TRIUMPH PARTNERS WITH FUCHS SILKOLENE - EXCLUSIVE RANGE OF PREMIUM PERFORMANCE LUBRICANTS TO LAUNCH IN 2024
Triumph Motorcycles has partnered with FUCHS Silkolene to develop a new line-up of ester-based oils, maintenance and cleaning products; Triumph Performance Lubricants.
Working together, FUCHS Silkolene and Triumph’s world leading engineering team have developed superior formulations with Ester compounds, specifically designed to offer optimum protection and performance of Triumph’s wide motorcycle range.
The Triumph Performance Lubricants range of top-tier fully synthetic and semi-synthetic engine oils has been meticulously developed for amplified power, optimal engine protection, and unwavering reliability in all riding conditions.
All new Triumph Motorcycles will leave our production facilities pre-filled with Triumph Performance Lubricants, as our new standard specification.
Additionally, Triumph Performance Lubricants will be a major sponsor of our new off-road motorcross racing programmes throughout 2024 and beyond, supporting the exclusive use of our new Performance Lubricants products in these racing motorcycles.
The comprehensive range of workshop maintenance and cleaning products will also include brake fluid, chain lube, cleaners, grease and copper paste. Offering excellent lubricating properties as well as thermal and oxidative stability and low volatility, the exclusive range will only be available through official Triumph dealers.
Triumph Motorcycles CEO Nick Bloor said: “This collaboration with FUCHS Silkolene will help us deliver an even better and more premium standard of customer service and maintenance, as well as ensuring our motorcycles deliver the very best in performance and value. It is part of our Total Care offer for customers, where we strive to deliver an exceptional ownership experience for all our customers through our trusted dealer network, promising premium service and genuine products. Triumph Performance Lubricants will now be the only lubricant products recommended by Triumph Motorcycles.
“Working with FUCHS Silkolene has enabled us to tailor cleaning products and oils that can enhance and protect our motorcycle ranges, ensuring that our dealers using and offering Triumph Performance Lubricants can help our customers enjoy the ride even more, and for even longer.”
Stefan Fuchs, Chairman and CEO of FUCHS SE added: “FUCHS is very proud to announce our partnership with a prestigious & iconic brand such as Triumph. Working in partnership with the Triumph R&D team, FUCHS has developed a range of Triumph Performance Lubricants, utilizing the very latest lubricant technology that will ensure Triumph motorcycles will maintain optimum engine performance & protection throughout the motorcycle’s lifespan.
“Together with a comprehensive range of premium engine oils and maintenance products, Triumph customers will be able to select the very best products for their motorcycles that have been developed, tested, and approved by Triumph.”
Available from Spring 2024, customers in the UK, US and Europe will be able to book a service using the new lubricants or purchase direct from their local dealer, with a phased roll-out to Triumph’s global dealer network following in 2025.
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Notes to Editors
- First established in 1902, Triumph Motorcycles celebrated 120 years of motorcycle manufacture in 2022. For more than three decades, Triumph Motorcycles has been based in Hinckley, Leicestershire, and has produced iconic bikes that perfectly blend authentic design, character, charisma, and performance.
A GLOBAL BRITISH SUCCESS STORY
- With more than 83,389 motorcycles delivered in calendar year 2022, and on track to reach a milestone 800 dealers across the world in 2023, Triumph is the largest British motorcycle manufacturer.
- Triumph currently employs around 3,000 personnel worldwide and has subsidiary operations in the UK, North America, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Japan, Sweden (Scandinavia), Benelux, Brazil, China, and Thailand as well as a network of independent distributors. Triumph has manufacturing facilities in Hinckley, Leicestershire, and Thailand plus CKD facilities in Brazil and India.
A WORLD-CLASS RANGE
- With a laser-sharp focus on what riders across the world are looking for, a passion to deliver the perfect ride for every customer, and attention to detail that delivers the highest quality motorcycles, Triumph offers a growing range of category-leading motorcycles spanning Modern Classics, Roadsters and Adventure bikes. From the accessible Speed 400cc TR series to the Rocket 3 with its powerful 2500cc engine, every model exemplifies Triumph’s iconic style, quality and performance.
- Delivering a fun, agile and confidence-inspiring ride for riders of all ages and experience levels, the Speed 400 and Scrambler 400 X launched in 2023 with a brand-new single engine platform (TR Series), representing incredible value for money and bringing Triumph to a whole new generation of riders.
- The Modern Classics feature Triumph’s legendary Bonneville twin engine. Famously named to celebrate Triumph’s 1956 land speed record on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, USA, the Bonneville was the original British superbike and a race-winner straight out of the crate, chosen by famous motorcyclists of the past for its handling, style, and character. Now, the Bonneville family has evolved, with rider-focused technology and cool custom style. The range includes the Bonneville Bobber, Speedmaster, Thruxton RS, Speed Twin 900, Speed Twin 1200, Scrambler 900, Scrambler 1200 and the iconic Bonneville T120 and T100.
- The Roadsters start with the agile and popular Trident 660, then the Street Triple 765, and finally the Speed Triple 1200 RS and RR.
- For adventure riders, Triumph has a complete line-up of epic Tigers, starting with the Tiger Sport 660, moving up to the Tiger 850 Sport and Tiger 900 range, and finally to the Tiger 1200 range.
- In 2023 Triumph officially claimed the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for ‘The greatest distance travelled on a motorcycle in 24 hours (individual)’. Riding a factory-specification Tiger 1200 GT Explorer on the High-Speed Ring at the Nardò Technical Center in Italy, 5x Enduro World Champion and Triumph Global Ambassador Iván Cervantes travelled more than 4012km in a 24-hour period, beating the previous record of 3406km by a huge margin of more than 600km.
- Triumph has a glorious racing history, competing in and winning races in almost every class and field of motorcycle sporting achievement. From winning the second ever Isle of Man TT in 1908, through to 1960s road and track success in Europe and America, right up to contemporary racing achievements with the Triumph triple powered 2014 and 2015 SuperSport titles and World SuperSport racing, Isle of Man SuperSport TT wins in 2014 and 2019, courtesy of Gary Johnson and Peter Hickman, plus an average speed of over 130mph 2023 by Peter Hickman on his Triumph STR765, and a thrilling last-lap victory at the legendary Daytona 200 by Brandon Paasch on the Street Triple 765 in 2022.
- Triumph’s racing legend continues as the exclusive engine supplier to the FIM Moto2™ World Championship since the start of the 2019 season. Triumph Motorcycles provides all the teams with race-tuned 765cc triples, each of which is based on the class-leading Street Triple RS powerplant. Redefining the class, Triumph broke record after record in the inaugural year, including the first ever +300km/h Moto2™ top speed. Reflecting these great successes, the wonderful feedback, and partnerships that Triumph have had with the riders and their teams, and the incredible response from Triumph fans across the world, Triumph and Dorna, decided to extend the relationship in 2021 and again in 2023, signing a new contract for another five years of racing: 2025 – 2029.
- In 2022 Triumph revealed its partnership with Thierry Chizat-Suzzoni, one of the sport’s most experienced and successful team owners, who will field two of Triumph’s all-new 250cc 4-stroke MX bikes in the 2024 MX2 class and will add an entry into the 450cc MXGP class in 2025, and with Team Principal Bobby Hewitt and Team Manager Stephen ‘Scuba’ Westfall to field its all-new Triumph 250cc 4-stroke MX bikes in the 2024 Supermotocross World Championship, which is comprised of the Monster Energy Supercross World Championship, and the Pro Motocross Championship, with three season-ending Supermotocross rounds. For the 2025 season Triumph will additionally field its new 450cc bike in the Supermotocross World Championship.