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Tue, 22 Dec 2015

The Next Generation of Triumph Bonneville Motorcycles

  • Introducing the next generation of the iconic Bonneville with five exciting new Bonneville motorcycles. From the fun and accessible ridability of the new Street Twin, to the timeless style of the Bonneville T120 and T120 Black through to the Thruxton and Thruxton R, the Triumph racing legend reborn.

    All with 100% authentic Bonneville character and truly modern capability and performance. 
  • Powered by an all-new Bonneville engine family built specifically for the modern classic riding style, with more torque, more immediate and exciting power delivery, and a richer sound you can really feel and hear.
  • With a new ‘ground up’ chassis and suspension design unique to each Bonneville - delivering stunning handling, comfort and control.
  • Each model, a beautiful evolution of the iconic Bonneville styling tighter and more crafted, with enhanced styling cues faithfully taken from classic Bonneville bikes of the past. 

 

  • Named after the salt flats in Utah where Triumph set the motorcycle world land speed record in 1956, Bonneville was THE original British Superbike and a genuine motorcycle icon, recognised the world over.


We are proud to announce the opening of a new chapter in the story of the most famous name and distinctive silhouette in motorcycling: the Triumph Bonneville.

This four year project, that started from the ground up, called on an unprecedented scale of design, engineering and manufacturing skills.

The result - the next generation of the iconic Bonneville. A family of five exciting new motorcycles with 100% authentic Bonneville character, style and presence - all featuring a class-defining level of performance, capability and quality, driven by an all-new Bonneville engine family.

With a dedicated chassis and suspension package for each new model and a carefully integrated package of rider-focused technology for enhanced confidence, control and performance, the new Bonneville family all ride and handle how
a class-leading, truly modern classic should.

The new Bonneville model line up

Five all new Bonneville models - all with 100% authentic character, beautifully enhanced styling and truly modern performance. 

The Street Twin is our most contemporary, fun and accessible new Bonneville, powered by an all-new high torque 900cc engine. With its unique character, distinctive sound, stripped-back styling and dynamic riding experience, the new Street Twin is the perfect Bonneville for today’s rider and the perfect starting point for personalisation.

The timeless style and iconic character of the original 1959 model is reborn in the classy and authentic Bonneville T120 and effortless cool Bonneville T120 Black. Both crafted to the highest standard of detailing, quality and finish, and matched by the capability and performance of a truly modern classic. Powered by the all-new Bonneville 1200cc high torque engine, fed by beautiful, authentically styled, twin throttle bodies.

The new 1200cc Thruxton and Thruxton R are the real deal. With genuine poise, power and performance, they are the ultimate modern classic café racers. Both with beautifully imposing and authentic styling, they have the power, braking, performance and handling to live up to their legendary name. 

New Bonneville Engine family

The Bonneville engine family is the new heart of the iconic British twin. 
 
Built specifically for the modern classic riding style, each new engine delivers more torque, more immediate and exciting power delivery and a richer sound you can really feel and hear.  
 
With three new engines:
 
The 900cc high torque engine of the new Street Twin. Delivering a massive peak torque figure of 80Nm at a low 3200 rpm – which is an amazing 18% more than the previous generation, delivered low down and across the whole rev range.
 
The 1200cc high torque engine of the Bonneville T120 and T120 Black. Built specifically for the modern classic riding style, it produces a massive peak torque figure of 105Nm at a low 3100 rpm – more than 54% higher than the previous generation T100.
 
The game-changing 1200cc high power ‘Thruxton spec’ engine.With immediate, exciting power delivery and a massive peak torque figure of 112Nm at 4950 rpm – an amazing 62% higher than the previous generation Thruxton.  
 
All with truly modern capability, including the pinpoint accuracy and instant throttle response of Triumph’s next generation ride-by-wire fuel-injection system, and liquid cooling that improves fuel economy by an amazing 36% on the Street Twin alone. In addition, the 1200’s all feature rider modes for enhanced responsiveness and control.