Selected Triumph dealers in India have started accepting bookings for the upcoming 2020 Triumph Street Triple R. Triumph’s multiple award-winning Street Triple R is updated with an aggressive new attitude and style, and a more responsive Euro 5 compliant high-performance 765cc engine. The Street Triple R will be the most affordable naked/street-fighter motorcycle in Triumph’s Indian line up.
The new Triumph Street Triple R features all new bodywork, including fly screen, air intake, side panels and rear unit. These are more angular and sporty, giving the motorcycle cleaner, more contemporary lines, and a distinctive new look. The fly screen and air intake are now much more pronounced, echoing the shape of the new twin LED headlights, which have a striking new style with prominent position lights, giving a much more distinctive front end and increased visibility.
The Triumph Street Triple R is powered by a high-performance 765cc engine which churns out peak power of 118PS at 12,000rpm, and exhilarating peak torque of 77Nm at 9,400rpm. Just like the top spec RS model, the Street Triple R has a smooth gearbox with short first and second gear ratios, delivering exceptional acceleration performance and slick gear changes. It also features a slip and assist clutch, which reduces clutch lever effort and improves rider comfort and control.
In terms of technology, the Street Triple R comes with the Triumph Shift Assist up, down quickshifter, ride-by-wire, ABS and traction control as standard feature. The Triumph Shift Assist enables smooth, comfortable and quick gear changes without the use of the clutch, whilst maintaining the accelerator position. There are also three riding modes for maximum control in all conditions – Road, Rain and Sport. These adjust throttle response and traction control settings and are easily selectable while riding via the Street Triple R’s LCD instruments. Rain mode restricts peak power to 100PS for better feel and a smoother ride.
The new Street Triple R can be customised with a range of over 60 genuine accessories, including contemporary new scrolling LED indicators, a new fly screen visor, and new machined mirrors and reservoirs. Plus there’s a new range of stylish water resistant luggage with quick release mounting, including a tank bag and tail pack. There’s also an Arrow silencer and adjustable brake and clutch levers, making the Street Triple R ready for even the most focused road riding. For added comfort, there are internally wired multi-setting heated grips, while for additional style and detailing, there’s a tail tidy, new colour coordinated belly pan and seat cowl, and a clear rear light assembly.
The new Triumph Street Triple R will cost slightly more than the old Street Triple S which was priced at Rs 9.2 lakh. We expect it to be priced around the Rs 9.5 lakh (ex.showroom). The 2020 Triumph Street Triple R will compete with the likes of the newly launched BMW F 900 R, upcoming BS6 KTM 790 Duke and upcoming BS6-compliant Ducati Monster 821.