Triumph Bonneville T140 For Sale
What Is It?
The Triumph T140 is a standard naked bike and is powered by an air-cooled 744 cc parallel twin engine, producing 49 bhp at 6,200 rpm. It's starting to look quite investible now.
- Steel tubular frame
- Disc brake up front
- Drum brake at the rear
- Standard fork
- Dual rear shocks
Compared to the T120 the gearbox is now a five speed design, up from four and power is up 3 bhp from a 95 cc larger engine.
The T140 was produced by Triumph Engineering until bankruptcy in 1983 then by Les Harris / Racing Spares between 1985 and 1988.
Capacity: 744 cc (average)
Power: 49 bhp / 37 kW (average)
Red Line: 7,000 rpm (average)
Top Speed: 110 mph / 177 km/h (high)
Economy: 32 mpg / 8.8 L/100km (poor)
Range: 80 miles / 129 km (low)
Fuel Capacity: 12.0 litres / 2.6 gallons (average)
Seat Height: 787 mm / 31.0 inches (low)
Wet Weight: 198 kg / 437 pounds (average)
Dry Weight: 189 kg / 417 pounds
Power to Weight: 0.247 bhp/kg / 0.185 kW/kg
Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (Very High)
Review In A Few
- Parts availability
- Some vibration
- Oil leaks
1975: 254 mm rear disc brake.
1979: Electric starter.
1982: Dual 254 mm front disc brakes.
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