6th Oct 2017
The Bonneville Speedmaster
The new British classic custom icon
With the introduction of the new Bonneville generation, and specifically the Bonneville T120 and
Bonneville Bobber, the range of choice for riders has never been better.
The new Bonneville Speedmaster builds on the authentic Triumph classic custom heritage with
all of the classic DNA from the Bonneville family and the Bobber’s unique attitude, but now more
practical and versatile than ever. The new Speedmaster brings another dimension – a Bonneville
with more classic British custom laid back style and an even higher level of specification.
Authentic ‘British custom’ attitude and laid back style
Superior handling, comfort and control
Responsive Bonneville 1200 HT engine with the Bobber tune for thrilling performance
Class-leading capability and technology
Designed for customisation with two inspiration kits and over 130 custom accessories
Authentic ‘British custom’ attitude and style
The new Speedmaster features the iconic character and design DNA of the Bonneville with a
sculpted Bonneville tank, machined engine fins, carb-styled twin throttle bodies, a ‘clean line’
header pipe run, finned exhaust clamps and rubber fork gaiters. The signature features of the
Bonneville Bobber and elegant hard tail look have also been incorporated, including the minimal
bodywork, single clock, classic rear ‘drum brake’ inspired hub, heritage-inspired battery box, and
central mudguard ridges.
A whole host of additional elegant design touches have been considered for an authentic classic
custom attitude and laid back riding style, like the classic ‘nacelle’ headlight detailing, swept back
beach bars, forward pegs, fixed rear mudguard and 16” wire spoked wheels.
The Bonneville Speedmaster also has a larger 12-litre fuel tank for increased range and comes
with easily interchangeable twin and single seat set ups for added versatility. Constructed in a
deep, sculpted foam for maximum rider and passenger comfort, both seats have been finished
with a premium contrast piping.
Three classic colour options are available for the Bonneville Speedmaster, all of which
compliment the beautiful real metal finish, polished detailing and elegant badging:
• Jet Black
• Cranberry Red
• Fusion White and Phantom Black with a twin hand painted coach line
Superior handling, comfort and control
The Bonneville Speedmaster’s comfortable riding ergonomics deliver Triumph’s signature neutral
and intuitive handling with swept back beach bars, forward pegs, and confidence-inspiring high
• 310mm twin disc front brakes with two twin piston Brembo calipers
• 255mm single disc rear brake with single piston Nissin caliper
For unrivalled rider and pillion comfort, the Bonneville Speedmaster is fitted with a deep foam
comfort seat and removable pillion seat pad, together with high specification adjustable
suspension for the smoothest ride:
• 41mm cartridge front forks with 90mm travel
• Hidden monoshock RSU with linkage, 73mm rear wheel travel and stepped preload
Completing the authentic hard-tail look is the Speedmaster’s inspired black powder-coated ‘cage’
swinging arm with paddock stand bobbin mounts.
Thrilling performance and sound
The new Bonneville Speedmaster takes Triumph’s critically acclaimed 1200cc High Torque
parallel-twin engine and adds the even higher torque engine tune of the Bobber. Delivering
category-leading peak torque of 106Nm at 4,000rpm – a massive 42% more peak torque than
the 2015 Triumph Speedmaster and up to 10% more than the current generation Bonneville
T120. Smooth, linear power is delivered low down in the rev range through the slick six-speed
gearbox with peak power output at 77PS, 25% up on the 2015 Speedmaster and 10% up on the
Unique to the Bonneville Speedmaster is the distinctive raw exhaust note, evolved from the
Bonneville T120 but now an even deeper and richer sound. The bright chromed stainless steel
exhaust is twin skinned for a seamless hidden cat box run and finished with unique bright chrome
silencers. It also has a twin air box with twin filter design, packaged for optimised volume.
Class leading capability and technology
Featuring a 5” full-LED headlight with distinctive daytime running light pattern* and full LED
lighting throughout (rear light, indicators and number plate light), the Bonneville Speedmaster
has modern capability, durability and style. The new ride-by-wire throttle enables two riding
modes (Road and Rain), plus it has the latest generation ABS and switchable traction control.
The torque assist clutch, which helps prevent rider fatigue by reducing pull effort at the lever,
along with the new single button cruise control, improve rideability and comfort. There is also a
feature packed, yet stylishly minimal, single clock with analogue speedometer and LCD display,
controlled by easy to reach fingertip controls.
As with all Triumphs in the Modern Classics range, the new Bonneville Speedmaster is liquidcooled,
reducing emissions and offering a high first major service interval of 10,000 miles (16,000
Km). For added piece of mind, it also features the latest immobiliser with the transponder fitted
into the premium Triumph badged key.
All-LED Lighting with Full LED Headlight with DRL*
All new, distinctive and elegant, full LED 5-inch multi-function
headlight with beautiful Triumph maker’s mark triangle branding. Main
and dipped beam, and front position light, plus Triumph’s signature
style LED daytime running light.
Compact and elegant, with a distinctive light pattern, the LED rear
light, LED indicators and LED number plate light are power efficient
Single Button Cruise Control
Easy to use, single button function cruise control with one press for
on, one press to set the speed, and one press to cancel. Easily
accessible button mounted into the left hand switch cube.
For a crisper, more precise and more accurate throttle response,
with improved on/off throttle transition. Enabling different throttle
maps, linked to two different riding modes.
Linked to the ride-by-wire system, there are Road and Rain riding
modes, selectable via the new switch gear, for maximum, control and
safety in different riding conditions, both delivering full power.
The contemporary safety standard, with minimal visual impact, the
ABS is responsive yet unobtrusive.
Switchable Traction Control
Contemporary switchable traction control, maximising rider safety and
Torque Assist Clutch
Reducing clutch lever effort, the Torque Assist Clutch improves long
distance rideability and reduces rider fatigue.
State-of-the-art immobiliser system as standard, with a transponder
incorporated into the Triumph branded key.
*Availability of the DRL function is governed by local market legislation – please check with your Triumph market representative for availability.
Even more comfort, capability and style
With over 130 custom accessories available through Triumph’s online configurator, riders can
take their Bonneville Speedmaster to an even higher level of specification and capability with
official accessories, including premium Vance & Hines exhausts**, swing arm bags and panniers,
highway pegs, engine bars, and an adjustable touring screen. For those wanting to set up their
Speedmaster in the single seat configuration, there is also a grab rail removal kit and rear
Triumph has also designed two inspiration kits to show off the Speedmaster’s breadth of
character and to inspire riders who want something even more unique. Offering even more
touring capability, the ‘Highway’ kit includes a full waxed cotton & leather pannier set, adjustable
touring screen, comfort rider seat, matching wider pillion seat, and a host of chrome features
including engine bars, passenger back rest, luggage rack and a polished machined oil filler cap.
The ‘Maverick’ kit gives the Speedmaster an even more stripped back, mean attitude with a
brown quilted single seat set up, flatter raked out handlebars, black Vance & Hines exhausts**
and other blacked out details, including exhaust headers, oil filler cap, and a grab rail removal kit
and rear mudguard finisher for a stylish and minimal rear end.
**Availability of Vance & Hines exhausts is governed by local market legislation – please check
with your Triumph market representative for availability.
Bonneville Collection Clothing: Speedmaster Range
Adding to the hugely popular Bonneville clothing collection, a dedicated range of Bonneville
Speedmaster clothing will be available in Triumph dealerships globally, timed to match the bike’s
availability. The new Speedmaster range includes four stylish t-shirts, a casual quilted jacket, a
monochrome checked riding shirt, and a trendy grey hoodie.
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