Triumph Motorcycles has launched the Bonneville T100 classic motorcycle in India at Rs 7.78 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi. The new Triumph Bonneville T100 is equipped with a host of electronic equipment including ABS, traction control, electronic ride-by-wire, access to the digital system with the help of a mounted scroll button and trip computer.
The new Triumph Bonneville T100 has taken its design cues from the Street Twin, Bonneville T120 and has been inspired by the Triumph Thruxton R and the original 1950s Bonneville. In line with the motorcycle's classic positioning, it gets twin-pod with 3D dials. The twin-pod instrument cluster features analogue speedometer, analogue tachometer, odometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, range to empty indication, service indicator, clock, 2 trip meters, average and current fuel consumption display, etc. The motorcycle also gets daytime running lamps, LED tail lamp and an under seat charging socket, adding a bit of modern appeal to the package.
Powering the new Triumph Bonneville T100 is a 900cc liquid-cooled, parallel twin engine. The engine produces a maximum power of 53 hp at 5,900 rpm and a peak torque of 80 Nm at just 3,230 rpm. The Bonneville T100 gets a tubular steel twin cradle frame. The engine delivers a fuel economy of 26.2 Km/l as per European cycle, which is 29% more fuel efficient that the previous model.
The T100 uses a lightweight chassis set-up (lighter than the Bonneville T120), which offers a comfortable riding posture, shorter wheelbase and has a low seat height of 790mm. The suspension duties are performed by KYB 41 mm forks with 120 mm travel at the front and KYB twin shocks with adjustable preload and 120 mm of rear wheel travel. On the braking front, Triumph has equipped the motorcycle with disc brakes at both the ends with ABS.
The Triumph Bonneville T100 is available with a choice of one single and two dual-tone colour combinations - Fusion White/Aegean Blue, New England White/Intense Orange and Jet Black. The two-wheeler maker is also planning to expand its dealership network to 15 by opening a new outlet in Delhi in November 2016.