Year 1959 marked the beginning of a cultural explosion and the birth of a new attitude that inspired a revolution in music, art and culture – from rock ‘n’ roll to Andy Warhol. This hard-won freedom of expression created the world we live in today and still shapes the culture that surrounds us. The original iconic ’59 spirit lives on in every Triumph Modern Classic, each loaded with original character, iconic style and modern capability.
To celebrate this, Triumph has joined forces with the British contemporary artist Dean Stockton, AKA D*Face to create three art-inspired custom Modern Classics, under the banner of ‘The Spirit of ’59’. Working closely with the Triumph team at their factory headquarters in Hinckley, D*Face has customised three unique bikes inspired by the Spirit of ’59, each one a model from Triumph’s Modern Classics range.
D*Face has personally customised three unique Modern Classic bikes as part of this unique art collaboration: a Bonneville Thruxton, a Bonneville Bobber Black and a Bonneville T120 – painting the fuel tanks by hand and configuring each bike individually using custom Triumph accessories. The hand-painted designs are unique and celebrate the Spirit of ’59 through D*Face’s distinctive and original style. The result of collaboration between two British icons, each bike can be considered an instant collector’s item and a true work of art – three unique motorcycles in the world.