2012 Triumph Sprint GT

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2012 Triumph Sprint GT
2012 Triumph Sprint GT

2012 Triumph Sprint GT
2012 Triumph Sprint GT


– 2012 Triumph Sprint GT Review

2012 Triumph Sprint GT

For all the roads ahead.

The perfect all rounder. Built for your lifestyle. Two up or solo, loaded or light, the Sprint GT takes it all and delivers a fast and stable GT experience in a value for money package.

Triumph spoke to many sports touring riders when developing the Sprint GT, including many Sprint ST owners. The result is a package that delivers all that is good about the ST, updated and incorporating a number of features aimed at improving practicality and mile eating capabilities. A classic British GT.

The New Sprint GT. All round entertainment.

Designed by long-distance riders for long-distance riders. That’s why the GT has the 1050cc triple renowned for power, reliability and soul. That’s why the GT has a fuel tank that’ll cover 200 miles. That’s why the GT has an uprated headlight an extended swing arm for better stability and that’s why the GT has up to 117 liters of luggage capacity with an accessory top box including 12v electronics.

Sport or Touring? How about both with the supremely versatile Sprint.

Sprint ST. 1050 engine, mile eating capacity, bags of torque, comfort and plenty of “go”.

Sprint GT. Power, handling, practicality and versatility in equal measure.


Fuel Efficiency:

40 MPG City / 59 MPG Highway

Performance:

Triumph’s 1050cc triple engine uprated and good for 130PS, 108Nm of torque for greater everyday performance. The new ECU helps deliver smoother throttle response, more power and torque and improved fuel consumption.

Handling and Comfort:

With the same twin-spar aluminium beam frame as the ST, plus uprated internals and a new chassis, the new Sprint GT combines Sports bike performance with two up all day touring comfort.

Practicality:

Underseat storage with space for a u-lock. Built in rack and grab handle. 200 mile fuel range. World class luggage handling with 31 litre helmet-swallowing panniers as standard. The Sprint GT is as practical as you need.

Even More Practicality:

Triumph’s Accessories division offers a full range of accessories for you to create your own GT. Start with a colour coded and powered top box. Check out the seating options, heated grips and taller aero screen.

 


 


 

2012 Triumph Sprint GT Features and Benefits

1050cc Engine

Triumph’s 1050cc triple engine uprated and good for 128bhp as well as 80ft.lbs of torque. The new ECU helps deliver smoother throttle response, more power and torque and improved fuel consumption. A 200 mile fuel range for more time between stops. More horsepower. More everyday performance.


Chassis

The main twin-spar aluminium beam frame carried over from the revered ST whilst the 43mm front forks have uprated internals for improved control and damping. The rest of the chassis is all new. New lighter wheels shod with ZR17 120/70 (front) and 180/55 (rear) tyres for grip and durability. Longer single swing arm for better stability and uprated suspension with remote pre-load adjuster wheel which can be changed by hand.


Cockpit

New styled and better performing headlights complement a new cockpit designed with the rider in mind. Sharper looks. Better mirrors.


Storage

New rear end and exhaust system enables huge improvements to storage and practicality. 31 liter capacity helmet-swallowing, colour matched side saddlebags for those long trips. Underseat storage and optional powered color coded topbox for ‘on-the-go’ charging of electrical items like phones and laptops.



 


 

2012 Triumph Sprint GT – US Specifications/Technical Details
USA MSRP Price: On The Road $13,399

Engine and Transmission
Type Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Capacity 1050cc
Bore/Stroke 79 x 71.4mm
Fuel System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI
Exhaust Stainless steel 3 into 1, side mounted stainless steel exhaust
Final Drive X ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox 6-speed
Oil Capacity 3.5 liters (0.9 US gals)
Chassis, Running Gear and Displays
Frame Aluminum beam perimeter
Swingarm Single-sided, aluminium alloy with eccentric chain adjuster
Wheel Front Cast aluminum alloy 5-spoke 17 x 3.5in
Rear Cast aluminum alloy 5-spoke 17 x 5.5in
Tire Front 120/70 ZR 17
Rear 180/55 ZR 17
Suspension Front Showa 43mm cartridge forks with dual rate springs and adjustable preload, 127mm travel
Rear Showa monoshock with adjustable preload and rebound damping, 152mm rear wheel travel
Brakes Front Twin 320mm floating discs, Nissin 4-piston calipers, ABS
Rear Single 255mm disc, Nissin 2-piston sliding caliper, ABS
Instrument Display/Functions Analogue speedometer, trip computer, clock and analogue tachometer

Dimensions and Capacities
Length 2260 mm (88.9 in)
Width (handlebars) 760 mm (29.9 in)
Height without mirrors 1210 mm (47.6 in)
Seat Height 815 mm (32.1 in)
Wheelbase 1537mm (60.5 in)
Rake/Trail 23.5.0º / 84mm
Fuel Tank Capacity / Efficiency 20 liters (5.3 US gals)
Wet Weight (ready to ride) 265 kg (583 lbs)
Performance (measured at crankshaft to 95/1/EC)
Maximum Power 130PS / 128bhp / 96 kW @ 9200rpm
Maximum Torque 108Nm / 80 ft.lbs @ 6300rpm
Fuel Efficiency 40 MPG City / 59 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 ot

Price
On The Road $13,399 *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 Sprint GT – Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: On The Road $14,699

Engine and Transmission
Type Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Capacity 1050cc
Bore/Stroke 79 x 71.4mm
Fuel System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI
Exhaust Stainless steel 3 into 1, side mounted stainless steel silencer
Final Drive X ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox 6-speed
Oil Capacity 3.5 litres (0.9 US gals)
Chassis, Running Gear and Displays
Frame Aluminium beam perimeter
Swingarm Single-sided, aluminium alloy with eccentric chain adjuster
Wheel Front Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke 17 x 3.5in
Rear Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke 17 x 5.5in
Tyre Front 120/70 ZR 17
Rear 180/55 ZR 17
Suspension Front Showa 43mm cartridge forks with dual rate springs and adjustable preload, 127mm travel
Rear Showa monoshock with adjustable preload and rebound damping, 152mm rear wheel travel
Brakes Front Twin 320mm floating discs, Nissin 4-piston calipers, ABS
Rear Single 255mm disc, Nissin 2-piston sliding caliper, ABS
Instrument Display/Functions Analogue speedometer, trip computer, clock and analogue tachometer

Dimensions and Capacities
Length 2260 mm (88.9 in)
Width (handlebars) 760 mm (29.9 in)
Height without mirrors 1210 mm (47.6 in)
Seat Height 815 mm (32.1 in)
Wheelbase 1537mm (60.5 in)
Rake/Trail 23.5.0º / 84mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 20 litres (5.3 US gals)
Wet Weight (ready to ride) 265 kg (583 lbs)
Performance (measured at crankshaft to 95/1/EC)
Maximum Power 130PS / 128bhp / 96 kW @ 9200rpm
Maximum Torque 108Nm / 80 ft.lbs @ 6300rpm
Fuel Efficiency 5.8l/100km City / 4.0l/100km Highway

Price
On The Road $14,699 *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 Sprint GT – International Specifications/Technical Details
Europe MSRP Price: On The Road £9,899

Engine and Transmission
Type Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Capacity 1050cc
Bore/Stroke 79 x 71.4mm
Fuel System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI
Exhaust Stainless steel 3 into 1, side mounted stainless steel silencer
Final Drive X ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox 6-speed
Oil Capacity 3.5 litres (0.9 US gals)
Chassis, Running Gear and Displays
Frame Aluminium beam perimeter
Swingarm Single-sided, aluminium alloy with eccentric chain adjuster
Wheel Front Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke 17 x 3.5in
Rear Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke 17 x 5.5in
Tyre Front 120/70 ZR 17
Rear 180/55 ZR 17
Suspension Front Showa 43mm cartridge forks with dual rate springs and adjustable preload, 127mm travel
Rear Showa monoshock with adjustable preload and rebound damping, 152mm rear wheel travel
Brakes Front Twin 320mm floating discs, Nissin 4-piston calipers, ABS
Rear Single 255mm disc, Nissin 2-piston sliding caliper, ABS
Instrument Display/Functions Analogue speedometer, trip computer, clock and analogue tachometer

Dimensions and Capacities
Length 2260 mm (88.9 in)
Width (handlebars) 760 mm (29.9 in)
Height without mirrors 1210 mm (47.6 in)
Seat Height 815 mm (32.1 in)
Wheelbase 1537mm (60.5 in)
Rake/Trail 23.5.0º / 84mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 20 litres (5.3 US gals)
Wet Weight (ready to ride) 268 kg (590 lbs)
Performance (measured at crankshaft to 95/1/EC)
Maximum Power 130PS / 128bhp / 96 kW @ 9200rpm
Maximum Torque 108Nm / 80 ft.lbs @ 6300rpm
Fuel Efficiency Urban: 48.3mpg (5.8 l/100km) – 56mph: 70.3mpg (4.0 l/100km) – 75mph: 56.8mpg (5.0 l/100km)

Price
On The Road £9,899

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

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