Honda X-ADV adventure scooter launched in Japan
Neelanjan Chakraborty, Motorcycle Nut, will ride, preferably race anything on two wheels!
The Honda X-ADV was showcased for the first time at EICMA 2016.
Honda Japan has introduced the Honda X-ADV crossover which finds itself at home in urban environments as well in off-road conditions. Honda aims to sell 400 units of the crossover in Japan annually.
The Honda X-ADV was developed by Honda’s Italian R&D team. Powering the crossover is a 745 cc in-line, twin cylinder, water-cooled engine coupled to a 6-speed DCT similar to the one in the Honda Africa Twin. The engine is capable of 54 PS of maximum power at 6,250 rpm and 68 Nm of peak torque at 4,750 rpm.
The crossover tips the scales at 238 kg and has a minimum ground clearance of 135 mm. The Honda X-ADV employs a chain drive system and also gets three riding modes. The moto-scooter is shod with 17-inch wheels up front and a 15-inch unit in the rear. It is suspended over a 41 mm upside down fork up front and a pro-link rear suspension. The fuel tank can store 13-litre of petrol while the claimed fuel efficiency is 27 km/l (WMTC).
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Features list includes dual channel ABS, Nissin callipers, digital instrumentation, 21-litre under seat storage and Downhill Slope Detection Control. Colour options for the Honda X-ADV include Digital Silver Metallic and Victory Red.
The Honda X-ADV has been priced at JPY 1,209,600 for the Digital Silver colour option and JPY 1,242,000 for the Victory Red scheme.