Triumph Unveils Speed Triple 1200 RR Bond Edition
The most recent James Bond film, No Time To Die, starring Daniel Craig, featured Triumph Scrambler 1200 and Tiger 900 models in action sequences. To celebrate 60 years of Bond, Triumph has unveiled an ultra-exclusive Speed Triple 1200 RR Bond Edition, limited to just 60 units worldwide.
The Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RR Bond Edition features a custom three-color paint scheme in Black, Granite Grey, and Storm Grey with the official “60 Years of Bond” commemorative logo on the tank sides.
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All 25 James Bond movies, in their original title fonts, are present in the striking Bond Edition tank top design, including No Time To Die, which marked the beginning of Triumph’s role as official motorcycle partner of Bond. Other exclusive highlights include the iconic James Bond gun barrel design on the RR cockpit fairing, as well as gold badging and logo detailing that matches the gold Öhlins fork tubes.
Each of the 60 units is individually numbered on the unique new handlebar clamp badge, and they include an exclusive 007 indoor bike cover featuring custom James Bond design detailing and a certificate of authenticity hand-signed by Triumph CEO Nick Bloor.
The Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RR is the British manufacturer’s top-of-the-line sportbike and is powered by a 1,160cc inline-Triple that makes a claimed 178 hp and 92 lb-ft of torque. It features state-of-the-art electronic rider aids, Öhlins Smart EC 2.0 semi-active suspension, Brembo Stylema monoblock front calipers, Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP V3 tires, and a full-color TFT display with My Triumph connectivity.
The Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RR Bond Edition is priced at $24,995 USD. For more information, visit TriumphMotorcycles.com.
No Time To Die Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE Sold at 60 Years of James Bond Charity Auction
Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE used in the 25th James Bond film, “No Time to Die” (2021), starring Daniel Craig.
A Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE stunt bike used in the filming of No Time To Die sold for £138,600 GBP ($154,317 USD) to benefit the Severn Hospice in a charity auction held at Christie’s to celebrate 60 years of James Bond films.
Among the items auctioned, Triumph Motorcycles provided the Scrambler 1200 XE that was ridden by Daniel Craig as James Bond and also ridden by stunt riders Paul Edmondson and Martin Craven during production of the latest 007 film, No Time To Die. With an estimated value of £20,000-£30,000 ($22,000-$33,500 USD), the Scrambler 1200 XE was sold to an online bidder for £138,600 ($154,317 USD).
“Riding the Scrambler in No Time To Die was a privilege and certainly brought a smile to my face every time I rode it,” Paul Edmonson said.
Martin Craven agreed, calling the Scrambler “an incredible beast.”
“The Scrambler did everything we threw at it,” Craven said. “We raced it to an inch of its life.”
The proceeds raised from the auction of the Scrambler 1200 XE will go to the independent charity Severn Hospice, which gives specialist care and support free of charge to families across Shropshire, Telford annd Wrekin, and Mid Wales who are living with an incurable illness.
The live auction featured 25 lots comprising vehicles, watches, costumes, and props, many of which related to No Time To Die, with the final six lots offered representing each of the six actors who have played Bond. An online sale featuring 35 lots spanning the 25 films continues until James Bond Day on Oct. 5, 2022 – the 60th anniversary of the world premiere of the first James Bond film, Dr. No, in 1962.
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