The new Thruxton and Thruxton R Revealed
The all new Thruxton and Thruxton R takes to the streets of Lisbon, Portugal for its press release today, alongside the T120. With UK journalists from Visordown, Ride, MCN, Bike, MSL, Bike Channel, Superbike, Bike Social, The Mirror and The Telegraph taking part in an action packed day to celebrate the all-new Thruxton’s first ride. Adding to the legendary Thruxton name, Triumph have created the all-new Thruxton and Thruxton R powered by a game changing 1,200cc ‘high power’ Thruxton spec. engine. The breath-taking new Thruxton returns the café racer to its heritage performance roots, with all the power, handling, agility and capability to match its beautifully imposing and authentic styling. The more contemporary Thruxton R is the most thrilling and full-blooded sports classic bike you can buy. Building on the capability of the Thruxton, the Thruxton R is equipped to a higher specification with Brembo monobloc calipers, Showa big piston forks, Öhlins rear suspension and Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa tyres. The legend is back. Together, their elegant and imposing lines are perfectly matched by the quality of design, detailing, power and performance, as well as the incorporation of contemporary technology to a ride that’s as poised as it is exhilarating.