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– 2000 Triumph Sprint ST
The Sprint ST sport-tourer was introduced to worldwide acclaim for its astonishing abilities in a whole range of riding conditions and activities. It is fair to say it has become the definitive machine in a class already renowned for its extremely high standards.
Behind all the praise is the Sprint ST’s ability to be both sharp steering, powerful sports bike and accomplished long distance tourer, without either of these often contradictory activities compromising each other.
The liquid-cooled, three-cylinder engine is derived from the Daytona 955i, but tuned to produce 110PS (108bhp) with an even broader spread of torque, something which suits various roles as it makes touring riding more relaxed and effortless, while sports riders can still appreciate the dramatic acceleration at lower revs, especially on the exits of corners.
Keeping the performance confidently in check is the huge power of the twin front disc brakes with their four-piston calipers, a power harnessed by the especially fine control available to the rider.
The Sprint ST’s aluminium perimeter frame provides a combination of light weight and torsional stiffness which endows the machine with exceptional high speed stability as well as agility and security on twisting roads.
The ergonomics are designed to promote superb long distance comfort for both rider and passenger, but retain enough of a sporting bias to make high speed control and enthusiastic cornering easy and enjoyable.
The bodywork provides the class benchmark for its weather protection – considerably better than a typical race replica – combined with a sleek and attractive style all designed to maximise rider comfort and control. The optional touring luggage system is both capacious and attractive, since it was designed to integrate with the Sprint ST’s styling from the outset.
At the same time, the Sprint ST furthers all those values which have become associated with all of Triumph’s motorcycles. The build quality and finish are higher than ever, to the very best standards in the industry, ensuring that genuine satisfaction of ownership comes with the appreciation of the Sprint ST’s extraordinary abilities.
Differences between the Sprint ST and Daytona units are:
Cylinder liners (steel instead of coated aluminium).
Pistons (to match liners).
Camshafts – revised lift and timing to boost midrange power
EFI – engine management system is digitally remapped to match the new characteristics of the engine.
NEW FEATURES FOR 2000
1. Second generation ECM unit
2. Sapphire blue colour option
1. The new engine management control unit (ECM) performs identical functions to the previous one but is smaller and lighter.
2. The range of colour options for the Sprint ST has been extended from two to three by the addition of Sapphire Blue.
The lightweight, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected 955cc three cylinder motor is based on the Daytona 955i’s unit, but has been retuned to produce 110PS (108bhp) at 9,200rpm and 97Nm (72lb.ft) at 6,200rpm, with a huge spread of torque across the rev range.
Lotus-designed cylinder head ports for optimum efficiency.
Oil cooler for improved engine temperature control.
Spin-on oil filter for easy maintenance.
Low maintenance bucket and shim valve train.
Magnesium cam, clutch, water pump and outlet covers for light weight.
Lightweight polymer sprocket cover.
Cable operated clutch for additional weight saving.
Sagem MC1000 electronic engine management, with automatic cold start compensation and self-diagnostic capability.
Reprogrammable injection mapping to match accessory performance silencer.
Closed loop catalytic converter in some markets.
Individual plug top coils for stronger sparks and reduced weight.
Precise 6-speed transmission to enhance performance and riding pleasure.
Durable stainless steel exhaust headers with balancer designed to boost mid-range power.
Circular section silencer, height-adjustable to suit accessory luggage fitment.
Lightweight aluminium perimeter beam frame using engine as structural member.
Single-sided aluminium alloy swingarm.
Showa rising rate monoshock rear suspension with remote hydraulic preload adjustment and adjustable rebound damping.
Showa 43mm inverted telescopic forks with dual rate springs and preload adjustment.
Low profile radial tyres mounted on lightweight Brembo 3-spoke cast aluminium wheels.
4-way adjustable front brake lever.
Stainless steel braided front brake lines.
Centre stand as standard.
Cast aluminium grabrail as standard.
Sleek full fairing with twin headlights and separate single parking light, designed to combine sporting style with touring ergonomics.
Clear, stylish instrumentation including: digital speedometer, digital clock, odometer, trip meter, temperature and fuel gauges, warning lights for turn signals, engine management, main beam, oil pressure, fuel gauge and neutral gear position.
Large capacity 21 litre (4.6 gal Imp, 5.6 gal US) polymer fuel tank.
2000 Triumph Sprint ST Specifications:
Type Liquid-cooled, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Bore/Stroke 79 x 65mm
Compression Ratio 11.2:1
Fuel System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection
Ignition Digital -inductive type – via electronic engine management system
Primary Drive Gear
Final Drive O ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Frame Aluminium beam perimeter
Swingarm Single sided, aluminium alloy with eccentric chain adjuster
Wheels Front Alloy 3 spoke, 17 x 3.5in
Rear Alloy 3 spoke, 17 x 6.0in
Tyres Front 120/70 ZR 17
Rear 180/55 ZR 17
Suspension Front 43mm cartridge forks with dual rate springs with adjustable preload
Rear Monoshock with adjustable preload and rebound damping
Brakes Front Twin 320mm floating discs, 4 piston calipers
Rear Single 255mm disc, 2 piston caliper
Length 2160mm (85.0in)
Width 750mm (29.5in)
Height 1220mm (48.0in)
Seat Height 800mm (31.5in)
Wheelbase 1470mm (57.9in)
Weight (Dry) 207kg (456lb)
Fuel Tank Capacity 21 litres (5.6 gal US)
Maximum Power 110PS (108bhp) at 9,200 rpm
Maximum Torque 97Nm (72ft-lb) at 6,200 rpm
COLOURS Sapphire Blue, Tornado Red, Jet Black
Service intervals 6000 miles
Warranty 2 years unlimited mileage
Riders Association Triumph membership included
Specifications are subject to change without notice, in accordance with national regulation and legislations.