Triumph Terrier: history, specs, pictures
The Triumph Terrier was styled to appeal to the young enthusiast. The choices available in the smaller capacity machines were mainly utilitarian two-stroke motorcycles that were dull in performance and looks. The Terrier was a miniature version of Triumph's Speed twin, and it was powered by a four stroke motor, like a proper bike. The following year a larger capacity sports model, the Triumph Tiger Cub, was introduced. This motor design was the basis for the BSA single cylinder models, from 250 to 500cc.
|Also called||Terrier 150|
|Production||1953 - 1956|
single cylinder, four-stroke
|Bore / Stroke||57.0mm x 58.5mm|
|Top Speed||50 mph (80 km/h)|
|Horsepower||8.18 HP (6.1 KW) @ 6500RPM|
|Transmission||Final Drive: chain
|Brakes||Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
|Wheelbase||49.02 inches (1245 mm)|
|Fuel Capacity||3.0 Gallon (11.36 Liters)|
The Triumph Terrier 150 was a single cylinder, four-stroke standard produced by Triumph between 1953 and 1956. It could reach a top speed of 50 mph (80 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 8.18 HP (6.1 KW) @ 6500 RPM.
It came with a 3-16 front tire and a 3-16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The Terrier 150 was fitted with a 3.0 Gallon (11.36 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 49.02 inches (1245 mm) long.