Triumph Motorcycles has taken the wraps off its 2014 model lineup and ... they're just gorgeous.
The company calls them "updated classics," and it's impossible to disagree. Promoted in a Tuesday release are stats and images for new versions of the Bonneville, Thruxton and Scrambler -- tapping the deep roots of the Leicestershire motorcycle company, which began manufacturing two-wheelers in 1902.
The new Bonneville is built a little lower, with new exhaust and new color schemes -- and engine cooling fins that are a throwback to the 1960s. There's also a rear grab rail, a holdover from the day when the English bikes all featured a heavy center stand that required a sturdy rear hand hold.
The new lineup also features a Bonneville T100 and Bonneville Special Edition.
The cafe-style Thruxton includes adjustable rear suspension and some new color patterns, and also has the stylish grab rail.
The Scrambler features elements like a bash plate -- no, you're probably not going to take this into the desert, but it looks good -- and a cool embossed Triumph logo on the seat. There's also a really sexy twist to the upswept exhaust pipes.
Each of the three new machines features the company's 865cc twin-cylinder power plant. Prices range from $7,899 for the basic Bonneville up to $9,799 for the top of the line Bonneville T100.