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Triumph Trophy name confirmed by online registration

By Andy Downes -

New bikes

 23 November 2010 14:56

Further MCN investigations have shown that Triumph has registered the prototype we scooped last week as a Triumph Trophy.

MCN spy photographers spotted the bike testing in Spain last week more than a year ahead of when it will be seen in finished form. The bike will be a 1200cc inline three-cylinder tourer aimed at taking on the BMW R1200RT – the UK’s biggest-selling tourer by far. 

The bike is registered with the Motor Insurance Database as being a Triumph Trophy when the details of the registration plate are input.

The new Triumph Trophy will be on sale in 2012 with the engine also spawning a 1200cc adventure bike to take on the BMW R1200GS.