Triumph will launch a bobber version of its Bonneville model. Changes include a new liquid-cooled engine.
A bobber style Triumph Bonneville was spotted on the streets of Spain near the company’s Spanish development facility near Barcelona. According to visordown.com, the motorcycle will be equipped with a new liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine, probably 1100cc, making around 100 hp (31 more than the current 865cc air-cooled twin engine Triumph Bonneville).
The bobber will be the first in a new range of models Triumph is developing around a new liquid-cooled power plant. Most likely, the current Bonneville range will be replaced pretty soon by the new liquid-cooled machines the british company is starting to test. The new range will also include a sporty café racer style Bonneville spotted testing last year. The motorcycle featured upside-down forks, Brembo caliper front brakes and the same engine.
The solo seat and swing-arm design create the bobber style look. Although the bike looks production ready, it will probably be a 2017 model. The new Bonneville range is expected to be showcased this fall, probably at the EICMA show. Along side the new bikes, we’ll see the new Speed Triple and the new Tiger Explorer.