2014 Triumph America

2014 Triumph America
MSRP $8,299

The Triumph America has chrome on the headlight bowl, shrouded front forks, twin rear shocks and engine covers. It rides on an 865cc vertical twin engine with a 270-degree firing interval. The forks are raked out at a shallow angle and it comes with the retro look but with all of the modern technology and comfort. The Triumph America can get up to 55 miles per gallon when conditions are right.

Engine TypeDOHC, parallel-twin, 270º firing interval
Engine Displacement865cc
Bore Stroke90 mm x 68 mm
Compression RatioNA
Fuel SystemMultipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI
Starting SystemElectric
Final DriveX ring chain
Rake Trail33° / 5.6 in.
Seat Height27 in.
Wheelbase63 in.
Front SuspensionKYB 41 mm forks with polished stainless steel shrouds and painted lowers
Rear SuspensionKYB chromed spring twin shocks with adjustable preload, 3.7 in. rear wheel travel
Front BrakeSingle 310 mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper - ABS
Rear BrakeSingle 285 mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper
Front Tire130/90R-16
Rear Tire170/80B-15
Fuel Capacity5.1 gal.
Dry Weight551 lbs. (Wet)

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