The two wheeler manufacturing company Triumph Motorcycles has always had wide range of modern classic motorcycles globally. And it is the best-selling segment for the company as well. Ranging from the entry-level Street Twin to the off-the-charts gorgeous Thruxton R, Triumph has a something for everyone who is looking to buy a modern classic motorcycle.
The firm is now getting ready to launch the Triumph Speed Twin in India on April 24, 2019, the newest feather in its modern classic cap. It gets the same 1200 cc parallel-twin engine which also does duty on the Thruxton. The idea behind the motorcycle is to combine the performance of the Thruxton R and the relaxed riding feel of a Bonneville T120.
Talking about specifications, The Speed Twin uses the same 1200 cc 'high power' parallel-twin shared by the Thruxton and the Bonneville T120. The engine of course gets a few revisions such as a low inertia crank and a high compression head. The cam cover is now made of magnesium and the clutch assembly too has been revised. The engine makes 96 bhp at 6,750 rpm along with a peak torque output of 112 Nm at 4,950 rpm and is paired to a 6-speed manual gearbox.
As far as price is concerned, the price is expected to be about ₹ 11 lakh.