2015 Triumph Bonneville T100
The old school style of the classic motorcycles will always be fashionable and Triumph knows this better than many other bike manufacturers. While most of its models are more or less modern interpretations of the classic design used in the golden era of roadsters, the new Triumph Bonneville T100 looks almost unchanged compared to its siblings, at least for an untrained eye.
Naturally, its retro style is mixed with plenty of contemporary technologies which help it deliver modern day performances as far as ride and handling is concerned.
Talking about technologies, the motorcycle is propelled by an efficient 865 cc, air-cooled, DOHC, parallel-twin engine which features Multipoint Sequential Electronic Fuel Injection With SAI. The engine is mated on a five speed gearbox with wet-multiplate clutch.
The Triumph Bonneville T100 is offered with a base price of €9,621.
Hit the jump for more information on the Triumph Bonneville T100.
2015 Triumph Bonneville T100
Engine:Air-cooled, DOHC, parallel-twin, 360º firing interval
Horsepower @ RPM:68
Torque @ RPM:50
Energy:Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection
Top Speed:99 mph
Triumph took the most famous name in motorcycling and gave it some extra 60s style.
Still distinctly a Bonneville with its smooth pulling, fuel injected 865cc parallel twin. Triumph has added some visual tweaks like twin peashooter exhausts, chrome engine covers, black instrument surround with tacho, a Triumph logo on the seat, two-tone paint, spoked wheels and fork gaiters.
So, it still looks, sounds and feels like a proper motorcycle should. And it still connects you to over 50 years of heritage but is built with everything that comes with modern engineering too.
2015 Triumph Bonneville T100 Features and Benefits:
Two tone paint work complete with hand painted coach lines adorn the T100.
The iconic, air-cooled parallel twin sits proudly at the heart of the Bonneville T100. Setting the style for the entire bike.
Twin peashooter exhaust pipes give this bike extra 60s style.
Classic spoke wheels for great looks and easy handling.
Different in style from the standard Bonneville, Triumph has created the 60s look with smooth topped seat with white piping.
From day one Bonnevilles have been built to be ridden, not just to look good. Today, this 865cc parallel twin puts out a healthy 68PS with 68Nm of torque at its peak, with plenty available at low revs so you get most use out of it.
The fuelling is controlled by a sophisticated management computer programmed for clean emissions and a smooth, predictable throttle response. So there’s enough performance to be fun for experienced riders but not so much that will intimidate riders with fewer miles behind them.
A pair of cylinders still stand upright and proud at the heart of the Bonneville T100. With a wide bore and short stroke that adds up to 865cc for high levels of efficiency and low wear, with four valves per cylinder for the best breathing and power. There are balance shafts tucked away inside the crankcase so you’ll notice very little vibration for a parallel twin and, being air cooled, there’s no radiator to spoil the view.
All of Triumph extensive chassis experience and technology has gone into the Bonneville T100’s simple tubular steel construction. Providing easy, neutral steering and exceptional balance even at low speeds.
Looking good whilst working hard isn’t easy. But the 1960s style twin shocks fitted at the back come with a chrome finish and modern damping internals. As do the traditional-looking forks. And that makes the ride of your Bonneville T100 smooth and controlled, even on bumpy roads and cornering at speed.
Triumph has given the T100 a single disc brake at the front for a strong, progressive feel and a second disc for the rear for plenty of stopping force whilst maintaining the overall balance of the chassis so every moment of your ride is confident and controlled.
Triumph has built a traditional style tubular steel cradle design and included the engine as an integral component for a stiffer, stronger chassis and more precise ride. Combining classic looks with modern engineering so that you get iconic Bonneville riding characteristics and modern handling.
Like all modern Bonnevilles, the T100 is a bike for riders new to big bikes and also those riders who are into classic styling. The long flat seat suits riders of all heights and Triumph has laid out the bars and footrests to create plenty of space so you won’t feel cramped even on a long ride out.
It’s all put together so that you feel natural and in firm, confident control around town, at speed on a motorway or feeling the thrill of your Bonneville T100 along a sinuous back road.
A seat height of just 775mm is the best way to get the classic, natural Bonneville riding position. So that’s the height Triumph set it at.
For the T100, the matching speedo and tachometer sit proudly over the chromed headlight and deliver a comprehensive instrument package.
Behind the classic looks and iconic engine lies a practical and modern all-rounder.
There’s nothing temperamental or over demanding about the engine either, making the Bonneville T100 an ideal daily commuter - albeit an inspiring, stunning, timeless, iconic, famous, daily commuter.
Triumph never sacrifice what makes a Bonneville a Bonneville. So, although today’s bike is modern where it matters, it will always look, sound and feel like a Bonneville should.
These days there’s electronic ignition and fuel injection for better reliability and low emissions yet a punchier, more responsive throttle. Triumph added the wet-multiplate clutch to give you a progressive yet lighter lever action. And while the hydraulic disc brakes are powerful, they are never intimidating.
What Triumph did was combine Triumph heritage with the latest motorcycle technology to give you the famous Bonneville ride every single day.
Quick Release Longhaul Screen
Quantum Coated Polycarbonate Screen offers superb durability and scratch resistance. Features lockable quick release mechanism, chrome mounting brackets, and subtle Triumph branding.
Oval Style Mirror
Stylish, high gloss Chrome Mirror Kit, featuring laser etched Triumph logo. Available with oval or teardrop shaped mirror heads with solid or drilled stems. The finishing touch for your T100.
Classic Saddle Bag
Genuine Leather Panniers featuring subtle Triumph branding, twin strap detailing with chrome buckles. Offers large capacity volume and hidden nylon snap-fit buckles for ease of use. Come complete with all required mounting hardware.
Chrome Cam Cover
High gloss chrome plated Cam Cover with the same classic design as the standard fitted version.
King and Queen Seat
Traditional King and Queen Seat unit, offers superb comfort and button detailing.
Throttle Body Caps
Complete the look of your Bonneville with these stylish CNC Machined Throttle Body Caps, featuring laser etched Triumph branding.
Warranty and Service:
Triumph confidence provides you with a two-year unlimited mileage warranty on your new Triumph and Genuine Accessories. Alongside the knowledge that Triumph give you a 12 month unlimited mileage warranty on replacement parts.
The Bonneville T100 carries 6,000 mile (10,000km) service intervals.
|Engine type||Air-cooled, DOHC, parallel-twin, 360º firing interval|
|Fuel system||Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI|
|Exhaust||Stainless steel headers, twin chromed silencers.|
|Final drive||X ring chain|
|Frame||Tubular steel cradle|
|Swingarm||Twin-sided, tubular steel|
|Front Wheels||36-spoke 19 x 2.5in|
|Rear Wheels||40-spoke 17 x 3.5in|
|Rear Tyres||130/80 R17|
|Front Suspension||Kayaba 41mm forks, 120mm travel|
|Rear Suspension||Kayaba chromed spring twin shocks with adjustable preload, 106mm rear wheel travel|
|Brakes front||Single 310mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper|
|Brakes rear||Single 255mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper|
|Instrument display and functions||Analogue speedometer and tachometer with odometer and trip information|
|Height without mirror||1100mm|
|Wet weight||230 kg|
|Dry weight||214 kg|
|Max power ec||68BHP @ 7500|
|Max torque ec||68NM @ 5800|
|Fuel Consumption urban||51mpg|
|Fuel Consumption 56mph/90kph||68mpg|
|Fuel Consumption 75mph/120kph||56mpg|
|Color Options||Intense Orange / Jet Black, aspian Blue / Jet Black, Fusion White / Aurum Gold, Jet Black / Cranberry Red|
“Introduced in 1959 to celebrate land speed records set at the famous US salt flats, Triumph’s Bonneville ruled the roads throughout the 1960’s. The modern Bonneville T100 is designed and styled to recreate the look, feel and riding experience of that legendary motorcycle, but with all the benefits and advantages of modern engineering and technology expected of a 21st century Triumph.” ----- Total Motorcycle