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2015 Triumph Bonneville T100 Special Edition
2015 Triumph Bonneville T100 Special Edition

2015 Triumph Bonneville T100 Special Edition
2015 Triumph Bonneville T100 Special Edition

2015 Triumph Bonneville T100 Special Edition
2015 Triumph Bonneville T100 Special Edition



2015 Triumph Bonneville T100 Special Edition Review

2015 Triumph Bonneville T100 Special Edition on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

It’s not about what we’ve added to these iconic classic motorcycles over the years. It’s about what we haven’t taken away.

This limited edition of Triumph’s T100 takes its inspiration from one of the last of the Bonnevilles to leave the Meriden production line in 1982 – the T140w TSS.

We took the most famous name in motorcycling and gave it some extra 60s style.

Still distinctly a Bonneville with its smooth pulling, fuel injected 865cc parallel twin. We’ve added some visual tweaks like twin peashooter exhausts, chrome engine covers, black instrument surround with tacho, a Triumph logo on the seat, two-tone paint, spoked wheels and fork gaiters.

So, it still looks, sounds and feels like a proper motorcycle should. And it still connects you to over 50 years of heritage but is built with everything that comes with modern engineering too.


 


2015 Triumph Bonneville T100 Special Edition www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Frame

To complete the retro look the Special Edition also sports a chrome grab rail, black mirrors and a brushed finish to the clutch, sprocket, alternator and cam covers.

Paint

The distinctive Jet Black and Lunar Silver paintwork creates a unique looking Bonneville, with black livery on the tank and side panels (with twin, hand-painted gold coach lines), while the front and rear mudguards are painted silver with jet black centre stripes and gold coach lines.

Introduced in 1959 to celebrate land speed records set at the famous US salt flats, Triumph’s Bonneville ruled the roads throughout the 1960’s. The modern Bonneville T100 Special Edition is designed and styled to recreate the look, feel and riding experience of that legendary motorcycle, but with all the benefits and advantages of modern engineering and technology expected of a 21st century Triumph.

Iconic 1960s-inspired version of Triumph’s legendary roadster with modern handling, performance and durability
Good-looking, fun-filled 865cc parallel twin engine bursting with character
Traditional styling highlights such as wire spoked wheels, rubber fork gaiters and classic paint schemes

 


 

 

 

2015 Triumph Bonneville T100 Special Edition www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Styling
Bodywork

Two tone paint work complete with hand painted coach lines adorn the Bonneville T100 Special Edition.
Engine

The iconic, air-cooled parallel twin sits proudly at the heart of the Bonneville T100 Special Edition. Setting the style for the entire bike.
Exhaust

Twin peashooter exhaust pipes give this bike extra 60s style.
Wheels

Classic spoke wheels for great looks and easy handling.
Seat

Different in style from the standard Bonneville, we’ve created the 60s look with smooth topped seat with white piping.

 

Engine
Performance

From day one Bonnevilles have been built to be ridden, not just to look good. Today, this 865cc parallel twin puts out a healthy 68PS with 68Nm of torque at its peak, with plenty available at low revs so you get most use out of it.

The fuelling is controlled by a sophisticated management computer programmed for clean emissions and a smooth, predictable throttle response. So there’s enough performance to be fun for experienced riders but not so much that will intimidate riders with fewer miles behind them.
Configuration

A pair of cylinders still stand upright and proud at the heart of the Bonneville T100 Special Edition. With a wide bore and short stroke that adds up to 865cc for high levels of efficiency and low wear, with four valves per cylinder for the best breathing and power. There are balance shafts tucked away inside the crankcase so you’ll notice very little vibration for a parallel twin and, being air cooled, there’s no radiator to spoil the view.

 

Chassis
Frame

All of our extensive chassis experience and technology has gone into the Bonneville T100 Special Edition’s simple tubular steel construction. Providing easy, neutral steering and exceptional balance even at low speeds.
Suspension

Looking good whilst working hard isn’t easy. But the 1960s style twin shocks fitted at the back come with a chrome finish and modern damping internals. As do the traditional-looking forks. And that makes the ride of your Bonneville T100 Special Edition smooth and controlled, even on bumpy roads and cornering at speed.
Brakes

We’ve given the Bonneville T100 Special Edition a single disc brake at the front for a strong, progressive feel and a second disc for the rear for plenty of stopping force whilst maintaining the overall balance of the chassis so every moment of your ride is confident and controlled.
Handling

We’ve built a traditional style tubular steel cradle design and included the engine as an integral component for a stiffer, stronger chassis and more precise ride. Combining classic looks with modern engineering so that you get iconic Bonneville riding characteristics and modern handling.
Riding Position

Like all modern Bonnevilles, the Bonneville T100 Special Edition is a bike for riders new to big bikes and also those riders who are into classic styling. The long flat seat suits riders of all heights and we’ve laid out the bars and footrests to create plenty of space so you won’t feel cramped even on a long ride out.

It’s all put together so that you feel natural and in firm, confident control around town, at speed on a motorway or feeling the thrill of your Bonneville T100 Special Edition along a sinuous back road.
Seat Height

A seat height of just 775mm is the best way to get the classic, natural Bonneville riding position. So that’s the height we set it at.

 

Features
Instruments

For the Bonneville T100 Special Edition, the matching speedo and tachometer sit proudly over the chromed headlight and deliver a comprehensive instrument package.
Practicality

Behind the classic looks and iconic engine lies a practical and modern all-rounder.
There’s nothing temperamental or over-demanding about the engine either, making the Bonneville T100 Special Edition an ideal daily commuter – all be it an inspiring, stunning, timeless, iconic, famous, daily commuter.
Technology

We’d never sacrifice what makes a Bonneville a Bonneville. So, although today’s bike is modern where it matters, it will always look, sound and feel like a Bonneville should.

These days there’s electronic ignition and fuel injection for better reliability and low emissions yet a punchier, more responsive throttle. We added the wet-multiplate clutch to give you a progressive yet lighter lever action. And while the hydraulic disc brakes are powerful, they are never intimidating.

What we did was combine our heritage with the latest motorcycle technology to give you the famous Bonneville ride every single day.


 

 


 

2015 Triumph Bonneville T100 Special Edition – www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $ See dealer for pricing in USD

Engine and Transmission

typeAir-cooled, DOHC, parallel-twin, 360º firing interval
capacity865cc
bore90mm
stroke68mm
systemMultipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI
exhaustStainless steel headers, twin chromed silencers.
final driveX ring chain
clutchWet, multi-plate
gearbox5-speed
oil capacity1.2US Gallon

Chassis Running Gear and Displays

frameTubular steel cradle
swingarmTwin-sided, tubular steel
Front Wheels36-spoke 19 x 2.5in
Rear Wheels40-spoke 17 x 3.5in
Front Tires100/90-19
Rear Tires130/80 R17
Front SuspensionKayaba 41mm forks, 120mm travel
Rear SuspensionKayaba chromed spring twin shocks with adjustable preload, 106mm rear wheel travel
brakes frontSingle 310mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper
brakes rearSingle 255mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper
instrument display and functionsAnalogue speedometer and tachometer with odometer and trip information

Dimensions and Capacities

length2230mm
width handlebars840
height without mirror1100mm
seat height775mm
wheelbase1500mm
rake28º
trail110mm
tank capacity4.2us gallon
wet weight225 kg
dry weight214 kg

Performance

max power ec68BHP @ 7500
max torque ec68NM @ 5800

Fuel Consumption

urban43us mpg
56mph/90kph57us mpg



 


 

2015 Triumph Bonneville T100 Special Edition – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $ See dealer for pricing in CDN

Engine and Transmission

typeAir-cooled, DOHC, parallel-twin, 360º firing interval
capacity865cc
bore90mm
stroke68mm
systemMultipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI
exhaustStainless steel headers, twin chromed silencers.
final driveX ring chain
clutchWet, multi-plate
gearbox5-speed
oil capacity1.2US Gallon

Chassis Running Gear and Displays

frameTubular steel cradle
swingarmTwin-sided, tubular steel
Front Wheels36-spoke 19 x 2.5in
Rear Wheels40-spoke 17 x 3.5in
Front Tires100/90-19
Rear Tires130/80 R17
Front SuspensionKayaba 41mm forks, 120mm travel
Rear SuspensionKayaba chromed spring twin shocks with adjustable preload, 106mm rear wheel travel
brakes frontSingle 310mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper
brakes rearSingle 255mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper
instrument display and functionsAnalogue speedometer and tachometer with odometer and trip information

Dimensions and Capacities

length2230mm
width handlebars840
height without mirror1100mm
seat height775mm
wheelbase1500mm
rake28º
trail110mm
tank capacity4.2us gallon
wet weight225 kg
dry weight214 kg

Performance

max power ec68BHP @ 7500
max torque ec68NM @ 5800

Fuel Consumption

urban43us mpg
56mph/90kph57us mpg

 

 


 

2015 Triumph Bonneville T100 Special Edition – www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £NA (On The Road inc 20% Vat)


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