Triumph recently showcased the Speed 400 and Scrambler 400 X globally. Now, the motorcycles are being showcased in India, but only the Speed 400 has been launched in the Indian market, while the Scrambler 400 X is scheduled to launch later in October this year. The brand has already started taking pre-orders for both motorcycles. Deliveries of the Speed 400 are expected to begin in July 2023.Here are five things to know about the Triumph Speed 400
Triumph Speed 400: India-spec model is heavier
The India-spec Speed 400 model is 6kg heavier. The UK-spec motorcycle weighs 170kg, while the India-spec model weighs 176kg. The main reason behind this is the mandatory saree guard in India.
Triumph Speed 400: Hardware and Features
The Speed 400 features a 43mm inverted large piston fork up front with 140mm of travel and a gas-charged monoshock at the rear with preload adjustment and 130mm of travel. Braking duties are performed by 300 mm discs at the front and 230 mm at the rear. The motorcycle comes standard with dual-channel ABS.
In terms of functionality, the Speed 400 features an analog speedometer with an LCD screen. The motorcycle comes with an immobilizer, switchable traction control and a throttle-by-wire.
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Triumph Speed 400: Manufactured by Bajaj Auto
The Speed 400 will be produced at Bajaj Auto’s new manufacturing facility in Chakan (Bajaj calls it Chakan 2). The factory has a capacity of 25,000 vehicles per month, but as of now, the factory will be able to produce 5,000 vehicles.
Triumph Speed 400: Engine Specs
Powering the Speed 400 is an all-new TR Series engine. It was a fuel-injected, liquid-cooled engine with a cubic capacity of 398.15 cc. It puts out 39.5 bhp at 8,000 rpm and peak torque of 37.5 Nm at 6,500 rpm. It is mated to a 6-speed transmission with slip assist clutch.
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Triumph Speed 400: The Best Affordable Motorcycle
The Speed 400 is the most affordable motorcycle in the Triumph line.It sells for $Rs 2.23 lakh for the first 10,000 customers, after which the price will increase to $233,000. Both prices are ex-showroom prices. Reservations for motorcycles are already open.
First published date: July 7, 2023, 13:20 PM IST