Triumph Launches Rocket3 GT At ₹ 18.4 Lakh in India
UK based Triumph recently launched the Triumph Triumph Rocket3 GT in India. The manufacturer commenced the booking for the all-new Rocket3 GT in India at Rs 18.40 lakh (ex-showroom). It is supposed to be the world’s torquiest production motorcycle ever. It features the world’s biggest production engine. However, the Rocket3 GT is the touring version of the Rocket 3R.
Triumph Rocket3 GT commands a price-tag of Rs 18.40 lakh (ex-showroom). It is just about Rs 40,000 more than the Rocket 3R, which Triumph launched in 2019. The Rocket3 GT is powered by the world’s largest production motorcycle engine and makes a whopping 221Nm of torque. Besides, it about 1/3rd a tonne, albeit lighter than before. The motorcycle is meant to do long distances with touring-focused handlebars and footpegs.
Engine & Power:
The 2020 Triumph Rocket3 GT gets a 2458cc inline three-cylinder engine. This engine makes 165hp at 6,000 rpm and 221Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm and is mated with a six-speed transmission. The engine incorporates numerous performance improvements. They include a new crankcase assembly, a new lubrication system comprising dry sump and integral oil tank, and new balancer shafts. Due to this, the engine weighs 18kg less over the previous generation.
Furthermore, Triumph Rocket3 GT comes with new lightweight multi-spoke cast-aluminum wheels with Avon Cobra Chrome tires with a 240mm section at the rear. These are developed especially for the new Rocket 3 range. The motorcycle gets touring seats for both the rider and pillion with an accessible seat height of 750mm. The bike also features a brushed aluminum pillion backrest. Triumph has made a weight loss of more than 40kg on GT. As a result, the new Rocket3 GT is more than 13% lighter than the previous generation.
Triumph Rocket3 GT Electronics:
Besides, the motorcycle gets four riding modes – Road, Rain, Sport, and Rider-configurable. The modes adjust the throttle response and traction control settings according to the rider preferences and riding conditions. The standard electronics package includes IMU supported optimized cornering ABS, cornering traction control, Hill Hold Control, Keyless Ignition, heated grips, and Cruise Control.
Optional additions include a quickshifter, an integrated GoPro control system, a turn-by-turn navigation system, TPMS, and much more. The Rocket 3GT has all-LED lighting with DRLs and 2nd generation TFT display. Besides, the manufacturer has provided 50+ dedicated new Rocket 3 accessories.
The Rocket3 GT comes in two color options – Silver Ice and Storm Grey with a Korosi Red pinstripe decal, and Phantom Black.
All images & specifications: Courtesy Triumph India
Triumph Rocket3 GT Specifications:
|Engine||Inline 3-cylinder, water-cooled, DOHC|
|Max Power||167PS /165 bhp (123 kW) @ 6,000rpm|
|Max Torque||221Nm @ 4,000rpm|
|Bore x Stroke||110.2 mm x 85.9 mm|
|System||Ride-by-Wire, fuel injected|
|Clutch||Wet, multi-plate hydraulically operated, torque assist|
|Final Drive||Shaft, bevel box|
|Frame||Tubular steel with aluminium cradle|
|Front Suspension||Showa 47mm upside-down 1 1 cartridge front forks, compression, and rebound adjuster. 120mm travel|
|Rear Suspension||Fully adjustable Showa piggyback reservoir RSU with remote hydraulic preload adjuster, 107mm rear wheel travel.|
|Swing Arm||Single-sided, cast aluminium|
|Brakes Front||Dual 320mm discs, Brembo M4.30 Stylema® 4-piston radial monobloc calipers, Cornering ABS|
|Brakes Rear||Single 300mm disc, Brembo M4.32 4-piston monobloc caliper, Cornering ABS|
|Front Wheels||17 x 3.5in cast aluminium|
|Rear Wheels||16 x 7.5in cast aluminium|
|Front Tyre||150/80 R17 V|
|Rear Tyre||240/50 R16 V|
|Width Handlebars||886 mm|
|Height Without Mirror||1066 mm|
|Seat Height||750 mm|
|Dry Weight||294 kg|
|Tank Capacity||18 L|
|Fuel Consumption||6.82 l/100km (41.45 MPG)|