Two of Triumph models, Tiger Explorer and Speed Triple has been spotted performing test runs. The adventure tourer test mule was the higher-spec XC variant of Tiger Explorer seen in Spain. While, where the naked performance Street Triple spied event took place is not known.
Now let’s considers the changes observed in models as compared to their regular models. The 2018 Triumph Speed Triple in terms of looks and styling appeared similar to the ongoing model. But in terms of equipped features, there was a number of replacements which comprises TFT dashboard instead of analogue/LCD instrument cluster and 10-spoke Y-shaped wheels as the successor of 5-spoke wheels.
Other than this, as per the surfaced recent reports, the powertrain of roadster also witnessed the state of tune to rev higher and sound different.
On the other hand, the flagship adventure tourer 2018 Speed Triple is more focused with a sharper front that houses an all-LED headlamp, cornering lights along with LED DRLs. in addition to that, there were fog lamps on the test unit which is expected to offer as standard fitment on the higher-spec XC variant while as an optional extra on the standard variant. The other components on the bike will be WP sourced semi-active electronic suspension, TFT dash from the Street Triple 765 also a redesigned crash bar which is visible on the test mule. The shared cruise control from the Speedmaster and Bobber Black is also plausible in the next generation model. The exhaust on the bike is kept small, unlike other Euro4 compliant motorcycles which feature a humongous exhaust.
If the launch of the bikes in consideration is concerned, the new Triumph Speed Triple is reportedly indicating its arrival in the global market next year and on Indian soil, we can expect the bike after a few months post its global launch. The same can be expected for the Tiger Explorer which is going to unveil in front of the global audience at the EICMA show in Milan, next month.