The Triumph Bonneville T100 and T120 Black Edition models have been priced the same as the standard models in India. The Black Edition models come with an all-black theme as the name already suggests.
Triumph has launched the Bonneville T100 Black and the Bonneville T120 Black in India today. The Triumph Bonneville T100 Black has been launched for a price of Rs 8,87,400 while the Bonneville T120 Black has been launched for a price of Rs 9,97,600, both prices ex-showroom, India. The Black edition models are priced the same as the standard motorcycles and bookings for the motorcycles have already begun with deliveries expected to start soon.
This is the first time that Triumph has launched any Black edition motorcycle in India. Triumph has previously shied away from bringing these editions to our shores earlier. Internationally, these Black edition motorcycles have been priced identical to the standard motorcycles on which they are based. It was thus expected that in India too, the Black edition models would be priced the same as the standard ones, and it indeed has turned out to be so.
The ‘Black Icons’ are essentially a blacked out versions of the Bonneville T100 and T120 classic motorcycles. All the chrome on the motorcycle have been swapped for an all-black theme. The paint job is black, the engine casing is black, the suspension components are black, the exhaust pipe is black and even the wire-spoke wheels come painted in black. Internationally, the motorcycle gets two paint finish options – Jet Black and Matte Jet Black. The T120 further gets a dark brown colored seat.
Other than an all-black treatment, the powertrain and the underpinnings of the motorcycle remain unchanged. The Bonneville T100 is powered by a 900cc liquid-cooled parallel-twin motor that puts out 55PS and 76.73Nm. Meanwhile, the larger Bonneville T120 is powered by a 1200cc liquid-cooled parallel twin motor that puts out 80PS and 105Nm. Both the engines come mated to a 6-speed gearbox with slip and assist clutch. Both the motorcycles also get ride-by-wire and traction control while the T120 additionally gets two riding modes.
Both the motorcycles are underpinned by a tubular steel cradle frame. Suspension duties at the front are handled by KYB 41mm telescopic forks with dual shock absorbers at the rear. The T120 however gets more premium cartridge type forks. Both the motorcycles are shod with identical 100/90-18 front and 150/70 R17 rear tyres. Braking duties on the T100 are handled by a single 310mm disc at the front with Nissin 2-piston calipers and a 255mm rear disc. Meanwhile, the T120 gets twin 310mm discs with Nissin 2-piston calipers and a 255mm rear disc. Both motorcycles get dual channel ABS as standard.