Triumph Motorcycles has recently unveiled its latest addition to its wide portfolio of the wide range of modern classic Bonneville bikes. This new motorcycle is called the 2019 Triumph Speed Twin, which brings back a popular name of the very first parallel twin engine bike of the company that was released in 1937.
Speed Twin Features Improved Power and High Spec Suspension
The 2019 Speed Twin is boasts a massive engine with a capacity of 1200cc that works on a parallel twin motor that was earlier seen on motorcycles of the company such as the Thruxton R and the T120. However, the 2019 Speed Twin’s motor is a version that produces higher power, in addition to being upgraded with the integration of a magnesium cam cover, a newly improved clutch system and better side cases that reduces the weight of the bike by 2.5 Kgs in comparison to the Thruxton R. It generates 97 horsepower and 112Newton meters, making a great addition for enthusiasts.
The Speed Twin also makes use of an improved version of the chassis that has been extracted from the Thruxton R. Towards the aim of making the Speed Twin better in terms of motion dynamics in comparison to other bikes in the Bonneville range, the Speed Twin is affixed with cartridge forks and pre-load Twin KYB rear suspension units that are adjustable in nature. This new innovation in suspension is a resultant of increased focus on passenger safety and security by motorcycle manufacturers, as per a recent study by Future Market Insights on the motorcycle suspension systems market. The report also indicates that motorcycle manufacturers are placing great importance on making motorcycle rides accident free.
Other Accessories in the Speed Twin
The bike also boasts of 17-inch wide, low-weight wheels made from cast aluminum that are fitted with Rosso Corsa 3 tires from Pirelli, and, twin Brembo four-piston calipers in the front of the motorcycle. This innovation has resulted in noticeable reductions in weight, lightening the bike up to 10 kilos. The fuel tank can contain 14.5 liters. In addition, the Speed Twin has a more ergonomic seating position, to allow longer rides and a more practical methodology towards the seating stance, resulting in a design is will appeal to an audience that craves an aggressive look.
The launch date for the Speed Twin is not yet clear. However, it is expected to be released during the first half of 2019.
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