Although the paintjob on this café racer makes it look like a Norton, this is actually a very special Triumph Thruxton that pulled the lucky card when ending up in the hands of Austrian Triumph dealer Jurgen Schnaller. The ‘Greymouth’, as it is called, gets upgraded engine and chassis components enhancing the sporty side of the already great British bike.

The engine, which now features high compression pistons, ported and polished head and high lift camshafts while being fed through new flat side Keihin carbs and fitted with a Raask exhaust, is claimed to be 26bhp more powerful than on the stock bike. On the chassis side, the upgraded Wilbers front and rear suspensions are meant to cope with the extra performance.

You decide if the Schnaller Thruxton is worth €18000 ($24,340) as we can’t help but wonder how it feels when ridden.

Greymouth, a very special way to Triumph Exterior
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Greymouth, a very special way to Triumph Exterior
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Source: MCN

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  (555) posted on 03.23.2010

Look stunning! The shining black is just a match up for its handsome image.

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