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Triumph Motorcycles launches the Speed Twin in India

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    Triumph Motorcycles has launched the Speed Twin in India at INR 9,46,000 (Ex-showroom). The new Speed Twin carries the legacy of the 1938 legendary Street Twin in terms of its contemporary custom style but adds more premium details. The modern roadster character comes to life through its 1200cc high power 8 valve, parallel twin Bonneville engine, specifically updated for the new Speed Twin. This revised high performance engine features a low inertia crank and high compression head, and is developed from the Thruxton R’s power plant.

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    Engine updates include:

    1. New magnesium cam cover
    2. Revised clutch assembly
    3. New mass optimised engine covers

    Together these deliver a 2.5kg weight saving versus the Thruxton engine. It makes 97 PS peak power @ 6,750rpm and peak torque of 112 Nm @ 4,950rpm. The Speed Twin’s all new distinctive twin upswept silencers deliver a rich and deep exhaust note. The motorcycle features a liquid cooling system, carefully integrated to minimise its visual impact whilst achieving clean emissions and enhancing fuel efficiency. Combined with an extended first major service interval of 16,000km, this contributes to a reduced overall cost of ownership.

    The new frame developed from the Thruxton R delivers comfortable engaged roadster ergonomics. The Speed Twin brings also gets cartridge front forks and twin rear suspension units with adjustable spring pre-load; Pirelli Diablo Rosso III tyres, twin Brembo 4-piston axial calipers on the front with twin discs, and a 2-piston floating caliper and single disc on the rear A 10-kilogram weight saving compared to the Thruxton, contributes to its exciting handling.

    Designed with personalisation in mind, the Speed Twin comes with over 80 accessories to help you add more style, practicality and security.

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    Mr. Shoeb Farooq, General Manager, Triumph Motorcycles India Pvt. Ltd. said, “We are proud to launch the 2019 Speed Twin that adds up to our existing modern classics range. The Modern Classic range continues to be the most loved Triumph motorcycles in India and contribute to 55% of total volume. We take pride in offering the widest range of luxury motorcycles for riders in India & We’re focussed on introducing smarter, high-performance machines that will enable us to furthermore strengthen our presence in the country. The Speed Twin has a rich legacy of being the world’s first parallel twin engine motorcycle and established Triumph as number 1 choice for performance. It can arguably be described as the first “riders” bike. With the new Speed Twin the ambition of the company is to build on the success of Street Twin and take it further with a bike that rides & handles more like a proper modern roadster.”

    For more about the Speed Twin and its detailed specs, click here.
    Last edited by NewsReaper; 04-25-2019, 12:10 PM.

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    Re: Triumph Motorcycles launches the Speed Twin in India

    For any Interceptor 650 owners this will be perfect upgrade when the times comes.

    If you ever need to own a Bonnie, this is the ONE. Right amount of power a nd truck loads of bottom end torque. Makes the new Street twin, T100, T120 useless to buy in India.

    This is the only Bonneville to ride and own! Has all the right things in perfect doses.


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      Re: Triumph Motorcycles launches the Speed Twin in India

      I also heard that triumph announced that they'll be opening up their own store where they would sell 2nd hand triumphs. Something that Harley has been doing for some time now.