Triumph Motorcycles has expanded its Bonneville range with the international launch of the new 2018 Speedmaster. The new 2018 Speedmaster is based on the Triumph Bonneville Bobber. Here’s all you need to know about the new 2018 Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster.
New 2018 Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster India Prices
The new 2018 Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster has been priced at INR 11,11,500 (ex-showroom).
New 2018 Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster India Launch Date
The Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster was launched in India on February 27, 2018.
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New 2018 Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster Features and Details
The new 2018 Triumph Speedmaster is based on the Bobber and incorporates the Bonneville’s character. It features a split seat setup, and twin disc brakes at the front. Illuminating duties are performed by a full LED headlight with DRLs. The new Speedmaster also sports LED tail light, LED blinkers and number plate light. The motorcycle features a 12-litre fuel tank. The new Triumph Speedmaster rides on 16-inch 32 spoke wire wheels.
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All the ride related information is displayed on the spherical instrument console that is identical to the Bobber. The LCD multi-function display includes odometer, rev counter, gear position indicator, range to empty, fuel level, average and current MPG, a clock, two trip settings, service indicator, plus access to cruise control and traction control settings.
The motorcycle features forward set footpegs, swept-back beach bars and a low 710mm seat height which are aimed to deliver a distinctive cruiser riding style. The motorcycle rides on 41mm cartridge front forks with 90mm travel and a mono-shock rear suspension unit with linkage and 73mm travel. Internationally, the 2018 Triumph Speedmaster is available in three colour options – Jet Black, Cranberry Red and Fusion White/Phantom Black.
Buyers can also opt for the optional ‘Maverick’ kit for a striped back, mean attitude or the ‘Highway’ kit for cruising in style. The ‘Highway’ kit includes a full waxed cotton & leather pannier set, adjustable touring screen, comfort rider seat, matching wider pillion seat, and a host of chrome features including engine bars, passenger back rest, luggage rack and a polished machined oil filler cap.
The ‘Maverick’ kit gives the Speedmaster an even more stripped back, mean attitude with a brown quilted single seat set up, flatter raked out handlebars, black Vance & Hines exhausts and other blacked out details, including exhaust headers, oil filler cap, and a grab rail removal kit and rear mudguard finisher for a stylish and minimal rear end.
New 2018 Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster Engine and Performance
It continues to use Triumph’s 1200cc liquid-cooled, 8-valve, 270° crank angle parallel twin engine which is tuned for 77 PS of power at 6,100 rpm and 106 Nm of peak torque at 4,000 rpm. The engine comes mated to a six-speed gearbox and features a torque assist clutch. The new motor delivers 42% more torque than the previous generation Speedmaster, and 10% more than the current model Triumph Bonneville T120. The motorcycle comes equipped with Ride-by-Wire and features two riding modes: Rain and Road. It also gets an engine immobiliser with transponder key come as standard. The motorcycle is also the first in the range to feature cruise control. The first major service interval arrives at 10,000 mile / 16,000km.
New 2018 Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster Safety
Standard safety features on the new Speedmaster include ABS, switchable traction control and two ride modes – Road and Rain. Braking duties will be performed by 310mm twin disc brakes with Brembo calipers at the front and a 255mm single disc with Nissin caliper at the rear.
New 2018 Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster Technical Specifications
|Engine And Transmission|
|Type||Liquid cooled, 8 valve, SOHC, 270° crank angle parallel twin|
|Bore / Stroke||97.6 / 80mm|
|Max Power||77 PS/ 76 Bhp (57 kW) @ 6,100 rpm|
|Max Torque||106 Nm @ 4,000 rpm|
|System||Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection|
|Exhaust||Chromed stainless steel 2 into 2 twin-skin exhaust system with chromed stainless silencers|
|Clutch||Wet, multi-plate assist clutch|
|Frame||Tubular steel cradle|
|Swingarm||Twin-sided, tubular steel|
|Front Wheels||32-spoke, 16 x 2.5in|
|Rear Wheels||32-spoke, 16 x 3.5in|
|Front Tyres||130/90 B16|
|Rear Tyres||150/80 R16|
|Front Suspension||KYB 41 mm forks with cartridge damping. 90mm travel.|
|Rear Suspension||KYB monoshock with linkage and stepped preload adjuster, 73.3 mm rear wheel travel.|
|Brakes Front||Twin 310 mm disc, Brembo 2-piston floating calipers, ABS|
|Brakes Rear||Single 255 mm disc, Nissin single piston floating caliper, ABS|
|Instrument Display and Functions||LCD multi-functional instrument pack with analogue speedometer, odometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, range to empty indication, service indicator, clock, 2x trip, average & current fuel consumption display, traction control status display, heated grip ready – controlled by a handlebar mounted scroll button.|
|Dimensions And Weights|
|Width Handlebars||770 mm|
|Height Without Mirror||1040 mm|
|Seat Height||705 mm|
|Dry Weight||245.5 Kg|
|Claimed Fuel Economy||4.3 l/100 km (65.4 MPG / 23.15 kmpl)|