Triumph Street Triple RS: Launch date, price, features, variants and more
Launch Date and Price –
The anticipated price range for the Triumph Street Triple RS launch in India is between ₹ 11,50,000 to ₹ 12,00,000, and it is expected to occur in May 2023. Comparable motorcycles that are presently available in India include the Aprilia Tuono 660, Moto Guzzi V85 TT, and Triumph Trident 660. Additionally, another bike with similar features to the Street Triple RS, the Triumph Street Triple R, is also set to release in India in May 2023.
Triumph Motorcycles has announced its 2023 Street Triple 765 lineup for the global market, comprising three models – R, RS, and Moto2 Edition. But in India, only the R and RS versions will be available.
Features and more –
The 2023 Triumph Street Triple RS has undergone cosmetic updates such as a sharper design for the twin-pod LED headlight, an aggressive design for the bodywork, a 15-litre fuel tank, a gullwing swingarm, and radiator cowls. Additionally, the RS version is equipped with a body-coloured belly pan and pillion seat cowl with interchangeable pillion seat and lower chain guard. The international market offers the RS variant in three color options – Silver Ice, Carnival Red, and Cosmic Yellow.
The mechanical features of the 2023 Street Triple RS are similar to the previous model, with a 765cc, inline-three-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine and a six-speed gearbox. This motor delivers 128.2bhp of maximum output at 12,000rpm and 80Nm of peak torque at 9,500rpm on the Street Triple 765 RS variant.
The RS variant features higher-spec braking and suspension components, including Showa 41mm upside-down Big Piston Forks (BPF) at the front and Ohlins STX40 piggyback reservoir monoshock at the back. The braking hardware comprises twin 310mm floating discs with Brembo Stylema four-piston radial monobloc calipers at the front, and 220mm rear discs.
The feature list for the 2023 Triumph Street Triple RS includes full-LED lighting, cornering ABS, lean-sensitive traction control system, linked braking system, wheelie control, and a bidirectional quickshifter. It also has a lap timer, cruise control system, five-inch TFT display, Bluetooth module, and an additional ride mode (Road, Rain, Sport, Track, and Rider).