Motorcycles has launched its latest performance icon, the Speed Twin in
India. The all new Speed Twin is a
reincarnation of the original 1938 marque, which was also the world’s first
successful parallel twin engine packed in a game changing chassis. The
motorcycle was launched in the presence of Shoeb Farooq, General Manager,
Triumph Motorcycles India Pvt. Ltd
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
New magnesium cam cover
Revised clutch assembly
New mass optimised engine covers
these deliver a unique 2.5kg weight saving versus the Thruxton engine. With
96hp peak power @ 6,750rpm, the new Speed Twin achieves 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 - 40% more than the 2018 Street Twin.
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.