tech2 News Staff Feb 20, 2018 12:10 PM IST
As promised in 2017, Triumph is ready to launch the first of four motorcycles for 2018 in India. The Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster will be the first new motorcycle coming to India this year and is expected to launch on 27 February.
The Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster is based on the T120 and brings a classic design inspired by the classic American cruisers of the 50s and 60s. According to a report on Overdrive, the Bonneville is powered by a twin-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 1,200 cc engine. The same engine seen on the Bonneville T120, Bobber and Thruxton offered by the company.
Bonneville Speedmaster produces 77 PS power and 106 Nm torque and brings 10 percent gain in torque as compared to the Bonneville T120. It comes equipped with traction control and cruise control, along with riding modes and ABS.
The motorcycle is expected to be priced around Rs 11 lakh.
It takes borrows its looks from the Bobber and brings similar hard-tail chassis and swingarm. It has a new 41 mm cartridge fork at the front and a rear suspension unit with a dual rate main spring. The Bobber series is by far one of the best selling motorcycles by the company.