As much as producer tried to make a new motorcycle looks dangerous can not be achieved without the inevitable black. Thunderbird Storm as its name suggests is acting really impressive and the goal is to attract all lovers of custom motorcycles. Details of chromium has, in striking chrome exhaust pipes that extend from both sides.
The steering wheel is a lot wider than it is now in question almost flat piece of iron “drag bar”. Massive framework of steel tubes in whose breasts raises a sizable two-cylinder engine, the displacement of 1699cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC. Maximum power of 98 bhp at 5200 rpm and maskimanog torque of 156 Nm at 2950 rpm. Front suspension is Showa 47mm forks, 120mm travel, rear suspension with Showa chromed spring twin shocks with 5 position adjustable preload, 95mm rear wheel travel.
The front wheel is of cast aluminum alloy 5-spoke, 19 “with tire 120/70 and rear wheel is of cast aluminum alloy 5-spoke 17″ with tire 200/50. The front brake has a dual 320 mm discs with Nissin four-piston calipers, rear brake has a single disk with a diameter of 310 mm dual-piston Brembo calipers.
Fuel tank capacity 22 liters. Wet weith 339 kg. Instrument panel includes: Analogue speedometer featuring integrated rev counter, scroll button on handlebars, LCD trip computer, fuel gauge and clock. Exhaust is chromed twin-skin stainless steel 2 into 1 into 2, tandem large-volume catalysts in centralised catbox, chrome-plated silencers.
Yet all dimensions Thunderbird Storm, including the fuel tank shows clearly that this is a motorcycle who needs a firm hand. Correcting motorcycle with side support is not a problem thanks to the low center of gravity but steering wheel rotate in place that requires a lot of effort.