Review

2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 review, road test

The legendary Bonneville T120 makes reappearance and it’s still classy as ever. With a new, bigger 1,200cc engine and some modern electronics thrown in, we find out if it rides as well as it looks.

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  • Make  Triumph
  • Model  Bonneville
  • Edition  T120
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For some of the seasoned purists of motorcycling, modern motorcycles are seen as a form of sacrilege; what with all the fancy electronic-aids and plastic bits all over. And for a lot of these riders, the Triumph Bonneville range has provided a serious dose of retro motorcycling combined with modern engineering and reliability. However, with the current entry-level Bonneville, the Street Twin, more modern than ever before, does its larger sibling, the new T120, do a better job of retaining the classic essence of the original from the ’60s? Its proper archetypal British bike looks certainly seem to suggest so, but a more thorough evaluation was undoubtedly in order.
 
 

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