With its classy lines, big headlight and the refined fuel tank, the 2013 Triumph Thruxton is certainly an eye catcher that will appeal to those who are searching for a classic looking café racer.
Once on board you are met by low rise bars and a spacious seat which combine to offer a pretty sporty riding position. Other features worthy of being mentioned include the aluminum-rimmed spoked wheels (18 inch front and 17 inch rear), megaphone style exhaust and front and rear disc brakes.
The 2013 Triumph Thruxton is built around a modern 865cc parallel-twin, air-cooled, DOHC engine which rewards you with a maximum output of 68 hp at 7400 rpm and 69 Nm of torque at 5800 rpm. The engine’s power is kept under control by a five speed transmission which offers an average fuel efficiency of 50 mpg.
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Thruxton. Named after the race track where Triumph ruled the roost and inspired by the famous "Ton Up Boys" of the 60s. The Thruxton is Triumph’s sportiest classic, an authentic café racer delivering that unique Brit twin riding experience. Low rise bars, sporty riding position, aluminum-rimmed spoked wheels (18” front and 17” rear), megaphone style exhaust and a modern 865cc parallel-twin engine. It stirs the heart for those around at the time and for those who seek the classic sporty retro cool.
A motorcycle to stir the heart. Classic 60’s retro styling. Café racer to the max. Beautiful chrome, aluminum-rimmed spoked wheels, sporty color schemes, megaphone style exhaust. Sporting low handlebars and stylish bar end mirrors complete the look.
Air-cooled DOHC parallel-twin 865cc engine with 360 degree firing interval. Modern engine meets Euro 3 emissions but with retro styling and the authentic sound. 68bhp and 51ft.lbs of torque at 5800rpm.
The sturdy, pre-load adjustable 41mm telescopic forks and twin rear shocks give it superb suspension and compliance with sharp steering geometry.
|Type||Air-cooled, DOHC, parallel-twin, 360º firing interval|
|Bore/Stroke||90 x 68mm|
|Fuel System||Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI|
|Exhaust||Stainless steel headers, twin chromed upswept mufflers|
|Final Drive||X ring chain|
|Oil Capacity||4.5 liters (1.2 US gals)|
|Chassis||Running Gear and Displays|
|Frame||Tubular steel cradle|
|Swingarm||Twin-sided, tubular steel|
|Wheel Front||36-spoke 18 x 2.5in, aluminum rim|
|Rear||40-spoke 17 x 3.5in, aluminum rim|
|Tire Front||100/90 18|
|Suspension Front||KYB 41mm forks with adjustable preload, 120mm travel|
|Suspension Rear||KYB chromed spring twin shocks with adjustable preload, 106mm rear wheel travel|
|Brakes Front||Single 320mm floating disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper|
|Rear||Single 255mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper|
|Instrument Display/Functions||Analogue speedometer and tachometer with odometer and trip information|
|Width||(handlebars) 830mm (32.7in)|
|Height without mirrors||1095mm (43.1in)|
|Seat Height||820mm (32.3in)|
|Fuel Tank Capacity / Efficiency||16 liters (4.2 US gals)|
|Wet Weight (ready to ride)||230 kg (506 lbs)|
|Maximum Power||69PS / 68 bhp / 51 kW @ 7400rpm|
|Maximum Torque||69Nm / 51 ft.lbs @ 5800rpm|
|Fuel Efficiency||43 MPG City / 57 MPG Highway|