaka, Japan. The new concept is a more rugged version of the Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin, first unveiled at the EICMA show in Milan and then at the 2016 Auto Expo in Delhi. The notable differences are a much larger aluminium ... Read More »

Honda Africa Twin: First Look Review

Adventure touring seems to be the flavour in the premium motorcycle market in India with many manufacturers jumping on to the “adventure” genre. The year started with the big one – the much anticipated Royal Enfield Himalayan being unveiled just ahead of the Auto Expo. The 2016 Auto Expo itself saw another player in the superbike segment, DSK Benelli unveiling ... Read More »

Honda Africa Twin: First Look Review

Adventure touring seems to be the flavour in the premium motorcycle market in India with many manufacturers jumping on to the “adventure” genre. The year started with the big one – the much anticipated Royal Enfield Himalayan being unveiled just ahead of the Auto Expo. The 2016 Auto Expo itself saw another player in the superbike segment, DSK Benelli unveiling ... Read More »