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The Triumph Bonneville is an iconic motorcycle from the British marque which has been launched in India as an entry-level offering. The 2014 version gets mild updates in comparison with the previous model. The Triumph Bonneville has been updated with machined cooling fins on the cylinders and blacked out cooling lines. The seats are redesigned for additional comfort while a grab rail has been installed at the rear for the pillion. The exhaust system is completely redesigned.

At the heart of the Triumph Bonneville beats a 865cc DOHC, parallel-twin, 4-stroke, air-cooled engine. This motor produces a peak output of 67 BHP at 7500 RPM while peak torque of 67 Nm comes in at 5800 RPM. This fuel-injected engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. The 17-inch front and rear wheels are equipped with disc brakes. The Triumph Bonneville is priced at Rs. 5.7 lakhs (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

The Triumph Bonneville T100 is in essence based on the standard Bonneville. However, there are a few changes that distinguish the T100 from the regular bike. The T100 that was basically developed for the US market has a wheelbase which is 2-inches longer than the regular Bonneville. The wheels are spoked with tubed-tyres making it a hassle is case of a puncture. The 19-inch front wheel and 17-inch rear wheel both come equipped with disc brakes. The engine specifications remain exactly the same as that of the regular Bonneville. The Triumph Bonneville T100 is priced at Rs. 6.6 lakhs (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

The Triumph Thruxton is a café racer bike offered by the British company that is based on the Bonneville. The engine specifications remain the same as that on the Bonneville. This single-seater bike is the third offering from Triumph in the modern classic range. The bike is built to perform and it produces a peak output of 68 BHP at 7400 RPM with a torque of 69 Nm at 5800 RPM. The 36-spoke front wheel comes with 18-inch tyres while the 40-spoke rear wheel is equipped with 17-inch tyres. Both the wheels sport disc brakes. The Triumph Thruxton is priced at Rs. 6.7 lakhs (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

Triumph Bonneville

Triumph Bonneville Instrument

2014 Triumph Bonneville

2014 Triumph Bonneville T100 Rear

Triumph Thruxton

Triumph Thruxton Side

Triumph Thruxton Rear