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Ton-Up’s ‘HotRod’: A Bonneville for nostalgia freaks

Ton-Up’s ‘HotRod’: A Bonneville for nostalgia freaks

Ton-Up Garage gives a 2006 Triumph Bonneville a vintage hot rod vibe
Even though we’re total moto-nuts, we appreciate fine automobiles too. The lads from Portugal’s Ton-Up Garage are kindred spirits: self-confessed petrol heads who love anything with an engine.

That love shows through with their newest release, a low and lean Triumph Bonneville called ‘HotRod.’ “It’s our interpretation of the crazy years between the 30s and the 50s,” the guys tell us. “The golden era of hot-rodding.”

Ton-Up Garage gives a 2006 Triumph Bonneville a vintage hot rod vibe
“The fluent lines are inspired by the hotrods used on the dry lakes in California, where people gathered to race. We’d have raced back then too, if we could!”

That scalloped paint job hits the right vintage note—but there’s a lot more at play here than a swish livery. To get the right lines, builders Pedro and Daniel ditched all of the 2006-model Bonnie’s bodywork—and started from scratch.…

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