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Triumph Daytona 675 Named 'International Bike Of The Year'
Dec 20, 2006
From a press release issued by Triumph:
DECEMBER 20, 2006 - It’s official: The Triumph Daytona 675 is the International Bike of the Year with praise from the professionals heaped on its incredible performance, unique character, stunning looks and superb handling.
Topping the prestigious 2006 International Bike of the Year (IBOTY) poll with a comfortable majority of the votes, the Triumph Daytona 675 has well and truly confirmed its status as the premier high performance motorcycle on the market.
This stylish machine crushed its closest competition, amassing more than twice the number of votes as any of its rivals and was awarded maximum votes by an astounding 6 of the 15 leading motorcycle magazines that participated.
This prestigious honor rounds off a superb year for Triumph’s newcomer, which has scooped a wealth of accolades from the world’s media. It was also victorious in the Supersport class at the world’s biggest sportsbike shootout, Masterbike, and has been named as bike of the year by various publications across the globe, from the USA to Australia.
Triumph’s Commercial Director, Tue Mantoni, commented: “Winning the International Bike of the Year Award with the Daytona 675 is a superb achievement for Triumph and we continue to be extremely proud of the bike that we have created. The Daytona 675 has now won nearly every motorcycle comparison test going, and we are confident that it will continue to achieve great things, as will the rest of our range for 2007.”
The Daytona 675 has redefined the standard for high performance sports bikes. It offers the perfect combination of handling, performance and looks. New to the already eye catching array of colors is a sleek black option and with its unique triple engine, which provides a rich and glorious growl, this exceptional motorcycle is undoubtedly the coolest model on the market.
ABOUT TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLES
Triumph Motorcycles, the iconic British motorcycle marque, is solely owned by Bloor Holdings Ltd. First established in 1902 and now located in Hinckley, Leicestershire, Triumph has always set the pace for category winning machines. From the iconic Bonneville to the mould-breaking Daytona 675 Triple, Triumph offers a blend of design, character, sex appeal and performance that combines to create truly distinctive motorcycles.