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Patent filed for Honda NT1100 motorcycle in India, know what is special about this bike

One thing to note is that while this patent filing is no guarantee of a launch in India, it is possible that Honda Motorcycles may introduce this new tourer in the Indian market, especially since the Africa Twin is already on sale here.

Patent filed for Honda NT1100 motorcycle in India, know what is special about this bike

Currently, the Honda NT1100 is priced at EUR 11,999 for the manual and EUR 12,999 for the DCT, which roughly translates to Rs 12.20 lakh and Rs 13.22 lakh respectively. This price makes it about 1,000 euros more affordable than the Africa Twin.

Patent filed for Honda NT1100 motorcycle in India, know what is special about this bike

So if this motorcycle is launched in India, it will cost around Rs 14 lakh, while the Africa Twin is being sold for Rs 15 lakh. Talking about the engine of Honda NT1100, a 1,084cc, parallel-twin engine is used in it.

Patent filed for Honda NT1100 motorcycle in India, know what is special about this bike

This engine churns out 102 bhp power at 7,500rpm and 104Nm of peak torque at 6,250rpm. With this engine, the Honda motorcycle is mated to a 6-speed DCT or 6-speed manual gearbox with the option of a quickshifter.

Patent filed for Honda NT1100 motorcycle in India, know what is special about this bike

It gets its stopping power from a radially mounted dual 310mm floating disc at the front and a single 256mm disc at the rear. The Honda NT1100 also features a steel double-cradle frame with a bolt-on aluminum subframe, suspended by a 43mm Showa USD fork at the front and a Showa monoshock at the rear.

Patent filed for Honda NT1100 motorcycle in India, know what is special about this bike

Both offer 150 mm of travel suspension. The ground clearance of the motorcycle is 175mm and the seat height is 820mm. It comes equipped with Honda’s Selectable Torque Control (HSTC), wheelie control, three default riding modes (Urban, Rain and Tour) along with two customizable riding modes.

Patent filed for Honda NT1100 motorcycle in India, know what is special about this bike

Apart from this, a 6.5-inch TFT touch panel has also been used with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Bluetooth. Standard fitment on the motorcycle includes heated grips, throttle by wire, self-canceling indicators and emergency stop indicators.

Patent filed for Honda NT1100 motorcycle in India, know what is special about this bike

If the Honda NT1100 is launched in India, Honda will compete against bikes like the Kawasaki Ninja 1000 SX and Triumph Tiger 900 GT. Both these bikes are priced at Rs 11.51 lakh and Rs 13.70 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) respectively.

Patent filed for Honda NT1100 motorcycle in India, know what is special about this bike

The demand for such motorcycles is increasing, the market is maturing and one is actively looking for a ride capable of handling the Indian roads with ease and the Honda NT 1100 seems to be an attractive proposition from the company, provided the price is right. .

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