New Triumph Bonneville series launched at 2016 Auto Expo

The new Triumph Bonneville series comprising Street Twin, T120 and Thruxton R have been launched in India at the ongoing 2016 Auto Expo. The next gen models offer huge improvements compared to the previous iterations but they continue to retain the nameplate’s classic appeal.

Triumph Bonneville Street Twin

New Triumph Bonneville Street Twin at 2016 Auto Expo (5)
The Bonneville Street Twin is priced at INR 6.9 lakhs (ex-showroom).

At INR 6.9 lakhs (ex-showroom), the StreetTwin is the most affordable variant of the new Bonneville. It is powered by an all-new 900 cc twin-cylinder liquid-cooled engine which is good for 80 Nm of torque (18% more than its predecessor). The motorcycle comes with standard ABS, ride-by-wire, slip assist clutch and traction control. Deliveries in India will commence from March 2016.

Triumph Bonneville T120

New Triumph Bonneville T120 at 2016 Auto Expo (1)
The T120 will retail at INR 8.7 lakhs (ex-showroom).

Replacing the T100, the new T120 retains the DNA but gets a bigger and improved powertrain. The 1,200 cc liquid-cooled twin cylinder engine produces 105 Nm of torque which is a good 54% more than what the T100 had in store. Like the Street Twin, the T120 offers ABS, TC, ride-by-wire and slip assist clutch in addition to Rain and Road riding modes. The T120 is priced at INR 8.7 lakhs (ex-showroom) and will be available from April 2016.

Triumph Bonneville Thruxton R

New Triumph Bonneville Thruxton R at 2016 Auto Expo (2)
Prices of Thurxton R are yet to be unveiled.

The top-of-the-line Thruxton R adopts a striking cafe racer body style with aerodynamic headlamp fairing. The motorcycle is powered by a more potent version of the T120’s 1,200 cc mill. At 112 Nm, the torque output is 62% higher than its predecessor. The equipment level is same as T120 but the Thruxton R gets an additional Sport riding mode. Prices for the new Thruxton R will be announced soon and the deliveries are set to commence from July 2016.

Stay tuned to Rushlane as we bring you all the 2016 Auto Expo updates.

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