Triumph have announced that the popular Bonneville is back for another year with a host of updates and changes to not just its looks, but its performance, handling and technology for 2021.

From the timeless classic Bonneville T120, T120 Black and T100, to the stylish and contemporary custom Street Twin, the laid-back Bonneville Speedmaster cruiser and the pure custom Bonneville Bobber, each one has been updated for 2021.

It’s no doubt that the new T120 is one great looking bike, with its modern retro styling.

Triumph’s legendary modern classic motorcycle family has been evolved for 2021, with a host of significant updates across the line-up, including enhanced performance, capability and style. Arrivals of these exciting new updates are due in the second quarter of 2021 with pricing for each model to be advised closer to arrival.


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The definitive British motorcycle icon, the Bonneville T120, takes its torque-rich 1200cc twin performance, sophisticated set up and Bonneville DNA and significantly upgrades it for 2021, delivering a new benchmark for timeless character and easy riding capability. With a significantly enhanced handling set-up, courtesy of a 7kg weight saving, new lightweight aluminium wheels and higher specification Brembo brakes. New rider technology has also been added, including cruise control and enhanced riding modes and an even more responsive throttle, the Bonneville legend continues.



The engine of the new Triumph Bonneville T120 and T120 Black is the signature 1200cc, high-torque British twin, which has been developed for an even better riding experience. For 2021 the new T120’s engine mass has been reduced significantly through the use of a lighter crankshaft. Together with an optimised clutch and balancer shafts this has also been claimed to reduced inertia.


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The T120 has been specifically tuned to deliver high torque, from low down in the rev range all the way through the mid-range, giving exhilarating performance throughout. The 1200 twin engine delivers 105Nm@3500rpm and 80hp@6,550rpm.

Triumph say the upgraded 2021 engine exceeds EURO 5 requirements, giving lower emissions than the previous generation and excellent fuel economy.

The upgraded 2021 engine exceeds EURO 5 requirements, giving lower emissions than the previous generation and excellent fuel economy. Both the T120 and T120 Black come with a high service interval of 16,000km helping to keep the ongoing cost of ownership low.

The handling of the new T120 has been enhanced for 2021 with a 7kg weight saving. The all-new aluminium wheel give a claimed reduction in unsprung weight and inertia, making the new T120 more agile and manoeuvrable when riding.



The braking system has been improved with a higher specification Brembo front brake, with a twin disc set-up and 2 piston sliding calipers Triumph say gives excellent stopping power and improved feel. Safety and control have also been maximised thanks to Triumph’s latest generation ABS and switchable traction control.


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The new T120 comes with higher specification technology compared to its previous version, with cruise control now fitted as standard along with enhanced riding modes. The cruise control is set via a dedicated button on the handlebar, making it extremely user friendly for the rider as well as the selection of the riding modes. The rider can select between the Rain and Road riding modes, which will adapt the behaviour of the bike according to the riding conditions.



Other high spec rider focussed technology that come as standard include a torque-assist clutch, which Triumph say reduces rider fatigue in heavy traffic or on longer journeys; an engine immobiliser incorporated into the key, a handy under-seat USB charging socket and the internal wiring ready to plug in the accessory fit heated grips.

The twin clock set-up has a new premium 3D dial face with Bonneville branding and traditional typeface and colours.  The multi-functional digital display provides the rider with all necessary information, such as riding mode settings, cruise control status, gear position indicator and much more, and it is all controlled through the intuitive and easily accessible scroll button mounted on the handlebar.

The iconic sculpted Triumph Bonneville tank with knee pads carries a new 3-bar heritage chromed metal badge

The iconic sculpted Bonneville tank with knee pads carries a new 3-bar heritage chromed metal badge, adding a new styling touch to the unmistakeable T120 design.

On the classic Bonneville T120, premium chrome finishes have been used throughout, maintaining the signature style, including on the mirrors, mudguard stay, indicators, silencers, handlebars, headlamp bezel and filler cap. The seat is finished with contrast piping, a ribbed top and carries an embossed Triumph logo.



Alternatively, with the moody Bonneville T120 Black you get a host of blacked-out details and components, including wheels, grab rail, engine covers, mirrors, headlamp bezel, indicators, and exhaust, plus a stylish brown bench seat with embossed Triumph logo.

The T120 is available in 3 colour schemes, including a Jet Black single colour option, or a choice of two twin colour schemes; Cordovan Red and Silver Ice, and the Cobalt Blue and Silver Ice, both of which feature hand-painted gold lining. For the T120 Black, there is a choice of Jet Black or a Matt Jet Black and Matt Graphite scheme with hand-painted silver coach lining.


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2021 Triumph Bonneville T120 specifications

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Price: TBA
Colours: Jet Black,Cordovan Red with Silver Ice, and the Cobalt Blue with Silver Ice or the T120 Black will come in Jet Black or Matt Jet Black with Matt Graphite
Claimed power: 80hp(58.8kW)@6550 rpm
Claimed torque: 105Nm(77.4lbft)@3500 rpm
Wet weight: 236kg
Fuel capacity: 14.5L


Engine: Liquid cooled, 8 valve, SOHC, 270° crank angle parallel twin, 1200cc, 97.6 x 80.0mm bore x stroke, 10.0:1 compression ratio, 2 into 2 exhaust system with twin silencers
Gearbox: 6 speed


Chassis: Tubular steel, twin cradle frame
Rake: 25.5°
Trail: 105.2mm
Suspension: 41mm cartridge forks(F), twin RSUs, with pre-load adjustment (R)
Brakes:Twin 310mm discs, Brembo 2 piston floating caliper, ABS (f),Single 255mm disc, Nissin 2 piston floating caliper, ABS (r)
Wheels & Tyres: Aluminium rimmed 32 spoke, 100/90–18in (f), 150/70–17in (r)


DIMENSIONS:
Wheelbase: 1450mm
Seat height: 790mm
Overall height without mirrors: 1100mm
Overall length: 2170mm
Overall width: 780mm


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2021 BONNEVILLE T100

Triumph also announced the lower power T100 for 2021 as well.

The latest generation of Triumph’s authentic and original T100 incorporates its torque-rich performance, confidence-inspiring handling and timeless Bonneville style with a significant upgrade to the latest 900cc High Torque twin engine delivering 10hp more power and lower emissions. Add to that a lighter overall weight, higher specification brakes and suspension, the latest rider technology and sophisticated new detailing, and you get an even more beautiful and refined T100 ride.


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The new Triumph Bonneville T100 features a high torque, 900cc twin-cylinder Bonneville engine, which has undergone significant updates for 2021.The peak power is 10hp higher than the previous generation, bringing it to 65hp@7,400rpm, while peak torque is 80Nm@3750rpm, with 80% of peak torque available all the way from 2000rpm to 7000rpm. The updates give the new 2021 Bonneville T100 increased power and torque from a low 3500rpm and all the way up to the red line, which is 500rpm higher than the previous version.



Thanks to the low inertia crank shaft, lighter balancer shafts, a thin walled clutch cover and a magnesium cam cover, the engine of the new T100 is considerably lighter than the previous version, significantly contributing to the 4kg weight reduction of the new 2021 Bonneville T100. Triumph say that this weight loss, combined with the higher power, translates into a remarkable improvement in the throttle response and ride.

The handling of the 2021 Bonneville T100 has been enhanced by the 4kg weight reduction. The T100 also comes with a higher specification Brembo 2-piston front brake for excellent stopping power, with more bite and better feel.

Triumph say the latest generation ABS and switchable traction control are sensitively and unobtrusively incorporated to maximise the rider’s safety.

The new higher specification cartridge front forks, combined with the twin rear shocks and the 32-spoke classically styled wheels, further claim to enhance the T100’s agile and easy-handling feel for a confidence-inspiring ride. Triumph say the latest generation ABS and switchable traction control are sensitively and unobtrusively incorporated to maximise the rider’s safety and to ensure a smooth riding experience.


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The seat is released via a key for access to the under seat USB and the seat height is an accessible 790mm. Together with the T100’s narrow stand-over profile, Triumph say this gives a planted and secure feel at a standstill.



The new 2021 Bonneville T100 is equipped with a new instrument dial face, with Bonneville branding and a traditional typeface. The integrated, multi-function display is easily controlled through the handlebar mounted scroll button.

There are beautiful and authentic styling details throughout, from the contrast piping on the seat, to the knee pads on the signature Bonneville tank cut-outs, the steel rear mudguard, the chrome-finished mirrors, chrome handlebars, chrome headlamp bezel and chrome filler cap.  The compact and elegant rear light is fully LED for power efficiency and stylish high visibility.



The new 2021 Bonneville T100 is available in three colours – the Lucerne Blue and Fusion White scheme, with hand-painted silver coach lines; a sleek, single tone Jet Black option or a second twin colour scheme, in Carnival Red & Fusion White, with hand-painted silver coach lines.

The rider can personalize their T100 thanks to a range of 117 genuine accessories. These have all been developed and tested alongside the bike to ensure perfect integration and provide plenty of options to personalise the T100 according to the rider’s taste and needs.


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2021 Triumph Bonneville T100 specifications

www.triumphmotorcycles.com.au

Price: TBA
Colours: A single tone Jet Black option or a second twin colour scheme, in Carnival Red & Fusion White
Claimed power: 65hp(47.8kW)@7400 rpm
Claimed torque: 80Nm(59lbft)@3750 rpm
Wet weight: 228kg
Fuel capacity: 14.5L


Engine: Liquid cooled, 8 valve, SOHC, 270° crank angle parallel twin, 900cc, 84.6 x 80.0mm bore x stroke, 11.0:1 compression ratio, 2 into 2 exhaust system with twin silencers
Gearbox: 5 speed


Chassis: Tubular steel, twin cradle frame
Rake: 25.5°
Trail: 105.2mm
Suspension: 41mm cartridge forks(F), twin RSUs, with pre-load adjustment (R)
Brakes:Twin 310mm discs, Brembo 2 piston floating caliper, ABS (f),Single 255mm disc, Nissin 2 piston floating caliper, ABS (r)
Wheels & Tyres: Aluminium rimmed 32 spoke, 100/90–18in (f), 150/70–17in (r)


DIMENSIONS:
Wheelbase: 1450mm
Seat height: 790mm
Overall height without mirrors: 1100mm
Overall length: 2170mm
Overall width: 780mm


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