Pic special: 2011 Triumph Sprint GT

First images of Triumph's latest GT

THESE ARE the first official pictures of the all-new 2011 Triumph Sprint GT, which is to retail for £9,499, the company has announced.

The 1050cc triple-cylinder sports tourer produces a claimed 130bhp and has a wet weight of 268kg.

Triumph say the new Sprint GT tourer is lilted more towards touring than sport riding.

The GT comes with all-new 31 litre panniers and ABS brakes as standard.

2011 Triumph Sprint GT specs:

Engine Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Capacity 1050cc
Bore/Stroke 79 x 71.4mm
Compression Ratio 12.0:1
Fuel System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI

Final Drive X ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox 6-speed

Cycle Parts
Frame Aluminium beam perimeter
Swingarm Single-sided, aluminium alloy with eccentric chain adjuster
Front Wheel Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke 17 x 3.5in
Rear Wheel Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke 17 x 5.5in
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre 180/55 ZR 17
Front SuspensionShowa 43mm cartridge forks with dual rate springs and adjustable preload, 127mm travel
Rear Suspension Showa monoshock with adjustable preload and rebound damping, 152mm rear wheel travel
Front Brakes Twin 320mm floating discs, Nissin 4-piston calipers, ABS
Rear Brakes Single 255mm disc, Nissin 2-piston sliding caliper, ABS


Length    2260mm
Width (Handlebars)    760mm
Height    1210mm
Seat Height    815mm
Wheelbase    1537mm
Rake/Trail    23.5°/84mm
Wet Weight (homologated)    268kg
Fuel Tank Capacity    20 litres

Performance (measured at crankshaft to 95/1/EC)
Maximum Power EC   130PS
Maximum Torque EC   108Nm

Colours Pacific Blue, Aluminium Silver

Price £9,499 OTR