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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight vs Triumph Thunderbird Comparison

Overview Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Triumph Thunderbird
Off Road Price*
(Kuala Lumpur)
RM 92,800 N/A
User Rating
Available Color(s)
Forty-Eight Colors
Thunderbird Colors
Fuel Type
Petrol Motorcycles in Malaysia
Petrol Motorcycles in Malaysia
Vehicle Type
Cruiser Motorcycles in Malaysia
Cruiser Motorcycles in Malaysia

User Review Comparison

Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight
  • C
    Cantona Nov 20, 2019 for Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight

    Harley Davidson motorcycle had always been on my wish list ever since I first saw it on the streets. I always wanted to own one such motorcycle when I grew Read More

Triumph Thunderbird
  • Z
    Zakawat Jan 30, 2020 for Triumph Thunderbird

    The Thunderbird is the definition of what a chopper should be. It's big, low slung and has lots of chrome. I would have loved to make my own chopper but Read More

Technical Specifications
Engine & Performance
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 7.9 L 22.0 L
Clutch Type Wet, Multi-Plate Wet, Multi-Plate
Exhaust Pipes Dual Exhaust 2 Into 1 Into 2 Exhaust
Drive Type Belt Drive Belt Drive
Cooling System Air Cooled Liquid Cooled
Engine Type 2 Cylinder, Air-Cooled, 4 Valve, Evolution Liquid-Cooled, DOHC, Parallel-Twin, 270º Firing Interval
Displacement 1202 1597
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Bore X Stroke 88.9 mm x 96.8 mm 103.8 mm x 94.3 mm
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 9.7:1
No. Of Cylinder 2 2
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Lubrication System Wet Sump Wet Sump
Maximum Power 60 85
Maximum Torque 96 Nm 146 Nm
Seating Capacity 1 2
Dry Weight 247 kg 308 kg
Wheel Base 1495 mm 1615 mm
Seat Height 710 mm 700 mm
Category Cruiser Cruiser
Fuel & Ignition
Start Option Electric Electric
Fuel Supply System EFI MPFI
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Gear & Transmission
Gear Box 5-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V
Wheels & Tyres
Front Tyre 130/90 R16 120/70 R19
Rear Tyre 150/80 R16 200/50 R17
Front Wheel Size R16 R19
Rear Wheel Size R16 R17
Tyre Type Radial, Tubeless Radial, Tubeless
Safety & Security
Safety & Security
Back Rest
Launch Control
Riding Modes Street, Road Rain, Road, Street, Off-Road
Leg Guards
Engine Check Warning
Pass Switch
Wheel Lock Front/back
Shutter Lock
Side Stand Indicator
Speedometer Analog Analog
Odometer Digital Digital
Display Screen
Oil Change Indicator
Front Brake Disc Dual Disc
Rear Brake Disc Disc
Indicator Light
Head Lamp Halogen Halogen
Adjustable Headlights
Tail Lamp LED LED
Differentiating Features
Height Adjustable Seats
Chassis & Suspension
Seat Type Single Seat Dual Stepped
Body Frame Material Steel Steel
Side Wings

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