Triumph Thunderbird 900 For Sale

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Triumph Thunderbird 900
Current Prices: £4,850–£3,450
Insurance Costs: 7 of 10

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

Up And Down The Range

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.

Updates

1999: 6 speed gearbox upgrade.

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Classic looks

Any Downsides?

  • Suspension
  • Brakes
  • Heavy

Specs

Launch RRP: £8,000

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: 0.303 bhp/kg / 0.226 kW/kg

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
1994
£4,650
£3,750
£3,250
26,700
1995
£4,500
£3,600
£3,150
26,900
1996
£4,400
£3,550
£3,100
27,000
1997
£4,350
£3,500
£3,050
27,000
1998
£4,300
£3,450
£3,050
26,900
1999
£4,350
£3,450
£3,050
26,800
2000
£4,400
£3,500
£3,050
26,500
2001
£4,600
£3,700
£3,250
26,200
2002
£4,700
£3,750
£3,300
25,700
2003
£4,800
£3,850
£3,350
25,100
2004
£4,850
£3,850
£3,400
24,400

Year shows signs of appreciation

We work out the price guide in-house.

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
1994
1
-
1
Rarely
1995
9
11
20
83 / month
1996
7
11
18
140 / month
1997
47
59
106
19 / month
1998
64
64
128
Rarely
1999
55
78
133
2 / month
2000
82
87
169
17 / month
2001
99
90
189
37 / month
2002
137
129
266
34 / month
2003
72
69
141
66 / month
2004
37
30
67
8 / month

Source: DVLA