Triumph cruiser updates

Tourer treatment for America and styling tweaks for Speedmater

TRIUMPH has introduced a new edition of it its 865cc America cruiser and revised the Speedmaster for 2014.

The America LT (for Light Touring) gets a detachable tall screen, leather saddle bags and a pillion backrest.

On the Speedmaster, components including the wheels, bars, headlight and foot controls get the ‘black treatment’ while the 865cc parallel twin engine has been ‘re-engineered for better tonal quality,’ according to Triumph. 

The Speedmaster comes in ‘Phantom Black or Matt Graphite with twin Matt Black centre stripes’ and costs £7,199 on-the-road.

The America LT comes in ‘Pacific Blue or Sapphire Blue’ and costs £7,999 on-the-road.

Both will make their UK debut at the NEC Motorcycle Live show this Saturday alongside the new Thunderbird Commander, Thunderbird LT, and special edition Tiger 800XC, all recently seen at Milan show.