Triumph’s new limited-edition Speed Twin Breitling, which boasts unique design elements inspired by the titled watchmaker, will arrive locally in June priced from $31,190 rideaway.
This pricing translates to a $10,100 premium compared to the standard Triumph Speed Twin ($21,090), due in part to its exclusive positioning and increased level of standard equipment.
Unique to the Triumph Speed Twin Breitling, of which just 270 units will be built, is fully adjustable Ohlins piggy-back rear suspension and a unique styling package complete with bespoke instrument faces, hand-painted detailing, billet machined engine detailing and a black leather seat.
The Triumph Speed Twin Breitling is also distinguished by a blue paint scheme that is colour matched to the original 1951 Triumph Thunderbird.
As part of the collaboration with Swiss watchmaker Breitling, a new Breitling ‘Top Time’ watch will be released in limited numbers from $7590. Buyers of the new Speed Twin Breitling motorcycle will also have a more exclusive version of the watch reserved for them, priced at $7890.
The instrument faces on the limited-edition Speed Twin are inspired by the design of the Breitling Top Time watch.
As per the standard Speed Twin, which was heavily updated last year, the Breitling special edition is powered by a 1200cc parallel-twin engine generating 74kW and 112Nm.
Other notable features include 43mm Marzocchi USD forks with cartridge damping, new Brembo M50 radial monobloc calipers and new lightweight cast aluminium wheels.
The Triumph Speed Twin Breitling joins other special edition models from the English bikemaker, including the Street Twin EC1 ($17,150), Thruxton RS Ton-up ($27,150) and Rocket R 221 ($35,850), among others.
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