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2019 Triumph Speed Twin

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THE NEW PERFORMANCE ICON.

2019 Triumph Speed Twin:

The beautiful new 1200cc Speed Twin re-introduces a legendary Triumph name and sets a new category benchmark for how a custom roadster should ride and feel, with class leading handling and thrilling performance.

INTRODUCING THE NEW SPEED TWIN

The 1200cc Speed Twin re-introduces an illustrious name to our modern classics line-up, with an exciting all-new motorbike that delivers next generation modern custom capability and timeless Triumph DNA together with advanced rider technology and cutting edge roadster performance and feel. Designed to deliver a whole new standard in dynamic riding capability the Speed Twin, with its enhanced chassis setup, accessible riding position, advanced braking ability, high specification suspension, and thrilling power delivery, truly justifies its position as Triumph’s new performance icon.

PERFORMANCE-ORIENTED MODERN CLASSIC

The 1200cc Speed Twin brings together all the modern custom style of Triumph’s Street Twin with even more stunning finishes and detail, all the comfort and timeless DNA of the Bonneville T120 but with more engaged ergonomics, and all the power and torque of the Thruxton R in an even more accessible modern setup. The Speed Twin delivers a new standard in class-leading handling, and sets a new benchmark for how a custom roadster should ride and feel.

 

An illustrious name with an unparalleled heritage

The original game-changing 1938 Speed Twin’s twin engine and smooth dynamic handling changed the face of motorcycling. Now there’s a new Speed Twin and once again it’s setting a new benchmark for how a custom roadster should ride and feel.

 

Thrilling performance and class-leading handling

It’s a step change in modern classic riding, with truly dynamic agile handling and a thrilling responsive feel, all in an accessible premium roadster set-up. Here’s why the new Speed Twin is a true revelation…

Category-leading finish, detailing and custom style

To complement its top quality finish and detailing, over 80 dedicated custom accessories give you the opportunity to add extra touches, enhance your Speed Twin’s style and capability, and make this incredible ride your own.

 

  • Class leading handling
    • Confidence inspiring, precise, agile and dynamic ride
    • Dedicated new chassis and suspension set-up
    • 10kg lighter than the Thruxton
    • High specification Brembo brakes and twin discs
    • ABS and switchable traction control
    • Comfortable, engaged riding position with accessible low seat height and pillion capability

 

  • Thrilling performance
    • Updated 1200cc HP Bonneville twin engine with ‘Thruxton’ tune
    • High power across the entire rev range, with peak output of 97PS @ 6,750 rpm
    • Exhilarating torque delivery, with peak torque of 112 Nm @ 4,950 rpm
    • Distinctive British twin sound from twin black upswept sports silencers

 

  • Advanced rider technology
    • Sport, Road and Rain riding modes
    • LED lighting, with DRL headlight (in applicable markets)
    • Torque assist clutch
    • Feature packed twin clocks
    • USB charging socket
    • Immobiliser
    • Accessory TPMS capability

 

  • Beautifully modern custom style
    • Triumph’s timeless DNA married to a new standard in contemporary Bonneville style
    • Muscular and imposing roadster poise
    • 80+ custom Speed Twin accessories

 

  • Category leading finish and detailing
    • A host of beautifully designed premium features, finishes and details
    • Brushed aluminium mudguards, throttle body covers, side panel finishers, heel guards and headers
    • 7 spoke aluminium wheels
    • Monza-style fuel cap
    • Minimal rear end
    • Bar end mirrors

A legend re-born

Changing the face of motorcycling, the original 1938 Triumph Speed Twin, with the world’s first successful parallel twin engine packaged into a game changing chassis, was a revelation to ride. Its smooth dynamic handling and superb responsive feel established Triumph as the number one motorcycle marque globally for performance and handling, setting the template for all that followed, and earning a global reputation for being the first real ‘riders bike’.

For 2019, the all-new 1200cc Speed Twin re-introduces this illustrious Triumph name to our Modern Classics line-up, setting all over again a new standard in class-leading handling, and delivering a new benchmark for how a modern custom roadster should ride and feel.

The brand new Speed Twin carries all of the contemporary custom style of the Street Twin but adds even more beautiful premium details. It delivers all the power, torque and technology of the Thruxton R, in an even more accessible modern set-up. And, it offers all of the confidence inspiring ride and rider comfort of the Bonneville T120, but with even more engaged ergonomics.

The result, just like its iconic 20th century namesake, is a new performance icon that sets a whole new standard, with the chassis set-up, riding position, braking ability, suspension, and thrilling power delivery of a truly modern roadster.

 

 

 

 

2019 Triumph Speed Twin Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

SPEED TWIN IN NUMBERS

 

1200 CC HP ENGINE

Dynamic capability, exhilarating High Torque delivery, and intuitive class-leading handling.

112 Nm PEAK TORQUE

Instant Bonneville twin torque delivers thrilling performance, right from the start and up through the range.

97 PS ENGINE POWER

Truly exciting peak power is enhanced even further by a distinctive British twin soundtrack.

 

ENGINE

  • High power 1200cc Bonneville engine with Thruxton tuning
  • Low inertia, high performance, six-speed, 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC 270° crank angle parallel twin
  • Peak power 97PS at 6,750rpm
  • High torque across the rev range (peak: 112Nm @ 4,950rpm)
  • High service interval of 10,000miles (16,000km)

 

CHASSIS

  • High spec twin Brembo 4-piston axial calipers with twin floating discs
  • Nissin 2 piston floating rear caliper with single disc
  • KYB forks with cartridge damping
  • Twin KYB rear suspension units with adjustable spring pre-load
  • Lightweight 7-spoke aluminium wheels
  • High spec Pirelli Diablo Rosso 3 tyres

 

RIDER TECHNOLOGY

  • Ride-by-wire
  • ABS & switchable traction control
  • Three riding modes (Road, Rain and Sport)
  • Torque-assist clutch
  • LED lighting
  • Feature-packed twin clocks
  • USB charging
  • Immobiliser
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System accessory fit

 

STYLING

  • Signature 14.5-litre tank
  • Twin upswept sports silencers
  • Bench seat
  • Sculpted side panels with aluminium detailing
  • Bar end mirrors
  • Category-leading finish & detailing
  • Brushed aluminium front & rear mudguards
  • Brushed aluminium throttle body covers
  • Brushed aluminium side panel finishers
  • Brushed aluminium heel guards
  • Clear anodised forged aluminium headlight bracket
  • Monza fuel cap
  • Three colour options: Silver Ice / Storm Grey, Korosi Red / Storm Grey, and Jet Black

 

 

 

 

2019 Triumph Speed Twin Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Class leading handling

The all-new Speed Twin brings a new standard for class leading handling, with a precise, agile and dynamic modern roadster ride, and a confidence inspiring, intuitive feel.

The dedicated new frame developed from the Thruxton R delivers comfortable engaged roadster ergonomics, which combined with the high specification cartridge front forks and twin rear suspension units with adjustable spring pre-load, make for a truly unparalleled ride.

High specification twin Brembo 4-piston axial calipers on the front with twin discs, and a 2-piston floating caliper and single disc on the rear, provide excellent stopping power, complementing the motorcycle’s modern roadster character.

Adding to the confidence inspiring ride, the new Speed Twin also benefits from:

  • 17 inch, lightweight 7 spoke cast aluminium wheels
  • High specification Pirelli Rosso Corsa 3 tyres
  • ABS and switchable traction control as standard
  • Comfortable, upright, engaged riding position
  • Tapered handlebars and new upper yoke and risers
  • A comfortable new bench seat at a low height of 807mm,
    making the bike accessible for all riders
  • A significant 10 kilogram weight saving compared to the Thruxton,
    contributing to its class leading handling.

Thrilling performance

The modern roadster character comes to life through its 1200cc High Power 8 valve, parallel twin Bonneville engine, specifically updated for the new Speed Twin.

This revised high performance engine features a low inertia crank and high compression head, and is developed from the Thruxton R’s powerplant.

Engine updates include:

  • New magnesium cam cover
  • Revised clutch assembly
  • New mass optimised engine covers

Together these deliver a unique 2.5kg weight saving versus the Thruxton engine. With 97PS peak power @ 6,750rpm, the new Speed Twin achieves an impressive 76% increase over the 2016/17 Street Twin, and 49% more than the 2018 Street Twin.

Additionally the new Speed Twin engine also delivers a strong peak torque figure of 112 Nm @ 4,950rpm – an amazing 40% more than the 2018 Street Twin.

The Speed Twin’s all new distinctive twin upswept silencers, with satin black painted wrap
and stainless steel end caps deliver the unmistakable sound of a British Twin, a unique exhaust note that matches its powerful and legendary character – rich, deep and full.

Behind the stylish exterior sits a liquid cooling system, carefully integrated to minimise its visual impact whilst achieving clean emissions and enhancing fuel efficiency. Combined with an extended first major service interval of 10,000 miles (16,000km), this contributes to a reduced overall cost of ownership.

 


Advanced rider technology

The new Speed Twin features a full suite of rider-focused technology to deliver advanced rider control and safety, plus enhanced rider confidence – sensitively integrated to maintain its iconic Bonneville style and character.

The Speed Twin’s technology features include:

 

Three riding modes

Linked to the ride-by-wire system, the three selectable riding modes, Sport, Road and Rain, each with dedicated throttle maps and traction control settings, providing enhanced rider control and safety, and in ‘Sport’, a more immediate throttle response.

 

ABS

The contemporary safety standard, with minimal visual impact, the ABS is responsive yet unobtrusive.

 

Switchable traction control

Managing the Speed Twin’s high torque delivery when traction is compromised, the switchable system offers increased rider control.

 

LED DRL headlight

Incorporated into the headlight, the LED daytime running light brings excellent visibility and a distinctive light profile (where legislation allows).

 

LED rear light & indicators

Built into the classically inspired minimal tail set-up, the LED rear light and indicators bring a distinctive rear light pattern and excellent power efficiency.

 

Ride-by-wire

Enhancing throttle responsiveness, safety and feel.

 

Torque assist clutch

Optimised for a lighter touch and feel to the clutch to make it easier to ride, and ride longer.

 

Switchgear

Elegant switchgear presents simple fingertip controls for easy access to the key features on the new twin clocks.

 

USB charging socket

For maximum rider convenience, the USB charging socket charges riders’ essential devices.

 

Engine immobiliser

Transponder integrated into the key adds greater security.

 

Stylish twin clocks

New twin clocks, beautifully detailed and premium, incorporate a digital menu system accessed by the handlebar mounted scroll button.

 


Beautifully modern
custom style

 

With all of Triumph’s timeless DNA, married to a modern stripped back custom look, muscular poise and a host of beautifully designed premium features, the Speed Twin is the most contemporary styled Bonneville ever.

 

Key features include:

  • Signature sculpted 14 litre fuel tank
  • Custom style bench seat
  • Minimal front and rear mudguard set-up with small rear light (and integrated brake and turn signals in the US and Canada)
  • Sculpted side panels with aluminium badge detailing
  • Twin upswept sports silencers
  • Contemporary bar end mirrors

 

Category leading finish and detailing

The new Speed Twin continues the class leading theme of the whole Bonneville family when it comes to its premium level of finish and detailing, including:

  • Brushed aluminium mudguards, throttle body covers, side panel finishers and heel guards
  • Bright anodised forged aluminium headlight brackets
  • Distinctive Monza-style locking fuel cap
  • New 7-spoke aluminium wheels
  • Clear anodised aluminium swingarm
  • Painted headlamp bowl and bezel
  • Handlebar clamp with Speed Twin branding.

The new Speed Twin comes in three colour choices:

  • Silver Ice and Storm Grey, with hand-painted Graphite coach line and white stripe
  • Korosi Red and Storm Grey, with hand-painted Graphite coach line and white stripe
  • Jet Black

 

Building your own Speed Twin custom

Designed with personalisation in mind, the Speed Twin comes with over 80 accessories to help you add even more style, practicality and security.

It’s never been easier to create your own special with a host of custom inspired parts to choose from, including: brushed Vance & Hines silencers, blacked out detailing, quilted seat and Triumph-engineered security additions such as disc locks, ground anchor and locking chain. In addition to these we also have a range of stylish and durable luggage available for travelling further afield.

**Availability of accessories is governed by local market legislation – please check with a Triumph market representative for availability.

 

 

 

 

2019 Triumph Speed Twin – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $ USD
Canada MSRP Price: $ CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
Australia MSRP Price: See Dealer for Pricing in AU
Engine & Transmission
Type Liquid-cooled, 8 valve, SOHC, 270° crank angle parallel-twin
Capacity 1200 cc
Bore 97.6
Stroke 80
Compression 11.0 :1
Max Power EC 96Hp (72kW) @ 6,750rpm
Max Torque EC 82.6 FT-lbs (112Nm) @ 4,950 rpm
System Multi-point, sequential electronic fuel injection
Exhaust Brushed 2-into-2 exhaust system with twin brushed silencers
Final Drive X ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate assist clutch
Gearbox 6-speed
Chassis
Frame Tubular steel with aluminum cradle
Swingarm Twin-sided, aluminum
Front Wheel Cast aluminum alloy, 17 x 3.5 in
Rear Wheel Cast aluminum alloy, 17 x 5.0 in
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre 160/60 ZR17
Front Suspension 41mm cartridge forks, 4.7 in (120mm) travel
Rear Suspension Twin shocks with adjustable preload, 4.7 in (120mm) rear wheel travel
Front Brakes Twin 305mm discs, Brembo 4-piston fixed calipers, ABS
Rear Brakes Single 220mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper, ABS
Instrument Display and Functions LCD multi-functional instrument pack with analog speedometer, analog tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, range-to-empty indication, service indicator, clock, trip computer, scroll and mode buttons on handlebars, heated grip ready, fuel consumption display, traction control status and throttle mode display. TPMS ready.
Dimensions & Weights
Width Handlebars 29.9 in (760mm)
Height Without Mirror 43.7 in (1110mm)
Seat Height 31.8 in (807mm)
Wheelbase 56.3 in (1430mm)
Rake 22.8 º
Trail 3.68 in (93.5mm)
Dry Weight 432 lbs (196kg)
Tank Capacity 3.8 US gal (14.5l)

 

 

 

2019 Triumph Speed Twin – Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details
Engine & Transmission
Type Liquid-cooled, 8 valve, SOHC, 270° crank angle parallel-twin
Capacity 1200 cc
Bore 97.6
Stroke 80
Compression 11.0 :1
Max Power EC 96Hp (72kW) @ 6,750rpm
Max Torque EC 82.6 FT-lbs (112Nm) @ 4,950 rpm
System Multi-point, sequential electronic fuel injection
Exhaust Brushed 2-into-2 exhaust system with twin brushed silencers
Final Drive X ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate assist clutch
Gearbox 6-speed
Chassis
Frame Tubular steel with aluminum cradle
Swingarm Twin-sided, aluminum
Front Wheel Cast aluminum alloy, 17 x 3.5 in
Rear Wheel Cast aluminum alloy, 17 x 5.0 in
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre 160/60 ZR17
Front Suspension 41mm cartridge forks, 4.7 in (120mm) travel
Rear Suspension Twin shocks with adjustable preload, 4.7 in (120mm) rear wheel travel
Front Brakes Twin 305mm discs, Brembo 4-piston fixed calipers, ABS
Rear Brakes Single 220mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper, ABS
Instrument Display and Functions LCD multi-functional instrument pack with analog speedometer, analog tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, range-to-empty indication, service indicator, clock, trip computer, scroll and mode buttons on handlebars, heated grip ready, fuel consumption display, traction control status and throttle mode display. TPMS ready.
Dimensions & Weights
Width Handlebars 29.9 in (760mm)
Height Without Mirror 43.7 in (1110mm)
Seat Height 31.8 in (807mm)
Wheelbase 56.3 in (1430mm)
Rake 22.8 º
Trail 3.68 in (93.5mm)
Dry Weight 432 lbs (196kg)
Tank Capacity 3.8 US gal (14.5l)

 

 

2019 Triumph Speed Twin – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Engine Type Liquid cooled, 8 valve, SOHC, 270° crank angle parallel twin
Capacity 1200cc
Bore/Stroke 97.6 x 80 mm
Compression Ratio 11.0 : 1
Maximum Power 97 PS / 96 BHP (71.5 kW) @ 6,750 rpm
Maximum Torque 112 Nm @ 4,950 rpm
Fuel system Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection
Exhaust Brushed 2 into 2 exhaust system with twin silencers
Final drive Chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate assist clutch
Gearbox 6-speed
Frame Tubular steel with aluminium cradle
Swingarm Twin-sided, aluminium
Front Wheel Cast aluminium alloy 7-spoke 17 x 3.5in
Rear Wheel Cast aluminium alloy 7-spoke 17 x 5in
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre 160/60 ZR17
Front Suspension 41mm cartridge forks, 120mm travel
Rear Suspension Twin shocks with adjustable preload, 120mm rear wheel travel
Front Brake Twin 305mm discs, Brembo 4-piston fixed calipers, ABS
Rear Brake Single 220mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper, ABS
Width (Handlebars) 760 mm
Height Without Mirrors 1110 mm
Seat Height 807 mm
Wheelbase 1430 mm
Rake 22.8 º
Trail 93.5 mm
Dry Weight 196 Kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 14.5 L
Fuel Consumption 4.8 l/100km (59 mpg)
CO2 Emissions 109.0 g/km

 

 

2019 Triumph Speed Twin – Totalmotorcycle.com Australian Specifications/Technical Details
Engine & Transmission
Type Liquid-cooled, 8 valve, SOHC, 270° crank angle parallel-twin
Capacity 1200 cc
Bore 97.6
Stroke 80
Compression 11.0 :1
Max Power EC 96Hp (72kW) @ 6,750rpm
Max Torque EC 82.6 FT-lbs (112Nm) @ 4,950 rpm
System Multi-point, sequential electronic fuel injection
Exhaust Brushed 2-into-2 exhaust system with twin brushed silencers
Final Drive X ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate assist clutch
Gearbox 6-speed
Chassis
Frame Tubular steel with aluminum cradle
Swingarm Twin-sided, aluminum
Front Wheel Cast aluminum alloy, 17 x 3.5 in
Rear Wheel Cast aluminum alloy, 17 x 5.0 in
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre 160/60 ZR17
Front Suspension 41mm cartridge forks, 4.7 in (120mm) travel
Rear Suspension Twin shocks with adjustable preload, 4.7 in (120mm) rear wheel travel
Front Brakes Twin 305mm discs, Brembo 4-piston fixed calipers, ABS
Rear Brakes Single 220mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper, ABS
Instrument Display and Functions LCD multi-functional instrument pack with analog speedometer, analog tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, range-to-empty indication, service indicator, clock, trip computer, scroll and mode buttons on handlebars, heated grip ready, fuel consumption display, traction control status and throttle mode display. TPMS ready.
Dimensions & Weights
Width Handlebars 29.9 in (760mm)
Height Without Mirror 43.7 in (1110mm)
Seat Height 31.8 in (807mm)
Wheelbase 56.3 in (1430mm)
Rake 22.8 º
Trail 3.68 in (93.5mm)
Dry Weight 432 lbs (196kg)
Tank Capacity 3.8 US gal (14.5l)

 

 

 

 

 

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