The incredible 1200cc high-power performance and rider-focused technical capability of the Thruxton, the R is equipped to the highest specification with a fully engaged rider position kicked-up back end, smaller diameter grips and a higher specification of equipment all round.
Thruxton R s perfect balance of breath taking style, thrilling performance, handling and category-leading capability heralds the return of the Triumph racing legend.THRILLING NEW 1200cc ENGINE
The legendary character of the Thruxton comes to life through the all new 1200cc high power 8 valve, parallel twin engine.
The all-new 'low inertia - high performance' six-speed engine features a lighter crank and airbox unique to the Thruxton and Thruxton R. With the pin-point accuracy and instant throttle response of Triumph s next generation ride-by-wire fuel-injection, fed by authentic twin throttle bodies, the Thruxton spec engine delivers a massive peak torque figure of 112FT-lbs at a low 4950 rpm - an amazing 62% more than the previous generation. With a high power output of 97HP at 6,750rpm, 41% up on the previous model s engine, the new 1200cc Thruxton delivers much more power lower down and across the whole rev range, with an incredible 68% more power at 4,500rpm.BEAUTIFUL STYLE AND SOUND
With all of the brooding presence and poise of the original Triumph racers the all new Thruxton and Thruxton R take the modern classic sports bike to a new level. Combining beautifully sharp and imposing styling with a wealth of high quality details, including a slim sculpted petrol tank, single seat set-up and a unique flip-up Monza cap, the Thruxton and Thruxton R set the new benchmark.BEAUTIFUL DETAILING
Both feature a unique fuel tank incorporating a flip up Monza cap (a first on any modern production bike), bullet seat and lightweight aluminum bar end mirrors, wheel rims and swinging arm. The Thruxton R features an additional painted seat cowl, polished top yoke, tank strap and clear anodized aluminum swinging arm. There are three Thruxton colour choices, Jet Black, Pure White or Competition Green, and three for the Thruxton R in Diablo Red, Silver Frost and Matt Black.MODERN CAPABILITY
The contemporary safety standard, Triumph's anti-lock braking system brings a new level of control to the Thruxton and Thruxton R.
The Thruxtons' electronic ride-by-wire system enhances throttle control, responsiveness, safety and feel.
Linked to the ride-by-wire system the three selectable Mode options 'road, rain and sport' provide the rider with greater control and safety and with the 'sport' mode an even more immediate response.
Taking advantage of the sophisticated rid