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A unique update and a major engine development for this exciting Thruxton introduces an RS model that delivers 8 more horsepower, 83 LB-FT peak torque lower down in the rev range and more responsiveness than ever before. 

The Thruxton RS has all the hallmarks, features and quality of Triumph’s celebrated Thruxton R, together with even more intuitive agile handling, more contemporary style and unique high-quality detailing. 

A dedicated sports-focused chassis combines with a high specification suspension, race-derived tires, premium Brembo M50 front brake setup and upgraded rider technologies to create a truly exciting, modern ride. Topping up its incredible equipment, the significantly updated Thruxton 1,200cc high-power parallel twin engine is now more responsive, has more peak power (104 HP @ 7,500rpm) and delivers 83 LB-FT of torque 700rpm lower in the rev range.  

Everything about this incredible motorcycle was honed to enhance the Thruxton’s celebrated reputation and take Triumph’s cafe racing pedigree to the next level. With the RS model, the legend evolves.




THRUXTON RS Specifications
Feature Details
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THRUXTON RS Specifications
Feature Details
Engine & Transmission
Type Liquid-cooled, 8-valve, SOHC, 270° crank angle parallel-twin
Capacity 1,200 cc
Bore 97.6
Stroke 80
Compression 12.1:1
Max Power EC 103 HP (77 kW) @ 7,500 rpm
Max Torque EC 83 LB-FT (112 Nm) @ 4,250 rpm
System Multi-point sequential electronic fuel injection
Exhaust Brushed 2-into-2 exhaust system with twin brushed silencers
Final Drive O-ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate assist clutch
Gearbox 6-speed

THRUXTON RS Specifications
Feature Details
Frame Tubular steel cradles
Swingarm Twin-sided, aluminum - Clear anodized
Front Wheel 32-spoke 3.5 x 17 in, aluminum rims
Rear Wheel 32-spoke 5 x 17 in, aluminum rims
Front Tire 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire 160/60 ZR17
Front Suspension Showa 43 mm USD big piston forks, fully adjustable 4.7 in (120 mm) travel
Rear Suspension Fully adjustable Öhlins twin shocks with piggyback reservoir, 4.7 in (120 mm) rear wheel travel
Front Brakes Twin 310 mm Brembo floating discs, Brembo M50 4-piston radial monobloc calipers, ABS
Rear Brakes Single 220 mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper, ABS
Instrument Display and Functions 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.

THRUXTON RS Specifications
Feature Details
Dimensions & Weights
Width Handlebars 29.3 in (745 mm)
Height Without Mirror 40.5 in (1,030 mm)
Seat Height 31.8 in (810 mm)
Wheelbase 55.7 in (1,415 mm)
Rake 22.8 º
Trail 3.6 in (92 mm)
Dry Weight 434 lb (197 kg)
Tank Capacity 3.8 US gal (14.5 L)


Listen to the Thruxton RS engine: now a more responsive twin racing soundtrack and a rich and raw exhaust note to match its legendary name. 

Sound from: The Official Triumph Thruxton RS 1200cc Engine
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Action shot of rider cornering through mountainous roads on the new Triumph Thruxton RS


Major engine upgrades increase peak power to 104 HP (at 7,500rpm) and deliver the peak torque of 83 LB-FT 700 rpm lower in the rev range.

Here’s how we evolved this amazing bike with a modern roadster specification designed to introduce a whole generation of riders to this authentic cafe racer.

Rear shot of the new Triumph Thruxton RS taking on a corner


The Thruxton RS is 13 pounds lighter, has more character, and is perfect for riders who love the focused sporting purity and performance of a cafe racer.

Enhanced rider-focused technologies introduce a higher level of modern capability that encourages even more rider confidence and creates an unparalleled Thruxton RS ride.

Twin colour Matt Storm Grey/Matt Silver Ice Triumph Thruxton RS


From making motorcycling history to representing a generation of cafe racers, this distinctive, beautiful and authentic motorcycle is the next evolution of the celebrated Thruxton.

There’s a blacked-out look to the Thruxton RS and, to reflect its class-leading cafe racer status, there’s a host of elegant premium details too.


Thruxton RS

The legend has evolved, with an incredible version of Triumph’s original cafe racer.

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Thruxton RS

Thruxton RS

Designed and developed to evolve the legend further, the Thruxton RS combines all the original cafe racer DNA and pure original style while pushing forward the level of modern capability and performance. 

$500 Triumph Cash on new 2023 Thruxton RS models*
$500 Triumph Cash
Finance rates as low as 3.99% APR for 36 months on new 2023 Thruxton RS models.**
As low as 3.99%
Finance rates as low as 4.99% APR for 48 months on new 2023 Thruxton RS models.**
As low as 4.99%
Finance rates as low as 5.99% APR for 60 months on new 2023 Thruxton RS models.**
As low as 5.99%