Triumph Bonneville Bobber-based cruiser spotted testing


Triumph appears to be working on a new cruiser motorcycle based on the Bonneville Bobber. A test mule of the said bike has recently been spotted in Spain, near the company's test facility.

The regular Bonneville Bobber comes with a single seat setup. However, the spotted model clearly gets an additional pillion seat with a backrest as well. The Bobber's quintessential design cues like the rear swing cage and monoshock have been retained on the cruiser version, though the bike gets some significant tweaks in order to suit its cruising characteristics.

The spotted model gets a revised rear sub-frame that houses a new rear fender, pillion seat and luggage carrier. The rider foot pegs appear to have been moved forward to provide a laidback riding posture. The handlebars are set higher as compared to the flat-type units found on the regular model. The 19-inch front wheel of the Bobber has given way for a more practical 16-inch unit. Multiple chrome inserts have been added throughout the bike to complete the cruiser look.

Powering the Bobber Cruiser will likely be the same T-120 engine that is found on the regular model. This 1,200 cc parallel twin unit is mated to a 6-speed gearbox and develops 76 BHP and 106 Nm.

Source: Motorcycle News

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