Triumph launches Street Triple RS in India

Triumph India has launched one more variant of the Street Triple family in India. The British manufacturer has launched the Triumph Street Triple RS priced at Rs. 10.55 lakh, ex-showroom, pan-India. It gets many changes over the Street Triple S in both mechanical and aesthetic department.

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The Street Triple RS continues to get the twin headlamp set-up with integrated LED DRLs. It gets redesigned split seat, a new chiselled fuel tank, new radiator, new cowls and a new flyscreen. The motorcycle gets a new two paint scheme and is available in two colours – matt silver ice and phantom black metallic.

The motorcycle gets a 41mm upside down fork (USD) from Showa along with Ohlins STX 40 monoshock at the rear. There Street Triple RS loses 2 kg of weight over the regular Street Triple S. There is an all-new fully digital TFT display that replaces the regular speedometer console. The 5-inch display gets three display styles and auto contrast setting. It can be customised as per the individual’s needs too.

The Street Triple S comes with five riding modes – road, rain, sport, track and programmable individual setting. ABS and switchable traction control come as standard with the Street Triple RS.

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The Street Triple RS draws power from the same 765cc three-cylinder engine. The engine gets a new airbox, a free flow exhaust to generate 121 bhp of maximum power and 77 Nm of peak torque. The motorcycle also gets ride-by-wire throttle and the engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox with a slipper clutch and a quick shifter.

The RS comes with Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP rubber and the braking power comes from 4-piston radial callipers from Brembo at the front a single piston sliding calliper at the rear.

Speaking at the launch, Vimal Sumbly, managing director, Triumph Motorcycles India, said,

“2017 been a landmark year for Triumph, selling 63,400 motorcycles until now and also collaborated to become the official supplier to the Moto-2 championship series. While the overall motorcycle segment has shown a positive growth of 8 percent over the H1 of FY2018, with the above 500cc class de-growing by 23 percent, Triumph has seen a growth of 27 percent in the Q2 of this fiscal and aim to continue the momentum in the later half of the year as well.” 

Triumph is offering over 60 accessories for the Street Triple RS in India.