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HONDA VS HONDA (Crosstourer)

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It's not exactly hot news, but the VFR1200X Crosstourer, which has been available in Europe and other markets since 2012, is coming to the US as a 2016 model. - Specifications on the US site are missing important elements, like horsepower and weight but Euro specs for the 2015 Crosstourer can be found here:

Crosstourer has throttle by wire (no cruise control though) and is available with either DCT or six speed conventional transmissions. It is styled like an Adventurer bike, but, at 600+ pounds wet, isn't well suited to serious off-roading. Programming for the DCT has been revised (same as AT-DCT models) to accommodate uphill and downhill riding conditions.

Pricing for the US is listed as "to be determined" (TBD) but you can be sure it will make the AT look like a bargain in comparison.
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In Europe, CT costs around 15-16k€. The dealer I get my bikes and cars said that he sold one with 14000 last year and it had higher windscreen, crashbars (lightbars), topbox and panniers.
Its a really good bike, I considered buying it, but then Honda announced AT. Also, AT has much more comfortable seating position and seat itself. I'm not sure however how good AT is on the road (and offroad), but I've tried CT on light gravel road and it was very OK.

PS! I Did sit on the AT few days ago and I loved every second of it.
I might be yes, but not sure :D I saw AT in Honda HQ here in Baltics. Latvian sales guy actually did the pictures and video and he wasn't allowed to upload them. There are more videos and pictures :D
I'm 188cm and yes, feet were flat
Very adequate, a bit better than CT.
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