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2008 Triumph Thruxton 900

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2008 Triumph Thruxton 900

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2008 Triumph Thruxton 900 Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Standard
BASE MSRP(US)  $7,999.00
Dealers Triumph Dealers
Warranty  24
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Finance
Engine:  
Engine Type  Parallel Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  69 / 51.5
Horsepower RPM  7200
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  53 / 71.9
Torque RPM  6400
Cooling  Air
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  90 / 3.55
Stroke (mm/in)  68 / 2.68
Displacement (cc/ci)  865 / 52.8
Compression Ratio  9.2:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  2
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Speed Governor  No
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Gear
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Front Wheel Width (in)  2.5
Rear Wheel Width (in)  3.5
Front Tire Width  100
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Wheel Diameter  18
Rear Tire Width  130
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Rear Wheel Diameter  17
Front Tire (Full Spec)  100/90 R18
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  130/80 R17
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  12.6 / 320
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  10 / 255
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.6 / 41
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Material  Steel
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.05
Width (in/mm)  27.4 / 695
Height (in/mm)  43.1 / 1094.7
Wheelbase (in/mm)  56.7 / 1440.2
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  1
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  451 / 204.6
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.2 / 16
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.92
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  31.1 / 789.9
Number Of Seats  2
Backrest Logo Plate  No
Seat Tail Cover  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Adjustable  No
Chain Guard  Yes
Chassis Protectors  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Engine Case Guard  No
Fork Guards  No
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Belt Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Light Guard  No
Radiator Cover  No
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  24 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Standard
Manufacturer Country  England
Introduction Year  2004
Parent Company  Triumph
Display Name  Thruxton 900
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

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Looks right, Feels right
By J.W.(Owner), Nov. 6, 2008
The look of the bike grabs you from the start. Beautifully smooth lines, exposed engine with just enough shiny parts to remind you what motorcycles were meant to be. Triumph designed their cafe racer just right.



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Purity.
By Matt Pavelko(Enthusiast), Nov. 3, 2008
The Thruxton becons back to a simpler time: Before PDAs, GPS, and cell phones. While the machine definitely has modern engineering, it feels as though it is in tune with the road and wind.



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By Glenn(Owner), Mar. 4, 2009
After 3 Harley's this is a breath of fresh air. Very nice off the show room floor. have to agree with above review, the exhaust is a little quite. But not to worry there are great sites out there with every thing you would need for upgrades. So far bike has been very easy to work on and reliable. I ... Read Full Review

 

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Ton up boy
By Cheyannebody(Owner), Jun. 15, 2010
I hae just purchased a 2 year old Thruxton with aftermarket pipes and about £800 worth of extras. I did not ride the bike before I purchased or any similar model, I just knew I would like it.

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Great Bike!
By Barry Sonius(Enthusiast), Jan. 7, 2009
A very fine recreation of the cafe racers of old. And very functional too! Read Full Review

 

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