Triumph Speed Twin (1938-46)

Make Model: Triumph Speed Twin 500


Year: 1938 – 46
Engine: Four stroke, parallel twin, OHV
Capacity: 498 cc / 30.4 cub in.
Bore x Stroke: 63 x 80 mm
Compression Ratio: 7.1:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Induction: Single Amal carburetor
Ignition: 6 V, magnetic flywheel
Starting: Kick
Max Power: 20.9 kW / 28 hp @ 6000 rpm
Clutch: Wet, 6 plate
Transmission: 4 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Singe tube frame
Front Suspension: Rigid fork with leaf spring
Rear Suspension: Rigid, spring loaded saddle
Front Brakes: Drum
Rear Brakes: Drum
Front Tyre: 3.25 – 19
Rear Tyre: 3.50 – 19
Dry Weight: 182 kg / 401 lbs

Fuel Capacity: 18 L / 4.8 US gal / 4.0 Imp gal


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