Here’s what we know so far about the Triumph Bonneville T120


One of the most interesting things about vehicles of all types is that it is almost impossible to know every manufacturer from every part of the world. For every world famous company like Honda, there are some companies that are more underground than most people would know unless they are very passionate about it.

When it comes to motorcycles, one company that has been around for a while, but maybe most people outside the UK might not know, is Triumph. They are the largest UK based motorcycle manufacturer and have been around since the early 1900s, although the company produced other items early on. In fact, they are considered to be one of the oldest and most iconic motorcycle brands, although many casual bike fans are not too aware of them.

One of their most iconic motorcycles is the Triumph Bonneville T120. This bike was first produced from 1959 to 1975. It was discontinued so the company focused on bigger bikes such as the T140. Thankfully, the Bonneville T120 made a comeback in 2016, and there’s a new 2022 version we’re talking about.

Here’s what we know so far about the 2022 Triumph Bonneville T120.

The T120 has solid performance

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One of the ways in which motorcycle manufacturers maintain an ongoing presence is to simply produce bikes that perform well. There are so many full sized bikes out there that feel like they can’t follow where the rider wants to push them. The Triumph Bonneville T120 2022 is not one of them.

These two-wheeled machines are powered by a vertical twin with a 270 degree crank. It also has a bore x stroke of 97.6 by 80mm, according to Ultimatemotorcycling.com. The 2021 Triumph Bonneville T120 has a displacement of 1197cc, which means it’s a bike most riders won’t miss. This is something that often happens when people buy motorcycles with a displacement of 500cc or less.

In terms of horsepower, this option has a maximum of 79 hp at 6550 rpm. It also has a maximum torque of 77 ft-lbs at 3,500 rpm. A six-speed transmission is shown here. All of this means that any potential buyer of this new bike will have the time of their life zooming around the curves and testing the limits of this machine as Triumph intended when they created it.

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The Triumph Bonneville T120 2022 has some impressive specs

There was a time when cyclists only needed the bike to run. There was no need for screens, the ability to charge devices, or a lot of other things beyond knowing how fast you are going. However, those times have changed.

The Triumph Bonneville T120 2022 has many features to make your driving experience more enjoyable. One of the most practical is the torque assist clutch function. This essentially means that it takes less effort for the rider to change gears on the bike while riding. The torque assist clutch is particularly useful during downshifts.

In terms of instruments, you get twin clocks. They have an analog speedometer and tachometer. These clocks come in the form of an LED display. Of course, modern motorcycles also have USB charging ports. They are located under the seat.

To make long journeys easier, this new version of the Triumph Bonneville T120 features one-button cruise control. Some bikes make using this feature so complicated that most riders would prefer not to use it, but this advanced version of motorcycle cruise control makes it more usable.

One thing that a lot of people who ride motorcycles worry about is the overall safety of the bike. Immobilizers are a great way to keep your bike safe, and the Triumph Bonneville T120 2022 has an immobilizer transponder built into the key. Again, the company makes these advanced features more than easy to use.

In terms of seating, the Triumph Bonneville T120 2022 is fitted with a double saddle with a height of 31.1 inches. This makes it a place where you and any potential co-pilots are perfectly positioned to experience a comfortable ride.

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Triumph motorcycles attract more bikers

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Again, perhaps not all motorcycle enthusiasts will know Triumph. The company has been around for a long time and has amassed a huge following, but with as many motorcycle companies as there are in the market, it’s hard to keep up with them all. Fortunately, their presence keeps growing and there is general enthusiasm for their new rides.

The Triumph Bonneville T120 2022 is a real winner. This bike combines the original design from before it went offline with new technology. That means you get a classic looking bike, but with all the features you need to stay connected while you ride. If you’re looking for a new bike that will keep you entertained for years to come, this is the one for you. We can’t wait to see what Triumph does next as a company.


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