2014 Triumph Thunderbird Storm

2014 Triumph Thunderbird Storm
MSRP $14,799

The Triumph Thunderbird Storm has a blacked out look with some chrome components, double headlights. It has boosted the engine to get a 1699cc engine that includes bigger pistons, and double balance shafts. More power includes higher torque and has a sequential fuel injection system, with a six speed transmission.

ModelThunderbird Storm
Engine TypeDOHC, parallel-twin, 270º firing interval
Engine Displacement1699cc
Bore Stroke107.1 mm x 94.3 mm
Compression RatioNA
Fuel SystemMultipoint sequential electronic fuel injection, progressive linkage on throttle
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionSix-speed constant mesh, helical type 2nd - 6th
Final DriveToothed Belt
Rake Trail32° / 5.9 in.
Seat Height27.5 in.
Wheelbase63.5 in.
Front SuspensionShowa 47 mm forks. 4.7 in. travel
Rear SuspensionShowa chromed spring twin shocks with 5 position adjustable preload. 3.7 in. travel
Front BrakeTwin 310 mm floating discs. Nissin 4-piston fixed calipers
Rear BrakeSingle 310 mm fixed disc. Brembo 2-piston floating caliper
Front Tire120/70R-19
Rear Tire200/50R-17
Fuel Capacity5.8 gal.
Dry Weight747 lbs. (Wet)

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