Triumph Speed Twin 1200

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Triumph Speed Twin
Manufacturer Triumph Motorcycles Ltd
Production2019-present
AssemblyHinckley, Leicestershire.
Class Standard
Engine 1,200 cc (73 cu in) water-cooled single overhead camshaft parallel twin cylinder
Bore / stroke 97.6 mm × 80.0 mm (3.84 in × 3.15 in)
Compression ratio 11:1
Power 72 kW (97 hp) @ 6,750 rpm
Torque 112 N⋅m (83 lbf⋅ft) @ 4,950 rpm
Transmission Wet multi-plate assist clutch, six-speed manual, X-ring chain.
Frame type Tubular steel with aluminium cradle
Suspension Front: 41 mm (1.6 in) KYB cartridge front forks. 120 mm (4.7 in) travel.
Rear: Twin KYB shocks with preload adjuster, 120 mm (4.7 in) rear wheel travel.
Brakes Front: Dual 305 mm (12.0 in) discs, Brembo 4-piston fixed calipers, ABS.
Rear: Single 220 mm (8.7 in) disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper, ABS.
Tires Front: 120/70 ZR17
Rear: 160/60 ZR17
Rake, trail 22.8°, 93.5 mm (3.68 in).
Wheelbase 1,430 mm (56 in)
DimensionsW: 760 mm (30 in).
H: 1,110 mm (44 in).
Seat height807 mm (31.8 in).
Weight196 kg (432 lb). (dry)
Fuel capacity14.5 L (3.2 imp gal; 3.8 US gal)
Footnotes /references
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The Triumph Speed Twin is a motorcycle by manufacturer Triumph Motorcycles Ltd that is a modern take on the classic Triumph Speed Twin from 1938. [2] Part of the Triumph Bonneville range, this 1200cc bike is designed to slot in between the 900cc Triumph Street Twin and the heavier 1200cc Triumph Thruxton. [3]

For 2021 and Euro5, it received a mild refresh including higher spec Brembo front brakes, upside down Marzocchi front forks, slightly more peak power and a 500 rpm rev limiter increase, plus small cosmetic tweaks visually. [4]

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References

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