Triumph Thruxton R Races Into India; Priced At Rs. 10.90 Lakhs

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Iconic British motorcycle manufacturer Triumph has launched the Thruxton R cafe racer in India. The new Thruxton R is priced at Rs. 10.90 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi). The new bike is now available at Triumph's 12 exclusive showrooms across the country.

The Thruxton R takes its name from the legendary 500 mile Thruxton endurance race series that took place in the 1960s and 70s. The new Thruxton R was first unveiled in India at the 2016 Auto Expo in Delhi.

Triumph Thruxton R Specifications

Engine Capacity1,200cc
Engine TypeLiquid cooled, parallel twin
Power 96bhp @ 6,750rpm
Torque 112Nm @ 4,950rpm
Gearbox 6-speed
Mileage21.7km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity14.5-litres
Brakes(Front) Twin 310mm floating discs, ABS
(Rear) 220mm disc, ABS
Tyres(Front) 120/70-17inch
(Rear) 160/60-17 inch
Suspension(Front) Showa USD Forks With 120mm travel
(Rear) Ohlins Twin Shocks with 120mm travel
Weight (Dry)203kg
Saddle Height800mm

Triumph Thruxton R Syling

The new Thruxton R screams cafe racer with its rather retro looks. With its round headlamps and cutouts on the fuel tank as well as the Monza fuel filler cap and the twin shocks at the rear, the Thruxton R is tribute to a bygone era of motorcycles.

The seat is like those on any cafe racer is a for a single person alone and the chromed out exhausts flank the sides of the new bike.

Triumph Thruxton R Features

Despite its rather old-school looks, the Thruxton R packs a lot of tech inside to keep everything smooth and safe. 

  • ABS
  • Traction Control
  • Ride By Wire With Three Riding Modes — Road, Rain and Sport
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • LED Taillamp
  • Engine Immobliser
  • Underseat USB Charging Socket

Triumph Thruxton R Rivals

The Thruxton R currently has no rivals in India.

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Story first published: Friday, June 3, 2016, 12:26 [IST]
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