Triumph Thunderbird Storm For Sale
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New Price At Launch: £11,600
Current Prices: £11,050–£5,700
Power: 97 bhp
Engine: 1,699 cc, 6,500 rpm red line, 120 mph top speed
Economy: 45 mpg
Range: 220 miles from the 22.0 litre tank
Seat Height: 700 mm
Weight 308 kg (dry)
What Is It?
The Triumph Thunderbird Storm is a premium cruiser style bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 1,699cc 270º parallel twin engine, producing 96.6bhp at 5,200rpm and maximum torque at just 2,950rpm. Like a number of other cruisers final drive is via belt.
- Steel tubular frame and swingarm
- Dual 310mm discs with Nissin 2 piston calipers
- 310mm disc at the rear with Brembo single piston caliper
- ABS system
- 47mm Showa fork with 120mm travel
- Dual Showa rear shocks with adjustable pre-load and 95mm travel
- Chromed 2->1->2 exhaust system
- 6 speed gearbox
Compared to the standard Thunderbird you get ABS, the engine is the 1,700cc Big Bore version, the shocks / fork / wheels are blacked out, there are Rocket III style dual headlights and the handlebars are lower. The 5-spoked 19" front wheel takes a 120/70 tyre and the rear 17" a fat 200/50.
Accessories include tall screen, leather panniers (£520), touring seat (£310), heated grips (£153), rider backrest, pillion backrest (£155), rear rack (£102), headlight cowl, dresser bars and floorboards (£205).
Colours: Black, grey, red
Base model 1600/1700 (2009 On): 1,600cc, single headlight and lots of Chrome.
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.
LT (2014 On): Fully dressed Commander with 16" spoked wheels, white walled tyres, screen, panniers, pillion backrest and 3 front lights.
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Popularity / How Many Left
|Year||On The Road||Off The Road||Total||For Sale|
|2012||95||18||113||4 / month|
|2013||91||21||112||50 / month|
|2014||89||16||105||4 / month|
|2017||89||7||96||18 / month|
|2018||14||-||14||7 / month|
Stats include those licenced for use on the road and those off the road with a SORN, by year of production. Source: DVLA
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