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Triumph's 2014 newcomers revealed

By Phil West -

New bikes

 05 November 2013 09:30

Triumph is revamping its cruiser line-up for 2014 with two new ‘baggers’, a new Thunderbird variant called the Commander and updates to both the entry-level, Bonneville-based America and Speedmaster.

Plus there’s a special edition version of the Tiger 800 XC.

The star of the cruiser line-up is the Thunderbird LT (which stands for ‘Light Touring’). a ‘bagger’ version of the Thunderbird.

The other new Thunderbird variant for 2014 is the Commander, a ‘muscle’ or hot rod styled cruiser in a similar vein to Harley’s Fat Bob.

Another newcomer is the ‘America LT’ – effectively a ‘baby bagger’ based on the America. While thhe America and Speedmaster are also refreshed.

Meanwhile Triumph has also announced a Special Editioon (SE) version of its rugged Tiger 800XC, which gets a red frame and cockpit infill panels, striking ‘Volcanic Black’ paint and black finished handlebars, heat shields and pillion grab rails.

For the full story see this week’s MCN –out Wednesday.

See these bikes at Motorcycle Live 2013 NEC Birmingham 23 Nov-01 Dec