Based at the brand’s
headquarters and UK manufacturing facilities in Hinckley, Leicestershire it is
set to open on November 1, 2017. The Triumph Factory Experience is free to
visit and will showcase an exclusive collection of never-before-seen exhibits
centred around the design, engineering and manufacture of Triumph’s most iconic
Among the most exciting
exhibits will be the most famous movie Triumph of all time – the Triumph
Bonneville on which Steve McQueen attempted to jump the border fence in The
Great Escape, which has been restored to working order.
Elsewhere, the two-wheeled
stars from road, track and screen include the very first Triumph No1 from 1902,
the Speed Triple ridden by Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible 2 and the latest
race engine prototype for the 2019 Moto2TM championship.
Visitors will be able to book
a guided tour of the Hinckley factory, which is at the heart of motorcycle
manufacturing in the UK and is the spiritual home of Triumph. This extensive
behind the scenes tour of the engineering and manufacturing facilities will
give an unprecedented insight into Triumph’s unique and leading approach to
designing and building motorcycles.
Visitors to the new centre can
also sample the Triumph 1902 café, which offers freshly-ground coffee, a
comprehensive menu and free Wi-Fi in unique surroundings – the perfect place to
top up the tank before the journey home.
Vimal Sumbly, Managing
Director, Triumph Motorcycles India, said: “The visitor centre is an amazing
platform for the brand to showcase the all-round advancements of Triumph
motorcycles. The treatment of the art of motorcycle-making is at the heart of
this visitor centre, a characteristic that will make it a must see on every
motorcycle enthusiast’s bucket list. As India has gradually proven to be a key
market for the brand, it is indeed a prestigious moment for us and I
congratulate the team for the superb execution of the project and hope that we
keep adding to this amazing journey as we go along.”