Triumph India has launched the new Street Triple RS at a price of Rs. 10.55 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
The Triumph Street Triple RS is powered by a 765cc, liquid-cooled, in-line 3-cylinder engine which produces 121 BHP @ 11,700 rpm and 77 Nm of torque @ 10,800 rpm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox via a slip and assist clutch. The bike weighs 166 kg and comes with a 17.4-litre fuel tank.
The motorcycle comes in new shades of Matte Silver Ice and Phantom Black (Metallic).
The Triple RS also gets top-shelf equipment in the form of Brembo brakes and 41 mm Showa big piston forks upfront and an Ohlins monoshock at the rear.
The Street Triple barring a few changes like twin-pod headlamp unit has been retained but it gets new bodywork and fly-screen with integrated air intake. The front cowl wraps around a 5-inch adjustable TFT instrument panel, which comes with a lap timer. The new switchgear incorporates a 5-way joystick. It also gets a redesigned twin-seat setup, rear heel guards and forged pillion footrest hangers.
The RS gets switchable traction control and ABS and ride-by-wire. Additionally, the RS gets five riding models which are road, rain, sport, track and individual.
The bike rides on 17-inch cast wheels shod with 120/70 ZR17 and 180/55 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP tyres in the front and rear also.