A new name for a new life. Focus on the Triumph Speed Twin 900, the new generation of neo-retro English roadster for 2023.
After all, there wasn’t much to change about the beautiful modern way of Victory Motorcycles. However, the manufacturer is still taking advantage of the update to its lineup to call it the Triumph Speed Twin 900 2023, balancing the whole thing a little bit at a time.
Don’t Call It The Street Again…
Street Triple and Speed Triple are already a source of confusion for some young animals. To better separate the Triple from the Twin, the brand is renaming its roadster Triumph Speed Twin 900 for 2023. Something to make things more similar, emphasizing the relationship with the Speed Twin 1200, the big sister of the neo- retro. from the column. A name change that coincides with the new versions, as the motorcycle will now be offered in Matt Silver Ice, an “ice” color that is modest and in keeping with the times with its yellow touches. Note that matt gray and glossy black are also on the list. For the rest, the bike retains its semi-classic, semi-modern features: round headlights, LED lights, machined wheel rims, brushed aluminum… Not to mention the USB port under the saddle and needle speedometer. Beyond this new name, the Triumph Speedmo.
Triumph Speed Twin 900: still A2 eligible
Under these new colors, The neo-retro roadster is still powered by a 900cc parallel-twin engine mounted at 270°. This develops a power of 65 hp at 7,500 rpm, and 80 Nm of torque at 3,800 rpm. A performance that can undoubtedly be 47.5 hp, to meet the requirements of the A2 license through a reduction device. The pilot can always choose between Rain and Road driving modes, which affect the traction control (detachable) and the engine map. Brembo brakes with ABS, 765 mm saddle, and double rear shock absorbers are responsible for safety and comfort on the handlebars. 2023 Victory Speed Twin 900 will be sold from €9,745. Finally, it remains to be hoped that it is not confused with Speed Triple…
2023 Victory Speed Twin 900 in short
- The neo-retro road is changing its name for 2023
- New Matt Silver Ice color
- LED lights / Driving modes / ABS / Traction control
- Identical twin engine: 900 cc / 65 hp / 80 Nm
- A2 approval is due: 35 kW / 47.5 hp
- Price: from €9,745