Triumph Thunderbird Storm vs Suzuki Intruder M800 vs Kawasaki Vulcan S Comparison

Updated: 15, Jan, 2019 07:48 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 14,45,500
* Delhi. May vary.
Discontinued

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₹ 10,05,000
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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 5,49,900
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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Kerb/Wet Weight
339 kg269 kg235 kg
Ground Clearance
140 mm140 mm130 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
22 litres15.50 litres14 litres
Wheelbase
1615 mm1665 mm1575 mm
Overall Length
2340 mm2420 mm2310 mm
Overall Width
880 mm890 mm855 mm
Overall Height
1120 mm1105 mm1090 mm
Oil tank capacity
4.2 litresNANA
Seat Height
700 mm700 mm705 mm
Dry Weight
308 kgNANA

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

Electric Start
NA
Pillion Footrest
NA
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
NA

ENGINE & GEARBOX

Displacement
1699 cc805 cc649 cc
Bore
107.1 mm83 mm83 mm
Stroke
94.3 mm74.4 mm60 mm
Number of Cylinders
222
Engine Description
Liquid-cooled, DOHC, Parallel-twin, 270º firing interval4-stroke, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, SOHC, 45° V-twin649cc, 2 Cylinder, Liquid Cooling
Maximum Power
96.5 Bhp @ 5200 rpm50 HP @ 6500 rpm61 HP @ 7500 rpm
Maximum Torque
156 Nm @ 2950 rpm65 Nm @ 5000 rpm.63 Nm @ 6600 rpm
Number of Gears
656-Speed
Clutch
Wet, multi-plateWet Multi PlateNA
Cooling
Liquid CoolingLiquid CoolingLiquid cooled
Final Drive
Toothed BeltNANA

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigitalDigital
Tachometer
AnalogNAAnalog
Trip Meter
DigitalDigital-2Digital
Speedometer
AnalogAnalogueDigital
Clock
DigitalNA

QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY

Top Speed
193 kmph190 kmphNA
Body Type
CruiserCruiserCruiser
Mileage
20.46 kmpl (approx.)15-21 kmpl (approx.)NA
Bike Variant
Triumph Thunderbird StormSuzuki Intruder M800Kawasaki Vulcan S
Current Status
DiscontinuedNAAvailable
Price in India
Triumph Thunderbird Storm was priced at INR 14.46 lakh in India (ex-showroom).NAKawasaki Vulcan S is priced at INR 5.50 lakh in India (Ex-Showroom).
Shades
Jet Black, Matt GraphiteGlass Sparkle Black, Pearl Mira RedBlack, Orange
Vehicle Overview
Thunderbird Storm is a premium dark theme cruiser that comes with 1699 cc, twin cylinder engine producing 96.5 BHP at 5200 rpm and 156 Nm at 2950 rpm. The six speed gearbox on the motorcycle helps it claim a top speed of 193 kmph. The powerful cruiser weighs 339 kg and carries 22 liter of fuel in its tank. It comes with just 700 mm of seat height while the ground clearance is even decent at 140 mm. Triumph offers twin 310 mm disc brakes at the front while ABS is offered as standard on the motorcycle. Thunderbird Storm rivals Indian Scout and Harley Davidson Fat Boy in its segment.NANA
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrolPetrol

BATTERY & LIGHTING

Pass Light
NA
Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMaintenance FreeNA

MAXABOUT RATING & VERDICT

Design
NANA
Performance
NANA
Comfort
NANA
Fuel Economy
NANA
Features
NANA
Build Quality
NANA
Value for Money
NANA
Standout Features
Twin Headlights, High Torque, Low Seat Height, Thick Forks, ABSNANA
Should You Buy It?
A dark theme cruiser that will set you exclusive from other Harley and Indian bikes on the road, Thunderbird Storm is actually impressive in terms of power production.NANA

BRAKES & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
NA
Front Brake
Twin 310mm floating discs, Nissin 4-piston fixed calipers300mm DiscSingle ø300 mm Disc, Dual-Piston
Alloy Wheels
NA
Rear Brake
Single 310mm disc, Brembo 2-piston floating caliper180mm DrumSingle ø250 mm Disc, Single-Piston
Wheel Size
120/70 R19 - 200/50 R17NANA
Front Wheel
Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke 19 x 3.5"NANA
Rear Wheel
Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke 17 x 6"NANA
Front Tyre
120/70 R19130/90 - 16 M/C 67H120/70 R18M/C 59H
Rear Tyre
200/50 R17170/80 -15 M/C 77H160/60 R17M/C 69H
ABS
NA

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

Front Suspension
Showa 47mm forks with black lowersTelescopic, coil spring, oil dampedø41 mm Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension
Showa black spring twin shocks with 5 position adjustable preloadLink type, coil spring, oil dampedOffset Laydown Single-Shock, Linkage Equipped, with Adjustable Preload
Frame
Tubular Steel, twin spineNAPerimeter, high-tensile steel
Front Wheel Travel
120 mmNA130 mm
Rear Wheel Travel
95 mmNA80 mm

Miscellaneous Information

Rake
32ºNA31°
Trail
151 mmNA120 mm

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