Launch of the new Triumph Bonneville Bobber (2021) in India at Rs 11.75 Lakh: specifications, features, colors, design and other details
The Bonneville Bobber 2021 is available in three colors: Matt Storm Gray Matt Ironstone, Cordovan Red, Jet Black. The new Bobber motorcycle is powered by an updated version of the same 1200cc engine that powered the BS4 motorcycles.
The 1,200cc liquid-cooled, SOHC, parallel-twin, fuel-injected engine produces 76.9 hp at 6,100 rpm and 106 Nm at 4,000 rpm. The engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox with a standard friction clutch.
Triumph is known for making great old school motorcycles. The Bonneville Bobber is certainly no exception when it comes to design. The company provided all the necessary elements for the bike to be considered a bobber.
This includes the single seat, teardrop shaped fuel tank, round headlight, taillight and turn signals, handlebar end mirrors, single pod semi-digital instrument panel, fork, one-piece wide handlebars and forward footrests.
The Bonneville Bobber also features two chrome exhausts on each side and the âBobber Bonnevilleâ badge on the side covers. The bobber bike is based on the Bonneville T120, however, due to the character of the bike, the wheelbase has been increased by 50mm.
With a 12-liter tank and fuel on board, the bike tips the scales at 251 kilograms. The seat height of the motorcycle can be adjusted between 690 mm and 700 mm. The bike uses a steel double cradle frame for superior handling characteristics.
The suspension tasks on the bike are handled by 47mm Showa cartridge USD forks up front and a single shock unit in the rear. Braking on the bike is via two 310mm disc brakes with Brembo 2-piston calipers at the front and a single 255mm disc brake with Nissin single-piston caliper at the rear.
The 2021 Triumph Bonneville Bobber sits on 32 16-inch metal-spoke wheels shod with tubeless tires at each end. Triumph’s ride-by-wire system allows the bike to offer two riding modes: âRoadâ and âRainâ. These differences between the cards include throttle response and traction control settings to add confidence and safety in all conditions.
Other electronic rider aids on the motorcycle include traction control and anti-lock braking system. According to the company, the Bonneville Bobber has a very high service interval of 16,000 kilometers, which keeps the ongoing cost of ownership low.
In addition, the company offers the bobber bike with a range of 77 original accessories. This includes an alternate high bar setup, luggage and a choice of seating options, as well as its class-leading adjustable seating and footrest position; among others.
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Shoeb Farooq, Commercial Director of Triumph Motorcycles India, said:
âThe Triumph Bobber has always had a demand among Indian customers and for this reason we have decided to bring back the Bobber after a one year gap. The 2021 Bobber features further updates, with the blackened finish giving the motorcycle more astonishing appeal. I’m sure the Bobber will hit the garages of enthusiasts who have an eye for beautiful bikes with engaging performance. “
He further added,
“With the launch of the Bobber, our Modern Classic range now has 9 motorcycles including 3 special editions which by far constitute the largest portfolio of modern classics offered by a high-end manufacturer in the country offering 900cc motorcycles on a Platform. 1200cc. “
Thoughts on the launch of the 2021 Triumph Bonneville Bobber in India
The Bonneville Bobber 2021 certainly stands out from other motorcycles in the brand’s modern classic lineup. Modern and classic looks are paired with the power of the brand’s 1200cc powertrain. In addition, Bobber customers can customize their bike by choosing from a multitude of accessories.