2005 Triumph Bonneville America

Highlights

  • Only 5,832 miles from new
  • Maintained as a showpiece with no additional mileage added during current ownership
  • Recently serviced by a Triumph dealership
  • MOT valid until November 2024

The Appeal

The Triumph Bonneville America is a classic cruiser that combines British engineering with American styling. You'd be forgiven for viewing its American lines as a Harley impersonator - but the pedigree of the Bonneville name sets it well beyond the swathe of 'fake Americans' on the market. Handsomely styled, very capable on the road, and practically built for long, straight roads like those crossing the states, the Triumph Bonneville America is a victor's bike through and through.

This 2005 motorcycle has been meticulously maintained as a showpiece, and it's clearly been pampered. Low mileage, and regularly serviced by a Triumph dealership, the bike has been kept under a dust sheet when not on display, preserving its striking Red and Silver paintwork.

With an MOT valid until November 2024, this Triumph America is ready for its next owner to enjoy - or ready to continue its life as a centrepiece for any garage or workshop.



History and Paperwork

  • Registered in 2005
  • The DVLA records two previous keepers
  • As a showpiece, it has been admired, maintained, MOT'd but not used during current ownership
  • No additional mileage has been added since ownership
  • Periodically run to ensure everything is maintained in good working order
  • Taken by van to a Triumph dealership for service/MOT
  • MOT valid until November 2024
  • Checked and serviced by the Triumph dealership during the last MOT
  • Provided with:
    • V5c
    • Service handbook
    • Owner's handbook
    • A collection of MOT certificates
    • Some invoices
    • Triumph pre-delivery inspection sheet
    • Riders Association of Triumph 05 badges and pins



The Condition

  • Purchased due to the very good quality, paintwork, and brightwork
  • Bought to use in a showroom for display purposes only, to complement Triumph branded workshop tools and equipment sold by the business
  • Kept under a dust sheet when the showroom is not open
  • Thanks to its very limited usage and continuous servicing, the bike is in fine fettle
  • Very little signs of wear throughout - paintwork and mechanical components are all still brightly presented
  • Seat is in very good condition



The Mechanics

  • 790cc twin-cylinder engine
  • Manual transmission with 5 gears
  • We understand the bike is in excellent running order
  • We've no reports of any mechanical issues throughout
  • The bike has been regularly tested and run to ensure it doesn't suffer due to its static lifestyle
  • As a result, we're sure this will be a superb example and a great opportunity for any enthusiast



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Auction Details
  • Year 2005
  • Make Triumph
  • Model Bonneville America
  • Colour Red
  • Mileage 5,832 Miles
  • Engine size 790
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Hucknall
  • County Nottinghamshire
  • Country United Kingdom
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Bidding history
2 Bids
  • Billy B•••• £1,200 19/07/24
  • ian-mat•••• £1,000 18/07/24

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