Triumph Motorcycles has finally launched the range-topping Triumph Street Triple RS in the Indian two-wheeler market at Rs 10.55 lakh (ex-showroom, Pan India). The Street Triple is available in three variants – S, R and RS – in the global markets. In India, the motorcycle is available in two variants – Street Triple S and Street Triple RS. The entry level variant – Triple S 765 was launched in June at Rs 8.50 lakh.
The Triumph Street Triple RS is powered by an inline three-cylinder 765cc engine that is coupled to a six-speed gearbox. This fuel injected engine churns out a maximum power output of 123bhp and a peak torque of 77Nm. The same engine also powers the entry-level S variant, but it has been retuned for better performance. In S variant, this engine produces 113bhp and 73Nm of torque. The RS variant also comes equipped with five riding modes that the rider can alloy to change ride settings as per the requirement.
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For braking duties, the Triumph Street Triple RS gets a range topping Brembo M50 brakes. It comes fitted to twin 310mm disc brake at the front and 220m disc brake at the rear. Adding to it, the bike also gets an ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) as standard fitment.
The company has also added new suspension mechanism in the Triple RS. It comes equipped with Showa 41mm upside down forks at the front along with an Ohlins fully adjustable monoshock at the rear. Additionally, the bike gets high performance Pirelli Supercorsa tyres for improved handling on both track and road riding.
The new Triumph Street Triple RS also comes equipped with new multi-colour instrument cluster that automatically adjusts contrast on the basis of available light. The new switchgear also incorporates a 5 way joystick and it also gets a quickshifter and lap timer. This motorcycle also comes equipped with Ride-by-wire technology that offers more precise and more accurate throttle response, with improved on/off throttle transition. The five riding modes in the bike comprises of Road, Rain, Sport, Rider Programmable and Track.
The new Triumph Street Triple RS is fitted with a quickshifter allowing for clutchless upshifts that are up to 2.5 times quicker than a skilled rider using a standard clutch upshift. This bike features new distinctive LED daytime running lights. The DRL is an amazing 28x brighter than the previous generation bulb sidelight.
This motorcycle is available in two paint jobs – Matt Silver Ice and Metallic Phantom Black. The company is also offering over 60 accessories such as Arrow exhausts, colour coded seat cowl and swing arm protector kit on the Triumph Street Triple RS.