The flagship of Triumph's Modern Classic lineup gets fuelinjection, a smaller front wheel and a '70s-inspired makeover.
Ducati GT1000, Harley-Davidson Sportster 883, Moto Guzzi V7 Classic.
|Price ||$8399 |
|Engine type ||a/o-c parallel-twin |
|Valve train ||DOHC, 8v |
|Displacement ||865cc |
|Bore x stroke ||90.0 x 68.0mm |
|Compression ||9.2:1 |
|Fuel system ||Keihin EFI |
|Clutch ||Wet, multi-plate |
|Transmission ||5-speed |
|Claimed horsepower ||67 bhp @ 9500 rpm |
|Claimed torque ||51 lb.-ft. @ 9500 rpm |
|Frame ||Tubular-steel cradle |
|Front suspension ||Kayaba 41mm telescopic fork |
|Rear suspension ||Twin Kayaba shocks with adjustable spring preload |
|Front brake ||Two-piston Nissin caliper, 310mm disc |
|Rear brake ||Two-piston Nissin caliper, 255mm disc |
|Front tire ||110/70-R17 Metzeler MEZ4 |
|Rear tire ||130/80-R17 Metzeler MEZ4 |
|Rake/trail ||27.0 deg./4.2 in. |
|Seat height ||29.1 in. |
|Wheelbase ||57.2 in. |
|Fuel capacity ||4.2 gal. |
|Claimed dry weight ||441 lbs. |
|Colors ||Jet Black, Pacific Blue/Fusion White |
|Available ||Now |
|Warranty ||24 mo., unlimited mi. |
Triumph Motorcycles America Ltd.
385 Walt Sanders Memorial Dr. #100
Newnan, GA 30265
Verdict 4 stars out of 5
Great looks and even better manners, but 50 years--and an extra 215cc--later can't we get a few more horsepower?