Bonhams Pioneer, Vintage
& Classic Motorcycle Auctions

Bonhams Motorcycle Department


Date Published:
10 Jun 2013

1980 TRIUMPH BONNEVILLE T140 744cc The T140 offered here was purchased new by the preceding owner, James xxxx of South Oxhey, Hertfordshire and converted by him into a stylish “Café Racer”. Noteworthy features include Lester cast alloy wheels, twin front disc brakes, adjustable “Ace” handlebars, Lockhart oil cooler, Goodridge hoses, chromed engine castings, high compression pistons, high lift camshafts, hardened valve seats, large bore exhaust pipe, old style silencers, halogen headlight, rear set footrests and taper roller steering head bearings. Anglo Bike tuned the engine, top end of which was completely rebuilt by Len Patterson. Mr. Dean’s detailed summary of the machine’s specification is on file. Acquired by current vendor C1994, this unique T140 “Special” is offered with owner’s handbook, Swansea V5 registation document and a quantity of nine old MOT certificates, most recent of which issued in July 1992 at 30,212 miles. Current odometer reading is 31,113 miles. Assortment of spares included in sales. EMAIL FOR FULL LIST OF TRIUMPHS BEING SOLD FROM OUR PRIVATE COLLECTION