2009 Triumph Daytona 675
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2009 Triumph Daytona 675: More Power and Better
February 2, 2009 - Triumph’s award-winning
Daytona 675 has been revised and updated for 2009 with a
host of modifications that improve on the bike’s
class-leading handling and performance.
The bike that
caused such a stir by becoming the first three-cylinder
machine to enter the Supersport class now weighs in at
just 356 pounds and develops 126 BHP.
“Triumph has taken an evolutionary approach with the
Daytona by applying experience from racing in the 2008
Supersport World Championship directly to the street
version of the Daytona 675,” said Jim Callahan, North
American Marketing Manager for Triumph Motorcycles.
same technology that was used so successfully on the
Supersport racing machines is now available as standard
equipment on the 2009 production models that are in
Triumph dealers across the country right now.”
The 2009 model’s 675cc three cylinder engine utilizes
a rev limit that is 450rpm higher than the 2008 model
and features the hydraulic cam chain tensioner and
higher ratio first gear. The racing-inspired parts were
formerly available as race kit options through Triumph
The bike also features a lighter exhaust system, a
recalibrated fuel injection system and a revised
cylinder head with new valves and a modified combustion
chamber. These adjustments contribute to a
seven-horsepower increase that brings power output to
126 bhp at 12,600rpm. The additional 450 rpm allows the
engine to rev to a 13,950rpm redline.
New, lighter wheels give significant savings in
unsprung weight and further help the bike’s excellent
handling characteristics. A new magnesium cam cover also
contributes to the weight-saving as a further benefit to
racers and track day enthusiasts.
As could be expected from a bike with a racing
pedigree, the Daytona 675 comes equipped with
top-of-the-line suspension and brakes. The
fully-adjustable 41mm upside down forks and rear
monoshock unit both benefit from highly sophisticated
high and low speed damping control, allowing riders to
set their Daytona up with maximum accuracy.
radial-mount Nissin monobloc front brakes give even
greater levels of stopping power and rider feedback. Even the latest Pirelli SuperCorsa SP tires have been
specified for their outstanding levels of both grip and
But it’s not just the performance that’s been
enhanced – the 2009 Daytona 675 has also been restyled
with a new cockpit, headlamp and screen. It comes in two
color options, Jet Black and Tornado Red, and will come
with a full range of official accessories.
The Triumph race kit and a new ‘plug and play’
quick-shifter that are part of Triumph’s genuine
accessories range will help assure the Daytona 675 will
be competitive on the track at all levels, from club to
The new Daytona 675 is available at authorized
Triumph dealers throughout North America. To find your
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