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2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black
2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black

2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black
2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black

2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black
2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black

2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black
2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black

2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black
2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black



2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black Review

2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

The Bonneville T120 Black is a new motorcycle style icon...

Built with all the iconic character, quality, performance and capability of the T120, the new mean and moody Bonneville T120 Black takes the classic to a new level with real attitude, individuality and style.

Featuring an incredible level of detailing and sophistication, from the fully blacked-out high-quality details, including wheel rims, grab rail and engine finish, through to the dark brown seat and beautiful twin-skinned peashooter exhausts, the result is absolutely stunning.

BONNEVILLE T120 - A TIMELESS ICON, BEAUTIFULLY EVOLVED. The stunning new Bonneville T120 is a stylish and distinctive statement of Triumph





2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

More beautiful, more powerful, more capable.

The timeless style and iconic character of the original 1959 model is reborn in the classy and authentic Bonneville T120 and effortless cool Bonneville T120 Black. Both crafted to the highest standard of detailing, quality and finish, and matched by the capability and performance of a truly modern classic. Powered by the all-new Bonneville 1200cc high torque engine, fed by beautiful, authentically styled, twin throttle bodies.

•Dark brown seat
•All-black detailing with black rims, indicators, mirrors, foot controls, grab rail, exhaust and engine finish

The T120 Black is available in two mean and moody paint schemes:
•Jet Black
•Matt Graphite


 

 

2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

SIGNIFICANTLY ENHANCED FUEL ECONOMY

Behind the new 1200 Bonneville engine's exterior is an advanced liquid cooling system sensitively designed to minimise its visual impact whilst achieving cleaner emissions and enhancing fuel efficiency – 13% better than the previous generation. This, combined with a new extended service interval of 10,000 miles (16,000km) dramatically reduces the overall cost of ownership.


THRILLING NEW ENGINE

The authentic character of the Bonneville T120 comes to life through the all new 1200cc ‘high torque’ 8 valve, parallel twin engine.

Built specifically for the modern classic riding style, with immediate and exciting power delivery, it produces a massive peak torque fiqure of 77.4FT-lbs at a low 3100 rpm - an amazing 54% more than the previous generation. With a power output of 80Hp at 6,550rpm, 18% up on the previous engine, the new 1200cc delivers much more power lower down and across the whole rev range, with 50% more power at 4,500rpm. With the pin-point accuracy and instant throttle response of Triumph’s next generation ride-by-wire fuel-injection and engine management system, the six-speed Bonneville T120 is engineered with a charismatic tone and 270° firing interval for a linear power delivery.


BEAUTIFUL STYLE AND SOUND

The new Bonneville 1200cc engine profile has been beautifully styled with a high level of detailing and finish to incorporate key heritage styling cues from the legendary 60's Bonneville engine silhouette whilst incorporating contemporary components sensitively to maintain that iconic and authentic look.

With all new elegant pea-shooter style exhausts following a clean straight line header pipe run, the Bonneville T120 delivers the true sound of a British twin, a deep and rich note that truely matches its character, tuned to a level you would want and expect.


SIGNIFICANTLY ENHANCED FUEL ECONOMY

Behind the new 1200 Bonneville engine's exterior is an advanced liquid cooling system sensitively designed to minimise its visual impact whilst achieving cleaner emissions and enhancing fuel efficiency – 13% better than the previous generation. This, combined with a new extended service interval of 10,000 miles (16,000km) dramatically reduces the overall cost of ownership.


THRILLING NEW ENGINE

The authentic character of the Bonneville T120 comes to life through the all new 1200cc ‘high torque’ 8 valve, parallel twin engine.

Built specifically for the modern classic riding style, with immediate and exciting power delivery, it produces a massive peak torque fiqure of 77.4FT-lbs at a low 3100 rpm - an amazing 54% more than the previous generation. With a power output of 80Hp at 6,550rpm, 18% up on the previous engine, the new 1200cc delivers much more power lower down and across the whole rev range, with 50% more power at 4,500rpm. With the pin-point accuracy and instant throttle response of Triumph’s next generation ride-by-wire fuel-injection and engine management system, the six-speed Bonneville T120 is engineered with a charismatic tone and 270° firing interval for a linear power delivery.

 

t120 black


With all the character, detailing and finish of the T120, the new Bonneville T120 Black brings a real attitude with a sophisticated dark brown seat and all-black detailing, including rims, grab rail, exhaust and engine finish. Available in 2 premium paint schemes, Jet Black or Matt Graphite, the Bonneville T120 Black is the new motorcycle style icon.


AUTHENTIC STYLING

Inspired by the legendary 59 Bonneville the new Bonneville T120 and T120 Black are styled to incorporate the original’s iconic design details and features. From the sculpted flowing lines of the tank, to the individual detailing of the lights, clocks and the iconic Bonneville silhouette, the new T120 and T120 Black are timeless icons, beautifully evolved.

THE BEAUTIFUL BONNEVILLE T120

The Bonneville T120 features a wealth of detailing, including deep chrome multi piece badges, grab rail, wheel rims and innovative twin skinned chrome exhaust headers and pea-shooter style silencers. Available in 4 premium classic colour schemes, Jet Black, Cinder Red or the twin paint options of Cranberry Red and Aluminium Silver or Jet Black and Pure White, both incorporating gold coach lines.

t120 black


With all the character, detailing and finish of the T120, the new Bonneville T120 Black brings a real attitude with a sophisticated dark brown seat and all-black detailing, including rims, grab rail, exhaust and engine finish. Available in 2 premium paint schemes, Jet Black or Matt Graphite, the Bonneville T120 Black is the new motorcycle style icon.


AUTHENTIC STYLING

Inspired by the legendary 59 Bonneville the new Bonneville T120 and T120 Black are styled to incorporate the original’s iconic design details and features. From the sculpted flowing lines of the tank, to the individual detailing of the lights, clocks and the iconic Bonneville silhouette, the new T120 and T120 Black are timeless icons, beautifully evolved.

 


Capability


LED Rear light

New LED rear light, incorporated into the classically inspired and stylish tail set-up, bring a distinctive rear light pattern and power efficiency.


Engine Immobiliser

A security device that integrates a transponder into the new T120 key, linked to a receiver in the ignition system, that prevents the engine from running if the correct key isn't used.


USB Charging Socket

An under-seat USB socket is provided so you can charge up your essential devices.


ABS

The contemporary safety standard, Triumph's anti-lock braking system brings a new level of control to the Bonneville T120 and T120 Black.


Ride-by-wire

The Bonneville T120 and T120 Black's electronic ride-by-wire system enhances throttle control, responsiveness, safety and feel.


Modes

Linked to the ride-by-wire system the two selectable Mode options 'road and rain' provide the rider with greater control and safety.


Traction Control

Taking advantage of the sophisticated ride-by-wire system the T120 and T120 Black incorporates a switchable traction control system that optimises the delivery of its class leading torque.


Torque Assist Clutch

Bringing a light touch and feel to the clutch control of the T120 and T120 Black, the new torque assist clutch system makes it easy to ride, and ride longer.


Heated Grips

High specification factory fitted heated grips, with a 3-mode setting, come as standard on the Bonneville T120 and T120 Black.


Fingertip Controls

The new T120 switchgear presents a simple fingertip control scroll button for easy access to the key features on the new digital clocks.


Twin Feature Clock

Stylish feature-packed twin clocks (speedo and rev counter) with beautiful 3D dial faces cleverly incorporating a digital menu system accessed by a handlebar mounted scroll button. Key features include: gear position indicator, heated grip status, odometer, two trip settings, service indicator, range to empty, fuel level, average and current MPG, clock, access to turn off traction control features.


DRL Headlight

A new contemporary standard, the Bonneville T120s headlight incorporate the latest in daytime running lights (DRL) delivering a distinctive signature light pattern and enhanced power efficiency for long term durability.


LED Rear light

New LED rear light, incorporated into the classically inspired and stylish tail set-up, bring a distinctive rear light pattern and power efficiency.


Engine Immobiliser

A security device that integrates a transponder into the new T120 key, linked to a receiver in the ignition system, that prevents the engine from running if the correct key isn't used.


USB Charging Socket

An under-seat USB socket is provided so you can charge up your essential devices.


ABS

The contemporary safety standard, Triumph's anti-lock braking system brings a new level of control to the Bonneville T120 and T120 Black.


Ride-by-wire

The Bonneville T120 and T120 Black's electronic ride-by-wire system enhances throttle control, responsiveness, safety and feel.


Modes

Linked to the ride-by-wire system the two selectable Mode options 'road and rain' provide the rider with greater control and safety.


Comfortable and Practical

With a relaxed riding position, more comfortable seat, heated grips as standard, centre stand and passenger grab rail the Bonneville T120 and T120 Black are fully equipped for maximum riding comfort and real world practicality.


Dynamic Handling

Both of our Bonneville T120 models feature an all-new chassis and suspension, set-up and developed for relaxed and refined riding everyday, all day, alone or with a pillion passenger. Combining Triumph’s signature ride dynamic of neutrality, agility and stability with advanced levels of comfort and control, for an engaging, yet easy-going experience.


Comfortable and Practical

With a relaxed riding position, more comfortable seat, heated grips as standard, centre stand and passenger grab rail the Bonneville T120 and T120 Black are fully equipped for maximum riding comfort and real world practicality.


Dynamic Handling

Both of our Bonneville T120 models feature an all-new chassis and suspension, set-up and developed for relaxed and refined riding everyday, all day, alone or with a pillion passenger. Combining Triumph’s signature ride dynamic of neutrality, agility and stability with advanced levels of comfort and control, for an engaging, yet easy-going experience.

 

Accessories


Over 160 Stylish accessories


With over 160 new stylish and high quality accessories for the new Bonneville T120 and T120 Black, it’s never been easier for you to create your own special. Including Vance & Hines chrome pea-shooter style slip on silencers, beautiful leather stitched seats, chrome clutch, alternator and throttle body embellishers and a stunning authentic 4 bar Triumph tank badge to name a few.

 



 

2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black - www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $11700 USD

Type Liquid cooled, 8 valve, SOHC, 270° crank angle parrellel twin
Capacity 1200cc
Bore Stroke 97.6 mm / 80 mm
Compression 10.0:1
Max Power EC 80 Hp (59kW) @ 6550 rpm
Max Torque EC 77.4 FT-lbs (105 Nm) @ 3100 rpm
System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection
Exhaust Black 2 into 2 exhaust system with twin black silencers
Final drive x ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate assist clutch
Gearbox 6-speed
Frame Tubular steel cradle
Swingarm Twin-sided, tubular steel
Front Wheels 32-spoke 18 x 2.75in
Rear Wheels 32-spoke 17 x 4.25in
Front Tires 100/90-18
Rear Tires 150/70 R17
Front Suspension Kayaba 41mm cartidge forks, 120mm travel
Rear Suspension Kayaba twin shocks with adjustable preload, 120mm rear wheel travel
Brakes Front Twin 310mm discs, Nissin 2-piston floating calipers, ABS
Brakes Rear Single 255mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper, ABS
Instrument Display and Functions LCD multi-functional instrument pack with analogue speedometer, analogue tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, range to empty indication, service indicator, clock, trip computer, scroll and mode buttons on handlebars, heated grip status, fuel consumption display, traction control status and throttle mode display.
Width Handlebars 30.9 in (785 mm)
Height Without Mirror 44.3 in (1125 mm)
Seat Height 30.9 in (785 mm)
Wheelbase 56.9 in (1445 mm)
Rake 25.5º
Trail 4.1 in (105.2 mm)
Dry Weight 494 lbs (224 Kg)
Tank Capacity 3.8 US Gallon



 


 

2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black - www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $13200 CDN

Type Liquid cooled, 8 valve, SOHC, 270° crank angle parrellel twin
Capacity 1200cc
Bore Stroke 97.6 mm / 80 mm
Compression 10.0:1
Max Power EC 80 Hp (59kW) @ 6550 rpm
Max Torque EC 77.4 FT-lbs (105 Nm) @ 3100 rpm
System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection
Exhaust Black 2 into 2 exhaust system with twin black silencers
Final drive x ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate assist clutch
Gearbox 6-speed
Frame Tubular steel cradle
Swingarm Twin-sided, tubular steel
Front Wheels 32-spoke 18 x 2.75in
Rear Wheels 32-spoke 17 x 4.25in
Front Tires 100/90-18
Rear Tires 150/70 R17
Front Suspension Kayaba 41mm cartidge forks, 120mm travel
Rear Suspension Kayaba twin shocks with adjustable preload, 120mm rear wheel travel
Brakes Front Twin 310mm discs, Nissin 2-piston floating calipers, ABS
Brakes Rear Single 255mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper, ABS
Instrument Display and Functions LCD multi-functional instrument pack with analogue speedometer, analogue tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, range to empty indication, service indicator, clock, trip computer, scroll and mode buttons on handlebars, heated grip status, fuel consumption display, traction control status and throttle mode display.
Width Handlebars 30.9 in (785 mm)
Height Without Mirror 44.3 in (1125 mm)
Seat Height 30.9 in (785 mm)
Wheelbase 56.9 in (1445 mm)
Rake 25.5º
Trail 4.1 in (105.2 mm)
Dry Weight 494 lbs (224 Kg)
Tank Capacity 3.8 US Gallon
CO2 figures **
EUR4 Standard: 103.0 g/km
**CO2 and fuel consumption are measured according to regulation 168/2013/EC. Figures on fuel consumption are derived from specific test conditions and are for comparative purposes only. They may not reflect real riding results.





 

2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black - www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

Type Liquid cooled, 8 valve, SOHC, 270° crank angle parrellel twin
Capacity 1200cc
Bore Stroke 97.6 mm / 80 mm
Compression 10.0:1
Max Power EC 80 Hp (59kW) @ 6550 rpm
Max Torque EC 77.4 FT-lbs (105 Nm) @ 3100 rpm
System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection
Exhaust Black 2 into 2 exhaust system with twin black silencers
Final drive x ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate assist clutch
Gearbox 6-speed
Frame Tubular steel cradle
Swingarm Twin-sided, tubular steel
Front Wheels 32-spoke 18 x 2.75in
Rear Wheels 32-spoke 17 x 4.25in
Front Tires 100/90-18
Rear Tires 150/70 R17
Front Suspension Kayaba 41mm cartidge forks, 120mm travel
Rear Suspension Kayaba twin shocks with adjustable preload, 120mm rear wheel travel
Brakes Front Twin 310mm discs, Nissin 2-piston floating calipers, ABS
Brakes Rear Single 255mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper, ABS
Instrument Display and Functions LCD multi-functional instrument pack with analogue speedometer, analogue tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, range to empty indication, service indicator, clock, trip computer, scroll and mode buttons on handlebars, heated grip status, fuel consumption display, traction control status and throttle mode display.
Width Handlebars 30.9 in (785 mm)
Height Without Mirror 44.3 in (1125 mm)
Seat Height 30.9 in (785 mm)
Wheelbase 56.9 in (1445 mm)
Rake 25.5º
Trail 4.1 in (105.2 mm)
Dry Weight 494 lbs (224 Kg)
Tank Capacity 3.8 US Gallon

Fuel Consumption **
4.5 l/100 km

CO2 figures **
EUR4 Standard: 103.0 g/km **CO2 and fuel consumption are measured according to regulation 168/2013/EC. Figures on fuel consumption are derived from specific test conditions and are for comparative purposes only. They may not reflect real riding results.

 


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