Triumph Thunderbird 900 For Sale

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Triumph Thunderbird 900
Insurance Costs: 7 of 10
Current Prices: £4,750–£3,750

What Is It?

The Triumph Thunderbird is a popular cruiser style bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 885 cc triple engine, producing 70 bhp at 8,000 rpm and maximum torque at just 4,800 rpm.

Features include:

  • Steel tubular frame
  • 320 mm disc at the front with two piston caliper
  • 285 mm disc at the rear with two piston caliper
  • 43 mm Kayaba fork
  • Rear shock with adjustable pre-load
  • Three 36 mm Mikuni carbs
  • 3->2 exhaust system
  • Peashooter silencers
  • 5 speed gearbox

The wire-spoked 18" front wheel takes a 110/80 tyre and the rear 16" a 160/80. Accessories include panniers, pillion backrest, lower bars and a screen.

Colours: Black, red/silver, red/white, gold/green

The Sport model gets you dual discs at the front, better adjustable suspension, lower bars, larger 17" wheels, more aggressive riding position, blacked out engine and up swept silencers. It's also around 7 kg heavier.

1999: 6 speed gearbox upgrade.

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Classic looks

Any Downsides?

  • Suspension, brakes, heavy

Specs

Capacity: 885 cc (average)

Power: 70 bhp / 52 kW (average)

Red Line: 8,500 rpm (average)

Top Speed: 120 mph / 193 km/h (high)

Economy: 40 mpg / 7.1 L/100km (average)

Range: 130 miles / 209 km (average)

Fuel Capacity: 15.0 litres / 3.3 gallons (average)

Seat Height: 790 mm / 31.1 inches (low)

Wet Weight: 231 kg / 509 pounds (heavy)

Dry Weight: 220 kg / 485 pounds

Power to Weight Ratio: 0.303 bhp/kg / 0.226 kW/kg

Launch RRP: £8,000

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Price Guide

Year Dealer Private Part Ex Mileage
1994 £4,700 £3,750 £3,300 28,300
1995 £4,700 £3,750 £3,300 28,100
1996 £4,700 £3,800 £3,300 27,900
1997 £4,700 £3,800 £3,300 27,700
1998 £4,750 £3,800 £3,300 27,300
1999 £4,750 £3,800 £3,300 26,900
2000 £4,750 £3,800 £3,300 26,300
2001 £4,750 £3,800 £3,350 25,700
2002 £4,750 £3,800 £3,350 25,000
2003 £4,750 £3,800 £3,350 24,300
2004 £4,750 £3,800 £3,350 23,400

Year shows signs of appreciation

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year On The Road Off The Road Total For Sale
1994 1 - 1 Rarely
1995 9 11 20 52 / month
1996 7 11 18 73 / month
1997 47 59 106 40 / month
1998 64 64 128 Rarely
1999 55 78 133 Rarely
2000 82 87 169 30 / month
2001 99 90 189 30 / month
2002 137 129 266 71 / month
2003 72 69 141 88 / month
2004 37 30 67 28 / month

Source: DVLA