Triumph Motorcycles posts 1st loss in 4 years

Entering the Indian market has cost Triumph Motorcycles more than expected, leading to its first global financial losses since 2009. Global sales rose 5% to $610m for the 2012-13 financial year and more than 50,000 bikes for the first time since the brand’s rebirth three decades ago. However, the British company has reported a pre-tax …

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Hesketh Motorcycles new model

  England’s once-comatose motorcycle manufacturing industry is bouncing back with Hesketh Motorcycles being the latest to release a new model. When it arrives in February, the limited edition Hesketh 24 will be the boutique company’s first new model in the 21st century. It comes as Triumph Motorcycles is branching out with 14 new models in …

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Triumph moving to 4-wheelers?

While British sportscar companies Lotus and Caterham have announced a move into motorcycles, compatriot Triumph Motorcycles may be adding four-wheelers to its line-up. (Read more stories on Lotus and Caterham.) Not cars, but ATVs, UTVs and side-by-side vehicles. Rumours are that Triumph will set up a factory in Atlanta, Georgia, to build the vehicles under …

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British day at Oliver’s Motorcycles

All things British will be celebrated tomorrow at Oliver’s Motorcycles in Moorooka. A few months ago the family-owned dealership added Triumph to their Suzuki franchise and tomorrow (October 19) they will celebrate with their own mini “Tridays” – come rain, hail or shine! Celebrations include British food, a live band playing British music and, of …

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Triumph adds free panniers

Triumph Motorcycles Australia has announced free panniers for their adventure bikes. It is the type of deal many manufacturers offer from time to time and good reason why you should not jump in and buy a new model as soon as it is released. The Triumph offer covers sales of new models of the Tiger …

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Triumph slashes prices

The latest salvo in the price war between BMW and Triumph over adventure bikes has been fired by the Brits. When Triumph launched its 1200 Explorer against the venerable BMW R 1200 GS, the Germans dropped their prices and added some extras at no cost. Triumph struck back with free luggage. Then BMW brought in …

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