2006 Triumph Speed Triple
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– 2006 Triumph Speed Triple
2006 Triumph Speed Triple
Changes for 2006:
– Bold Fusion White colour option
The Speed Triple mixes a monstrously powerful three-cylinder core with a top quality chassis and an aggressive, stripped-down stance.
The gnarly character of the inline triple is intrinsic to the Speed Triple’s brutish charm. Its primal 1050cc DOHC fuel-injected three-cylinder engine pumps out a great surge of bottom-end torque, followed by a massive mid-range punch and impressive level of overall power. Delivering power to the rear wheel is a slick-shifting gearbox fitted with a remote gear change linkage and clutch fitted with a backlash eliminator gear. Crisp-edged engine cases and covers enhance the engine’s look, as does the absence of exterior hoses. Peak power is 130PS @ 9,100rpm while peak torque of 105Nm arrives at 5,100rpm.
A rigid aluminium frame contains the engine and provides massive strength with steering geometry that gives fast-steering neutrality plus great stability. The fully adjustable 43mm upside down forks and rear monoshock – specifically developed for the Speed Triple – add superb levels of quality and compliance.
Likewise, the pair of radial four-piston brake calipers and 320mm floating discs provide cutting-edge stopping power and feel. The five-spoke wheels add style and substance, as does the evocative single-sided swingarm. Twin high-level oval-section exhaust pipes add to the engine’s distinctive – and addictive – induction roar.
Though the Speed Triple’s muscular engine and chiselled chassis are impressive its sawn-off style, underscored with stainless steel and brushed aluminium parts, is impossible to ignore. Inspired by the short, cut-down look so popular on the streets of southern Europe the Speed Triple has the hooligan edge and minimalist appeal of a machine built entirely around its engine. Its heart and soul has struck a chord with riders all over world while its wide-ranging ability ensures outstanding performance in almost every situation, from urban commuting to hard-edged sports riding.
The LED rear light unit and clear-lens indicators complement the twin headlights, themselves very much part of the Speed Triple’s unique style. The instruments feature an analogue tachometer, programmable gear change lights, trip computer and digital speedo. Four paint options are available, Jet Black, Neon Blue, Fusion White and Scorched Yellow. A host of factory parts including a high-performance exhaust (for circuit use only), cosmetic additions and soft luggage are available from the Triumph accessories catalogue.
Since its original introduction in 1994 the Speed Triple has become a true two-wheeled icon. Delivering undiluted attitude and a unique presence on the road, it’s motorcycling in the most direct, rawest form available, and all the better for it.
Fly Screen Rear Hugger
Seat Cowl Frame Protectors
Belly Pan Grab Rail
Anodised Rad Cowls Black Gel Seat
Anodised Rad Cowls Gold Tank Bag
Anodised Silencer Heat Shields Black Carbon Tank Pad
Anodised Heel Guards Black Accessory Silencer (for off road use only)
Anodised Axle Nut Covers Black All Weather Bike Cover
Tribal Custom Paint Alarm/Immobiliser
– Limited Edition Orange or Jet Black
Engine Type Liquid-cooled, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Bore/Stroke 79 x 71.4mm
Compression Ratio 12.0:1
Fuel System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection
Ignition Digital – inductive type – via electronic engine management system
Primary Drive Gear
Final Drive X ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Frame Tubular, fabricated aluminium alloy perimeter
Swingarm Single-sided, aluminium alloy with eccentric chain adjuster
Wheels Front Alloy 5-spoke, 17 x 3.5in
Rear Alloy 5-spoke, 17 x 5.5in
Tyres Front 120/70 ZR 17
Rear 180/55 ZR 17
Suspension Front 43mm USD forks with dual rate springs and adjustable preload, rebound and compression damping
Rear Monoshock with adjustable preload, rebound and compression damping
Brakes Front Twin 320mm floating discs, 4 piston radial calipers
Rear Single 220mm disc, 2 piston caliper
Length 2112mm (83.1in)
Width (Handlebars) 780mm (30.7in)
Height 1240mm (48.8in)
Seat Height 815mm (32.1in)
Wheelbase 1425mm (56.1in)
Weight (Dry) 189kg (416lbs)
Fuel Tank Capacity 18 litres (4.7 gal US)
Maximum Power 130PS (128bhp) at 9,100 rpm
Maximum Torque 105Nm (78ft.lbf) at 7,500 rpm
PERFORMANCE MEASURED AT CRANKSHAFT TO DIN 70020