Honda Crosstourer – more details

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It actually doesn't look at all bad. Trouble is the V4 motor does add a lot of weight.

We all knew the Crosstourer was coming but now we have some new pics and details released via the EICMA show.

More Super Tenere than GS, no?

It’s based on the VFR1200F, but with the motor detuned to 129hp (@7,750 rpm), with 93 ft.lbs of torque on tap. The Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) is optional, which would offer two modes – regular and sport, but Combined ABS and traction control come as standard.

Drive is by shaft (apparently compulsory for all 1200 adventure bikes) along with a 19″ front and 17″ rear wheel (thankfully cross spoked for off-road use and tubeless tires).

Curb weight is a chunky 275 kg (285 kg with the DCT option), which is a substantial 46 kg heavier than BMW’s R1200GS! Hmhh.


SPECIFICATIONS

ENGINE
Configuration: 4-stroke 4-cylinder V 76 °, UNICAM, liquid-cooled 

Displacement: 1,237 cc
Bore x stroke: 81 mm x 60 mm 
Compression ratio: 12:1 
Maximum power: 95 kW (129 bhp) @ 7,750rpm
Maximum torque: 126 Nm (93 ft.lbs) @ 6,500 rpm
Carburetion: PGM-FI electronic fuel injection
throttle bodies 44 mm diameter
Fuel Tank Capacity: 21.5 liters 
Fuel consumption: 16.1 km / l , 16.7 km / l (Dual Version Clutch Transmission, D mode)
Final Drive: Shaft

CHASSIS (*DCT version)
Wheelbase: 1,595 mm
Seat height: 850 mm 
Ground clearance: 180 mm 
Curb Weight: 275 kg (F: 132 kg, R: 143 kg) 
285 kg * (F: 138 kg, R: 147 kg)
Front
Suspension: 43 mm inverted telescopic fork, adjustable preload and rebound damping
Rear Suspension:
Pro-Link with gas-charged shock, adjustable preload and stepless extension
Front Tire: 110/80-R19 

Rear Tire: 150/70-R17
Front
Brake: Dual discs with 310 mm, C-ABS
Rear
Brake: Single disc 276 mm, C-ABS

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