Triumph Speed Triple 1050 R For Sale
What Is It?
The Triumph Speed Triple 1050 R is a popular naked bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 1,050 cc triple engine, producing 138 bhp at 9,500 rpm and maximum torque at 7,850 rpm.
- Aluminium frame and single sided swingarm
- Dual 320 mm discs up front with Brembo four piston calipers
- 255 mm disc at the rear with Nissin two piston caliper
- Switchable ABS
- Adjustable 43 mm Ohlins NIX30 fork with 120 mm travel
- Adjustable Ohlins TTX36 rear shock with 130 mm travel
- 3->1->2 Stainless Steel exhaust system
- Traction control
- Slipper clutch
- 5 ride modes
- 6 speed gearbox
Compared to the standard Speed Triple S you get higher spec Ohlins suspension, lightweight Carbon panels, red subframe, red pinstripe wheels and a selection of billet parts for added bling.
The 2012 models are the ones to watch out for because they have the 5-spoke forged Aluminium wheels; they're nearly 2 kg lighter for better handling and have a spiral design.
The 17" wheels take a 120/70 tyre at the front and a 190/55 at the rear.
Accessories include the radiator guard (£75), Arrow low exhaust system (£1,120), colour coded belly pan (£200), seat cowl (£135), comfort / low seat (£160), heated grips (£185) and quickshifter (£300).
Colours: Black, white, matt grey, yellow (94R special edition)
Launch RRP: £11,500
Capacity: 1,050 cc (high)
Power: 138 bhp / 103 kW (high)
Red Line: 10,000 rpm (average)
Top Speed: 160 mph / 257 km/h (very high)
Economy: 35 mpg / 8.1 L/100km (poor)
Range: 120 miles / 193 km (average)
Fuel Capacity: 15.5 litres / 3.4 gallons (high)
Seat Height: 825 mm / 32.5 inches (average)
Wet Weight: 212 kg / 467 pounds (heavy)
Dry Weight: 192 kg / 423 pounds
Power to Weight: 0.651 bhp/kg / 0.485 kW/kg
Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (Very High)
2015: Speed Triple 94R special edition launched to honour the original 1994 Mark 1 Speed Triple. It's available in black or yellow and includes black exhaust wraps, black filler cap, colour coded fly screen, seat cowl, belly pan, yellow pin striping on the yellow version and both get the Triple 94 tank mounted plaque.
Check out this video review from Captain Rambunctious.
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