Triumph Thunderbird LT Motorbikes For Sale

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Triumph Thunderbird LT
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Current Prices: £13,300–£8,350
Insurance Costs: 8 of 10

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.

Features include:

  • 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.

Specs

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)

Road tax and VED guide

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • All the extras
  • Comfort

Any Downsides?

  • 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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For Sale (3)

  • 2014 14 TRIUMPH THUNDERBIRD 1700 LT - BUY ONLINE 24 HOURS A DAY
    £9,589 ebay
    • £1010 Under Guide Price
    • 2014
    • Macclesfield(Map)
    • 14 TRIUMPH THUNDERBIRD 1700 LT - BUY ONLINE 24 HOURS A DAY
  • TRIUMPH THUNDERBIRD LT 2014 - STUNNING CONDITION - ONLY 7277 MILES FROM NEW
    £11,695 ebay
    • £1100 Over Guide Price
    • 2014 (7,277 miles)
    • Gloucester(Map)
    • TRIUMPH THUNDERBIRD LT - STUNNING CONDITION - ONLY 7277 MILES FROM NEW
  • 2014 TRIUMPH THUNDERBIRD LT 1700 CLASSIC CRUISER CUSTOM TOURING EXTRAS TOURER
    £8,990 ebay
    • £1610 Under Guide Price
    • 2014
    • York(Map)
    • TRIUMPH THUNDERBIRD LT 1700 CLASSIC CRUISER CUSTOM TOURING EXTRAS TOURER

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2018
£13,300
£10,650
£9,300
5,100
2017
£11,800
£9,450
£8,250
4,200
2016
£10,800
£8,650
£7,600
6,400
2015
£10,400
£8,350
£7,300
8,400
2014
£10,600
£8,500
£7,450
10,400
Dealer: The typical price paid at a dealer after haggling.
Private: The typical private sale value of a bike in good condition.
Part Ex: The typical price offered by a bike buying service or dealer in part exchange.
Regional variations have been averaged out and we work out the price guide in-house.

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2018
7
-
7
Rarely
2017
38
5
43
21 / month
2016
31
2
33
Rarely
2015
50
6
56
11 / month
2014
114
24
138
100 / month

Source: DVLA

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