Honda has always been top notch when it comes to innovation. And with this vehicle it seems just that. The 2018 Honda X-ADV has been capturing a lot of attention. Why? Simply because it is a unique amalgamation. It happens to be a combination between a scooter and an adventure bike. How often do you see that? Therefore it has customers excited. It is a new line of city-adventure two-wheelers.
2018 Honda X-ADV – Body and Colors
Even though it seems like a scooter platform, there is an off-road feel about it. Yes, there is no general association between a scooter and off-roading. But then again, it’s Honda and they have always been quite good with innovation.
Honda has provided this vehicle with a smart key. So that means there is no need for a fuel ignition key. Also there’s no need for a separate seat or fuel cap key. It’s all in one. Honda X-ADV 2018 will come in 4 colors. These are:
- Victory Red
- Matt Bullet Silver
- Digital Silver Metallic
- Pearl Glare White
This vehicle is made of a tubular steel frame. Its rear seat unit is visibly quite elevated. However, rider seat height is at 32.3 inches. The under-seat space is massive coming in at 21 liters. Now even that storage space is LED illuminated. In short, it’s quite a two-in-one offering – pretty comfortable for the city rides as well as for off-roading.
2018 Honda X-ADV – Engine
Honda has been kind enough to provide a dual clutch transmission. Also, it has provisions for 2 auto modes. Then there is the manual transmission too. The single overhead cam engine is an 8 valve twin cylinder setup. Some basic features of the engine are as follows:
- Power – 54 HP @6250 rpm.
- Torque – 50 lb-ft. @4750 rpm.
- Fuel efficiency – 64 MPG.
With such features the Honda X-ADV 2018 promises to be a unique vehicle. Its capabilities as a city-adventure vehicle are undoubted. It will be available by early 2018 and will cost around $10,000.