Meanwhile, turnover rose £90.9 ($A158.9) million to £498.5m ($A871.8m), with profits increasing by £8.1m ($A14.1m) to £24.7m ($A43.2m).
Triumph chief commercial officer Paul Stroud says it was Triumph’s fourth consecutive year of growth.
Wave of growth
Triumph is on track for another bumper financial year with the updated Tiger 800 and 1200 models and the new Speedmaster released so far this financial year and an updated Speed Triple expected next year.
Other factors pointing to a continued wave of growth are:
In June, Triumph signed a deal with Dorna to power the 2019 Moto2 series with special Street Triple engines;
In August, the Leicestershire company entered a joint agreement with Indian motorcycle company Bajaj to build small-capacity bikes in India; and