Bonneville. Probably the most famous name in motorcycling. A legend. An icon. The latest Triumph Bonnevilles represent more than 50 years of engineering excellence, a thoroughly modern interpretation of a 'proper' motorcycle that is even more accessible thanks to its low and narrow seat, clean and efficient fuelinjected engine and lightweight 17 inch wheels for even sharper handling.
The 2010 Bonneville has an authentic Seventies vibe, with cast alloy wheels front and rear, short mudguards and stylish megaphone silencers. The low, narrow seat gives a low centre of gravity for excellent manoeuvrability, while the handlebars are positioned for a relaxed ride. Complementing the clean lines are timeless black or white colour options. The 2010 Bonnevilles also benefit from updated instrumentation, with digital odometer and a cleaner look.
Firing up the modern, fuel-injected, air-cooled 865cc parallel twin lets loose a rich and unmistakable sound, while twin balancer shafts and cutting-edge production methods ensure up-to-date refinement and reliability. Ninety percent of peak torque – a very healthy 68Nm at 5,800rpm – is maintained from around 2,500rpm through to the redline providing smooth, effortless acceleration throughout the five gears.
A higher-specification Bonneville, the SE, includes more comprehensive instrumentation, including a tacho, a chromed tank badge and brushed alloy engine casings. The SE comes in solid Jet Black or a classic dual-tone livery combining Pacific Blue with Fusion White.
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