Built on a new platform, the new Triumph Bonneville Bobber is lighter and faster than the Bonneville T120
Triumph Motorcycle had unveiled the new Bonneville Bobber at the 2016 EICMA motorcycle show in Italy. The British automaker now launched the immensely popular Triumph Bonneville Bobber in the Indian market. This classic retro styled bike is priced at Rs 9.09 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The motorcycle is based on the classic Bobber styled bikes that were highly popular in America. Read – Triumph Bonneville T100
The Triumph Bonneville Bobber is basically a stripped down version of the Bonneville T120. Thanks to its light weight, the new model is faster and more agile. In order to reduce weight, the company has added a smaller front fender, short exhaust muffler, saddle seat and single rear shock point. It is developed on an all-new frame and features a classic retro styling. The bike features the familiar single Bobber seat and flat bars. The monoshock suspension is covered with a hard-tail-look frame.
The sharper front forks is added to offer an improved handling dynamics. This single-seater motorcycle features a floating saddle, giving it an impressive profile. Adding to it, one can also adjust the saddle position to front or back and up or down. The single-pod instrument console is also adjustable, which is a nice addition. Read More – Triumph Thruxton R Price, Images & Details
Powering the new Bonneville Bobber is the new 1200cc high-torque motor that also power the Bonneville T120. This engine has been tuned to offer higher torque. It is capable of producing a top power output of 77PS at 6100rpm and a peak torque of 106Nm at 4000rpm. Power is transmitted to the rear wheels via a 6-speed gearbox. The new model offer 2 per cent more torque than T120, while the 106Nm comes as early as 4,000rpm. As a reminder, the Bonneville T120 offers 104Nm of torque at 4,5000rpm.
The new Triumph Bonneville Bobber is also equipped with high-end features. The bike gets ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System), ride by wire, torque assist clutch, etc. The bike also gets two riding modes – road and wet. This new model will rival against the Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber, which is priced at Rs 13.60 lakh (ex-showroom Pune).