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2019 Triumph Thruxton TFC – the new poster boy

Triumph has officially showcased the limited edition 2019 Triumph Thruxton TFC and this is a part of the new range of factory-custom motorcycles named as TFC (Triumph Factory Customs). The Thruxton now gets carbon-fibre bodywork along with several other differentiators from the regular version. There will only be 750 units produced and these will sport the Deep Satin Black colour complete with brushed aluminium inserts for the fuel tank. There will be gold-pin-striping for the fairing, rear-seat cowl and fuel tank which will be hand-crafted at Triumph’s manufacturing facility in the United Kingdom.

There will also be TFC branding for the billet-machined aluminium top yoke and a leather seat with stitched detailing in tandem with the tinted windscreen, billet machined aluminium oil-filler cap and blacked out wheels, fenders, rear shock absorbers and engine casings.

2019 Triumph Thruxton TFC images

The 1200 cc parallel twin engine gets an increase in power by 10 HP and 3 Nm taking total figures to 107 HP and 115 Nm. This has been achieved through lighter engine parts and revised ports along with the Vince & Hines exhaust setup as standard. The TFC is lighter by 5 kg at 198 kg and gets Ohlins shocks and upside-down NIX30 fork.

Bookings are open in the UK for deliveries in June 2019. It remains to be seen whether Triumph brings this masterpiece to India anytime soon. Prices start from 17,500 pounds or roughly INR 16.15 lakhs while the standard bike in the UK starts from 12,400 pounds or approximately INR 11.44 lakhs. Triumph has also released a teaser image for the Rocket III TFC version which is still to be launched, this will also be the base of the new 2020 Triumph Rocket III.

Triumph Rocket III TFC concept