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2012 Honda Crosstourer

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2012 Honda Crosstourer Review

2012 Honda. Honda Motorcycles have a new Motorcycle model Dedicated For Tourer adventure.2012 Honda CrosstourerIs a dual-sport motorcycle Designed special For Touring,first launched as a concept model in 2011 at the Milan EICMA show,The 2012 Honda Crosstourer proud to announce the expansion of its state-of-the-art V4 model line-up.

The 2012 Honda Crosstourer will deliver all the fun and excitement of a sports tourer; with the comfortable upright riding position and maneuverability of an adventure machine. This is underpinned by Honda‘s V4 expertise and Dual Clutch Transmission with new functionality.

The 2012 Honda Crosstourer development team, led by Yosuke Hasegawa (Large Project Leader), wanted to create a motorcycle that gave the rider a sense of challenge and adventure; a perfect travel companion, while also offering a premium and unique design complemented by cutting edge technologies; A motorcycle that could conquer a long distance journey on fast major roads and motorways, or embark on an adventure to a remote destination in the mountains.

The 2012 Honda Crosstourer delivers this by combining sports touring features, such as the powerful V4 engine configuration also found in the VFR1200F, with features found on off-road motorcycles such as long travel suspension and an upright riding position. This crossover between two biking genres makes the Crosstourer a unique and versatile package. Long-travel suspension – a feature of off-road machinery – smooths travel over rough terrain or on uneven road surfaces. The rugged suspension system also enhances ride quality and handling. The upright riding position provides comfort and command and outstanding visibility for the rider.

2012 Honda Crosstourer – Specifications


Type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke Unicam 16-valve 76° V4
Displacement 1,237cm3
Bore x Stroke 81 x 60mm
Compression Ratio 12: 1
Max. Power Output 95kW/7,750min-1 (95/1/EC)
Max. Torque 126Nm/6,500min-1 (95/1/EC)

Fuel System

Carburation PGM-FI electronic fuel injection
Throttle Bore 44mm
Aircleaner Oil-permeated, viscous-type paper filter
Fuel Tank Capacity 21.5litres
Fuel Consumption 16.3km/l (46mpg – Tested in D-Mode WMTC mode**)

Electrical System

Ignition System Computer-controlled digital transistorised with electronic advance
Ignition Timing 8.4° BTDC (idle speed)
Sparkplug Type NGK: IMR8E-9HES – DENSO: VUH24ES
Starter Electric
Battery Capacity 12V/11.2AH (YTZ14S)
Headlight 12V, 55W x 1 (low)/55W x 1 (high)


Clutch Wet multiplate (* Wet multiplate, hydraulic 2-clutch)
Clutch Operation * D mode/S mode/Manual mode
Transmission Type 6-speed
Primary Reduction 1.738 (73T / 42T)
Gear Ratios 1 2.600 (39T / 15T) – *2.250 (36T / 16T)
2 1.600 (32T / 20T) – *1.700 (34T / 20T)
3 1.260 (29T / 28T) – *1.304 (30T / 23T)
4 1.076 (28T / 26T) – *1.107 (31T / 28T)
5 0.961 (25T / 26T) – *0.967 (29T / 30T)
6 0.897 (35T / 39T) – *0.886 (31T / 35T)
Final Reduction 2.699 (37/39 x 19/17 x 28/11) – * 2.706 (39/41 x 19/17 x 28/11)
Final Drive Enclosed shaft


Type Diamond; aluminium twin-spar


Dimensions (LxWxH) 2,285 x 915 x 1,335mm
Wheelbase 1,595mm
Caster Angle 28°
Trail 107mm
Turning Radius 2.7m
Seat Height 850mm
Ground Clearance 180mm
Kerb Weight 275kg (F: 132kg; R: 143kg), *285kg (F: 138kg; R: 147kg)


Type Front 43mm inverted telescopic forks with hydraulic damping, preload and rebound damping adjustment
Rear Pro-Link with gas-charged damper, preload and stepless rebound damping adjustment


Type Front Tube less spoked
Rear Tube less spoked
Rim Size Front 19 x MT2.5
Rear 17 x MT4
Tyre Size Front 110/80-R19
Rear 150/70-R17 ()
Tyre Pressure Front 250kPa
Rear 290kPa


Type Front Dual 310mm disks, Combined ABS
Rear Single 276mm disk, Combined ABS

2012 Honda Crosstourer Review

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