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2012 Triumph Thunderbird
Go on a legend reborn.
Strong, muscular lines. Impeccable manners. Outstanding engineering. A tour de force. Voted 'Cruiser of the Year' by Cycle World magazine, Thunderbird rewrites the rules and brings Triumph's reputation for handling and engineering excellence to the cruiser market. Personalization? No problem, with great paint schemes and over 100 accessories. It's what cruiser riders have been waiting for.
Liquid-cooled, DOHC, parallel twin, 270 degree firing interval 1,600cc Triumph engine with unmistakable character, sound and pulling power. Delivers near endless torque at low revs with 85bhp) and 108ft.lbs at 2,750rpm.
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.
Supple suspension for mile eating. A finely calibrated system which blends effortlessly to complement the bike's looks. Rear adjustable for preload, it's ready to go - one up or two. Dual front discs deliver smooth and progressive braking. ABS available too.
Class leading instruments, tank mounted. Large speedo, tacho, two trip meters and fuel gauge in a chromed nacelle with unique Thunderbird logo.
Just 27.5in 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.
2012 Triumph Thunderbird Base
Generic Type (Primary)
Liquid-cooled, DOHC, Parallel-twin, 270º firing interval
103.8 x 94.3mm
Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection, progressive linkage on throttle
Chromed twin-skin stainless steel 2 into 1 into 2, tandem large-volume catalysts in centralized catbox, chrome-plated exhaust
6-speed constant mesh, helical type 2nd - 6th
4.2 liters (1.1 US gals)
Tubular Steel, twin spine
Cast aluminum alloy 5-spoke 19 x 3.5 in
Cast aluminum alloy 5-spoke 17 x 6 in
Showa 47mm forks. 120mm travel
Showa chromed spring twin shocks with 5 position adjustable preload. 95mm rear wheel travel
Front braking system
Twin 310mm floating discs. Nissin 4-piston fixed calipers
Rear braking system
Single 310mm fixed disc. Brembo 2-piston floating caliper
Analogue speedometer featuring integrated rev counter, scroll button on handlebars, LCD trip computer, fuel gauge and clock
2340 mm (92.1 in)
880 mm (34.6 in)
1120 mm (44.1 in)
700 mm (27.5 in)
1615 mm (63.5 in)
22 liters (5.8 US gals)
339 kg (746 lbs)
Maximum Power At Shaft
86PS / 85bhp / 63 kW @ 4850rpm
Engine Torque, Maximum
146Nm / 108 ft.lbs @ 2750rpm
Fuel Economy: Combined City/Hwy
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.