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2010 Triumph Thunderbird SE
2010 Triumph Thunderbird SE

2010 Triumph Thunderbird SE
2010 Triumph Thunderbird SE



– 2010 Triumph Thunderbird SE

2010 Triumph Thunderbird SE

With its strong, muscular lines the Thunderbird oozes cruise from every angle.

The 1600cc (98 cubic inch) Thunderbird SE comes standard with new Carnival Red paint, ABS, a quick detach touring windshield with wind deflectors, leather saddle bags, touring seat, quick detach passenger back rest with luggage rack, and rider and passenger floor boards.

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.

Thunderbird devours bends and laughs in the face of those who say cruisers don’t handle. From the very first corner you take, the Thunderbird will pay you the ultimate complement, flattering the rider with its impeccable handling and dynamic qualities in acceleration, handling and braking. An ABS braking option has been offered as an option too, offering additional security in all conditions.

Powered by the all-new 1600cc T-16 parallel-twin engine, the Thunderbird delivers class leading power, torque and economy figures, with a refinement previously unheard of in the mainstream cruiser class. And if the 85bhp and 146Nm of the standard bike is not enough, Triumph is also offering a 1700cc dealer-fit big bore kit to boost power to 100bhp and torque to 165Nm for a truly memorable experience.

Triumph has also endowed Thunderbird with a range of over 100 other accessories to allow owners to add their personal touch to the Thunderbird. From stripped down street rod to a soft touring bagger, Triumph’s Genuine Accessories further enhance this award winning motorcycle’s character and style. It truly is what cruiser riders have been waiting for.

 

 


Features & Benefits


Overview

The new Thunderbird Special Edition comes complete with all the kit you need to get your tour started. MSRP: $14,999


Roadster Screen

The Thunderbird Special Edition comes with a quantum coated polycarbonate screen offering superb durability and scratch resistance. The screen features quick release, lockable, chrome mounting brackets and subtle Triumph branding.


Sissy Bar & Luggage Rack

Featured on the Thunderbird Special Edition is a quick release sissy bar offering flexibility and comfort – a must for two-up touring.

The bike comes equipped with a touring passenger backrest pad to offer supreme comfort. Also a high quality chrome plated luggage rack is fitted allowing convenient additional luggage room.


Touring Seat


The Thunderbird Special Edition is fitted with a long haul touring dual seat offering exceptional rider and passenger comfort. The seat is covered with a premium Sky Renna fabric and is the luxury choice for long distance touring.


Leather Saddlebags

The Thunderbird Special Edition is fitted with high quality genuine leather saddlebags, featuring molded back and integral stiffeners to maintain its shape and enhanced durability. The dynamic mounting arrangement allows the saddlebags to move laterally, in unison with the bike, ensuring the machine handles as intended in every situation.


Footboards


The Thunderbird Special Edition includes footboards for rider and passenger with the passenger footboards being adjustable.


Paint Scheme

Carnival Red, a stunning new paint color for Triumph, completes the look for the Thunderbird Special Edition.


 

 

 

2010 Triumph Thunderbird SE – USA Specifications
MSRP Standard Thunderbird SE $14,999 USD

Engine
Type
Liquid-cooled, DOHC, Parallel-twin, 270 degree firing interval
Capacity
1597cc 98.0 Cubic in
Bore/Stroke
103.8 x 94.3mm
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
Fuel System
Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection, progressive linkage on throttle


Transmission

Final Drive
Toothed belt
Clutch
Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox
6-speed constant mesh, helical type 2nd – 6th


Cycle Parts

Frame
Tubular steel, twin spine
Swingarm
Twin-sided, steel
Front Wheel
Cast aluminum alloy 5-spoke 19 x 3.5 in
Rear Wheel
Cast aluminum alloy 5-spoke 17 x 6 in
Front Tyre
120 / 70 R19
Rear Tyre
200 / 50 R17
Front Suspension
Showa 47mm forks. 120mm travel
Rear Suspension
Showa chromed spring twin shocks with 5 position adjustable preload. 95mm rear wheel travel
Front Brakes
Twin 310mm floating discs. Nissin 4-piston fixed calipers
Rear Brakes
Single 310mm fixed disc. Brembo 2-piston floating caliper


Dimensions

Length
2340 mm 92.1 in
Width (Handlebars)
800 mm 34.6 in
Height
1120 mm 44.1 in
Seat Height
700 mm 27.5 in
Wheelbase
1615 mm 63.5 in
Rake/Trail
32 degree / 151mm
Wet weight
308 kgs 678 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity
22 litres 5.8 US gallons


Performance (Measured at crankshaft to DIN 70020)
Maximum Power
86PS / 85bhp / 63kW @ 4850rpm
Maximum Torque
146Nm / 108ft.lbf @ 2750rpm


Colours

Jet Black, Pacific Blue / Fusion White, Aluminum Silver / Jet Black





 

 

2010 Triumph Thunderbird SE – Canada Specifications
MSRP Standard Thunderbird SE $NA

 

Model not available in Canada as of yet.




 

2010 Triumph Thunderbird SE – UK Specifications
MSRP: £12,199 OTR

Engine
Type
Liquid-cooled, DOHC, Parallel-twin, 270 degree firing interval
Capacity
1597cc
Bore/Stroke
103.8 x 94.3mm
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
Fuel System
Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection, progressive linkage on throttle


Transmission

Final Drive
Toothed belt
Clutch
Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox
6-speed constant mesh, helical type 2nd – 6th


Cycle Parts
Frame
Tubular steel, twin spine
Swingarm
Twin-sided, steel
Front Wheel
Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke 19 x 3.5 in
Rear Wheel
Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke 17 x 6 in
Front Tyre
120 / 70 R19
Rear Tyre
200 / 50 R17
Front Suspension
Showa 47mm forks. 120mm travel
Rear Suspension
Showa chromed spring twin shocks with 5 position adjustable preload. 95mm rear wheel travel
Front Brakes
Twin 310mm floating discs. Nissin 4-piston fixed calipers
Rear Brakes
Single 310mm fixed disc. Brembo 2-piston floating caliper


Dimensions
Length
2340 mm (92.1 in)
Width (Handlebars)
800 mm (34.6 in)
Height
1120 mm (44.1 in)
Seat Height
700 mm (27.5 in)
Wheelbase
1615 mm (63.5 in)
Rake/Trail
32 degree / 151mm
Wet weight
339 kg (746 lbs)
Fuel Tank Capacity
22 litres (5.8 US gals)


Performance (measured at crankshaft to 95/1/EC)
Maximun Power EC
86PS / 85bhp / 63kW @ 4850rpm
Maximum Torque EC
146Nm / 108ft.lbf @ 2750rpm


Colours

Jet Black, Pacific Blue / Fusion White, Aluminium Silver / Jet Black


Price

Standard version £10,199 OTR, £10,494 2-tone; ABS version £10,799 OTR, £11,094 2-tone (prices effective from 1st Jan 2010)

 

 

 

 

Triumph 2010 Triumph Thunderbird SE Media/Press Release(s):

PRESS RELEASE

 

Triumph Motorcycles Announces New Models;

Looks Forward to a Strong 2010
100,000th motorcycle to be sold since returning to North America

ORLANDO, Fla. (February 23, 2010) – Triumph Motorcycles celebrated its U.S. Dealer Conference by announcing the continued expansion of its product line and the pending sale of its 100,000th motorcycle since returning to North America just 15 years ago.

“Triumph has methodically grown our model range and dealer network over the past 15 years, and we have even more great things in store for customers in the coming years,” said Mark Kennedy, CEO of Triumph Motorcycles North America. “Triumph has maintained our commitment to new product development, so customers will continue to see great new products that push the envelope in terms of styling, performance and reliability. The next few years are going to be a lot of fun, and we?re really looking forward to the journey.”

Triumph currently offers 16 different models in three motorcycle families: Cruiser, Urban Sport and Modern Classic. That will grow to 23 models across seven motorcycle families by the end of 2012 and include categories where Triumph does not currently compete.


In addition to the standard model range, motorcyclists will get to choose from a number of new and special edition (SE) models in 2010 that will be offered in limited numbers.

Thunderbird SE: The 1600cc (98 cubic inch) Thunderbird SE comes standard with new Carnival Red paint, ABS, a quick detach touring windshield with wind deflectors, leather saddle bags, touring seat, quick detach passenger back rest with luggage rack, and rider and passenger floor boards. MSRP is $14,999.

Thunderbird 1700: The optional “big bore” 1700cc (104 cubic inch) engine upgrade, which increases peak power from 85bhp to 99bhp, and ABS come standard and features a stunning Phantom Red Haze paint that is exclusive to this model. MSRP is $14,799.

Bonneville 60: Only 600 units of this commemorative edition of the 1960 Bonneville will be built, 100 of which will come to North America. Each motorcycle features two-tone Meriden and Caspian Blue paint, a numbered handlebar clamp plaque and a certificate of authenticity. MSRP is $8,999.

Bonneville T100 Black: The “Bonnie Black” was created in response to customer requests for an all-black Bonneville with spoke wheels and a tachometer. MSRP is $8,599.

Speed Triple SE: The original “streetfighter” motorcycle receives special Tornado Red paint with a Crystal White center stripe, seat cowl and flyscreen. MSRP is $11,299.

Daytona 675 SE: The Pearl White bodywork over a Sparkle Blue chassis was so successful in 2009 that the bike returns with a striking new graphics package and carbon fiber trim. MSRP is $10,299.

Triumph has won awards in virtually every motorcycle segment, most recently Cycle World magazine’s “Cruiser of the Year” for the 1600cc Thunderbird and Motorcycle.com’s “Motorcycle of the Year” for the 675cc Street Triple R. As a testament to the strength of Triumph?s products and customer interest in the brand, in 2009 Triumph added 23 dealers to its North American dealer network and became

one of just two manufacturers to report an increase in market share every year for the last five years.
The full range of Triumph motorcycles are available at authorized Triumph dealers throughout North America. To find your local Triumph dealer, please visit www.TriumphMotorcycles.com.


Triumph Motorcycles (www.TriumphMotorcycles.com) is the British motorcycle marque that produces a wide range of sport, cruiser and touring motorcycles that are all designed to provide outstanding motorcycling experiences. From the storied Bonneville to the class-leading Speed Triple, Triumph offers a blend of design, character and performance that result in truly distinctive motorcycles. First established in 1902 and now located in Hinckley, Leicestershire, England, Triumph has always set the pace for category winning machines. The company is solely owned by Bloor Holdings Ltd. and its North American operations are based in Atlanta.

 

 

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