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2012 Triumph Speed Triple
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2012 Triumph Speed Triple
2012 Triumph Speed Triple


- 2012 Triumph Speed Triple Review

2012 Triumph Speed Triple

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The icon. Redefined. Speed Triple. Real world performance for riders who know. The definitive streetfighter. The benchmark. The best. In a word. Legend.

Triumph has taken all that’s good about the Speed Triple and created a brand new model. A new chapter in the legacy. All-new chassis is the sharpest tool in the box. All-new ABS from Nissin for the greatest stopping power. And that 1050cc triple. Oh yes, the engine. And the look? Short. Stubby. Aggressive. Twin headlights. Single sided swingarm. Alloy bars. Pure Speed Triple. Improved.

 


 


 

2012 Triumph Speed Triple Features and Benefits

All-new chassis and riding position inspires total confidence with light and precise handling that is perfectly balanced for an incredibly planted and stable ride.

Triumph’s trademark twin headlights, single-sided swingarm and high-level silencers have all been restyled for a more aggressive and contemporary look, as well as improved performance, while the soulful 1050cc triple has been refined and uprated with 7% more torque for an even more engaging experience.

The 2012 Speed Triple sports the kind of specification you would expect from a top-of-the-range naked sportster. Track derived specification includes four-piston Brembo brakes for eye-popping stopping power, fat alloy handlebars, fully-adjustable 43mm upside down forks for maximum control and a comprehensive instrumentation that includes lap timer and programmable gear shift light.

The 2012 Speed Triple also comes with optional anti-lock brakes for the first time and is available with a host of genuine accessories to personalise the look, performance and practicality of this exciting machine.


Engine

Liquid cooled 12-valve DOHC in-line three-cylinder 1,050cc engine. Max torque. Max pulling power. 1050cc triple delivers a punch unlike any other. More torque and greater refinement than ever.


Frame

Design and function. All-new twin-tube over engine design is carefully sculpted to accentuate the styling while delivering class leading agility and stability in one package.


Styling

Twin headlamps up front are a new interpretation of the classic ‘bug-eye’ look while classic Speed Triple cues remain throughout, including single-sided swingarm, twin silencers and that stubby, aggressive stance.


Security and Safety

Coded key immobiliser comes as standard. Sophisticated ABS and tyre pressure monitors are options for first time on a Speed Triple.



 


 

2012 Triumph Speed Triple - US Specifications/Technical Details
USA MSRP Price: On The Road $11,999 / $12,799 USD

Engine and Transmission
Type Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Capacity 1050cc
Bore/Stroke 79.0 x 71.4mm
Fuel System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI
Exhaust Stainless Steel 3 into 1 into 2, twin high level stainless steel pipes.
Final Drive X ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox 6-speed
Oil Capacity 3.8 liters (1.0 US gals)
Chassis, Running Gear and Displays
Frame Aluminum beam twin-spar
Swingarm Single-sided, aluminum alloy with eccentric chain adjuster
Wheel Front Cast aluminum alloy multi-spoke 17 x 3.5in
Rear Cast aluminum alloy multi-spoke 17 x 6.0in
Tire Front 120/70 ZR 17
Rear 190/55 ZR 17
Suspension Front Showa 43mm upside down forks with adjustable rebound and compression damping, 120mm travel
Rear Showa Monoshock with adjustable preload, rebound and compression damping, 130mm rear wheel travel
Brakes Front Twin 320mm floating discs, Brembo 4-piston 4-pad radial calipers (ABS model available)
Rear Single 255mm disc, Nissin single 2-piston sliding caliper (ABS model available)
Instrument Display/Functions LCD multi-functional instrument pack with digital speedometer, fuel gauge, trip computer, analogue tachometer, lap timer, programmable gear change lights, service interval announcement display, TPMS ready

Dimensions and Capacities
Length 2086mm (82.1in)
Width (handlebars) 728mm (28.6)
Height without mirrors 1033mm (40.6in)
Seat Height 825mm (32.5in)
Wheelbase 1435mm (56.5in)
Rake/Trail 22.8º / 90.9mm
Fuel Tank Capacity / Efficiency 17.5 liters (4.6 US gals)
Wet Weight (ready to ride) 214 kg (471 lbs)
Performance (measured at crankshaft to 95/1/EC)
Maximum Power 135PS / 133bhp / 99 kW @ 9400rpm
Maximum Torque 111Nm / 81.9 ft.lbs @ 7750rpm
Fuel Efficiency 34 MPG City / 50 MPG Highway *Estimated from fuel economy tests on a sample motorcycle conducted under ideal laboratory conditions. Actual mileage may vary based upon personal riding habits, weather, vehicle condition, and other factors.

Price
On The Road $11,999 / $12,799 (with ABS) *Actual price determined by dealer. Price excludes taxes, license, options and $495 in destination/handling charges Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.

 


 

2012 Triumph Speed Triple - Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: On The Road $13,495 / ABS $14,295 CDN

Engine and Transmission
Type Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Capacity 1050cc
Bore/Stroke 79.0 x 71.4mm
Fuel System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI
Exhaust Stainless Steel 3 into 1 into 2, twin high level stainless steel silencers
Final Drive X ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox 6-speed
Oil Capacity 3.8 litres (1.0 US gals)
Chassis, Running Gear and Displays
Frame Aluminium beam twin-spar
Swingarm Single-sided, aluminium alloy with eccentric chain adjuster
Wheel Front Cast aluminium alloy multi-spoke 17 x 3.5in
Rear Cast aluminium alloy multi-spoke 17 x 6.0in
Tyre Front 120/70 ZR 17
Rear 190/55 ZR 17
Suspension Front Showa 43mm upside down forks with adjustable rebound and compression damping, 120mm travel
Rear Showa Monoshock with adjustable preload, rebound and compression damping, 130mm rear wheel travel
Brakes Front Twin 320mm floating discs, Brembo 4-piston 4-pad radial calipers (ABS model available)
Rear Single 255mm disc, Nissin single 2-piston sliding caliper (ABS model available)
Instrument Display/Functions LCD multi-functional instrument pack with digital speedometer, fuel gauge, trip computer, analogue tachometer, lap timer, programmable gear change lights, service interval announcement display, TPMS ready

Dimensions and Capacities
Length 2086mm (82.1in)
Width (handlebars) 728mm (28.6)
Height without mirrors 1033mm (40.6in)
Seat Height 825mm (32.5in)
Wheelbase 1435mm (56.5in)
Rake/Trail 22.8º / 90.9mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 17.5 litres (4.6 US gals)
Wet Weight (ready to ride) 214 kg (471 lbs)
Performance (measured at crankshaft to 95/1/EC)
Maximum Power 135PS / 133bhp / 99 kW @ 9400rpm
Maximum Torque 111Nm / 81.9 ft.lbs @ 7750rpm
Fuel Efficiency 6.9l/100km City / 4.7l/100km Highway

Price
On The Road $13,495 / ABS $14,295 *Suggested Retail pricing only, actual price is determined by dealer. Price excludes $550 in destination & handling charges, taxes, license, options & pre-delivery expense. Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.



 

2012 Triumph Speed Triple - International Specifications/Technical Details
Europe MSRP Price: On The Road £8,799 (+ £600 for optional ABS)

Engine and Transmission
Type Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Capacity 1050cc
Bore/Stroke 79.0 x 71.4mm
Fuel System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI
Exhaust Stainless Steel 3 into 1 into 2, twin high level stainless steel silencers
Final Drive X ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox 6-speed
Oil Capacity 3.8 litres (1.0 US gals)
Chassis, Running Gear and Displays
Frame Aluminium beam twin-spar
Swingarm Single-sided, aluminium alloy with eccentric chain adjuster
Wheel Front Cast aluminium alloy multi-spoke 17 x 3.5in
Rear Cast aluminium alloy multi-spoke 17 x 6.0in
Tyre Front 120/70 ZR 17
Rear 190/55 ZR 17
Suspension Front Showa 43mm upside down forks with adjustable rebound and compression damping, 120mm travel
Rear Showa Monoshock with adjustable preload, rebound and compression damping, 130mm rear wheel travel
Brakes Front Twin 320mm floating discs, Brembo 4-piston 4-pad radial calipers (ABS model available)
Rear Single 255mm disc, Nissin single 2-piston sliding caliper (ABS model available)
Instrument Display/Functions LCD multi-functional instrument pack with digital speedometer, fuel gauge, trip computer, analogue tachometer, lap timer, programmable gear change lights, service interval announcement display, TPMS ready

Dimensions and Capacities
Length 2086mm (82.1in)
Width (handlebars) 728mm (28.6)
Height without mirrors 1033mm (40.6in)
Seat Height 825mm (32.5in)
Wheelbase 1435mm (56.5in)
Rake/Trail 22.8º / 90.9mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 17.5 litres (4.6 US gals)
Wet Weight (ready to ride) 214 kg (471 lbs)
Performance (measured at crankshaft to 95/1/EC)
Maximum Power 135PS / 133bhp / 99 kW @ 9400rpm
Maximum Torque 111Nm / 82 ft.lbs @ 7750rpm
Fuel Efficiency Urban: 40.9 mpg (6.9 l/100km) - 56mph: 59.5mpg (4.7l/100km) - 75mph: 53.6mpg (5.3l/100km)

Price
On The Road £8,799 (+ £600 for optional ABS)

* Manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP), the actual sale prices can vary.


 

 

 

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