May 2012 sees a host of bold new colours, style motifs and improved aesthetics across Triumph’s model range, as the UK’s number one ‘big’ bike (500+cc) manufacturer continues to delight riders with contemporary upgrades and model improvements.

Daytona Sulpher Yellow

Daytona Sulpher Yellow

The Hinckley-based manufacturer’s iconic Daytona 675 is first up for a refresh, with a striking new Sulphur Yellow paint scheme, which is underlined with yellow pin stripes on the wheels. With weight reduction a constant preoccupation with performance riders, the bike’s front mudguard, cockpit infills and exhaust heat shield all get the lightweight carbon fibre treatment. The new look Daytona also now comes with a quickshifter and billet levers to strike home the racing pedigree of the bike and is priced at £8,875 otr.

Triumph’s classic flagship model, the Bonneville SE (£6,699 otr) is now available in an eye catching Imperial Purple/White colour scheme, which also sees the tank logo decal replaced with a badge. The engine cooling fins also enjoy new styling, adding to the retro look. Two other classic models benefit from new colour options, with the Thruxton (£7,099 otr) offered in a classic Brooklands Green paint scheme, while the Scrambler (£7,099 otr) will be available in a Matt Graphite coat.

Triumph’s award-winning Thunderbird cruiser is now available in Caspian Blue/Phantom Black and Marble Red Haze livery, while all the Thunderbird two-tone paint schemes will see this treatment extended to the front mudguards. The Thunderbird’s bigger brother, the Storm, gains a menacing Matt Graphite option. The Thunderbird is available from £10,499 otr, while the Storm hits the street at £11,799 otr.

The Speedmaster and America, Triumph’s entry-level cruisers, both enjoy revised finishing detail on the engine cooling fins for improved aesthetics and a more discreet oil pipe cooler. The Speedmaster comes in two new options – Matt Black and Sapphire Blue/Jet Black, while its American cousin drops the Caribbean Blue/White scheme in favour of a richer Sapphire Blue/White option. Both models from £6,999 otr.

Finally, the class-leading Speed Triple will also be available in Sulphur Yellow (£8,999 otr).

Guy Masters, general manager of Triumph UK, said: “Our design team is constantly listening to customer feedback and watching trends to assess and re-evaluate the colour schemes across our range to reflect what today’s riders want. The new designs for 2012 will feed into our dealer network from May onwards and we really hope they will inspire riders to get out there and enjoy a great summer of riding.”

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