Guy Martin creates history, achieves 274.2mph on the Triumph Streamliner

Guy Martin creates history, achieves 274.2mph on the Triumph Streamliner

Snapshot: Starting with the run just after 8:30am, Guy Martin pushed the Streamliner to the full and created history by touching highest ever speed record by Triumph. Martin not only created the record of going fastest ever on a Triumph but also broke the 46 year old set by Bob Leppan.

Triumph Motorcycles have done it once again, the Iconic British motorcycle maker has broken its own record on the legendary Bonneville Salt Flats by achieving a speed of 274.2mph with the Rocket Streamliner. On 8 August 2016, TT Legend, Guy Martin rode the Triumph Streamliner and broke the previous record of 245.667mph set by Bob Leppan, in the Gyronaut X-1.

When asked about becoming the fastest ever Triumph record holder Martin commented: “It’s good and we are moving in the right direction, but it is just one step on the way to what me and team are here to do.”

Starting with the run just after 8:30am, Guy Martin pushed the Streamliner to the full and created history by touching highest ever speed record by Triumph. Martin not only created the record of going fastest ever on a Triumph but also broke the 46 year old set by Bob Leppan.

Vimal Sumbly, Managing Director, Triumph Motorcycles India said, “I congratulate Guy Martin for achieving the feat of riding the fastest ever Triumph. We are keeping a close watch on the developments at the Bonneville Salt Flats and hope the new land speed record comes home.”

The Triumph Infor Rocket comes powered with twin turbocharged Triumph Rocket III engines churning out a cumulative 1,000 bhp at 9,000 rpm. It is powered by methanol fuel and is 25.5 feet long, 2 feet wide and 3 feet tall.

•  Triumph Motorcycles •  Triumph Motorcycles UK
on 2016-08-10 04:23:35

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