All New Thruxton R

THE CAFÉ RACER REBORN

Real poise, Real power, Real performance. The 1200cc Bonneville Thruxton and Thruxton R are the real deal, the ultimate modern classic cafe racers. Both with the beautifully imposing and authentic styling, the poise, the power, braking, performance and the handling to live up to their legendary name.

The Bonneville Thruxton returns the legendary café racer to its performance roots, from the power, delivered by its 1200cc ‘Thruxton spec’ engine, to the handling, agility and capability to match its beautifully imposing and authentic Thruxton styling.

The ultimate factory cafe racer, arguably the most thrilling and full-blooded sports classic motorcycle you can buy. Building on the capability of the Thruxton, the R is equipped to the highest specification with twin floating Brembo disks, Brembo monobloc calipers, Showa Big piston forks, Öhlins rear suspension and Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa Tyres.

THRILLING 1200cc ENGINE

The legendary character of the Thruxton comes to life through the 1200cc, high power, 8 valve, parallel twin engine.

The '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 112Nm at a low 4950 rpm - an amazing 62% more than the previous generation. With a high power output of 97Ps at 6,750rpm, 41% up on the previous model’s engine, the 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

Beautifully styled with a very high level of finish and detailing the Thruxton 1200cc high power engine incorporates visual cues from the Thruxton Bonneville whilst integrating contemporary engine components to maintain that authentic look.

With upswept reverse megaphone exhausts designed to deliver the thrilling sound of a British racing twin, with a rich and raw note that matches its legendary name.

SIGNIFICANTLY ENHANCED FUEL ECONOMY

Behind the 1200cc Thruxton spec engine's exterior is an advanced liquid cooling system sensitively designed to minimise its visual impact whilst achieving cleaner emissions and enhancing fuel efficiency – 11% better than the previous generation. Combined with an extended service interval of 10,000 miles, (16,000km), this contributes to a reduced overall cost of ownership.

BEAUTIFULLY AGGRESSIVE STYLING

With all of the brooding presence and poise of the original Triumph racers the 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

ABS

The contemporary safety standard, Triumph's anti-lock braking system brings a new level of control to the Thruxton and Thruxton R.

RIDE-BY-WIRE

The Thruxtons' electronic ride-by-wire system enhances throttle control, responsiveness, safety and feel.

MODES

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.

TRACTION CONTROL

Taking advantage of the sophisticated ride-by-wire system the Thruxton and Thruxton R incorporates a switchable traction control system that optimises the delivery of its outstanding torque.

TORQUE ASSIST CLUTCH

Bringing a light touch and feel to the clutch control of the Thruxton and Thruxton R, the new torque assist clutch system makes it easy to ride, and ride longer.

FINGER TIP CONTROLS

The Thruxton and Thruxton R switchgear presents a simple fingertip control scroll button for easy access to the key features on the digital clocks.

TWIN FEATURE CLOCKS

Stylish feature-packed twin clock (speedo and rev counter) with beautiful 3D dial faces cleverly incorporating a digital menu system accessed by a handlebar mounted scroll button. Key features include: gear position indicator, odometer, two trip settings, service indicator, range to empty, fuel level, average and current MPG, clock, access to turn off traction control and ABS features.

LED DRL HEADLIGHT

A contemporary standard, the Thruxton and Thruxton R headlight incorporates the latest LED daytime running lights (DRL) delivering a distinctive signature light pattern and enhanced power efficiency for long term durability.

LED REAR LIGHT

The LED rear light, incorporated into the classically inspired and stylish tail set-up, brings a distinctive rear light pattern and power efficiency.

ENGINE IMMOBILISER

A security device that integrates a transponder into the Thruxton key, linked to a receiver in the ignition system, that prevents the engine from running if the correct key isn't used.

USB CHARGING SOCKET

An under-seat USB socket is provided so you can charge up your essential devices.

DYNAMIC HANDLING

The Thruxton chassis and suspension is all about sharp handling that really delivers on its café racing looks. With sporting ergonomics, clip on bars, uprated fully adjustable suspension and a 17 inch front wheel, for stunning handling and agility, combines Triumph’s signature ride dynamic of neutrality, agility and stability the Thruxton delivers an engaged and thrilling ride.

HIGHER SPECIFICATION THRUXTON R

The Thruxton R takes the riding capability to the next level with a more focused riding position, kicked up back end, smaller diameter grips and a very high specification of equipment all round. Including twin floating Brembo discs with Brembo monobloc calipers and master cylinder, Showa USD forks, Öhlins rear suspension and Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa tyres.

Thruxton 1200 reviews

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OVER 160 STYLISH ACCESSORIES

With over 160 stylish and high quality parts for the Thruxton and Thruxton R alone, it’s never been easier to create your own special. This includes a sculpted Thruxton cockpit fairing, exhausts from Vance & Hines and a garage full of custom inspired parts, including a Thruxton tail tidy and beautiful compact bullet indicators.

THRUXTON 'INSPIRATION' KITS

We’ve created two exciting ‘inspiration' kits to use as the starting point for designing your own special or to have fitted by your dealer as a complete set – including a full-on Track Racer kit and the ultimate Cafe Racer kit.

THE TRACK RACER 'INSPIRATION' KIT

The Track Racer kit brings the final touches to the ultimate Thruxton. Featuring a host of competition-inspired accessories including a sculpted cockpit fairing with lower clip on handlebars, single painted seat cowl (which comes as standard on the Thruxton R), rear mudguard removal kit with compact light, Vance & Hines slip-on silencers, knurled handlebar grips and an authentic leather tank strap.

Please note that availability of the Vance & Hines silencers, rear mudguard removal kits and indicators are governed by local market legislation - please check with your Triumph dealer for availability.

THE CAFE 'INSPIRATION' KIT

The Café inspiration kit brings the finishing touches to achieve the full-on café racer style. Featuring a sharp tail courtesy of the rear mudguard removal kit, lower clip on handlebars, aggressive Vance & Hines exhausts, a tinted fly screen, a single painted seat cowl (which comes as standard on the Thruxton R), signature Triumph knee pads, knurled handlebar grips and an authentic leather tank strap.

Please note that availability of the Vance & Hines silencers, rear mudguard removal kits and indicators are governed by local market legislation - please check with your Triumph dealer for availability.

Thruxton R MOTORCYCLES

Thruxton 1200 R

Standard Equipment

  • Single bullet seat set-up with painted seat cowl
  • Higher specification brakes and suspension
  • Twin floating Brembo discs
  • Brembo Monobloc radial calipers
  • Brembo master cylinder
  • Race bred, fully-adjustable Showa big piston forks
  • Fully adjustable Öhlins twin rear shocks
  • Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa tyres
  • More high quality details and finishes with a polished top yoke, stainless steel tank strap, clear anodized aluminium swinging arm

Thruxton 1200 R

Standard Equipment

  • Single bullet seat set-up with painted seat cowl
  • Higher specification brakes and suspension
  • Twin floating Brembo discs
  • Brembo Monobloc radial calipers
  • Brembo master cylinder
  • Race bred, fully-adjustable Showa big piston forks
  • Fully adjustable Öhlins twin rear shocks
  • Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa tyres
  • More high quality details and finishes with a polished top yoke, stainless steel tank strap, clear anodized aluminium swinging arm

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