Triumph Speed Twin

Triumph Speed Twin
SKU: 16452
Manufacturer: Noch
Availability: In stock
Product Info

The detailed models are fitted with real rubber tires and intricately painted by hand. The models are finely detailed and suitable for collectors, and nostalgic model railroaders alike.

The Original goods until the mid-30s multinucleated single-cylinder steam hammers the measure of things, brought triumph in the fall of 1937 an entirely new generation motorcycle to the market: The T5 Speed ??Twin engine. A 27-hp and 150 km / h 500cc two-cylinder four-stroke engine. With the Speed ??Twin engine Edward Turner had created his masterpiece, this construction concept should exactly 50 years have shaped the English Ladies. But not enough with the new series catapulted the chief engineer triumph at the top of the Weltmarktes.Doch first the triumph for nearly ten years was interrupted in 1939 England became embroiled in the Second World War, and for triumph it should be the most tragic chapter in the history be. On 14 November 1940 put the German Luftwaffe and the factory semi Coventry in ruins. A place for the new plant was found on the outskirts of Coventry in Meriden. By the end of World War II here 49,700 predominantly military motorcycles were produziert.Ab 1946, the establishment of the civil machinery could start up again. Export were the famous Speed ??Twin models with 350 and 500 engine. Due to the good sales success in America, and by popular demand the U.S. biker after more displacement was presented in September 1949, the 650 Thunderbird 6T.