Triumph Thunderbird Commander: history, specs, pictures

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The Triumph Thunderbird Commander was a twin, four-stroke custom / cruiser motorcycle produced between 2014 and 2018. Max torque was 111.38 ft/lbs (151.0 Nm) @ 3550 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 91.99 HP (68.6 KW) @ 5400 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a liquid cooled twin, four-stroke. A 107.1mm bore x 94.3mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1699.0 cubic centimeters. The engine featured a 9.7:1 compression ratio. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 6-speed transmission. The final drive was via belt. Power was moderated via the wet. multi-plate.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/70-r19 front tire and a 200/50-r17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. nissin 4-piston fixed calipers. abs. in the front and a single disc. brembo 2-piston floating caliper. abs in the rear. The front suspension was a showa 47mm forks. while the rear was equiped with a showa chromed spring twin shocks with 5 position adjustable preload.. The Thunderbird Commander was fitted with a 5.81 Gallon (22.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 698.87 pounds (317.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 63.58 inches (1615 mm) long.

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Triumph Thunderbird Commander
Manufacturer
Also called Thunderbird Commander ABS
Production 2014 - 2018
Class Cruiser
Engine
twin, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 107.1mm x 94.3mm
Horsepower 91.99 HP (68.6 KW) @ 5400RPM
Torque 111.38 ft/lbs (151.0 Nm) @ 3550RPM
Fuel System injection. multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection. progressive linkage on throttle
Ignition digital-inductive type via engine management system
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: belt

Clutch: wet. multi-plate
Final Drive Belt `15-16[1]
Suspension Front: showa 47mm forks.
Rear: showa chromed spring twin shocks with 5 position adjustable preload.
Brakes Front: double disc. nissin 4-piston fixed calipers. abs.
Rear: single disc. brembo 2-piston floating caliper. abs
Front Tire 120/70-r19
Rear Tire 200/50-r17
Wheelbase 63.58 inches (1615 mm)
Length 92.13 inches (2340 mm)
Width 38.98 inches (990 mm)
Height 48.23 inches (1225 mm)
Seat Height 27.56 inches (700 mm)
Weight 698.87 pounds (317.0 Kg) (dry), 339.0 kg (wet)
Oil Capacity 1.11 Gallon (4.20 Liters)
Fuel Capacity 5.81 Gallon (22.00 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 7.13 liters/100 km (14.0 km/l or 32.99 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual


The Triumph Thunderbird Commander was a twin, four-stroke Cruiser motorcycle produced by Triumph between 2014 and 2018. Max torque was 111.38 ft/lbs (151.0 Nm) @ 3550 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 91.99 HP (68.6 KW) @ 5400 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a liquid cooled twin, four-stroke. A 107.1mm bore x 94.3mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1699.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet. multi-plate.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/70-r19 front tire and a 200/50-r17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. nissin 4-piston fixed calipers. abs. in the front and a single disc. brembo 2-piston floating caliper. abs in the rear. The front suspension was a showa 47mm forks. while the rear was equipped with a showa chromed spring twin shocks with 5 position adjustable preload.. The Thunderbird Commander was fitted with a 5.81 Gallon (22.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 698.87 pounds (317.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 63.58 inches (1615 mm) long.

2015 Triumph Thunderbird Commander[edit]

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Sporting one of the biggest-displacement parallel-twin engines on a production motorcycle, the 2015 MY Triumph Thunderbird Commander boasts 94 horsepower and 146 Nm of torque, more than enough to climb any hill without the hassle of downshifting.

Solid, chrome-embellished looks is what the Commander offers, centered around its big-bore engine. They are complimented by a wide and thick fork plus wide tires on dye-cast rims, for a proper modern cruiser appearance. ABS comes standard, making it also safer.


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References[edit]

  1. 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019.