The Thruxton is useless, lengthy dwell the Thruxton! The legendary Triumph Thruxton cafe racer, with a pedigree that goes again to the Sixties, will quickly have its swan music: the 2025 Triumph Thruxton Ultimate Version marks the top of an icon.
At a press convention in regards to the Thruxton Ultimate Version, James Wooden, Triumph’s world advertising and marketing supervisor, mentioned, “This resolution [to end production of the Thruxton] was not taken evenly,” including that the Velocity Twin “has taken over the mantle because the sports activities traditional in our lineup with its much less over-the-bars ergonomics and its personal aggressive poise and beauty.”
Launched in 1964 as a limited-edition racebike, the Triumph Thruxton discovered early success in endurance races, claimed all three podium locations on the 1969 Thruxton 500-mile race, and have become the primary manufacturing bike to lap the Isle of Man TT Mountain Course at greater than 100 mph. With a novel mix of favor, dealing with, and efficiency, the Thruxton was beloved by sport-minded “ton-up” riders the world over.
In 2004, after Triumph was resurrected and located success underneath the course of John Bloor, the trendy Thruxton 900 made its debut, powered by a 69-hp air/oil-cooled parallel-Twin. However the efficiency potential of the legendary cafe racer received a lift in 2016 with the Thruxton R, with a “excessive energy” variant of the 1,200cc parallel-Twin that boasted a peak of 96 hp and 83 lb-ft of torque.
The Triumph Thruxton Ultimate Version relies on the Thruxton RS and makes use of Triumph’s Excessive Energy 1,200cc parallel-Twin that produces a claimed 104 hp and 83 lb-ft of torque. Its 270-degree crankshaft structure emits a deep V-Twin-like exhaust observe.
Essentially the most placing function of the Thuxton Ultimate Version is its unique Competitors Inexperienced paint scheme with hand-painted gold pinstripes. A particular contact is that every bike is signed by the artist who painted it.
“This gold lining actually is an knowledgeable talent with solely a small handful of artists in our world-leading paint services educated to use this element,” mentioned Wooden. “Every line is hand-painted utilizing specifically developed paint utilized in lengthy steady strokes to get that attractive end.”
Every Thruxton Ultimate Version comes with a certificates of authenticity that includes the bike’s VIN quantity, which is signed by members of the Thruxton 1200 design workforce and Triumph CEO Nick Bloor. A novel Ultimate Version engine badge will even be equipped with every bike, with a gold-finished encompass and “Ultimate Version” graphic infill.
“This actually is the ultimate chapter on this unbelievable story,” mentioned Wooden, “and a bike that gives an unique alternative for riders to personal a chunk of historical past as a part of the one final remaining manufacturing run.”
Absolutely adjustable suspension features a Showa Large Piston inverted fork and Öhlins piggyback shocks. Light-weight 17-inch aluminum 32-spoke wheels are fitted with grippy Metzeler Racetec RR tires. Up entrance, Brembo M50 radial monoblock calipers present high-performance braking backed up by ABS.
The Thruxton’s traditional styling contains two spherical analog gauges with LCD insets that present at-a-glance info together with driving mode setting, gear-position indicator, gas degree, and odometer. Three trip modes (Sport, Street, and Rain) modify throttle response and traction management to swimsuit situations. A USB charging port is normal.
Along with the Competitors Inexperienced metallic paint scheme and gold pinstripes, the Thruxton Ultimate Version has contrasting black aspect panels and fenders, a gold Heritage Triumph brand on the tank, and Thruxton Ultimate Version branding.
Greater than 80 real Triumph Thruxton equipment can be found, together with a “passenger set-up” with a pillion seat, passenger footrests, and a seize rail. Unique to the Ultimate Version, a devoted accent cockpit fairing can be out there, color-matched to mix completely with the limited-edition Competitors Inexperienced paint scheme.
The 2025 Triumph Thruxton Ultimate Version is priced at $17,995. Orders could be positioned now at Triumph sellers, with bikes arriving in sellers beginning in spring of 2024. For extra info, go to Triumph’s web site.