|Manufacturer||Triumph Motorcycles Ltd|
|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)|
|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)|
|Dimensions||W: 760 mm (30 in).|
H: 1,110 mm (44 in).
|Seat height||807 mm (31.8 in).|
|Weight||196 kg (432 lb). (dry)|
|Fuel capacity||14.5 L (3.2 imp gal; 3.8 US gal)|
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