THE LEGEND IS BACK. Real poise, Real power, Real performance. The new 1200cc Bonneville Thruxton and Thruxton R are the real deal, the ultimate modern classic cafe racers. Both with the beautifully imposing and authentic styling, the poise, the power, braking, performance and the handling to live up to their legendary name.



The legendary character of the Thruxton comes to life through the all new 1200cc ‘high power’ 8 valve, parallel twin engine.  The all-new ‘low inertia – high performance’ six-speed engine features a lighter crank and airbox unique to the Thruxton and Thruxton R. With the pin-point accuracy and instant throttle response of Triumph’s next generation ride-by-wire fuel-injection, fed by authentic twin throttle bodies, the Thruxton spec engine delivers a massive peak torque figure of 112Nm at a low 4950 rpm – an amazing 62% more than the previous generation Thruxton.


Beautifully styled with a very high level of finish and detailing the new Thruxton 1200cc high power engine incorporates visual cues from the Thruxton Bonneville whilst integrating contemporary engine components to maintain that authentic look.  With all new upswept reverse megaphone exhausts designed to deliver the thrilling sound of a British racing twin, with a rich and raw note that matches its legendary name.



Behind the new 1200cc Thruxton spec engines exterior is an advanced liquid cooling system sensitively designed to minimise its visual impact whilst achieving significantly enhance fuel efficiency and cleaner emissions.



ABS – The contemporary safety standard, Triumph’s variable anti-lock braking system brings a new level of control to the Thruxton and Thruxton R.

Ride-by-Wire – The Thruxtons’ electronic ride-by-wire system enhances throttle control, responsiveness, safety and feel.

Rider Modes – Linked to the ride-by-wire system the three selectable Rider Mode options ‘road, rain and sport’ provide the rider with greater control and safety and with the ‘sport’ mode an even more immediate responsiveness.

Traction Control – Linked to the ride-by-wire system the three selectable Rider Mode options ‘road, rain and sport’ provide the rider with greater control and safety and with the ‘sport’ mode an even more immediate responsiveness.

Slip Assist Clutch – Bringing a light touch and feel to the clutch control of the Thruxton and Thruxton R, the new slip assist clutch system makes it easy to ride, and ride longer.

Finger Tip Controls – The new Thruxton and Thruxton R switchgear presents a simple fingertip control scroll button for easy access to the key features on the new digital clocks.

Twin Feature Clocks –  Stylish feature-packed twin clock (speedo and rev counter) with beautiful 3D dial faces cleverly incorporating a digital menu system accessed by a handlebar mounted scroll button. Key features include: Rider mode setting, gear position indicator, odometer, two trip settings, service indicator, range to empty, fuel level, average and current MPG, clock, access to turn off traction control and ABS features.

DRL Headlights – A new contemporary standard, the Thruxton and Thruxton R headlights incorporate the latest in daytime running lights (DRL) delivering a distinctive signature light pattern and enhanced power efficiency for long term durability.

LED Rear Lights – New LED real lights, incorporated into the classically inspired and stylish tail set-up, bring a distinctive rear light pattern and power efficiency.

Engine Immobiliser –   A security device that integrates a transponder into the new Thruxton key, linked to a receiver in the ignition system, that prevents the engine from running if the correct key isn’t used.

USB Charging Socket – An under-seat USB socket is provided so you can charge up your essential devices.

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