2013 Triumph Daytona 675R | First Ride

Better Than Ever

By Ari Henning, Photography by Matteo Cavadini, Alessio Barbanti

Tech Spec

Evolution
Debuting in 2006, Triumph's three-cylinder middleweight underwent a comprehensive update in 2009 and is all-new for 2013.

Rivals
Honda CBR600RR, Ducati 848 Evo, Kawasaki ZX-6R, Suzuki GSX-R750, Yamaha YZF-R6

Tech
Price $13,499
Engine type l-c inline-triple
Valve train DOHC, 12v
Displacement 675cc
Bore x stroke 76.0 x 49.6mm
Compression 13.0:1
Fuel system EFI
Clutch Wet, multi-plate slipper
Transmission 6-speed
Claimed horsepower 126.0 bhp @ 12,500 rpm
Claimed torque 55.0 lb.-ft. @ 11,900 rpm
Frame Aluminum twin-spar
Front suspension Öhlins 43mm NIX30 fork with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Rear suspension Öhlins TTX36 shock with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Front brake Dual Brembo four-piston calipers, 310mm discs with ABS
Rear brake Brembo single-piston caliper, 220mm disc with ABS
Front tire 120/70ZR-17 Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP
Rear tire 180/55ZR-17 Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP
Rake/trail 22.9/3.4 in.
Seat height 32.7 in.
Wheelbase 54.1 in.
Fuel capacity 4.6 gal.
Claimed curb weight 405 lbs.
Colors Crystal White/Phantom Black
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Warranty 24 mo., unlimited mi.
Contact Triumph Motorcycles of America, Ltd
385 Walt Sanders Memorial Dr. #100
Newnan, GA 30265
678.854.2010
www.triumphmotorcycles.com
Verdict 5 out of 5 stars
An even better version of what was already a powerful, flexible, capable, and charismatic machine.

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