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2008 Triumph Thruxton
2008 Triumph Thruxton

2008 Triumph Thruxton
2008 Triumph Thruxton

2008 Triumph Thruxton
2008 Triumph Thruxton

2008 Triumph Thruxton
2008 Triumph Thruxton

2008 Triumph Thruxton
2008 Triumph Thruxton

– 2008 Triumph Thruxton

2008 Triumph Thruxton

The essence of a motorcycle.

The Thruxton draws on the Spartan café racing machines of the sixties and takes its name from the near-mythic racing Triumphs of that era. With its perfectly proportioned evocative silhouette the Thruxton is a truly beautiful machine, which seamlessly mixes the classic sixties style with a modern attitude. The basic essence of motorcycling transcends all technology. What a bike is and represents to the owner is very nearly as important as what it does. All that’s really needed, for many, are an engine, two wheels, a seat and a pair of handlebars. The Thruxton captures that spirit.

The 2008 Thruxton will be available from December 2007.

The Modern Classics Range – Bikes that reflect the original freedom and fun of biking. Beautifully engineered and meticulously detailed – they’re the real thing. Powered by authentic air-cooled parallel twins, their performance, handling, brakes and fuel injection are bang up to date. And the look? – that’s genuinely classic.

 

FEATURES:

Engine
The Thruxton’s 865cc, air-cooled, twin cylinder power plant, the most powerful of Triumph’s twin cylinder line-up, has a peak power output of 69bhp delivered at 7400rpm and peak torque of 52ft.lbf arrives at 5800rpm. The engine shares the same 360° firing interval as the Bonneville, as well as featuring ‘hot’ camshaft profiles and a compression ratio of 9.2:1.

Fueling
Twin carburetors with throttle position sensor and electric carburetor heaters

Handlebars
Sporty riding position, with stylish bar-end mirrors, engineered specifically for the Thruxton, come standard.

Chassis
Wrapping the motor is a precisely crafted chassis that inspires confidence; its harder edge delivering real sporting character. The sturdy, preload adjustable 41mm telescopic forks and twin rear shocks give superb suspension action and compliance while sharper steering geometry, a wheelbase of 1490mm and 18 inch aluminum-rimmed front wheel all aid steering input.

Brakes
A fully floating 320mm front disc and twin-piston brake caliper provide powerful, but sensitive, braking performance.

 


SPECIFICATIONS USA – 2008 Triumph Thruxton:

Engine Type
Air-cooled, DOHC, parallel-twin, 360 degree firing interval

Capacity
865cc

Bore/Stroke
90 x 68mm

Compression Ratio
9.2:1

Fuel System
Twin carburettors with throttle position sensor and electric carburettor heaters

Transmission
Final Drive
X ring chain

Clutch
Wet, multi-plate

Gearbox
5-speed

Cycle Parts
Frame
Tubular steel cradle

Swingarm
Twin-sided, tubular steel

Front Wheel
36-spoke, 18 x 2.5in

Rear Wheel
40-spoke, 17 x 3.5in

Front Tyre
100/90 18

Rear Tyre
130/80 R17

Front Suspension
41mm forks with adjustable preload

Rear Suspension
Chromed spring twin shocks with adjustable preload

Front Brakes
Single 320mm floating disc, 2 piston caliper

Rear Brakes
Single 255mm disc, 2 piston caliper


Dimensions
Length
84.6in

Width (Handlebars)
27.4in

Height
43.1in

Seat Height
31.1in

Wheelbase
56.7in

Rake/Trail
27 degree/97mm

Weight (Dry)
451lbs

Fuel Tank Capacity
4.4 gal

Performance (Measured at crankshaft to DIN 70020)
Maximum Power
69bhp at 7,200 rpm
Maximum Torque
53ft.lbf at 6,400rpm

Colours
Jet Black with Gold Stripe, Tornado Red with White Stripe, Aluminum Silver with Red Stripe

Price
TBD

 

 

SPECIFICATIONS UK – 2008 Triumph Thruxton:

Engine Type
Air-cooled, DOHC, parallel-twin, 360 degree firing interval

Capacity
865cc

Bore/Stroke
90.0 x 68.0mm

Fuel System
Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection

Transmission
Final Drive
X ring chain

Clutch
Wet, multi-plate

Gearbox
5-speed

Cycle Parts
Frame
Tubular steel cradle

Swingarm
Twin-sided, tubular steel

Front Wheel
36-spoke, 18 x 2.5in

Rear Wheel
40-spoke, 17 x 3.5in

Front Tyre
100/90 18

Rear Tyre
130/80 R17

Front Suspension
Kayaba, 41mm forks with adjustable preload, 120mm travel

Rear Suspension
Kayaba chromed spring twin shocks with adjustable preload, 106mm rear wheel travel

Front Brakes
Single 320mm floating disc, Nissin 2 piston floating caliper

Rear Brakes
Single 255mm disc, Nissin 2 piston floating caliper


Dimensions
Length
2,150mm (84.6in)

Width (Handlebars)
950mm (37.4in)

Height
1,120mm (44.1in)

Seat Height
790mm (31.1in)

Wheelbase
1,510mm (59.4in)

Rake/Trail
27 degree/97mm

Dry Weight
205kg (451lbs)

Fuel Tank Capacity
16 litres (3.5 gal)

Performance (Measured at crankshaft to DIN 70020)
Maximum Power
70PS / 69bhp / 51kw @ 7,400 rpm
Maximum Torque
70Nm / 52ft.lbf @ 5,800rpm

Colours
Tornado Red/White Stripe, Jet Black/Gold Stripe, Aluminium Silver/Red Stripe

Price
£5,699.00 ‘on the road’ retail

Specifications and features are subject to change

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