Along with the 2023 Bonneville T120, Triumph Motorcycles India has also launched the 2023 iteration of the Bonneville T120 Black in India at INR 11.09 lakh ex-showroom. Like the Bonneville T120, the Bonneville T120 Black received a significant update in 2021. But for 2023, Triumph limited the changes to a new colour option. As for the powertrain, suspension and other mechanical bits, it remains identical to the previous model.
2023 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black – Colours & Prices
For the 2023 model year, Triumph has added a new Sapphire Black with Matte Sapphire Black colour option to the Bonneville T120 Black. The new colour option gets a split scheme across its fuel tank. Further accentuating this is a hand-painted silver coach-line detailing. Additionally, the mudguards, headlight bowl and side panels also get a Sapphire Black finish. The new colour joins the existing and timeless single-tone Jet Black colour option. Both colour options also get a brown-coloured bench seat with an embossed Triumph logo.
Prices for the 2023 Bonneville T120 Black range start at INR 11.09 lakh ex-showroom for the Jet Black colour option. Meanwhile, the new Sapphire Black with Matte Sapphire Black is INR 30,000 more expensive and retails for INR 11.39 lakh ex-showroom.
2023 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black – Highlights
Like the 2023 Bonneville T120, Triumph has not made any changes to its design. The Black edition continues to get a host of premium blacked-out detailing and components. These include blacked-out wire-spoke wheels, grab rail, mirrors, engine covers, and more. Unlike the chrome units on the regular version, the T120 Black also gets black-finished exhaust tailpipes.
The 2023 Bonneville T120 Black uses the same 1200cc liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine with a 270° crank. The engine has a peak output of 80 PS at 6,550 rpm and a peak torque output of 105 Nm at 3,500 rpm. The T120 Black gets a 6-speed transmission which also features a torque-assist clutch.
Suspension and brakes are also similar to the regular T120. The front suspension setup consists of 41mm cartridge-type forks and twin RSU units at the back. The rear is also adjustable for preload. As for the brakes, it uses dual 310mm discs at the front and a 255mm disc at the back. The front uses Brembo callipers, while the rear one is a Nissin unit. The T120 Black also comes with Dual-Channel ABS and Cruise Control as standard.