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Thu, 23 Apr 2020

The Triumph Thruxton RS

The Thruxton, a name that goes hand in hand with Triumph motorcycles, its history its pedigree and its success It is no surprise therefore that the Thruxton name and model has endured in Triumph's classic motorcycle range. Recently the range was improved with the launch of the latest Thruxton and Thruxton R benefiting from a complete overhaul and redesign around the "new Thruxton spec" 1200cc engine, Improving these classic bikes beyond their beauty and style.

The latest arrival is the Triumph Thruxton RS  


Engine upgrades include new lightweight low inertia crankshaft, clutch, balance shafts, rare-earth alternator, magnesium cam cover, thin-walled engine covers, as well as new high compression pistons, revised ports and cam profile, and secondary air system. Together, these deliver an incredible 20% reduction of inertia and a new Thruxton engine that revs harder for longer.

More Power
With 105 PS peak power @ 7,500 rpm (which is 8PS more than the previous Thruxton), the new Thruxton RS delivers thrilling cafe racer performance with more power low down and across the entire rev range.

Peak Torque Lower Down
The peak torque (112 Nm @ 4,250 rpm) of the Thruxton RS is now delivered 700 rpm lower in the rev range, offering an exceptional thrilling ride.

Lighter By 6KG
Weight savings have been achieved through engine upgrades that include magnesium cam cover and thin-walled engine covers and a lighter weight battery.

High Specification Brembo M50 Brakes
Enhanced stopping power with better initial bite, better feel and better fade characteristics come from a new higher specification brakes set-up: Brembo 4-piston M50 radial monobloc calipers, twin 320mm floating Brembo discs, and Brembo master cylinder.

Fully Adjustable Öhlins Suspension
The Thruxton RS enjoys a unique premium rear suspension set-up, with fully adjustable Öhlins piggy-back rear suspension units that contribute to that engaged and thrilling cafe racer ride.

Race-Bred Adjustable Showa Forks
Premium high spec adjustable Showa USD big piston forks are tuned and set-up to deliver sharp handling that really delivers on its cafe racer looks, and enhances Triumph’s signature ride dynamics of neutrality, agility and stability.

New Wheels & Tyres
The Thruxton RS features new Metzeler Racetec RR tyres offer incredible grip, trajectory precision and high speed stability, and are fitted to lightweight 17” aluminium 32-spoke wheel rims.

Upgraded Riding Modes
The Thruxton RS’s enhanced three riding modes – Road, Rain and Sport – can now be changed at the touch of a button to adjust the throttle response and traction control settings that suit riding conditions and rider preference.


The new Thruxton RS has a beautiful unique fully blacked-out look, with detailing and finishes that include black powder-coated engine covers, cam cover finishes, black Öhlins RSU springs, black Thruxton side panel and sprocket cover with integrated heel guard, and premium black anodised wheel rims to really enhance the bike’s presence. A host of beautiful features add to this stunning bike’s poise and reflects the Thruxton RS’s class-leading cafe racer status: from the unique ‘Monza’ style cap with authentic clip-top low profile design and brushed finish, to the new Triumph triangle tank decal, sculpted Thruxton tank, brushed stainless steel tank strap, clear anodised aluminium swingarm, Daytona footpegs and 22mm clip-on

Triumph Thruxton RS