Triumph Street Twin is a commuter bike available in 1 variant in india. Its price starts from ₹7,45,000 (ex-showroom). Triumph Street Twin generates 64 bhp of power and 80 nm of torque from its 900cc engine. Double cylinder engine of Street Twin has a 5 speed manual gearbox. With both rear and front disk brakes, Triumph Street Twin also has an anti-locking braking system. This 225 kg bike is available in 3 colours.
The Street Twin is an entry-level offering from Triumph Motorcycles. The Street Twin made its foray into the Indian market at the 2016 Auto Expo in Delhi. Positioned below the T100, it is the most affordable Triumph in the company’s product portfolio. For the year 2019, Triumph has updated the Street Twin with a thorough makeover, comprising of cosmetic and mechanical changes.
Featuring a blacked-out frame, engine, side panels and cast alloy wheels, the Street Twin has a sporty character. After its recent update, the motorcycle received a revamped instrument console, new headlamp brackets and a new alloy wheel design. Other bits include new decals on the fuel tank and a new ‘Street Twin’ decal on the side panels. Triumph has also added a new matte black paint scheme to the colour palette.
Motive force for the motorcycle continues to be derived from the same 899cc parallel-twin motor that has now been re-tuned to produce 10bhp more, thereby taking the max power output to 64bhp. Torque figures continue to remain at 80Nm. Besides the power hike, the motor weighs less thanks to the use of a lighter crankshaft, balancer rod and magnesium cam covers for the cylinder head. On the electronic front, the motorcycle continues to feature modern technology like ABS, traction control, ride-by-wire throttle and LED lamps. In the 2019 model, the motorcycle also gets two riding modes, Road and Rain, as standard equipment along with a tyre monitoring system as an option.
The 2019 edition also has a new braking system which includes a 310mm disc with a four-pot Brembo caliper for the front and a 255mm disc with a two-pot Nissin caliper at the back. The motorcycle also received an upgraded suspension for the front consisting of new 41mm cartridge forks with 120mm of travel. The rear continues to sport twin shocks like the current model.
In its segment, the Street Twin faces direct competition from the Ducati Scrambler.
Gupta Automobiles' Take
The parallel-twin engine is smooth
Quality of parts is fantastic
Is easy to ride in the city
Could be Better
Gets a five-speed gearbox
Doesn't get LED headlamp
Is a bit expensive
Triumph Street Twin Mileage
As reported by Street Twin owners, the real mileage of Triumph Street Twin is 27 kmpl.
Triumph Street Twin Verdict
The Street Twin's refined parallel-twin motor is its biggest strong point. It also offers top quality components and a comfortable riding position. However, the bike is slightly on the pricier side and a sixth-gear would make it a better highway motorcycle too.