In the early 90s, most major motorcycle manufacturers entered a gentlemen’s agreement to cap horsepower at 125. Triumph decided that when they were going to bring the bikes back from the new plant in Hinckley, that the best way for them to get attention was to ignore said agreement. Enter the 147 horsepower Triumph Daytona 1200. A year after the bike went out of production, Triumph brought back the 1200 for a limited Special Edition run of just 250 bikes in a beautiful black and gold livery. It also came with individually numbered plates and 6-piston caliper brakes. This example is #174 of 250 and is claimed to be in outstanding condition. It has 7,148 miles and is being offered by the second owner. Incredibly, it somehow includes all of the Special Edition bodywork new in Triumph packaging. It also includes all kinds of extra parts still in the wrapping, and a Triumph service department tool board with the tools:
Find this Triumph Daytona 1200 SE for sale here on Craigslist in Lakeville, Pennsylvania for $5,199.
This bike-uriousity brought to you by David N, who asks that one of you buy it so he won’t feel obligated to!