Video Review: Triumph Thruxton R
Jeff recently went to the Australian Triumph Thruxton R launch and here's his video review. Video by Jeff Ware.
We recently attended the 2016 Triumph Thruxton R Aussie media launch. We spent an afternoon on track and a day on the road and really put the bike to the test, coming away impressed. Full review on the way. Here is our review video.
Triumph Thruxton R Specifications
Price: $21,100 + ORC
Warranty: Two-year, unlimited kilometer
Colours: Pure white, Competition green, Jet black, Diablo red, Silver ice, Matt black
Claimed power: 73kW[97hp]@6750rpm
Claimed torque: 112Nm[82ft-lbs]4950rpm
Dry weight: 203kg
Fuel capacity: 14L
Engine: Liquid-cooled, SOHC parallel twin four-stroke with 270-degree firing angle, 1200cc, 97.6 x 80mm bore x stroke, 11:1 compression, six-speed gearbox, wet multi-plate slipper clutch, EFI, two-into-two exhaust with balance pipe.
Chassis: Tubular steel cradle, alloy anodised swingarm, alloy triple-clamps Rake: 22.8mm, Trail: 9 2mm
Suspension: 43mm fully adjustable Showa Big Piston Forks, 120mm travel, Ohlins piggyback reservoir shocks, 120mm travel.
Brakes: Brembo four-piston radial-mount calipers, 310mm rotors, radial-pull master-cylinder, 220mm rear rotor with two-piston Nissin caliper, ABS equipped.
Wheels & Tyres: Spoked alloy wheels, Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa 120/70-17 and 160/60-17
Seat height: 810mm
Overall length: 2105mm
Overall width: 855mm
Instruments: Twin clocks, white faced, with analogue dials and digital display.