Triumph Shows Off New Rides At INTERMOT
Triumph Motorcycles has been hard at it over the last year. It expanded some existing lines while revisiting its own storied past. First off, the bike builders from Hinkley added the cafe’-tastic “Street Cup” to its Street series that runs the 900 cc Bonneville twin in a bike that hits all the highest points of cafe’ racer design. Second up, Triumph expands its Heritage line with a new generation of the T100.
Continue reading for more on the new Triumph bikes at INTERMOT.
The “Cup” leads the way with a teensy flyscreen atop the headlight can, and the indented fuel tank, up-swept exhaust and tail fairing leaves this little ride with an unmistakable, and instantly recognizable heritage.
T100 & T100 Black
Speaking of heritage, Triumph is really showing its age with this next pair of bikes. Hailing back to 1959, this new generation of T100 bikes carries many of the distinctive genetic markers that made Bonnies so beloved on both sides of the pond. Trumpet has done an excellent job of late in bringing classic looks back to the table — even going so far as to redesign the throttle bodies to look like the old carburetors — and the new T100 and blacked-out T100 Black certainly has much of that old-school charm. I’ll be covering this trio in much greater depth once the INTERMOT show is over and the smoke has cleared, so be sure to come back and check out the full reviews.