Triumph Speedmaster is a flagship bobber model from the British marque, was unveiled globally at the India Bike Week 2017. According to the official words, the Speedmaster is all set to launch in India on Feb 27 this year. The experts were already expecting its arrival to the Indian market when it showcased in front of the worldwide audience. As expected, it will be priced over the Bobber at INR 10.5 lakh (ex-showroom). The price tag is estimated according to the UK price tag.
The underpinned platform of the Speedmaster is identical with similar wheelbase, though the steering geometry is slightly different owing to smaller rake angle. The suspension setup on the Speedmaster also draws inspiration from the Bobber the rear monoshock is a same hidden unit but an upmarket unit whereas the front fork is a similar 41mm unit with an open cartridge design. Equipped wheels on the Speedmaster with wrapped tyres are identical bits with measuring 130/90-section front tyre and a 150/80-section at the rear by Avon. Braking duties are under the consideration of twin 310mm discs anchored with dual piston Brembo calipers as given on the new Bobber Black.
Mechanically, a 1200cc parallel-twin powertrain is bolted beneath the fuel tank. The motor is capable of producing the maximum power of 77hp at 6,100rpm and 106Nm peak torque at low 4000rpm. As claimed by the company, the Speedmaster churns out 10 percent more power and torque as compared to the Bonneville T120 at 4500rpm. The electronic package contains two riding modes, ABS, switchable traction control and cruise control. The Speedmaster is 245.5kgs in weight that is 8kg bulkier than the Bobber Black and 21.5kg heavier than the Bonneville T120.