UK’s Triumph brings Street Triple R to India
Triumph India recently launched a new variant of street sports bike to India. The company brought Triumph Street Triple R version to India which has a starting price of Rs. 8.84 lakh (Ex-showroom). This new bike is the younger sibling of the Street Triple RS and replaces the Street Triple S, which was more expensive compared to Tuesday’s new launch. KTM Duke 790, Ducati Monster 821, and Kawasaki Z900 are some of the competitors for the Street Triple R.
The power in Street Triple R comes from a 765cc, 3-cylinder-inline, liquid-cooled, BS6 engine. This results in engine churning out a whopping 118 Ps power and 79 Nm torque. The Street Triple R’ engine is quite similar to that on the RS, but the latter delivers slightly more engine power. Besides, the Street Triple R has a 6-speed gearbox, in addition, to slip and assist clutch and a quick-shifter.
Furthermore, the 2020 Street Triple R gets styling updates that include new bodywork, fly screen, air intake, side panels and rear unit. The manufacturer is also giving new distinctive twin LED headlights which look slightly slimmer than the Street Triple S. Tthe motorcycle also gets a new exhaust and rear-view mirrors.
Triumph Street Triple R Features:
Furthermore, the front suspension consists of Showa 41 mm upside down separate function big piston forks (SF-BPF). They offer adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and preload adjustment. The rear consists of a Showa mono-shock with adjustable compression and rebound damping and preload adjustment.
Twin 310 mm floating discs, Brembo 4-piston radial mono-bloc callipers in the front and a single 220 mm disc, Brembo single-piston calliper at the rear provide the stopping power. The bike also gets dual-channel ABS. The bike runs on the Pirelli all-weather Diablo Rosso III road tyres. Besides, the motorcycle offers three riding modes – Road, Rain and Sport. Engine restricts the power output to 100 ps in the Rain mode.
|Specs:||Triumph Street Triple R|
|Type||Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder|
|Max Power||86.8 kW (118 PS) @ 12,000 rpm|
|Max Torque||79Nm @ 9,350 rpm|
|Fuel System||Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI. Electronic throttle control|
|Exhaust||Stainless steel 3 into 1 exhaust system low single sided stainless steel silencer|
|Final Drive||X ring chain|
|Clutch||Wet, multi-plate, slip-assisted|
|Gearbox||6-speed with Triumph Shift Assist|
|Frame||Front – Aluminium beam twin spar. Rear – 2 piece high pressure die-cast|
|Swingarm||Twin-sided, cast aluminium alloy|
|Front Wheel||Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke 17 x 3.5 in|
|Rear Wheel||Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke 17 x 5.5 in|
|Front Tyre||120/70 ZR17|
|Rear Tyre||180/55 ZR17|
|Front Suspension||Showa 41 mm upside down separate function big piston forks (SF-BPF), Adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and preload adjustment.|
|Rear Suspension||Showa piggyback reservoir monoshock, Adjustable compression and rebound damping and preload adjustment.|
|Front Brakes||Twin 310 mm floating discs, Brembo M4.32 4-piston radial monobloc calipers, ABS|
|Rear Brakes||Single 220 mm disc, Brembo single piston caliper, ABS|
|Width handlebars||775 mm|
|Height without mirror||1065 mm|
|Seat height||825mm. Low seat version available: 780 mm|
|Dry Weight||168 kg|
|Tank Capacity||17.4 L|
All images & specifications – Courtesy (Triumph India)