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2016-05-11 11:07

LAUNCHED IN SA: Triumph launched its new Bonneville range and Tiger 1200 Explorer in Cape Town in May 2016. Image: Michelle Ford

Cape Town - Mike Hopkins Motorcycles (MHM), South Africa’s top Triumph dealer in 2015, revealed Triumph’s new Bonneville Range at The Clubhouse, Killarney Racetrack.

The bike maker also launched its new new Tiger 1200 Explorer.

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Three bikes, three characters

The Bonneville Range introduces three new motorcycles to the market- Street Twin 900cc, Bonneville T120 and Thruxton R.

According to Triumph: "The Triumph Street Twin 900cc offers modern classic motorcycle fans the the perks of modernity while maintaining a classic silhouette."

"The Bonneville T120," Triumph says, "offers 1200ccs of ageless detail, innovative rider-focused technology, and the utmost in control, safety and character."


"The third bike in the Bonneville range is the Triumph Thruxton R, inspired by Triumph’s racing success, and reviving its rich café racer heritage, says Triumph. "The 1200cc Thruxton provides good power, quality handling and striking styling."

For the adventurer  

For those seeking adventure the Triumph Tiger 1200 Explorer is designed to take on the outdoos. This transcontinental motorcycle is built for exploration and features the latest suspension and riding modes technology, and offers good handling and control.

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Andrew Thompson, owner of Mike Hopkins Motorcycles, says: “These motorcycles are the epitome of old-school style and class, combining modern-day creature comforts to offer riders the best of both worlds. We are excited to launch these beautifully crafted, powerful machines to the market!

“We were blown away by the support of the Triumph fans.” concludes Thompson after the launch of the Triumph Bonneville range. “Their passion for the brand is evident and we are ecstatic to bring such a strong and competitive offering to the market.”


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