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the side panels , which are finished in Matt Silver Ice and carry a new Street Twin Limited Edition graphic , while both front and rear mudguards are Matt Aluminium Silver . An accessory Matt Silver Ice fly screen , which complements the overall EC1 design scheme beautifully , is also available . The EC1 Special Edition ’ s silver aesthetic is offset to stunning effect by the lightweight , black 10-spoke wheels , black headlamp bowl , black-finished mirrors and black signatureshaped engine covers . Adding to the overall clean silhouette , the EC1 features minimal indicators front and rear , a comfortable bench seat , plus a compact and elegant LED rear light .
Rocket 3 221 Special Edition Designed to celebrate the Rocket 3 ’ s categorydefining performance , including its world-leading 221Nm of peak torque , the stunning new 221 Special Edition with its unique paint scheme is available for one year only , on the R and GT models . Named after its world-leading 221Nm of peak torque , the new Rocket 3 R 221 Special Edition and Rocket 3 GT 221 Special Edition are certainly eye-catching and desirable . The 221 Edition Rockets feature a distinctive new paint scheme where the Red Hopper tank and front mudguard contrasts with the Sapphire Black mudguard brackets , headlight bowls , flyscreen , side panels , rear bodywork and radiator cowls .
The paint scheme is further enhanced by the bold and unique 221 knee pad graphics , as well as the subtle tank-top graphics which showcase all of the Rocket ’ s exceptional performance numbers , including 221Nm torque , 2458cc engine , 167PS power , 85.9mm stroke and 110.2mm bore . On top of the unique 221 Edition paint scheme , the special editions feature all of the signature style elements that have made the Rocket a new modern motorcycle icon : the imposing and muscular stance , the distinctive twin headlights and the beautifully sculpted 3 header exhaust run . And , as with all Triumphs , the attention to detail is of an exceptional standard , including for example , the hidden folding pillion footrest which , when folded , seamlessly blend into the clean lines of the Rocket ’ s design .
Thruxton RS Ton Up Special Inspired by the legendary Ton Up boys of the 1950s and 60s – the original café racers , and the first ever production 100mph lap of the Isle of Man TT achieved by Malcolm Uphill in 1969 , the new Thruxton RS Ton Up Edition celebrates the passion and iconic style of the record-breaking Thruxton with a unique design scheme . The original Thruxton played a major part in the birth of motorcycle motorsport , as far back as the late 1950s when the racing Bonneville first took victory at the legendary Thruxton 500 race series , from which it took its name , courtesy of British racing legend , Mike Hailwood . And from then onwards , the Thruxton was a dominating force
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