2010 Triumph Speed Triple
Triumph’s Speed Triple has become
an iconic model since the launch of the original version
in 1994, delivering unparallel attitude in a uniquely
Over the years it has been consistently
developed in order to maintain its position as the
definitive factory streetfighter, and the latest Speed
Triple is the sharpest yet. The 1050cc fuel-injected
three-cylinder engine is key to the Speed Triple’s
brutish charm, pumping out a great surge of bottom-end
torque, followed by a
massive mid-range punch and in impressive level of
top-end power. Peak power is 130PS at 9,250rpm while
peak torque of 103Nm arrives at 7,500rpm.
Triumph’s second generation Keihin
engine control unit offers sophisticated mapping for
quicker starting, cleaner running and excellent fuel
economy. A rigid aluminium frame contains the engine
and provides massive strength with steering geometry
that gives fast-steering neutrality plus great stability.
adjustable 43mm upside down forks and rear monoshock
give superb levels of quality and control while the
evocative single-sided swingarm adds style and substance.
Twin-level oval section exhaust pipes enhance the
engine’s distinctive and addictive induction
roar with radial-caliper four-piston Brembo front
Magura tapered bars and multi-spoke wheels adding
the finishing touch to this premium machine.
The bug-eyed headlights are a defining
characteristic of the Speed Triple’s looks,
as are the stubby twin exhausts and minimalist style.
For 2010 the Speed Triple also has a revised instrument
console, with improved looks and usability.
Speed Triples have been famous for
being offered in a variety of eye-catching shades
over the years and the 2010 model comes in four colours:
Jet Black, Fusion White, Blazing Orange and Matt Black.
The Triumph range of accessories for
the Speed Triple includes the popular Arrow three-into-one
full race system (for circuit use only) as well as
a host of other factory-approved parts. The list includes
fatter handlebars, belly pan, fly screen and a wealth
of carbon fibre parts and other cosmetic components,
such as the anodised radiator cowl and heel guards.