790cc Triumph Bonneville 800
Bonneville 800 | Classic bike | Modern classic | Motorcycle rally | Auctions | 2001
The 790cc Triumph Bonneville was introduced in 2001. Marketed as a Bonneville 800, it was long awaited and became an instant success. Since then, the Hinckley factory has produced numerous updates of this modern classic. But this is the original "Hinckley bike" that brought the Bonneville back into the modern world.
But is it a good classic bike investment? We can't make up our minds. But certainly this bike is something of a landmark in Triumph motorcycle history. Meanwhile you'll have to do a little research of your own to find out the value of this parallel twin. Prices are changing constantly.
Engine: air/oil cooled DOHC twin
Bore & Stroke: 86 x 68mm
Compression ratio: 9.2:1
Power: 61hp @ 7,400 RPM
Torque: 44lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
Carburetor: 2 x 36mm
Fuel tank: 3.75 gallons (imperial)
Final drive: O-ring chain
Frame: mild steel double cradle
Wheelbase: 58.8 inches
Seat height: 30.5 inches
Telescopic fork: 41mm
Rear suspension: Preload only
Front disc: 1 x twin piston caliper
Rear disc: 1 x twin piston caliper
Front tyres: 100/90-H19
Rear tyre: 130/80-H17
Weight (wet): 499 lbs
Now check out our Triumph Bonneville 800 Buyer's Guide. We've got lots of advice and tips for prospective buyers.
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