2018 Triumph speed triple teased
Triumph Motorcycles has lastly announced the world premiere of the new Speed Triple super-naked on January 29. The firm has teased the future bike in a newly-released teaser video, featuring four-time World Superbike (WSBK) champion Carl Fogerty and two-time Isle of Man TT winner Gary Johnson. The racers can be seen revving the engine and doing burnouts on the new motorcycle which is not clearly visible in the video. However, the silhouette of the bikes is exactly similar to the Triumph Speed Triple.A lot of new things have been expected from the upcoming version and the video also suggest a few updates as compared to the existing model. The styling has been reworked for sure and it will take a lot of cues from the new Street Triple which is already available in the international as well as the Indian market. The video suggests that the new Speed Triple will be coolest ever and more powerful than earlier.
The bike has been claimed to become more agile and aggressive as well, and it’ll get a host of new features including a full-colour TFT instrument cluster like the new Street Triple RS. Other additions to the feature list will comprise of a more advanced electronic package which will make it a lot easier to handle the power. While the British automaker has updated most of its models in India, the Speed Triple hasn’t received any change since its launch in 2013 and the company is selling the same 2011 model in the country. So, the new model is expected to arrive the Indian shores very soon along with the Bonneville Speed-master and the new Tiger range which are speculated for India launch at the Auto Expo 2018.
The teaser also reveals other changes like the redesigned 5-spoke wheels and a sharper-looking front fender. The new Speed Triple could also come with some mechanical revisions, which could see the bike make a little more power and lose some weight, just as Triumph did with the new Tigers. Along with the new TFT screen, expect to see smarter electronic assists, possibly aided by an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU). Going by how popular the Triumph Street Triple RS has become, we may also get to see the RS badge presenting on the Speed Triple this time around. We should have all of the information in a few days’ time.