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2013 Triumph Thunderbird — Contact Dealer for Pricing

2013 ›› Triumph ›› Motorcycle ›› Cruisers ›› Thunderbird ››


2013 Triumph Thunderbird

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.

The critically acclaimed new Thunderbird is a revelation. The bike that cruiser riders have been waiting for. But its turning heads among other types of rider too. Why? Because it delivers - on looks, on power, on handling, on comfort, on everything.

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.

But riding a cruiser is all about individuality and with over 100 accessories you can personalize 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.

Features May Include
  • 1,600cc Engine
  • 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.

  • Transmission
  • 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.

  • Chassis
  • 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.

  • Instruments
  • Class leading instruments, tank mounted. Large speedo, tacho, two trip meters and fuel gauge in a chromed nacelle with unique Thunderbird logo.

  • Seats
  • 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.


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    2013 Triumph Thunderbird Base
    Year 2013
    Manufacturer Triumph
    Model Name Thunderbird
    Trim Name Base
    Generic Type (Primary) Cruiser
    Engine Type Liquid-cooled, DOHC, Parallel-twin, 270º firing interval
    Displacement 1597cc
    Bore 103.8 mm
    Stroke 94.3 mm
    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
    Clutch Wet, multi-plate
    Gears 6-speed, helical type 2nd - 6th
    Oil capacity 4.2 liters (1.1 US gals)
    Frame Type Tubular Steel, twin spine
    Swingarm Twin-sided, steel
    Instrumentation Analogue speedometer featuring integrated rev counter, scroll button on handlebars, LCD trip computer, fuel gauge and clock
    Wheels & Tires
    Front Wheel Cast aluminum alloy 5-spoke 19 x 3.5 in
    Rear Wheel Cast aluminum alloy 5-spoke 17 x 6 in
    Front Tire 120/70 R19
    Rear Tire 200/50 R17
    Front Suspension Showa 47mm forks. 120mm travel
    Rear Suspension Single 310mm disc. Brembo 2-piston floating caliper, ABS
    Front braking system Twin 310mm floating discs. Nissin 4-piston fixed calipers, ABS
    Rear braking system Single 255mm disc, Nissin single 2-piston sliding caliper (ABS model available)
    Length 2340 mm (92.1 in)
    Width 880 mm (34.6 in)
    Height 1120 mm (44.1 in)
    Seat Height 700 mm (27.5 in)
    Wheelbase 1615 mm (63.5 in)
    Rake/trail 32º/151mm
    Fuel Capacity 22 liters (5.8 US gals)
    Curb Weight 339 kg (746 lbs)
    Engine Power 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.