Thruxton R

Enhancing the Racer virtues

The Triumph Thruxton R belongs to a dynasty that has been key in the history of motorcycling and is a step further in the high cylinder capacity engines of the brand. An icon of the Cafe Racer trend that will delight a whole generation of fans of classic styles but with power.

How are the Triumph Thruxton R?

An inspiration for neoclassical motorcycling

Pushing the boundaries known for neoclassic bikes, the Triumph Thruxton R is a more powerful, better equipped and with better premium finishes, which has led it to end up being an inspiration for today's neoclassic motorcycling. It is the one to satisfy any demand that a classic bike enthusiast may have.

True to a good British elegance but with all the current technology. Its marked sporty character is the main ingredient of a formula that promises to revolutionize not only the rider's heart, but also that of the entire motorcycling sector.

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Thruxton R: engine characteristics

The roar of the Thruxton

These bikes went into production in 2017 and come equipped with an 8-valve, 1200 cc parallel-twin engine controlled by a new electronic throttle. Compared to previous versions, it improves by delivering a maximum torque of 112 Nm at 4950 rpm and a power of 97 hp at 6750 rpm, although with the appropriate modifications it can reach 120 hp.

In keeping with the bike's retro design, it is also liquid-cooled and complies with Euro 4 emissions standards. In line with this, it features a new inverted megaphone-shaped exhaust system in brushed steel.

The Triumph Thruxton R provides a chassis that respects the style of sporty riding position, characteristic of the Cafe Racer style. At the front we can find Showa Big Piston upside down telescopic forks, a wheel travel of 120 mm and the diameter tube is 43 mm. At the rear we have two shock absorbers with separate aluminium hydraulic tanks and the same wheel travel of 120 mm.

It has ABS and two 340 mm Brembo front discs with a diameter of 340 mm. The discs feature two Nassin ABS calipers per floating disc.

Triumph Thruxton R Specs

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Triumph Thruxton R Dimensions

Tailor-made power

As for the dimensions of the Triumph Thruxton R, the maximum length of the bike is 2105 mm, the widest part is 745 mm and the saddle height is 810 mm, this can be varied by changing the damping travel. The bike mass is 203 kg and the range after measurement is about 4.8 L per 100 km.

Thruxton R: engine characteristics

Retro technology?

Although it is called a retro bike, the only thing it shares with that concept is the design, as the Triumph Thruxton R is equipped with a multitude of technological components: ABS, electronic throttle, traction control, anti-rebound clutch, three riding modes (Road, Rain and Sport), LED technology in the rear headlight, LED DRL lighting in the front headlight and a USB port under the seat.

Triumph Thruxton R and Cafe Racer style

The Cafe Racer frenzy

What style is appropriate for a Thruxton R? How can you think otherwise? This bike has been conceived for the Cafe Racer frenzy and the purest British racing spirit. The rider position, already achieved by the rear footrests, are one of the first signs that this is the ideal choice for this style. The power and technology that also accompany this model only enhance an adrenaline-filled riding experience.


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