2022 Honda CRF850 Africa Twin Reportedly in the Works


According to the latest news, the famous Japanese manufacturer is planning to release the new 2022 Honda CRF850 Africa Twin motorcycle sometime next year. The new bike will feature attractive styling and, most important a very potent engine.

In the same class, Honda CRF850L’s main rival are Yamaha Tenere XTZ700, and the BMW F800GS. The most exciting news is that this bike will be built on a new platform supporting Euro 6 emission standards. Generally, we should expect the African Twin 850 to crank out around 90 horsepower, providing excellent performance.

2022 Honda CRF850 Africa Twin

2022 Honda CRF850 Africa Twin Design

The new photos of the upcoming 2022 Honda CRF850 Africa Twin reveal different body lines from the Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin. Moreover, from what we heard, the forthcoming bike will feature a new suite of electronics. The Honda CRF850 will include ABS, traction control, and power delivery mode via the Throttle-by-wire system. The same technique we saw on the bigger Africa Twin 1100 motorcycle. Besides, Africa Twin 850 would also use the same semi-Double-Cradle-frame steel, employing a long-journey Showa suspension to absorb bumping roads. We also expect a new attractive 21-inch front wheel and an 18-inch rear wheel.

Besides, Honda should also introduce the new colorful 6.5-inch TFT dashboard and Apple CarPlay integration. Cruise controls will most likely be present as well.

2022 Honda CRF850 Africa Twin Dash

Engine Specs

The latest Honda CRF850 Africa Twin will ride on the new platform to meet the Euro 6 emission standards. Moreover, this bike is powered by an Africa Twin 850cc liquid-cooled engine that is capable of producing around 90 horsepower.

Basically, this bike provides excellent performances and is very tractable, smooth, and rider-friendly. It also includes selected ABS, traction control, and power delivery mode derived from the huge displacement of Africa Twin 1100. On top of that, the manufacturer will introduce the new six-speed transmission that can be used for manual or automatic shifting.

2022 Honda CRF850 Africa Twin side

2022 Honda CRF850 Africa Twin Release Date and Price

The debut of the Honda CRF850 Africa Twin will be most likely to happen next year. Alongside attractive styling, Honda will also introduce a potent engine that should crank out at least 90 horses via Africa Twin 850cc liquid-cooled machine. However, price and exact technical details are yet to be released.

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