Exclusive: New Honda mini-Africa Twin for 2017 (official drawings)
BY MOREBIKES · 05/04/2016
At last year’s Tokyo Motor Show Honda revealed a ‘concept’ CRF250 Rally, the small capacity Africa Twin, based on the current CRF250L. According to Honda this was just a concept, not planned for production at the time, but it was pretty clear from the start that this was always going to be a part of the Japanese company’s line-up.
Now we have further reason to believe that a production bike is scheduled for 2017. Why do we think that? Because we have just been sent a bucket load of fresh patents that Honda has filed – and they all show a bike that looks an awful lot like the CRF250 Rally. Here’s a run though of what we’ve been sent and what we can see from the drawings: