Triumph Thruxton 1200 R - 2018 Specifications and Reviews

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General information

ModelTriumph Thruxton 1200 R

Engine and Transmission Specifications

Exhaust systemChromed 2 into 2 exhaust system with twin chrome silencers
Greenhouse gases106.7 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)
Fuel consumption4.60 litres/100 km (21.7 km/l or 51.13 mpg)
DrivelineO ring chain
ClutchWet, multi-plate assist clutch
Transmission type,final driveChain
Cooling systemAir
Fuel controlSingle Overhead Cams (SOHC)
Fuel systemInjection. Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection
Valves per cylinder4
Bore x Stroke97.6 x 80.0 mm (3.8 x 3.1 inches)
Torque112.00 Nm (11.4 kgf-m or 82.6 ft.lbs) @ 4900 Revolutions">RPM
Power97.00 Horsepower">HP (70.8 Kilowatt">kW)) @ 6250 Revolutions">RPM
Engine details270º firing interval
Engine typeTwin, four-stroke

Brakes, suspension, Frame and wheels

SeatSingle bullet seat set-up with painted seat cowl
Wheels32-spoke, aluminum rims
Rear brakes diameter220 mm (8.7 inches)
Rear brakesSingle disc. ABS. Nissin. 2-piston floating caliper
Front brakes diameter310 mm (12.2 inches)
Front brakesSingle disc. ABS. Brembo. 4-piston radial monobloc calipers
Rear tyre160/60-ZR17
Front tyre120/70-ZR17
Rear wheel travel120 mm (4.7 inches)
Rear SuspensionFully adjustable Ohlins twin shocks with piggy back reservoir
Front wheel travel120 mm (4.7 inches)
Front SuspensionShowa 43mm USD big piston forks, fully adjustable
Trail92 mm (3.6 inches)
Rake (fork angle)22.7°
Frame typeTubular steel cradle

Physical measures and capacities

Oil capacity4.50 litres (0.30 quarts)
Fuel capacity14.50 litres (3.83 gallons)
Wheelbase1,415 mm (55.7 inches)
Overall width745 mm (29.3 inches)
Overall length2,150 mm (84.6 inches)
Overall height1,030 mm (40.6 inches)
Seat height810 mm (31.9 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Power/weight ratio0.4778 HP/kg
Dry weight203.0 kg (447.5 pounds)

Other specs

CommentsRide By Wire. Switchable traction control.
Factory warranty2 year unlimited milage
InstrumentsLCD multi-functional instrument pack with analogue speedometer, analogue tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge
Color optionsSilver Ice, Matte Black, Diablo Red, Crystal White

Rider Reviews

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MotorcycleDB Review

The 2018 Triumph Thruxton 1200 R is a stunning motorcycle that combines classic styling with modern performance. With a powerful 1200cc engine, this bike delivers exhilarating acceleration and a top speed that will leave you craving more. The handling is responsive and precise, making it a joy to ride on twisty back roads or through city streets. The build quality is exceptional, with top-notch components and attention to detail that sets it apart from the competition. Whether you're a seasoned rider or a newcomer to the world of motorcycling, the Thruxton 1200 R is sure to impress with its blend of timeless design and cutting-edge technology. In addition to its impressive performance capabilities, the 2018 Triumph Thruxton 1200 R is also a head-turner in the style department. The classic cafe racer-inspired design is complemented by a range of premium finishes and details that exude quality and craftsmanship. From the elegant lines of the fuel tank to the sleek and minimalistic tail section, every element of this motorcycle has been carefully considered and executed. Whether you're cruising down the highway or parked at a café, the Thruxton 1200 R is a motorcycle that demands attention and admiration. Overall, the 2018 Triumph Thruxton 1200 R is a must-see for anyone in the market for a premium, high-performance motorcycle that offers a perfect blend of timeless style and modern capability.

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