Triumph presents 3 new limited edition models available for one year only: the new Street Twin EC1 Special Edition, the Thruxton RS Ton Up Edition and the Rocket 3 R and GT 221 Special Edition.
The English house of Hinckley never ceases to amaze and warm the spirits of its many fans and for 2022 it presents 3 new limited edition models that highlight even more the qualities and characteristics typical of the 3 models in question.
- Triumph Street Twin EC1 Special Edition
- Triumph Thruxton RS Ton Up Edition
- Triumph Rocket 3 R and GT 221 Special Edition
Inspired by the vibrant custom-classic culture of one of London's coolest and most celebrated districts, theEast End: the new Street Twin EC1 Special Edition explicitly borrows an iconic code for all lovers of the London lifestyle.
Available for one year only starting January 2022, priced at € 9.850 ex-dealer.
The motorcycle culture that has historically established itself in the famous East End of London is characterized by characteristic features: young, urban, genuinely passionate about motorcycle with a classic and elegantly underground style.
Over the years, the London community of design and style enthusiasts has increasingly gathered around a real passion for the most iconic and credibly “British” motorcycles, such as Triumph Motorcycles' Modern Classic range. In particular, an entry level model, light-hearted and youthful like the Street Twin, accessible but also gritty in the essential aspect and in the engaging sound of the double low terminal, has quickly become the first choice for many of these passionate urban riders.
Color scheme dedicated to the EC1 and urban custom style details. The tank sports a new two-tone Matt Aluminum Silver and Matt Silver Ice livery finished with a subtle handcrafted silver piping, dedicated graphics and the classic Triumph badge.
The color scheme dedicated to the EC1 is also found on the side panels, which are in Matt Silver Ice finish and enriched by the new Deca Street Twin Limited Edition, while both fenders are in Matt Aluminum Silver.
Also in Matt Silver Ice is the small fly screen, available as a dedicated accessory, to complete the equipment.
The dominant tone of the EC1 Special Edition is further enhanced by the numerous black painted components such as the 10-spoke wheels, the headlight, the mirrors and of course the engine casings. The direction indicators and the LED taillight are minimal, the saddle is comfortable with a custom classic look. Fun, handy and safe. The Street Twin EC1 is equipped with the latest generation, Euro 5 homologated, of the charismatic and brilliant 900cc Bonnebille twin-cylinder engine, rich in torque and equipped with a ride-by-wire throttle. Particularly frugal in consumption, it delivers 65 horsepower at 7.500 rpm and 80 Nm of torque at just 3.800 rpm.
Comfortable in urban driving and breezy in traffic, the Street Twin EC1 has an impeccable equipment also from the point of view of the chassis: 41 mm forks at the front, double shock absorber with adjustable preload at the rear, Brembo front braking system.
The classic look is supported by the handy Pirelli Phantom Sports Comp.
Accessibility is also guaranteed by a saddle placed just 765mm from the ground: it is designed to put even less experienced motorcyclists or women at ease.
The technology package includes 2 riding modes (Rain and Road), deactivatable traction control and obviously ABS.
Inspired by the most authentic "café racer" culture and the legendary "Ton Up Boys" of the 50s and 60s, as well as the first bike to complete a lap of the legendary Isle of Man TT at a speed of 100mph (Malcolm Uphill in the 1969 edition), the new Thruxton RS Ton Up Edition celebrates the passion for speed and the sub-culture of road racing with a dedicated color scheme.
The new “Ton Up” will be available for one year only, at a price of € 18.050 ex-dealer starting from December.
Since its first appearance, the Triumph thruxton has played a fundamental role in the birth of two-wheeled motorsport culture, since the late 50s when the first Bonneville collected victories in the legendary Thruxton 500 series, from which it inherited its name, thanks to a racing giant such as Mike Hailwood . From then on, the Thruxton proved to be dominant - winning races and setting numerous records - throughout the 60s.
In 1969, the Thruxton he also won the TT at the Isle of Man with Malcolm Uphill in the saddle who for the first time was able to score the legendary "100mph laps”With a mass-produced motorcycle. On everyday roads, thanks to the performance of its twin-cylinder engine, it quickly became the first choice for an entire generation of teen-agers passionate about motorsport and speed, a sub-culture that today we celebrate as iconic and that has intersected the bike with other worlds, such as Rockabilly and Rock and Roll: the "Ton Up Boys".
Driven by a goal for clear, or "the ton" - running at 100 miles per hour - they embodied the original spirit of "Café Racer”, Modifying their motorcycles in terms of performance or equipment to make them faster and more minimal.
Today, paying homage to so much passion and pioneering spirit, and a legacy of universal value, the modern Thruxton RS Ton Up Edition celebrates this glorious and deeply British epic with a special edition with a dedicated livery, and available for one year only.
Making the Thruxton's iconic DNA and timeless aesthetic even more evident, the Ton Up Edition features a distinctive livery: Aegean Blue tank with Jet Black knee recesses and highlighted by a delicate silver piping. At the same time, the tail and the front fender are in elegant Fusion White, made more aggressive by the Carnival Red accent with “100” graphics. The pigtail coloring also includes a black finish.
The side panels, which bear the “Thruxton RS Ton Up” badge, are painted in Jet Black, as are the headlight bowl and rear mudguard. Other premium custom-inspired details include Matt Aluminum Silver fork protectors and blacked-out wheels, engine covers and RSU springs.
The Ton Up Edition features all the valuable custom details of the Thruxton RS, such as the Monza-style fuel cap, the aggressive double silencer in brushed stainless steel, the single seat and the bar-end mirrors.
To add even more sporting thrust, the front fairing in Aegean Blue is available.
All the top-of-the-range qualities of a Thruxton RS
The Thruxton RS Ton Up Edition is powered by the charismatic 1200cc Bonneville twin-cylinder engine with a maximum power of 105 HP at 7,500 rpm and a maximum torque of 112 Nm at just 4,250 rpm, Euro 5 homologated. The voice expressed by the sporty double silencer is inimitable, rich and deep, a legend of the world of 2 wheels.
The riding position is sporty, loaded on the front and devoted to maximum control in active driving. The chassis is of absolute importance for a Modern Classics: USD Showa 43mm fork and pair of Öhlins adjustable rear shock absorbers with separate reservoir: a racing package capable of supporting the most dynamic riding.
High performance Brembo M50 and Nissin branded brakes, and Metzler Racetec RR sports tires complete the equipment.
ABS and traction control (which can be disabled) are standard, as are the 3 riding modes - Road, Rain and Sport assisted by the ride-by-wire electronic throttle that optimizes engine response and delivery curve. The light package includes LED DRL function.
They are destined to celebrate the incredible performances that make the Rocket 3 R and GT motorcycles unique in the world of mass production: i 221 Newton Meters of maximum torque they are an absolute record.
The new “221 Special Editions” will be available for one year only.
The 3 in-line 2.500-cylinder engine is not only the mass-produced engine specifically for a motorcycle with the highest cubic capacity in the world, but is capable of developing a record 221 Nm of maximum torque at just 4.000 rpm, with a linear and incredibly progressive delivery. The peak of power stands at the remarkable threshold of 167 horsepower at 6.000 rpm. Acceleration from 0 to 60 miles / h is completed in just 2.73 seconds.
The distinctive hydroformed manifolds wind their way along the bike, enhancing its recognizable design. Engineered to obtain the best possible flow, they start from the head of the engine, pass through the catalyst and flow into the silencer with three outlets (one on the left and two on the right) giving a sound that excites for depth and timbre.
To improve rider comfort and increase the level of performance control, Rocket 3 is equipped with an innovative torque-assisted clutch that allows - among other things - to drive for long periods without strain on the lever.
The six-speed helical gearbox has been designed to ensure more fluidity, lightness and precision than those obtainable with a normal gearbox to manage the large torque of this new generation of Rocket 3.
The new Rocket 3 range also features the refinement of finishes and materials typical of Triumph, contributing to its inimitable style. The brushed details such as: the sculpted tank with brushed steel belt, the Monza aluminum fuel cap, the aluminum air-box cover, the aluminum oil cap, the fins machined on the crankcases, the cylinder head cover are part of this attention. and of the cam, the heel guards and the exhaust bottoms and the elegant folding footrests with an exclusive retractable design.
Rocket 3 features an all-new optimized aluminum frame with an innovative design that contributes to overall weight savings and offers an incredible torque-to-weight ratio, over 25% higher than the competition.
In addition, the new Rocket 3 motorcycles are equipped with fully adjustable Showa rear suspension with separate tank (rebound, compression and preload) and 47mm adjustable Showa forks (rebound and compression) to offer comfort and control and an engaging ride in all situations.
To complete the high-level engineering innovation these motorcycles are equipped with, are the Brembo Stylema® calipers, fitted to both new Rocket 3 models. These are lightweight, compact and high-performance calipers. The new design allows for more airflow around the brake pads, which helps the calipers cool down faster for even more consistent performance.