Triumph has several new motorcycles to debut at the EICMA show in Milan, but ahead of that debut, a Triumph dealer has spoiled the fun, posting photos of the 2019 Triumph Speed Twin to social media.
Spotted first by our friends at NieuwsMotor.nl, the photos come from Triumph’s yearly dealer conference, where the new machines were first shown to the public. Since then, the Triumph Scrambler 1200 has formally debuted, and now we see the Speed Twin that will go alongside it.
The Triumph Speed Twin picks up where the Triumph Street Twin left off, and supposedly shares its 1,200cc parallel-twin engine with the Triumph Thruxton platform. This means a 97hp peak power figure, with 83 lbs•ft of torque.
While surely the frame will come from the Thruxton line, the swingarm is said to be off the Bonneville. As we can see though, the wheels are not wired, and instead are spoked aluminum pieces.
The styling of course is copied from the Street Twin model, much like what we have seen with the Street Triple and Speed Triple sport bikes.
A bit of a parts bin special, the Triumph Speed Twin will be the British brand’s 10th current iteration in its very crowded “modern classics” lineup.
The differentiation between the various heritage models from Triumph is getting pretty thin, as you can imagine, but then again these are the bikes that are selling for the marque.
We have just over seven days before we get our first official look at the 2019 Triumph Speed Twin, so stay tuned for that.