TRIUMPH Thunderbird Commander (2016-2017) Specs, Performance & Photos

Segment: Custom/Cruiser
Production years: 2016, 2017

TRIUMPH Thunderbird Commander 2016-2017 4 Photos
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In 2016, the British motorcycle manufacturer launched the Triumph Thunderbird Commander, a cruiser motorcycle powered by the largest-displacement twin-cylinder engine fitted on a production motorcycle.

Compared to the standard Thunderbird model, the Triumph Commander featured a dual round headlight system instead of a single round unit and different five-spoke lightweight aluminum wheels.

In the visual department, the Commander model had standard features, such as two smaller round headlights, a teardrop-shaped fuel tank with an integrated instrument panel, a two-piece dual seat, and a dual exhaust system with a muffler on each side.

Underneath its fuel tank, the 2016 Triumph Thunderbird Commander had installed a massive 1,699cc four-stroke two-cylinder liquid-cooled engine with a fuel injection system in charge, delivering an output power of 94 hp with maximum strength at 5,400 rpm and 146 Nm (108 lb-ft) torque at low 2,750 rpm.

In the suspension department, the bike packed a 47 mm Showa telescopic fork with 120 mm wheel travel on the front and two side-mounted Showa shock absorbers on the rear with five-position preload-adjustable and 95 mm wheel travel.

The bike's braking power was handled by two 310 mm floating discs coupled to four-piston Nissin calipers on the front wheel and a 310 mm disc tied to a dual-piston caliper on the rear wheel, offering excellent stopping power.

TRIUMPH Thunderbird Commander 2016-2017

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engine specs
Type:4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, parallel-twin
Displacement:1699 cm3
Bore X Stroke:4.2x3.7 in OR 107 mm
Compression Ratio:-
Horsepower:94/5400 KW(hp)/RPM
Torque:108/2750 lb-ft/RPM OR 146/2750 Nm/RPM
Fuel System:EFI
transmission specs
Gearbox:6-speed, manual
Clutch:wet, multiplate, manual
Primary Drive:-
Final Drive:Toothed belt
chassis specs
Frame:tubular steel, twin spine
Front Suspension:Showa 47mm forks. 120 mm travel
Rear Suspension:Showa chromed spring twin shocks with 5 position adjustable preload
Front Brake:Twin 310 mm floating discs. Nissin 4-piston fixed calipers
Rear Brake:Single 310 mm disc. Brembo 2-piston floating caliper
dimension specs
Overall Length:92.1 in OR 2339 mm
Overall Width:34.6 in OR 879 mm
Seat Height:27.6 in OR 701 mm
Wheelbase:63.6 in OR 1615 mm
Ground Clearance:-
Weight:747 lbs OR 339 kg
Fuel Capacity:5.8 gallons OR 22.0 L
tyres specs
Front:150/80 VR16
Rear:180/70 VR16
power system specs
Power pack:-
Nominal Capacity:-
Maximum Capacity:-
Charger type:-
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