Triumph Thunderbird LT Motorbikes For Sale
What Is It?
The Triumph Thunderbird LT is a premium cruiser style bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 1,699 cc 270º parallel twin engine, producing 92.5 bhp at a low 5,400 rpm and maximum torque at just 3,550 rpm. Like a number of other cruisers final drive is via belt.
- Steel Tubular frame and swingarm
- Dual 310 mm discs with Nissin four piston calipers
- 310 mm disc at the rear with Brembo two piston caliper
- ABS system
- 47 mm Showa fork with 120 mm travel
- Dual Showa rear shocks with adjustable pre-load and 109 mm travel
- Chromed 2->1->2 exhaust system
- 6 speed gearbox
The LT is essentially a fully dressed Commander with wire-spoked wheels, white walled tyres, screen, panniers, pillion backrest and the three light layout but it's 11 kg heavier.
The wire-spoked 16" wheels takes a 150/80 tyre at the front and a 180/70 at the rear.
Accessories include the heated grips (£153), rear rack (£102) and dresser bars.
Colours: Black, black/white, black/red, blue/white (two tone paint is a few hundred on top)Did You Know?
LT stands for Light Touring.
Launch RRP: £14,000
Capacity: 1,699 cc (very high)
Power: 93 bhp, 69 kW (average)
Red Line: 6,500 rpm (average)
Top Speed: 120 mph, 193 km/h (high)
Fuel Consumption / Gas Mileage: 45 mpg, 6.3 l/100km, 15.9 km/l (average)
Range: 220 miles, 354 km (high)
Fuel Capacity: 22.0 litres, 5.8 US gallons (very high)
Seat Height: 700 mm, 27.6 inches (low)
Wet Weight: 380 kg, 838 pounds (very heavy)
Dry Weight: 349 kg, 770 pounds
Power to Weight: 0.245 bhp/kg, 0.183 kW/kg
Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (very high)
Review In A Few
- All the extras
- It's really very heavy
Up And Down The Range
Base model 1600/1700 (2009 On): 1,600 cc, single headlight and lots of Chrome.
Storm (2011 On): 1,700 cc, blacked out, low bars, dual headlights and ABS.
Nightstorm (2015 On): Special Edition Storm with blacked out exhausts, mirrors, custom paint job, Showa shocks and premium seat.
Commander (2014 On): More touring oriented with 17" front wheel, Showa shocks, adjustable fork and floorboards.
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