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– 2000 Triumph Thunderbird
The Thunderbird’s blend of authentic 1960s styling cues, inspired by Triumph’s own rich heritage, combined with thoroughly modern engine and chassis technology have proved perennially popular in the market for traditionally styled cruiser motorcycles.
The classic look is achieved by the combination of polished aluminium and chrome plated components (including even the rims of the wire-spoked wheels) with stunning paint schemes, all shaped to evoke the images of yesteryear while providing the sort of ergonomic design which a modern rider both expects and appreciates.
Triumph’s famous 885cc, three-cylinder engine is tuned in the Thunderbird to produce 70PS (69bhp) and produce enormous torque at exceptionally low revs, a perfect match for the relaxed riding style that the Thunderbird’s mellow, classic design encourages.
The steel spine frame ensures sure-footed handling and also offers a low seat height for excellent low speed control.
The rich personality of the Thunderbird can be readily tailored by the rider with the extensive range of Triumph accessories available.
Proven 885cc liquid-cooled 3-cylinder engine with DOHC, 12 valves.
Low maintenance bucket and shim valve train.
Silver powder coated engine for long term durability.
Classically styled engine with chrome plated end covers.
Low maintenance hydraulic clutch operation.
Digital electronic ignition for precise combustion control.
Smooth shifting 6-speed transmission.
Tall overall gearing for relaxed cruising and enhanced economy.
Stainless steel exhaust headers with bright chrome finish for durability and good looks.
Chrome, traditional style peashooter silencers for authentic look.
Lightweight, powder coated steel spine frame using engine as structural member.
Anodised oval section aluminium alloy swingarm.
Rising rate monoshock rear suspension with preload adjustment.
43mm telescopic forks with triple rate springs.
Spoked wheels with chrome plated rims.
Stainless steel braided front brake line.
Extra low seat height to extend accessibility to a wide range of riders.
Classically-styled instrumentation including: speedometer with odometer, trip meter, tachometer, with warning lights for turn signals, main beam, oil pressure, low fuel, engine temperature and neutral.
Hazard warning lights.
Traditional hand finished coach lines.
Chromed cast tank badge.
Cardinal Red / Chromium
Aston Green / Champagne
L.E.D fitted as OE on bike
two circuit immobilisation
‘fail-safe’ engine immobilisation
‘hot-wire’ detection circuit
internal rechargeable battery
current draw of less than 5 Ma
4.5 mm polycarbonate
designed for maximum upper body weather protection
bright chrome finishing strips
4.5 mm polycarbonate
10 litre expandable to 16 litres
removable map pocket
integral water resistant cover
Front Mudguard Extension Kit
Leather Pannier Kit
Fork Protector Kit
Low Handlebar Kit
King & Queen Seat
Range of Chromed Accessories
Range of Grabrails, Sissy Bars & Luggage Racks
Range of Tank Pads
Type Liquid cooled, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Bore/Stroke 76 x 65mm
Compression Ratio 10:01
Fuel System 3 x 36mm flat slide CV carburettors
Ignition Digital – inductive type
Primary Drive Gear
Final Drive O ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Frame Micro alloyed high tensile steel spine
Swingarm Twin sided, aluminium alloy
Wheels Front 36 spoke, 18 x 3.5in
Rear 40 spoke, 16 x 3.5in
Tyres Front 110/80 R 18
Rear 150/80 R 16
Suspension Front 43mm forks with triple rate springs
Rear Monoshock with adjustable preload
Brakes Front Single 320mm disc, 2 piston caliper
Rear Single 285mm disc, 2 piston caliper
Length 2250mm (88.6in)
Width 860mm (33.8in)
Height 1150mm (45.3in)
Seat Height 776mm (30.5in)
Wheelbase 1580mm (62.2in)
Weight (Dry) 220kg (485lb)
Fuel Tank Capacity 15 litres (4 gal US)
PERFORMANCE (measured DIN 70020)
Maximum Power 70PS (69bhp) at 8,000 rpm
Maximum Torque 70.3Nm (51.7ft-lb) at 4,000 rpm
COLOURS Cardinal Red/Chromium, Aston Green/Champagne
Service intervals 6000 miles
Warranty 2 years unlimited mileage
Riders Association Triumph membership included
Specifications are subject to change without notice, in accordance with national regulation and legislations.