INTERMOT 2010: 2011 Triumph Speed Triple

1050cc Triple gets all-new chassis

By Motorcycle.Com Staff, Oct. 05, 2010
Triumph unveiled an updated Speed Triple for 2011 at the INTERMOT show in Cologne, Germany.

The 2011 Triumph Speed Triple gets an all-new chassis featuring a twin-tube over engine design. The twin headlights have been restyled for a more angular appearance instead of the previous models round lights. According to Triumph, the updates have made the 2011 Speed Triple about four pounds lighter with a claimed wet weight of 477 pounds.

The 1050cc three-cylinder engine has been updated to a claimed 81 ft-lb. at 7500rpm compared to the 2010 models 76 ft-lb. Maximum horsepower remains the same as the 2010s claimed 128 hp at 9250 rpm.

The 2011 Triumph Speed Triple made its debut in Cologne.

The 2011 Speed Triple gets revised Showa suspension with an adjustable 43mm upside down Showa fork up front and an adjustable monoshock at the rear. Stopping power is supplied by Brembo brakes at the front and Nissin on the rear, and for the first time ever, the Speed Triple will be available with ABS.

The 2011 Triumph Speed Triple will be available in Phantom Black, Crystal White and Diablo Red.

For more pictures, visit our Triumph Speed Triple gallery. And dont forget to check out the rest of our INTERMOT 2010 coverage.

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