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2013 Triumph Trophy
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2013 Triumph Trophy
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2013 Triumph Trophy
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2013 Triumph Trophy
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2013 Triumph Trophy
2013 Triumph Trophy

2013 Triumph Trophy
2013 Triumph Trophy

2013 Triumph Trophy Review

2013 Triumph Trophy

Designed with obsessive attention to detail, the 1215cc 3-cylinder shaft drive Trophy gives you the torque, performance and handling for a sublime riding experience. Choose either the Trophy or the Trophy SE with the addition of electronically adjustable suspension and a sophisticated audio system.

Whatever the distance, you’ll cover it in style and comfort; the generous, luxury seats and ergonomically designed riding position mean the miles melt away barely noticed.

The road becomes part of the bike, the bike part of you. The journey is not the way to where you want to go; it’s where you want to be.

Designed with obsessive attention to detail, the 1215cc 3-cylinder shaft drive Trophy gives you the torque, performance and handling for a sublime riding experience. Choose either the Trophy or the Trophy SE with the addition of electronically adjustable suspension and a sophisticated audio system.

Whatever the distance, you’ll cover it in style and comfort; the generous, luxury seats and ergonomically designed riding position mean the miles melt away barely noticed.

The road becomes part of the bike, the bike part of you. The journey is not the way to where you want to go; it’s where you want to be.

TRIUMPH ENTERS TOURING SEGMENT WITH THE NEW 1215cc TROPHY

Triumph Motorcycles is entering the touring market with the launch of the all-new shaft-drive Trophy. The Trophy is the third all-new model to be launched by the Hinckley manufacturer over the past 18 months, confirming Triumph’s continued investment in design, technology and engineering. The all-new Trophy is packed with a host of technology features, most of which are standard equipment.

At the heart of the Trophy is the same powerful, three-cylinder engine developed for the award-winning Tiger Explorer. The shaft driven, 1215cc triple delivers an impressive 132bhp at 8,900 revs and 89ft.lbs of torque at 6,450rpm, providing smooth, effortless power whenever it’s needed. To ensure the optimum levels of refinement, the engine features a counter-rotating balancer shaft to smooth out crankshaft vibrations.

A torsional damping system is used to transfer power from the gearbox to the shaft drive through a sprung bevel gear. In addition to this, a metalastic shaft drive is used which allows a certain amount of compliance in the shaft assembly. These combined features help to provide a refined drivetrain and overall chassis performance which ensures power is delivered in a smooth and controllable manner.

An extensive testing and development program has honed the chassis to provide true touring comfort while still connecting the rider with the road. Ride-by-wire technology provides both traction control and cruise control functionality, as well as optimizing engine efficiency and fuel economy. Great effort has been made to optimize weather and wind protection with aerodynamically enhanced fairings. The electrically-adjustable screen can raise nearly 6.5” and comes with a memory function that automatically adjusts to your last pre-set position when you restart the bike. Rider and pillion passenger comfort is further enhanced with a range of seat options including heated front and rear seats. The rider seat height can additionally be adjusted between 30.3” and 31.1”.

Two models are available: the Trophy and the Trophy SE. Either model can be selected in Pacific Blue or Lunar Silver paint schemes. Both models feature headlight positional adjustment, center stand, rider seat height adjustment, lockable cockpit storage box with 12v power socket, a 6.6 gallon fuel tank and Triumph’s unique Dynamic Luggage System (TDLS), all as standard.

The Triumph Dynamic Luggage System helps maintain chassis balance by decoupling the mass from the chassis allowing each pannier to move up to a 5 degree arc therefore optimizing stability and refinement. With 31 liters of storage capacity per pannier, additional storage can be gained with the optional 55 liter, powered “Plug and Play” top box. The “Plug and Play” feature allows easy fitting and removal without the need to connect and disconnect cables or wires. It features a 12v socket on the inside to charge a camera, phone or any other electrical device while on the move.

The Trophy enjoys extended 10,000-mile service intervals, with major services only needed every 20,000 miles.

The new Trophy will get its first public unveiling at Triumph Tridays in Neukirchen, Austria on June 22-24, 2012, and will make a further appearance at the Triumph Live event at Mallory Park, Leicestershire, U.K., which takes place August 31 – September 2, 2012.



 

2013 Triumph Trophy Features and Benefits

Engine: 1215cc Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder

Fuel System: Ride by wire, fuel injection

Fuel Tank Capacity: 26 litres (6.9 US gals)

Pannier Capacity (per side): 31 litres (8.2 US gals)

Maximum Power: 134PS / 132bhp / 99kW @ 8900rpm

• Powerful three-cylinder, 1215cc engine developing 132bhp and 89ft.lbs of torque at just 6,450rpm.

• Robust, virtually maintenance-free shaft drive.

• Supreme ride comfort coupled with Triumph’s dynamic handling expertise.

• The most technologically-advanced Triumph ever, featuring ride-by-wire throttle, traction control, electronic cruise control, electrically adjustable screen and linked ABS.

• Triumph Dynamic Luggage System comes standard, providing practicality with dynamic stability.

• Extended service intervals along with two-year unlimited mileage warranty.

• Available at Triumph dealers in October 2012.

 

 

2013 Triumph Trophy Key Features

1215cc 3-cylinder engine with shaft drive

The power of three. Fine-tuned for the smoothest ride possible, the thrilling 1215cc three cylinder engine gives you power and torque when you want it and exhilaration when you need it.

The beating heart of the machine, this spirited engine delivers excitement on demand; no need to wait for the revs to rise or be forced to kick down a gear at the wrong time. You’ll feel it and you’ll hear it as the infamous Triumph Triple delivers it inimitable, spine tingling sound.

Wherever you want to be, the triple puts you there - giving you total control and the confidence to ride to your full potential.

The 134PS, 1215cc three-cylinder engine pumps out 120Nm of torque , which spreads the power throughout the rev range giving you effortless acceleration and smooth cruising

The tough shaft drive system means worryfree touring


Electronic suspension – linked ABS brakes

Ride-by-wire electronic throttle system, clear, easy to use control panel and, on the Trophy SE, electronically adjustable suspension, makes it simple to set and make adjustments to suit your exact preferences.

So no matter how far you travel, you’ll go the distance confidently and comfortably.

On the Trophy, you’ll never hesitate to ride past the last streetlight on the edge of town.

Switchable traction control keeps wheel slip to a minimum by reading the speed of both wheels and adjusting performance

Cruise control makes long highway stretches comfortable and optimises fuel economy

Linked brakes mean front brakes are partially activated by the rear for increased safety
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Audio system including Bluetooth and iPod compatibility

The Trophy SE’s superb audio system immerses both you and your passenger in sound. Bluetooth and iPod technology connects you to radio, music and phone.

2 x 20W speakers with digital signal processing and 3-band (bass, mid-range and treble) equalisation
Automatic volume control (AVC) adjusts volume based on bike speed
USB port, flash drive, MP3 player support
iPhone and iPod compatible (selected devices)
FM/MW/LW radio tuner with 15 pre-sets per band
RDS functionality, alternative frequencies (AF) traffic alerts (TA) regional tuning (RG)
Programme type tuning (PTY)
Auxiliary input allowing sat nav to play through the audio system
Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR giving output to up to two compatible headsets
Incoming phone call support (compatible phone and headset required)
Low voltage detection shuts down power automatically to preserve battery


Heated grips and seats

With optional thermostatically controlled heated seats and grips, whatever the weather, wherever you’re going, both you and your passenger will ride in comfort.

Seats

Thermostatically controlled, bespoke heated seats
Selectable temperature settings
High quality, high efficiency heating elements
Available for both rider and pillion seats

Grips

Internally wired heated grips designed specifically for Triumph’s ride-by-wire throttle so as not to increase diameter
Dual temperature settings selectable via mounted colour push buttons


Electronically adjustable windscreen

The Trophy’s windscreen isn’t just designed to protect you from wind and rain at all speeds. It’s cleverer than that; it actually remembers its last position. So, when you start the bike, you don't have to waste time readjusting it.

Even the mirrors and foot positions have been intelligently designed to protect your hands and feet, keeping them dry and comfortable.


Triumph Dynamic Luggage System

However much luggage you take with you, it will feel as if you’re travelling light. Triumph’s dynamic luggage system allows a small amount of independent movement which increases stability and doesn't compromise the chassis’ dynamic performance.

Benefits:

In fixed luggage systems, large loads cause small movements and vibrations in the chassis – these can actually de-stabilise the bike and cause weaving. The Trophy’s system prevents this, keeping the bike stable. This makes the ride much more comfortable for riders and passengers


 


 

2013 Triumph Trophy - USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: Full pricing will be confirmed in early September with the first bikes available in dealerships in January 2013.

2013 Triumph Trophy base model not available in the United States of America. See the 2013 Triumph Trophy SE.


 

 


 

2013 Triumph Trophy - Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: Full pricing will be confirmed in early September with the first bikes available in dealerships in January 2013.

2013 Triumph Trophy base model not available in Canada. See the 2013 Triumph Trophy SE.

 



2013 Triumph Trophy - Europe/UK Specifications/Technical Details
European MSRP Price: See dealer for Pricing.
UK RRP: On The Road Trophy £12,949, Trophy SE £14,299 (with radio, electronic suspension)


Engine and Transmission

Type Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Capacity 1215cc
Bore/Stroke 85 x 71.4mm
Fuel System Ride by wire, fuel injection
Exhaust Stainless steel 3 into 1, side mounted stainless steel silencer
Final Drive Shaft Drive
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox 6 Speed Constant Mesh
Oil Capacity 4.0 litres (1.1 US gals)

Chassis, Running Gear and Displays

Frame Aluminium beam twin-spar
Swingarm Single-sided, cast aluminium alloy with shaft drive
Wheel Front Cast aluminium 5-spoke 17 x 3.5in
Rear Cast aluminium 5-spoke 17 x 6.0in
Tyre Front 120/70 ZR17
Rear 190/55 ZR17
Suspension Front
WP 43mm upside down forks, manually adjustable rebound damping, with 130mm travel. WP 43mm upside down forks, electronically adjustable rebound damping (sport/normal/comfort) with 127mm travel.

Rear
WP monoshock with remote oil reservoir, manually adjustable hydraulic preload, manually adjustable rebound damping, 120mm rear wheel travel. SE electronically adjustable hydraulic preload, electronically adjustable rebound damping.WP monoshock with remote

Brakes Front
Twin 320mm floating discs, Nissin 4-piston calipers, linked brakes (front brakes partially activated by rear), ABS (non-switchable)

Rear
Single 282mm disc, Nissin 2-piston sliding caliper, ABS (non-switchable)

Instrument Display/Functions
Dual analogue gauges and trip computers, range to empty indication, service indicator, gear position indication, air temperature, frost warning, accessory heated seats/grips status display, cruise control (SE Audio system information, TES/TPMS status).

Dimensions and Capacities

Length 2235mm (87.9in)
Width (handlebars) 975mm (38.4in)
Height without mirrors 1435mm (56.5in) - 1555mm (61.2in)
Seat Height 800mm (31.5in) - 820mm (32.3in)
Wheelbase 1542mm (60.7in)
Rake/Trail 27.0º / 119.0mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 26 litres (6.9 US gals)
Wet Weight (ready to ride) 301kg (662lbs)

Performance (measured at crankshaft to 95/1/EC)

Maximum Power 134PS / 132bhp / 99kW @ 8900rpm
Maximum Torque 120Nm / 89ft.lbs @ 6450rpm
Fuel Efficiency

Price

On The Road Trophy £12,949, Trophy SE £14,299 (with radio, electronic suspension)

 


2013 Triumph Trophy - Australia Specifications/Technical Details
Australia MSRP Price: NA

2013 Triumph Trophy base model not available in the United States of America. See the 2013 Triumph Trophy SE.

All specifications are provisional and subject to change without notice.

 


 

 

 

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