the landmark millionth Hinckley Triumph produced.
The Millionth Triumph of The Modern Era
Triumph has reached a historic milestone in its modern era with the reveal of the millionth
motorcycle built since the brand’s return in 1990. Unveiled at Triumph’s Global
Headquarters in Hinckley by Nick Bloor, CEO, in front of the UK team, the millionth Triumph
is a one-off custom painted model of Triumph’s incredibly successful Tiger 900 Rally Pro.
Launched in 2019 the Tiger 900 Rally Pro provides a perfect demonstration of Triumph’s
world leading design, engineering and production capability, courtesy of its class defining
character, capability, quality and attention to detail – attributes shared by all of Triumph’s
With its sophisticated custom Silver paint scheme and one millionth graphics this very
special milestone motorcycle will be displayed on Triumph’s stand at this year’s Motorcycle
Live show at the NEC and then on show in Triumph’s Factory Visitor Experience* in a new,
specially created 120-year anniversary display.
‘’Everyone at Triumph is incredibly proud to have played a part in achieving such a
momentous moment in the modern history of this iconic brand. Over the 31 years since we
re-launched Triumph with a new line of British designed motorcycles in Cologne in 1990, we
have shared so many great moments with our fans across the world. From returning to the
TT champions arena, to entering the MotoGP paddock with our Moto2 Engine partnership to
supporting the biggest global riding event and its great cause for health and wellbeing with
the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, to mention only a few. Triumph’s success has always
stemmed from the passion and commitment we share with our riders.’’
‘’Whilst the last year has been challenging for all of us, this passion and commitment has
driven Triumph to even greater heights, including the successful entry into new categories
with the Trident 660 and Tiger Sport 660.”
“Over the last three decades Triumph has maintained sustained and significant investment in
our people, our partners and our in-house design, engineering and manufacturing
capabilities, in order to grow the reach and reputation of this iconic British brand. This
investment in home grown talent, both in the UK and around the world, matched by the
passion we share with our riders for delivering the complete and perfect
seen the brand go from strength to strength, achieving the most successful year in the
brand’s entire 120-year history.’’
‘’Furthermore, we are committed to taking the brand to even greater heights, and with the
forthcoming launch of our brand new Tiger 1200, new competition MX and Enduro
motorcycles, plus our strategic partnership with Bajaj to create smaller capacity bikes, I am
delighted to say that the future for Triumph and its fans across the world will be just as
exciting and rich as the last 30 years has been,’’ Nick Bloor Triumph CEO.
Celebrating 120 Years of the Most Successful British Motorcycle Brand
Encompassing millions of passionate fans who share the same obsession for motorcycling
Triumph announce their plans to celebrate in 2022 the landmark 120-year anniversary of this
iconic British motorcycle brand.
The very first production Triumph motorcycle went on sale to the public in April 1902, starting
one of the world’s richest and most exciting brand stories; a story that has gone on to
encompass countless legendary motorcycles, and playing a significant role in shaping the
motorcycle world we enjoy today.
Triumph’s modern era began in 1990 with a completely original range of motorcycles
designed and built in a brand new, state-of-the-art factory at Hinckley.
In the three decades since, Triumph has built and sold more motorcycles than at any
previous time in its history through an international network of more than 700 dealers in 57
And despite recent challenges, the passion for Triumph shared around the world by owners,
riders, fans and dealers has made the last 12 months the most successful ever, with more
than 75,000 bikes registered globally and a turnover of £650 million.
Triumph represents the very pinnacle of Great British design and engineering, with a line-up
of world-beating bikes spanning multiple genres from adventure to roadsters to modern
classics, each delivering Triumph’s renowned reputation for class-leading handling, finish
and detailing and original, authentic design.
Today Triumph operates across five manufacturing facilities, all managed and led by the
global headquarters in Hinckley, Leicestershire, where every Triumph is conceived,
prototyped and tested in Triumph’s centre of design excellence by our in-house team. The
most recent addition to Hinckley’s impressive infrastructure is an all-new UK assembly plant,
built to enhance Triumph’s global manufacturing flexibility and complement
multi-million-pound paint shop and rapid prototyping facilities.
A truly global operation Triumph has 13 sales and marketing offices around the world,
manufacturing and production facilities located in Thailand, where the company has its own
casting, injection-moulding, machining and assembly facilities, and plants in India and Brazil,
which assemble bikes destined for local markets.
Triumph’s Factory Visitor Experience* at Hinckley, opened in 2018, invites visitors to get a
taste of Triumph’s manufacturing expertise as well as showcasing the most important
collection of motorcycles from the iconic British firm’s past and present.
From January 2022 Triumph will invite fans from all over the world to join the factory in
celebrating the pure spirit of motorcycling, in a series of stories, meet-ups and special events
throughout the year. Keep an eye out for more details to come in the new year.
*The Triumph Factory Visitor Experience is free to visit and is located at Triumph’s HQ in
Hinckley, England and is open daily Wednesday through Sunday, from 10am – 4.30pm.
First established in 1902, Triumph Motorcycles celebrated 119 years of motorcycle manufacture
in 2021. For more than three decades, Triumph Motorcycles has been based in Hinckley,
Leicestershire, and has produced iconic bikes that perfectly blend authentic design, character,
charisma and performance.
With more than 75,000 motorcycles delivered in financial year 2021, and close to 700 dealers
across the world, Triumph is the largest British motorcycle manufacturer.
This focus, innovation and engineering passion has today created a broad range of bikes suited
to all motorcycle riders, including the stunning new Speed Triple 1200 RS, Tiger Sport 660 and
Trident 660, epic Tiger 900, world leading Rocket 3 R and GT, high performance Street Triple
765 RS, iconic Scrambler 1200, transcontinental Tiger 1200, and the legendary Triumph
Bonneville family updated for 2021, including the Bonneville Bobber, Thruxton RS, Street Twin,
Street Scrambler, and the iconic Bonneville T120 and T100, plus an exciting and accessible A2
range of Triumph motorcycles.
Triumph currently employs around 2000 personnel worldwide and has subsidiary operations in
the UK, North America, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Japan, Sweden (Scandinavia), Benelux,
Brazil, India, China and Thailand as well as a network of independent distributors. Triumph has
manufacturing facilities in Hinckley, Leicestershire, and Thailand plus CKD facilities in Brazil and
The Triumph Bonneville, famously named to celebrate Triumph’s 1956 land speed record on the
Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, USA, was the original British superbike and a race-winner straight
out of the crate, chosen by famous motorcyclists of the past for its legendary handling, style, and
character. Updated for 2021 with even more performance, capability and style, it’s that handling,
character and iconic looks, married to modern rider-focused technology that makes the new
Bonneville family THE authentic modern classic choice today.
Triumph has a glorious racing history, competing in and winning races in almost every class and
field of motorcycle sporting achievement. From winning the second ever Isle of Man TT in 1908,
through to 1960s road and track domination in Europe and America, right up to contemporary
racing achievements with the 675cc Triumph triple powered 2014 Daytona 200 win, the 2014 Isle
of Man Supersports TT win, the 2014 and 2015 British Supersports titles and World SuperSport
racing, and in 2019, with another victory at the Isle of Man Supersports TT, by Peter Hickman.
Triumph’s racing legend continues as the exclusive engine supplier to the FIM Moto2™ World
Championship since the start of the 2019 season. Triumph Motorcycles provides all of the teams
with race-tuned 765cc triples, each of which is based on the class-leading Street Triple RS
powerplant. Redefining the class and breaking record after record in the inaugural year, including
the first ever +300km/h Moto2™ top speed, the 2020 season got even faster with another 11 all-
time lap records and seven different winners from 15 races.
Triumph’s racing activities are further bolstered by a return to the British Superbike paddock in
2021 with a factory-supported race team, Dynavolt Triumph, in the British Supersport
In 2021 Triumph have announced their forthcoming entry into the Motocross and Enduro worlds
as well as a new factory racing effort, with a commitment to top tier championship racing in both
Motocross and Enduro series.