2011 Triumph Speed Triple Revealed

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British brand Triumph unveiled the updated Speed Triple naked these days at the 2010 Intermot show in Cologne (Germany), a two-wheeled mean machinery that promises to be lighter and more powerful than its predecessor. The bike has been made about 3 kg (6.6 lbs) lighter with a claimed wet weight of 214 kg (471 lbs).

Showing a completely revised chassis featuring a twin-tube over engine design, the 2011 Speed Triple is powered by a 1050cc three-cylinder engine has been upgraded to a claimed 111 Nm of torque at 7500rpm. However, maximum horsepower remains the same as the 2010 model’s 128 hp at 9250 rpm.

Also, the twin headlights have been restyled for a more angular appearance instead of the previous model’s round lights. The new lighting units also hold the tachometer and speedo instrument console, that are now delivering more instrumentation options including a lap timer and programmable shift light.

Furthermore, the 2011 Speed Triple also gets revised Showa suspension with an adjustable 43mm upside down Showa fork up front and an adjustable monoshock at the rear. Stopping power is supplied by Brembo brakes at the front and Nissin on the rear.

The British motorcycle manufacturer has also planned a range of extra accessories like a wind cowl and belly pan for its new naked machine. Triumph also extends its collaboration with Arrow for optional pipes to replace the standard dual undertail stockers.

The 2011 Triumph Speed Triple will be available in Phantom Black, Crystal White and Diablo Red and, for the first time ever, with ABS. The new naked from Triumph will compete against the 2011 Kawasaki Z750R, Suzuki GSR750, Aprilia Shiver 750 and the Yamaha FZ8. Pricing details are yet to be revealed.
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