A unique update and a major engine development for this exciting Thruxton introduces an all-new RS model that delivers 8PS more power, 112Nm peak torque lower down in the rev range and more responsiveness than ever before to this iconic motorcycle legend.
The new Thruxton RS has all the hallmarks, features and quality of Triumph’s celebrated Thruxton R, together with even more intuitive agile handling, more contemporary style, and unique finishes & detailing.
A dedicated sports-focused chassis combines with a high specification suspension, race derived tyres and premium Brembo M50 front brake set-up and upgraded rider technologies, to create a truly exciting modern sports Thruxton ride. Topping-up its incredible equipment, the significantly updated Thruxton 1200cc high power parallel twin engine is now more responsive, has more peak power (105PS @ 7,500 rpm) and delivers 112Nm of torque 700rpm lower in the rev range.
Everything about this incredible new motorbike has been honed to enhance the Thruxton’s celebrated reputation and take Triumph’s cafe racing pedigree to the next level. With the new RS model, the legend evolves.
|Engine & Transmission|
|Type||Liquid cooled, 8 valve, SOHC, 270° crank angle parallel twin|
|Max Power EC||105 PS/103 bhp (77 kW) @ 7,500 rpm|
|Max Torque EC||112 Nm @ 4,250 rpm|
|System||Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection|
|Exhaust||Brushed 2 into 2 exhaust system with twin brushed silencers|
|Final Drive||O-ring chain|
|Clutch||Wet, multi-plate assist clutch|
|Frame||Tubular steel cradles|
|Swingarm||Twin-sided, aluminium - Clear anodized|
|Front Wheel||32-spoke 17 x 3.5 in, aluminium rims|
|Rear Wheel||32-spoke 17 x 5 in, aluminium rims|
|Front Tyre||120/70 ZR17|
|Rear Tyre||160/60 ZR17|
|Front Suspension||Showa 43 mm USD big piston forks, fully adjustable 120 mm travel|
|Rear Suspension||Fully adjustable Öhlins twin shocks with Piggyback reservoir, 120 mm rear wheel travel|
|Front Brakes||Twin 310 mm Brembo floating discs, Brembo M50 4-piston radial monobloc calipers, ABS|
|Rear Brakes||Single 220 mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper, ABS|
|Instrument Display and Functions||LCD multi-functional instrument pack with analogue speedometer, analogue tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, range to empty indication, service indicator, clock, trip computer, scroll and mode buttons on handlebars, heated grip ready, fuel consumption display, traction control status and riding mode display.|
|Dimensions & Weights|
|Width Handlebars||745 mm|
|Height Without Mirror||1,030 mm|
|Seat Height||810 mm|
|Dry Weight||197 kg|
|Tank Capacity||14.5 L|
|Service Interval||10,000 miles/16,000 Km or 12 Months, whichever comes first.|
THRILLING BRITISH TWIN SOUND
Listen to the new Thruxton RS engine: now a more responsive twin racing soundtrack and a rich and raw exhaust note to match its legendary name.
THRUXTON RS PERFORMANCE
Major new engine upgrades have increased peak power to 105PS (at 7,500rpm) and deliver the peak torque of 112 Nm, 700rpm lower in the rev range.
Here’s how we’ve evolved this amazing bike with a modern roadster specification designed to introduce a whole new generation of riders to this authentic cafe racer.
THRUXTON RS HANDLING
The Thruxton RS is 6kg lighter, has more character, and is perfect for riders who love the focused sporting purity and performance of a cafe racer.
Enhanced rider-focused technologies have introduced a higher level of modern capability that encourages even more rider confidence and creates an unparalleled Thruxton RS ride.