Next generation Triumph Bonneville teased – IAB Report

Posted on: Oct 19, 2015 - 2:00pm IST

To be unveiled on October 28.

Triumph Motorcycles has released a teaser video of the next generation Triumph Bonneville which is set for its global premiere on October 28. Reports claim that the key feature of the 2016 Bonneville is a new, liquid-cooled engine. The British motorcycle manufacturer has not revealed any information about a new powertrain, but the teaser video (embedded below) mentions that “something big” is on the horizon.

2016 Triumph Bonneville teaser
The 2016 Triumph Bonneville could be powered by a new liquid-cooled engine.

The 2016 Triumph Bonneville could indeed be featuring a new engine to comply with the stricter emission standards under the Euro 4 norms. The current version of the classic motorcycle is powered by an 865 cc parallel-twin engine that churns out 61 PS of maximum power and 61 Nm of peak torque, mated to a 5-speed gearbox. All three variants – Bonneville, Bonneville T100 and Thruxton – share the same powertrain.

2016 Triumph Bonneville to be unveiled on October 28
All the three versions of the next generation Bonneville could be unveiled together on October 28.

The teaser video shows three silhouettes of the next generation Bonneville, which indicates that all the three versions of the 2016 model – a bobber version, a cafe racer, and a T100 replacement, could be unveiled simultaneously.

2016 Triumph Bonneville – Teaser Video

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