At the beginning of the 2000s, japanese motorcycle companies dominated the supersport sector, but in 2002 the British Triumph decided to oppose them.
The previous Triumph TT 600 ( Photo Credits : www.autoevolution.com )
After removing the unlucky TT 600, the management of the British factory decided to focus on a new 600 cc motorcycle named this time Daytona.
With an aluminum perimeter frame, the new supersport had a drastic 5 kg lightening operation. Limiting the thickness of the various pieces, refining the components and using lighter materials, they reached the desidered weight.
The Daytona engine ( Photo Credits : www.youtube.com )
The heart of the vehicle was a 600 cc four-cylinder engine electronically controlled by a six-speed transmission and coupled to an aluminum exhaust terminal.
With a weight of just 165 kg and a power of 110 hp with a torque of 68 Nm, the British motorcycle was able to reach the top speed of 246 km / h along 400 meters starting from standstill in 11.4 seconds.
The braking system consisted of two disc brakes, while the suspensions consisted of a fork with 43 mm stems in the front section and a single shock absorber in the rear section.
Produced until 2004, the Daytona 600 succeeded in effectively opposing the japanese competition thanks to the competitive sales price of 9,900 euros. It was later replaced by the new Daytona 675.
Test Drive of Daytona 600 By Men & Motors
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