Triumph Motorcycles India to bring the Rocket 3 GT on 10th Sept

 Triumph Motorcycles India to bring the Rocket 3 GT on 10th Sept

Triumph brings all-new cruiser weapons Rocket 3 R and Rocket 3GT R denoted by Roadster and GT is Cruiser.

What do they get?

3R and GT there are two models

  • 3R comes with sportier handlebar when compared to 3GT as it has cruiser handlebar.
  • GT gets more space in terms of the seat; seat height is now 29.5 inches, pillion pegs can be adjusted, support in terms of the backrest to the pillion and taller flyscreen are present.
  • Paint schemes for both the versions are Phantom Black while Rocket 3 gets additional paint schemes like Korosi Red and the Rocket 3 GT having a two-tone Silver Ice & Storm Grey option that includes a Korosi Red pinstripe decal. 

 

Engine 

  • Both the versions get a new 2458CC DOHC inline-three engine.
  • Roughly 11% boost in power compared to previous Rocket 3 that’s an insane power given to cruiser.

Lightweight

  • With enormous power, it also becomes lighter by 40 kgs as it gets redesigned and involves balancer shafts, a newly build crankcase accompanied with dry-sump lubrication with the all-new six-gear transmission.

Chassis

  • The rake comes extended to 28 degrees.

Electronics and Goodies

  • It comes with standard cruise control and four riding modes out of which one is programmable and rests changes the throttle response.
  • Customizable TFT display.
  • LED lighting and DLRs.
  • Under-seat USB charging point
  • For any upgrade Go Pro Control System, Google-powered navigation, Bluetooth smartphone integration, as well as MyTriumph app for iOS and Android. Clutchless shifting is available, as is a tyre pressure monitoring system.

Structure

  • Head and cam cover, brushed exhaust heat shields and end caps.
  • Both the version gets a sculpted tank and aluminium Monza style cap.
  • Brushed aluminium air-box cover, brushed aluminium Monza-style coolant and oil caps.
  • Machined fins on the crankcases.
  • It also gets a lot of touring accessories.

Triumph is looking forward to unveiling the Rocket 3 GT In India on September 10. The Rocket 3 GT will go head-on with Ducati Diavel 1260 and here is the comparison.

Rocket 3 R retails at Rs 18 lakh. We expect the GT version to go higher at somewhere in the range of Rs 18.5 lakh.

Specs 

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Type Inline 3-cylinder, water-cooled, DOHC
Capacity 2458 cc
Bore 110.2
Stroke 85.9
Compression 10.8:1
Max Power EC 165 HP (123 kW) @ 6,000rpm
Max Torque EC 163 LB-FT @ 4,000rpm
System Ride-by-Wire, fuel injected
Exhaust Stainless 3-into-1 headers with 3 exit silencer / CAT box
Final Drive Shaft, bevel box
Clutch Wet, multi-plate hydraulically operated, torque assist
Gearbox 6-speed
CHASSIS
Frame Full aluminium frame
Swingarm Single-sided, cast aluminium
Front Wheel 17 x 3.5in cast aluminium
Rear Wheel 16 x 7.5in cast aluminium
Front Tire 150/80 R17 V
Rear Tire 240/50 R16 V
Front Suspension Showa 47mm upside-down 1 1 cartridge front forks, compression and rebound adjuster, 4.7in (120mm) travel.
Rear Suspension Fully adjustable Showa piggyback reservoir RSU with remote hydraulic preload adjuster, 4.2in (107mm) rear wheel travel.
Front Brakes Dual 320mm discs, Brembo M4.30 Stylema® 4-piston radial monobloc calipers, Cornering ABS
Rear Brakes Single 300mm disc, Brembo M4.32 4-piston monobloc caliper, Cornering ABS
Instrument Display and Functions TFT multi-functional instrument pack with digital speedometer, trip computer, digital tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, service indicator, ambient temperature, clock and rider modes (Rain/Road/Sport/Rider-configurable) – Triumph TFT Connectivity System can be added with accessory fitted Bluetooth module
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHTS
Width Handlebars 34.8in (886mm)
Height Without Mirror 42in (1066 mm)
Seat Height 29.5in (750mm)
Wheelbase 66in (1677mm)
Rake 27.9 º
Trail 5.3in (134.9mm)
Dry Weight 648.2lb (294kg)
Tank Capacity 4.8 US gal
FUEL CONSUMPTION
Fuel Consumption 6.82 l/100km (32.43 MPG)
CO2 Figures

EURO 5 Standard: 158g/km

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