Triumph's New Cruisers with Harley-Davidson Disguise

MCN has revealed some spy shots of two upcoming Triumph cruisers, pretty carefully disguised as Harley-Davidson parts. Aside from the fact that Triumph is clearly aiming to get a larger chunk of the cruiser cake, we're not sure if we like the direction the British manufacturer is following.
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That is, we're alright with all the brands in the world battling H-D, even though the Milwaukee machines have an extremely solid foothold in each place they're present. But following the lines of the H-D up to the point where the new Triumph cruisers look like copies of the Road King and Electra Glide is a bit on the wrong side.

We're not sure how many fellows would buy a bike which only looks like Harley-Davidson... and we really fail to understand how loading these Triumphs with the 1699cc parallel-twin power unit in the Thunderbird Storm could rival with the big-bore H-D engines.

One of the key elements of owning a Harley, setting aside the “HOG pride” and similar stuff, is the specific rumble of the engine. For reasons which seem yet mysterious, the large cruiser machines are associated with the v-twin sound, and this will likely go on for a long time.

MCN reports that we might see the 3-headlight Road King-wannabe Triumph as soon as late2013 or early 2014, whereas their sources mention that the Electra Glide-ish cruiser is yet far from a finished stage.
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