With its strong, muscular lines the Triumph Thunderbird oozes cruise from every angle.But there is more to the Thunderbird than meets the eye. This critically acclaimed motorcycle, voted ‘Cruiser of the Year’ by top US magazine Cycle World, rewrites the rules on the way that cruisers should perform, bringing Triumph’s reputation for handling and engineering excellence to the mainstream cruiser market for the first time.
Bore & Stroke
Rake and Trail
DOHC, Parallel-twin, 270 degree firing interval
1597cc / 1700 Big Bore Edition - 1700cc
103.8 mm x 94.3 mm
Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection, progressive linkage on throttle
6-speed constant mesh, helical type 2nd - 6th
32 degree 5.94 in.
Showa 47mm forks. 120mm travel
Showa chromed spring 2 shocks w/5 position adjustable preload. 95mm rear travel
Twin 310 mm floating discs. Nissin 4-piston fixed calipers
Single 310 mm fixed disc. Brembo 2-piston floating caliper
120 / 70 R19
200 / 50 R17
746 lbs. (Wet)