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2021 Triumph Thruxton RS
2021 Triumph Thruxton RS

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Triumph
Triumph
Model Year
2021
2021
Model
Thruxton RS
Thruxton RS
Model Code
THRUXTONRS
THRUXTONRS
Color
Matte Storm Grey / Silver Ice
Matte Storm Grey / Silver Ice

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - Twin 310 mm Brembo floating discs, Brembo M50 4-piston radial monobloc calipers, ABS

Rear - Single 220 mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper, ABS

Front - Twin 310 mm Brembo floating discs, Brembo M50 4-piston radial monobloc calipers, ABS

Rear - Single 220 mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper, ABS

Wheels
Front - 32-spoke 3.5 x 17 in.

Rear - 32-spoke 5 x 17 in.

Front - 32-spoke 3.5 x 17 in.

Rear - 32-spoke 5 x 17 in.

Rims
Aluminum
Aluminum
Tires

Front - 120 / 70 ZR17

Rear - 160 / 60 ZR17

Front - 120 / 70 ZR17

Rear - 160 / 60 ZR17

Dimensions

Height
Without mirror - 40.5 in. (1,030 mm)
Without mirror - 40.5 in. (1,030 mm)
Width
Handlebars - 29.3 in. (745 mm)
Handlebars - 29.3 in. (745 mm)
Weight
Dry - 434 lb. (197 kg)
Dry - 434 lb. (197 kg)
Wheelbase
55.7 in. (1,415 mm)
55.7 in. (1,415 mm)
Seat Height
31.8 in. (810 mm)
31.8 in. (810 mm)

Drivetrain

Transmission
Gearbox - 6-speed
Gearbox - 6-speed
Final Drive
O-ring chain
O-ring chain

Electrical

Instrumentation
LCD multi-functional instrument pack with analog speedometer, analog tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, range to empty indication, service indicator,clock, trip computer, scroll and mode buttons on handlebars, heated grip ready, fuel consumption display, traction control status and riding mode display.
LCD multi-functional instrument pack with analog speedometer, analog tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, range to empty indication, service indicator,clock, trip computer, scroll and mode buttons on handlebars, heated grip ready, fuel consumption display, traction control status and riding mode display.

Engine

Engine
8-valve, SOHC, 270° crank angle parallel-twin
8-valve, SOHC, 270° crank angle parallel-twin
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Horsepower
Maximum - 103 hp (77 kW) @ 7,500 rpm
Maximum - 103 hp (77 kW) @ 7,500 rpm
Displacement
1,200 cc
1,200 cc
Bore x Stroke
97.6 x 80 mm
97.6 x 80 mm
Torque
Maximum - 83 ft. lb. (112 Nm) @ 4,250 rpm
Maximum - 83 ft. lb. (112 Nm) @ 4,250 rpm
Compression Ratio
12.066:1
12.066:1
Clutch
Wet, multi-plate assist
Wet, multi-plate assist
Exhaust
Brushed 2-into-2 system with twin brushed silencers
Brushed 2-into-2 system with twin brushed silencers
Fuel Capacity
3.8 US gal. (14.5 l)
3.8 US gal. (14.5 l)

Operational

Frame
Tubular steel cradles
Tubular steel cradles
Front Suspension

Showa 43 mm USD big piston forks

Fully adjustable travel - 4.7 in (120 mm)

Showa 43 mm USD big piston forks

Fully adjustable travel - 4.7 in (120 mm)

Rear Suspension

Fully adjustable Öhlins twin shocks with piggyback reservoir

Rear wheel travel - 4.7 in. (120 mm)

Fully adjustable Öhlins twin shocks with piggyback reservoir

Rear wheel travel - 4.7 in. (120 mm)

Suspension
Swingarm - Twin-sided, aluminum - Clear anodized
Swingarm - Twin-sided, aluminum - Clear anodized
Rake
22.8 º
22.8 º
Trail
3.6 in. (92 mm)
3.6 in. (92 mm)

Other

Additional Colors

Jet Black

Matte Storm Grey / Silver Ice

Jet Black

Matte Storm Grey / Silver Ice

Features

Key Features

  • SIGNIFICANTLY UPGRADED THRUXTON RS ENGINE: Engine upgrades include lightweight low inertia crankshaft, clutch, balance shafts, rare earth alternator, magnesium cam cover, thin-walled engine covers, as well as high-compression pistons, revised ports and cam profile, and secondary air system. Together, these deliver an incredible 20% reduction of inertia and a Thruxton engine that revs harder for longer.
  • MORE POWER: With 104 peak horsepower @ 7,500rpm (which is 8 HP more than the previous Thruxton), the 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 (83 LB-FT @ 4,250rpm) of the Thruxton RS is now delivered 700rpm lower in the rev range, offering an exceptional thrilling ride.
  • LIGHTER BY 13 POUNDS: Weight savings were achieved through engine upgrades that include magnesium cam cover and thin-walled engine covers and a lighter weight battery.
  • HIGHER SPECIFICATION BREMBO M50 BRAKES: Enhanced stopping power with better initial bite, better feel and better fade characteristics come from a higher specification brakes setup: 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 setup, with fully adjustable Öhlins piggyback 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.
  • WHEELS & TYRES: The Thruxton RS features Metzeler Racetec RR tires which offer incredible grip, trajectory precision and high-speed stability, and are fitted to lightweight 17” aluminum 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 to suit riding conditions and rider preference.
  • BLACKED-OUT STYLING: Incredible black details and finishes include powder-coated engine covers, cam cover and sprocket cover finishes, Öhlins RSU springs, Thruxton side panel and sprocket cover with integrated heel guard, plus premium black anodized wheels and wheel rims.

Key Features

  • SIGNIFICANTLY UPGRADED THRUXTON RS ENGINE: Engine upgrades include lightweight low inertia crankshaft, clutch, balance shafts, rare earth alternator, magnesium cam cover, thin-walled engine covers, as well as high-compression pistons, revised ports and cam profile, and secondary air system. Together, these deliver an incredible 20% reduction of inertia and a Thruxton engine that revs harder for longer.
  • MORE POWER: With 104 peak horsepower @ 7,500rpm (which is 8 HP more than the previous Thruxton), the 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 (83 LB-FT @ 4,250rpm) of the Thruxton RS is now delivered 700rpm lower in the rev range, offering an exceptional thrilling ride.
  • LIGHTER BY 13 POUNDS: Weight savings were achieved through engine upgrades that include magnesium cam cover and thin-walled engine covers and a lighter weight battery.
  • HIGHER SPECIFICATION BREMBO M50 BRAKES: Enhanced stopping power with better initial bite, better feel and better fade characteristics come from a higher specification brakes setup: 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 setup, with fully adjustable Öhlins piggyback 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.
  • WHEELS & TYRES: The Thruxton RS features Metzeler Racetec RR tires which offer incredible grip, trajectory precision and high-speed stability, and are fitted to lightweight 17” aluminum 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 to suit riding conditions and rider preference.
  • BLACKED-OUT STYLING: Incredible black details and finishes include powder-coated engine covers, cam cover and sprocket cover finishes, Öhlins RSU springs, Thruxton side panel and sprocket cover with integrated heel guard, plus premium black anodized wheels and wheel rims.