1953 Triumph Speed Twin

1953 Triumph Speed Twin Specifications

  • Updated: 2023-03-20

General information

ModelTriumph Speed Twin

Engine and transmission

Displacement498.0 ccm (30.39 cubic inches)
Engine typeTwin, four-stroke
Engine details360 degree paprallel
Power27.0 HP (19.7 kW) @ 6300 RPM
Fuel systemCarburettor. Amal
Fuel controlOverhead Valves (OHV)
IgnitionLucas altrnator
Transmission typeChain (final drive)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Front suspensionTelescopic
Rear suspensionRigid-optional sprung hub
Front brakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Rear brakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Dry weight158.8 kg (350.0 pounds)
Power/weight ratio0.1701 HP/kg
Wheelbase1400 mm (55.1 inches)
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