Triumph has finally launched the highly anticipated 400 Twins. Among them are the Speed 400 and the Scrambler 400 X. The new motorcycle will be the most affordable in the Triumph range. The Speed 400 is a roadster that most people love because it’s mostly used in the city. Here are five things you should know about the Triumph Speed 400.
Triumph Speed 400: Design
The Speed 400 was designed as a roadster with neo-retro elements. It does look like a scaled down version of the Speed Twin 900. It has a round headlight, a set of stylish indicators, a clean tail and stylish taillights. All lighting elements are LED. The motorcycle features a sculpted fuel tank and upswept exhaust. In addition to this, the motorcycle is equipped with a set of handlebar mirrors.
Triumph Speed 400: Specifications
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 Velocity 400: Features
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.
Triumph Speed 400: Hardware
The Triumph uses a new perimeter frame with a bolt-on subframe suspended by a 43mm inverted large piston fork at the 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 300mm discs at the front and 230mm discs at the rear. Dual-channel ABS is also available.
Triumph Speed 400: Launch, Price and Competitors
The new 400 Twins will be built by Bajaj Auto and will be showcased in India on 5 July. The Triumph Speed 400 is expected to start from approximately $Three hundred thousand.Once launched, it will compete with the Honda CB300R, KTM 390 Duke and BMW G 310 R
First published date: Jun 28, 2023 at 10:47 AM EST