Triumph Motorcycles India on Wednesday officially launched the all-new Triumph Speed Twins in the Indian market. Launched at Rs 9.46 Lakh (ex-showroom), the latest performance icon is a reincarnation of the original 1938 marque, which was world’s first successful parallel twin engine. The 2019 Speed Twin from the house of iconic British Premium motorcycling major carries the legacy of 1938 legendary Street Twin as far as the contemporary custom style is concerned. 2019 Triumph Speed Twin Motorcycle To Be Launched in India on April 24; Expected Price, Features, Specifications.
The company has specifically updated the 1200cc high power 8 valve, parallel twin Bonneville engine for the new Speed Twin. The British motorcycle brand has added new magnesium cam cover, revised clutch assembly and new mass optimised engine covers that has resulted in weight reduction of 2.5 kgs than the one seen on Thruxton R. The 1200cc Bonneville twin engine is tuned to make 97 PS of max power @ 6,750 rpm with peak torque of 112 Nm @ 4950 rpm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox.
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For suspension, there is telescopic forks at the front and twin shocks at the rear. In terms of electronics, the 2019 Triumph Speed Twin sports traction control, ride-by-wire throttle and dual-channel ABS along with three riding modes- Road, Rain and Sport.
Mr. Shoeb Farooq, General Manager, Triumph Motorcycles India Pvt. Ltd. said, “We are proud to launch the 2019 Speed Twin that adds up to our existing modern classics range. The Modern Classic range continues to be the most loved Triumph motorcycles in India and contribute to 55% of total volume. We take pride in offering the widest range of luxury motorcycles for riders in India & We’re focussed on introducing smarter, high-performance machines that will enable us to furthermore strengthen our presence in the country. The Speed Twin has a rich legacy of being the world’s first parallel twin engine motorcycle and established Triumph as number 1 choice for performance. It can arguably be described as the first “riders” bike. With the new Speed Twin the ambition of the company is to build on the success of Street Twin and take it further with a bike that rides & handles more like a proper modern roadster.