The Triumph Motorcycles has finally revealed the all-new Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS. The bike is large in capacity but is lighter and more compact than its predecessors. It generates a great power of 180 PS at 10,750 rpm and maximum torque of 92 lb-ft at 9000 rpm.
2021 Triumph Speed Triple has an introductory price of £15,100, which is more than 24 lakhs rupees in Nepal. It will be launched in India on 28th January and available to riders by mid-march.
Design and Features
The 2021 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS has a new design as it is completely designed from scratch. It has a compact looking frame, sharp and aggressive looks while still having the street fighter posture.
The Triumph Speed Triple is equipped with twin-LED headlamps with integrated LED Daytime Running Lamps. It has a single-sided swingarm, sculpted fuel tank, high-rise tail section, and upset exhaust, along with an attractive taillamp.
The Width of the 2021 1200 RS is 792 mm with a height of 1089mm, and a seat height of 820mm. However, the wheelbase is 1445mm long and weighs 198kg.
The bike’s suspension is handled by Ohlins 43 mm NIX30 USD front forks with adjustable preload, rebound, and compression damping on the front and Ohlins TTX36 twin-tube mono-shock with preload, rebound, and compression damping on the end.
Engine and Performance
2021 Triumph Speed Triple is powered by a Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, inline 3-cylinder engine with a displacement of 1160cc. This giant engine produces a maximum power of 180 PS at 10,750 rpm and a peak torque of 92 pound-feet at 9000 rpm. The bike has a multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with electronic throttle control.
The Triumph Speed Triple’s exhaust is made up of stainless steel three into one header system with an underhung primary silencer and a side-mounted secondary silencer. It has a wet, multi-plate slip clutch attached with a 6-speed gearbox transmission.
Tire and Brakes
The tires on the Triumph Speed Triple is made by Metzeler Racetec RR K3 120/70 ZR17 on the front and Metzeler Racetec RR K3 190/55 ZR17 on the rear. The bike also has a cast aluminum 17 x 6-inch wheel on the back and a cast aluminum 17 x 3.5-inch wheel on the front.
The braking on the front tire is a twin 320mm front rotors with Brembo Stylema Monobloc calipers, OC-ABS, and a radial master cylinder with a separate reservoir. Similarly, the bike’s rear braking is handled by a single 220mm disc with a Brembo twin-piston caliper, OC-ABS, and a rear master cylinder with a separate reservoir.
The fuel tank capacity of the Triumph Speed Triple is 15.5 liters.
2021 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS Price and Availability
The Triumph Speed Triple has an introductory price of $18,300. Triumph will soon launch the Speed Triple on the Indian market with an expected price above INR 17 lakh. The Triumph has announced that they will reveal the bike in India on 28th January 2021.