Fancy a CRF850L Africa Twin? Japanese rumours have the bike on its way for 2021.

What do you reckon? Will this 850L sell by big enough numbers to the A2 brigade?

Right out of left-field comes this from our friends at top Japanese magazine YoungMachine – a CRF850L.

Designed as a direct competitor to the F850GS from BMW, the Honda is rumoured to be a seriously pared-down version of the CRF1100L Africa Twin and is targeting the newer rider with an A2 licence-friendly version.

Currently illustrating the article with a computer-generated image, the 850L looks a bit… well… drab at the moment but with the spoked wheels, large seat and larger Africa Twin-esque riding position, it could sell well.


According to our friends overseas, this is on the cards to appear in 2021.

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