Triumph Speed Twin concept

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Triumph Speed concept

EXCLUSIVE Here’s the exciting new motorcycle concept seen in a while—and it doesn’t from an in-house design It’s the work of two young designers, Roy Norton and Tom Kasher, in a with Triumph Motorcycles and Outdoor Clothing. The base is the Triumph Bonneville, heavily and fitted with girder

The idea for the Speed Twin when Norton and Kasher in their final term at They started sketching for a “a bike taking retro in a modern direction”. After a placement with motorcycle studio Xenophya. the pair Triumph. Product Manager Warburton liked what he and agreed to get involved.

He wrote a brief requesting a re-interpretation of a classic theme: “A based around our 865cc parallel twin, styled to to younger riders.” Warburton to see “the bike the Bonneville have evolved into, in an universe”.

After visits to the Ace London and the National Motorcycle Norton and Kasher set to work, inspiration from cafe bobbers and Triumph bikes of They agreed a design with Triumph, and a ‘digital was created: Photoshop images of the in side projection, which the design to be evaluated against the package and check constraints as seat height, tank and ergonomics. According to Norton and “Triumph provided huge of support and guidance through the stage,” ensuring there be no engineering, manufacturing or homologation

The motorcycle in the images we’re at was created using a mixture of board, foam and Automotive Clay—a wax-like substance can be shaped by tools to create the seat unit and swing “A design can become a three-dimensional quickly. The nature of the material it can be molded and sculpted very to refine and perfect the design.”

The frame of a production Bonneville—supplied by heavily modified. Chopped and it’s the basis for a strong and look. The contrast comes the front, where girder pay homage to the bikes of the past.

Norton Triumph Prototype

cloth is used on the seat and grips, adding durability and to the finish of the Twin, and the filler cap and were also redesigned.

Once the basics of the model in place, the bike was transferred the Northumbria University studios to Design. The prototype was refined and transforming it from a blend of foam and metal into a model. Firestone tires, levers and Thruxton brakes added to round out the build.

is pleased with the result of the “The bike looks says product manager “Some elements may have an on some of our future projects.” And (right, bottom) and Kasher now have an insight into how motorcycles are designed, at the highest in the industry. They’ve landed jobs at Xenophya, which their work is likely to hit the in the future, in the form of production Judging by the aesthetics of the Triumph Twin, that’s good indeed.

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Norton Triumph Prototype
Norton Triumph Prototype
Norton Triumph Prototype


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