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. 




  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


TypeInline 3-cylinder, water-cooled, DOHC
Capacity2458 cc
Max Power EC165 HP (123 kW) @ 6,000rpm
Max Torque EC163 LB-FT @ 4,000rpm
SystemRide-by-Wire, fuel injected
ExhaustStainless 3-into-1 headers with 3 exit silencer / CAT box
Final DriveShaft, bevel box
ClutchWet, multi-plate hydraulically operated, torque assist
FrameFull aluminium frame
SwingarmSingle-sided, cast aluminium
Front Wheel17 x 3.5in cast aluminium
Rear Wheel16 x 7.5in cast aluminium
Front Tire150/80 R17 V
Rear Tire240/50 R16 V
Front SuspensionShowa 47mm upside-down 1 1 cartridge front forks, compression and rebound adjuster, 4.7in (120mm) travel.
Rear SuspensionFully adjustable Showa piggyback reservoir RSU with remote hydraulic preload adjuster, 4.2in (107mm) rear wheel travel.
Front BrakesDual 320mm discs, Brembo M4.30 Stylema® 4-piston radial monobloc calipers, Cornering ABS
Rear BrakesSingle 300mm disc, Brembo M4.32 4-piston monobloc caliper, Cornering ABS
Instrument Display and FunctionsTFT 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
Width Handlebars34.8in (886mm)
Height Without Mirror42in (1066 mm)
Seat Height29.5in (750mm)
Wheelbase66in (1677mm)
Rake27.9 º
Trail5.3in (134.9mm)
Dry Weight648.2lb (294kg)
Tank Capacity4.8 US gal
Fuel Consumption6.82 l/100km (32.43 MPG)
CO2 Figures

EURO 5 Standard: 158g/km

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