Triumph updates its Street Triple and Street Triple R for 2013
Hinckley firm updates its successful sports naked displacement restyling the second half of the last five years. The R version also receives such modifications.
The Triumph Street Triple is, since its launch in 2007, a leader among the next generation sports naked. Two years later came the R version, with better suspension and brakes, to later upgrade to a first restyling which struck replacing its round headlights characteristic of other pentagonal. The power of the basic version is also lowered to 95 HP to install the A2 card kit.
Since then, the name Street Triple has proven to be the most desirable motorcycle among users of machines “without fairing supersport”, and one of the spearheads of the British brand.
The new Street Triple and Street Triple R will have the following characteristics:
- New twin-spar aluminum chassis and different geometries: 24.1°/99.6 mm (23.4°/95 mm in R).
- The mass distribution is optimized thanks to the new position of the exhaust 3 in 1 Stainless Steel under the engine.
- 183 kg in running order, six less than its predecessor of 2012.
- Three-cylinder engine of 675 cc, 12-valve, 95 hp and 65 Nm of torque (106 hp and 68 Nm in R).
- ABS fully detachable
- Electronic immobilizer
- Hollow under the seat to save an anti-theft type “U”.
- Colors: black, white and blue (black, white and graphite + red subframe in R)
- The Triumph Street Triple will continue to have a wide range of customizing for gourmets, among them the dome, keel, tail cover, semi-automatic shifter, CNC adjustable levers, etc.
- The first units will arrive at the Triumph dealer network from November.