Triumph Street Twin could be renamed Triumph Speed Twin 900
Triumph Motorcycles is planning to rename its popular Street Twin and Street Scrambler models to better match its larger 1,200 cc counterparts, the Speed Twin and Scrambler 1200. Triumph has reportedly filed certification papers in Australia to rebrand Street as Twin as Speed Twin 900 and Street Scrambler to Scrambler 900. Triumph’s newest full-size adventure bike, the new Triumph Tiger 1200, has also been renamed from Tiger Explorer to simplify model naming conventions.
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Although documents have been filed in Australia, the name change is expected to take place globally. The larger Speed Twin may also be renamed the Speed Twin 1200, although the latest filing does not list any name changes for the Speed Twin. The name change is seen as a move to simplify model names. Therefore, customers may consider upgrading from Scrambler 900 to Scrambler 1200, and the same is true for the Speed Twin 900, with a new name change request for “Speed Twin 1200”.
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With the renaming of these models, the only model with the “Street” name will be the Street Triple. While the larger male upgrade is called the Speed Triple 1200, there’s no word yet on whether Triumph intends to do away with the street name entirely and possibly replace the Street Triple with the “Speed Triple 765” moniker. This not only cleans up the model names in Triumph’s current range, but also frees up the “Street” name. Could it then be used for Triumph’s upcoming smaller model? Now, this got us thinking; maybe the upcoming Bajaj-Triumph sports car made in India could get the name ‘Street’ as it already has the recognition and brand equity as a Triumph.
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