If the original naked 675 was a bit dumbed-down for our taste, sharper suspension and brakes should make it plenty smart enough for everyone.
Aprilia SL750 Shiver, Ducati Monster 696, KTM 690 Duke, Suzuki SV650, Yamaha FZ6.
|Price ||$8999 |
|Engine type ||l-c inline-triple |
|Valve train ||DOHC, 12v |
|Displacement ||675cc |
|Bore x stroke ||74.0 x 54.3cc |
|Compression ||12.7:1 |
|Fuel system ||EFI |
|Clutch ||Wet, multi-plate |
|Transmission || 6-speed |
|Claimed horsepower ||107.0 bhp @ 11,700 rpm |
|Claimed torque ||51.0 lb.-ft. @ 9100 rpm |
|Frame ||Aluminium twin-spar |
|Front suspension ||41mm Kayaba inverted fork with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping |
|Rear suspension ||Kayaba shock with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping |
|Front brake ||Dual Nissin four-piston calipers, 308mm discs |
|Rear brake || Nissin single-piston caliper, 220mm rotor |
|Front tire ||120/70-ZR17 Dunlop Sportmax Qualifier |
|Rear tire ||180/55-ZR17 Dunlop Sportmax Qualifier |
|Rake/trail || 23.9/3.6 in. |
|Seat height ||31.7 in. |
|Wheelbase ||54.7 in. |
|Fuel capacity ||4.6 gal. |
|Claimed dry weight ||368 lbs. |
|Colors ||Matte Graphite, Matte Blazing Orange |
|Available ||November |
|Warranty ||24 mo./unlimited mi. |
Triumph Motorcycles, Ltd.
385 Walt Sanders Memorial Dr.
Newnan, GA 30265 #100
Verdict 4 stars out of 5
Finally: suspension and brakes worthy of the engine.