2013 Triumph Thunderbird Features and Specs
2013 Triumph Thunderbird, The perfect attitude and strong muscle Lines. one example of the remarkable engineering. A tour de force. Select the ‘ Cruiser ‘ by cycle World magazine in the United States, Thunderbird rewrites rules and victoriously on the reputation for handling and engineering excellence to the cruiser. Personalization? No problem, with a great paint schemes and accessories to more than 100. This is what cruiser riders have been waiting for.
Thunderbird is a new critically acclaimed is a revelation. The cruiser bike riders have been waiting for. But that is turning heads among other types of riders too. Why? Since it provides-looks, Power, handling, and comfort, in all conditions.
On the road or on the spec sheet, Thunderbird leads the way. Sit astride the well appointed low seat and enjoy the high quality chrome that dominates the design.
The tank mounted speedo includes a small built in tacho and on-board computer which includes clock, two trip meters and a fuel gauge. Low maintenance belt drive, Triumph’s first in the modern era, delivers the torque smoothly and cleanly, while the cycle parts ooze class and quality. Anti-lock brakes are an option for the Thunderbird, offering extra reassurance on all road conditions.
2013 Triumph Thunderbird
But riding a cruiser is all about individuality and with over 100 accessories you can personalise your Thunderbird and find your own unique look. From stripped down street rod to a soft bagged tourer, the Thunderbird delivers with style and charisma.
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2013 Triumph Thunderbird Features
Engine: 1597cc Liquid-cooled, DOHC, Parallel-twin, 270º firing interval
Instruments: Analogue speedometer featuring integrated rev counter, scroll button on handlebars, LCD trip computer, fuel gauge and clock.
Rear Suspension: Showa chromed spring twin shocks with 5 position adjustable preload, 95mm rear wheel travel
2013 Triumph Thunderbird Features
2013 Triumph Thunderbird Key Features
At the heart of the Thunderbird is the 1600cc T-16 parallel-twin engine, a unique feature in a class of V-twins. The character-laden engine features a 270-degree crankshaft and delivers a mountainous 110 ft.lbs of torque at just 2750rpm.
Powered by a big bore, 1700cc, version of Triumph’s acclaimed T-16 parallel-twin engine, the Thunderbird Storm’s massive 107mm pistons pump out a muscular 97bhp, with a meaty 115 ft.lbs of torque at just 2950rpm.
Triumph has used the knowledge gained developing class-leading sports bikes like the Daytona 675 and Speed Triple to endow the Thunderbird with levels of control and precision previously unheard of in a cruiser. The tubular, twin-spine steel frame features chunky 47mm forks up front with five-way adjustable twin shocks at the rear, which can be adjusted to cater for everything from spirited solo riding to two up touring. Powerful twin 310mm floating discs up front are grabbed by powerful four-piston brakes for
progressive stopping power, with ABS for increased rider security.
Each gear change with the six-speed box feels precise, smooth and satisfying. The first belt driven Triumph since 1922, it grabs all that torque and plants it on the road. Low-maintenance rear pulley is durable and clean running.
Class-leading instruments, tank mounted. Large speedo, tacho, two trip meters and fuel gauge in a chromed nacelle with unique Thunderbird logo.
Just 700mm off the ground. Cruise alone or with a partner and still plant both feet on the ground. Well padded and comfortable with a range of seat accessories for even more comfort.
A large, 22 litre fuel tank has been fitted to the Thunderbird which, when combined with fantastic fuel economy, ensures that long rides in the low and comfortable saddle will not be interrupted by inconvenient fuel stops.
Triumph’s iconic twin headlights, made famous on the Rocket III and Speed Triple models, and drag bars adorn the Storm and are complemented by the gloss Jet Black or classic Matt Black paint options, matching blacked out engine cases and black Showa spring twin shocks / black fork lowers. For those wishing to stray away from the all black look, the Thunderbird Storm is additionally available in a Matte Graphite colour option for 2013.
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2013 Triumph Thunderbird Specifications
|Engine and Transmission|
|Type||Liquid-cooled, DOHC, Parallel-twin, 270º firing interval|
|Bore/Stroke||103.8 x 94.3mm|
|Fuel System||Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection, progressive linkage on throttle|
|Exhaust||Chromed twin-skin stainless steel 2 into 1 into 2, tandem large-volume catalysts in centralized catbox, chrome-plated exhaust|
|Final Drive Toothed Belt|
|Gearbox||6-speed, helical type 2nd – 6th|
|Oil Capacity||4.2 liters (1.1 US gals)|
|Chassis, Running Gear and Displays|
|Frame||Tubular Steel, twin spineSwingarm Twin-sided, steel|
|Front||Cast aluminum alloy 5-spoke 19 x 3.5 in|
|Rear||Cast aluminum alloy 5-spoke 17 x 6 in|
|Front||Showa 47mm forks. 120mm travel|
|Rear||Showa chromed spring twin shocks with 5 position adjustable preload. 95mm rear wheel travel|
|Front||Twin 310mm floating discs. Nissin 4-piston fixed calipers, ABS|
|Rear||Single 310mm disc. Brembo 2-piston floating caliper, ABS|
|Instrument Display/Functions||Analogue speedometer featuring integrated rev counter, scroll button on handlebars, LCD trip computer, fuel gauge and clock|
|Dimensions and Capacities|
|Length||2340 mm (92.1 in)|
|Width||(handlebars) 880 mm (34.6 in)|
|Height||without mirrors 1120 mm (44.1 in)|
|Seat||Height 700 mm (27.5 in)|
|Wheelbase||1615 mm (63.5 in)|
|Fuel Tank Capacity / Efficiency||22 liters (5.8 US gals)|
|Wet Weight (ready to ride)||339 kg (746 lbs)|
|Performance||(measured at crankshaft to 95/1/EC)|
|Maximum Power||86PS / 85bhp / 63 kW @ 4850rpm|
|Maximum Torque||146Nm / 108 ft.lbs @ 2750rpm|
|Fuel Efficiency 38 MPG City / 56 MPG Highway||*Estimated from fuel economy tests on a sample motorcycle conducted under ideal laboratory conditions. Actual mileage may vary based upon personal riding habits, weather, vehicle condition, and other factors|
|Price||MSRP $13,499(Single Color ABS)$13,799(Two-tone ABS)$13,999(Haze) *Price is MSRP,and excludes tax,title,license,options,handling,pre-delivery,and destination charges.Specifications and MSRP are subject to change without notice.Actual price determined by dealer.|
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2013 Triumph Thunderbird