Britain's largest motorcycle manufacturer Triumph expanded its bike portfolio in India with the launch of its new Thunderbird LT.
The new bike in the Triumph's cruiser line-up is powered by 1699cc liquid-cooled, DOHC, parallel-twin engine, which can churn out a power of 94PS at 5,400 rpm and a peak torque of 151Nm at 3,550 rpm coupled to a six-speed gearbox.
Available in three colour options- Caspian Blue Crystal White, Lava Red Phantom Black and Jet Black, the new Thunderbird LT has been priced at ₹15.75 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
It comes with features like world's first white-walled radial tyres, removable leather saddle bags, wire-spoked rims and low seat with deeper foam padding. The cruiser measures 2546mm in length, 1225mm in height and has a wheelbase of 1665mm. It comes with a fuel tank capacity of 22l and gets 47mm forks at the front and twin shocks with pre load adjustment at the rear.
Triumph kick started its journey in India back in November 2013 with the introduction of 10 models priced between ₹5.7 lakh and ₹20 lakh (ex-showroom). Triumph Motorcycle's model range for India includes Bonneville and Bonneville T100, Speed Triple and Street Triple, Daytona 675R supersports bike, Thruxton café racer, Tiger 800XC and Tiger Explorer adventure bikes, Thunderbird Storm and the 2,300cc Rocket III Roadster.
The 11th model Daytona 675 was launched in the country at the Delhi Auto Expo 2014. Daytona 675 has been priced at ₹10.15 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) and comes with a three-cylinder liquid-cooled, 12-valve, DOHC, in-line 675cc engine, which is mated to a six-speed gearbox. The engine pumps a power of 128 PS at 12,500 rpm and a peak torque of 74 Nm at 9,750 rpm.