2020 BMW R 18

New motorcycle models coming in 2020

It’s motorcycle show season with a host of new 2020 models soon to be revealed at the biggest motorcycle show on the planet, EICMA, in Milan in November and the Tokyo Motor Show starting Thursday (20 October 2019). We expect the usual new models, updates, concepts and, of course, a host of electric motorcycles and …

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2020 Triumph Street Triple RS

Triumph Street Triple RS, S arriving soon

The more powerful, aggressive and hi-tech Triumph Street Triple RS and restyled LAMS S 660 will arrive in Australia soon. Triumph Motorcycles Australia marketing manager Dale McBride says both models “should be here by late November early December”.  “We’re still waiting on the UK to confirm pricing for our market,” he says. The current 765cc …

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Triumph Rocket 3 comes in two more models

Triumph Rocket 3 comes in two more models

Triumph has announced that the production-version Rocket 3 will come in two more models, the basic “R” roadster and the GT with touring capability. These will follow the limited-edition Rocket 3 TFC (Triumph Factory Custom) which arrives in late November. Last month the company revealed the TFC’s tech specs that proclaimed the Rocket is still …

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Triumph Daytona Moto2 765

Triumph confirms Daytona Moto2 765

Triumph has confirmed to will replace the Daytona 675 they axed in 2017 with a Daytona 765 powered by a version of their control engine for the Moto2 class. Ever since Triumph was announced as the Moto2 engine supplier in 2017 for the 2019-21 seasons, it has been expected the new engine would power a Daytona …

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2019 Triumph Rocket 3 TFC torque monster

Triumph Rocket 3 still a torque monster

The 2.3-litre Triumph Rocket III has become the 2.5-litre Rocket 3 and is till the biggest torque monster of any production bike in the world. Currently the Rocket III has the biggest capacity engine of any production motorcycle with a 2294cc triple, delivering 221Nm of torque and 109kW of power. Torque monster When the limited …

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2016 Triumph Bonneville family recalled over fire risk assault

RACQ Motorfest honours Bonneville 60th

Sixty years down the road and the Triumph Bonneville motorcycle is as trendy and popular as ever among riders including celebrities such as Tom Cruise, Pink, Tom Hardy, George Clooney, Bruce Springsteen and David Beckham. To mark the model’s 60th anniversary, this year’s RACQ Motorfest on July 14 at Eagle Farm Racecourse, Brisbane, will honour …

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1959 Triumph Bonnevilles

Restored Triumph Bonnevilles up for auction

Eight Triumph Bonnevilles professionally restored by a Canberra enthusiast are coming up for auction at Shannons Late Autumn sale in Sydney on May 20. The Bonnevilles are among 18 classic motorcycles in the 55 lot vehicle and memorabilia auction. Two standout Triumphs on offer are a 1959 first year Pre-Unit Bonneville T120 650cc pictured above (UPDATE: it …

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Triumph releases Ace and Diamond T120 models

Bloor signs Ace and Diamond Bonnevilles

The signature of Triumph Motorcycles boss Nick Bloor comes with each Triumph Bonneville T120 Ace and Diamond limited-edition model arriving in Australia in the next few weeks. There will be 1400 Ace models at $18,450 and 900 Diamond Edition models at $18,150 (plus on-road costs). That compares with the current T120 retail price of $17,200. However, …

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