- XRV750 Africa Twin -

OK, translating this page caused problems. It is incomplete and I guess there are errors.
If someone wants to take in interest to correct this stuff I'll be most thankfull.

The Africa Twin started as a 650cc model and through the years there have been some changes. Where known they're in. If you know more, please let me know.

See also: http://bruellaf.isd.uni-stuttgart.de/~dipper/xrv/technical.html

Engine V-twin; 52 degrees angle; 4-stroke; water cooled; kruktappen onder 76 graden; OHC with three rocker arms, three valves per cylinder; two spark plugs per cylinder; wet-sump lubrication; two-in-one exhaust.
Bore x stroke81 x 72 mm / 3.19" x 2.83"
Displacement 650cc (1989), 742cc (1990)
Compression ratio 9 : 1
Max. power 46 kW or 62 hp at 7500 rpm
Max. torque 62.8 Nm at 6000 rpm
Electrical electronical double CD-I ingnition; 12Vdc; 12V/12Ah battery; AC-generator; electrical starter; double headlight; electronic safegard on side stand
Transmission primary through cogwheels; multiple wet plates clutch; cable operated; claw operated five speed transmission
End drive O-ring chain
Frame semi-dubble-wiegframe
Suspension front: tele fork with tube diameter of 43mm, free travel 220 mm
rear: steel swing-arm and one shock absorber, Pro-Link suspension, free travel 214 mm; adjustable spring tension; adjustable ingoing demping
Brakes front: double rotor with double piston-remklauw, rotor diameter 276 mm
rear: single rotor, rotor diameter 256 mm
Tires front: 90/90-21, spoke wheel, tube
rear: 140/80-17; spoke wheel, tube
Wheelbase 1560 mm
Balhoofdhoek 62 degrees 30 minutes
Naloop 112 mm
Overall length 2315 mm
Overall width 910 mm
Overall height 1430 mm
Ground clearance 200 mm
Seat height 865 mm
Dry weight 203 kg / 446 lbs
Max. load
Gas unleaded, octane 91 or higher
Fuel tank 23 liters
Engine oil 20W-50 or 10W-40, SE of SF