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Triumph Moto2 prototype bike in the Triumph workshop
Triumph's moto2 bike being ridden around the track

TESTING THE NEW Moto2™ ENGINE

Development for the Triumph Moto2™ engine prototype began in 2017.

Taken from the class-leading Street Triple RS, the 765cc prototype engine was subjected to an extensive factory development programme at Triumph Motorcycles’ Hinckley headquarters, before heading out for its first track test at MotorLand Aragón in Alcañiz, Spain, back in August 2017.

Exhaustive collaborative testing and development was key to the resounding success of the Triumph Moto2™ prototype and here we share several insights into one of the most exciting developments in the world of racing!

 
Julian Simon wearing motorbike helmet preparing to ride the Triumph Moto2 prototype motorbike on the track for ECU testing

 

 

VALENCIA UPDATE

November 19, 2018.  At the final MotoGP™ race weekend of 2018 in Valencia, Spain, Triumph Motorcycles presented alongside Externpro, Magneti Marelli and Dorna to announce the significant increase in peak power achieved by Triumph’s 2019 Moto2™ race engines.

 

 

 

After completing a multiple phase testing and development programme lasting nearly two years that focused on maximizing performance, durability and drivability, Triumph announced that the Moto2™ race-tuned engine would deliver a peak power figure in excess of 138 horsepower.

Stuart Wood speaking at the Valencia press release for Moto2

Testing and development was done in close collaboration with race partners Magneti Marelli (ECU development) and Externpro (chassis development), Dorna, IRTA, development riders and, of course, all the Moto2™ teams and riders.  Over 2,500 ‘race pace’ laps were then completed at a range of top European circuits. 

Moto2 engine testing at Valencia race track

 


ENGINE CONTROL UNIT TEST

May 2018.  The next exciting stage of the 2019 Triumph Moto2™ Engine programme involved testing the first full Engine Control Unit as provided by Moto2™ ECU provider Magneti Marelli.

FIRST TRACK TEST

August 2017 - we took the first Moto2™ prototype out for its first major open track test at the Ciudad del Motor circuit at Aragón in Spain.

 

 

 
Moto2 testing images featuring James Toseland, Silverstone race track and Valencia race track
Triumph Street Triple parked on Valencia Race Circuit with the Official Triumph Moto2 Prototype motorbike

STREET TRIPLE - MAKE IT YOUR OWN

Whether it’s on the road or on the track, the range-topping Street Triple RS brings you closer to an authentic Moto2™ experience than ever before.

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