Not every new bike was launched late last year at the big shows. This evening in London, Triumph took the wraps off the new Street Triple for 2017. Displacing 765cc (up from 675cc in the prior model), the new Street Triple will be offered in three versions, including S, R and RS.
The three versions of the new Street Triple each have different states of tune, and offer claimed peak horsepower of 113 (S model), 118 (R model) and 123 (RS model). Components vary by model, as well, but let’s continue talking about the common characteristics.
The new 765cc motor is a development of the old 675cc unit with increased bore and stroke (now 78.0 x 53.4 mm), as well as a revised, better-flowing exhaust system.
Uunderstand that the component spec increases from S to R to RS, as will prices. The top level RS model will have high-end Öhlins suspension (rear shock only) and Brembo brakes (the R actually has a mid-level Brembo package, while the RS has top drawer M50s). Here are all the details in the full Triumph press release below:
The All-New Street Triple family
The most explosive, agile and intuitive performance street motorcycles Triumph has ever made.
- Three New Models to Suit Every Rider and Style
- Introducing the all-new Street Triple S, Street Triple R and Street Triple RS
- Each with a unique level of power, performance, technology and suspension
- Each with their own distinctive attitude, from addictive everyday fun to full track weapon
More Power, Performance, Torque and an Even Richer Soundtrack
- All-new 765cc engine derived from the celebrated Triumph Daytona
- 3 power choices, all with more power and torque than the previous generation
- Street Triple S with up to 6.6% more and 111HP peak power @ 11,250 rpm
- Street Triple R with up to 11.3% more and116HP peak power @ 12,000 rpm
- Street Triple RS with up to 16% more and 121HP peak power @ 11,700 rpm
- Lighter freer flowing exhaust, revised air box, gearbox and new slip and assist clutch
State of the Art Rider Focused Technology
- New ride-by-wire throttle with up to five riding modes
- New full color 5” angle adjustable TFT instruments (R &RS)
- New switchgear incorporating a 5 way joystick (R &RS)
- Quick shifter and lap timer (RS)
Lighter, More Agile and Better Handling
- Lighter than the previous generation, and still the lightest bike in its class
- All new gullwing rear swingarm for improved higher speed stability
- Higher level specification of suspension, brakes and tires
- More Attitude, Sharper Styling and a Higher Level of Finish
- More of the Speed Triple’s ‘nose-down’ focused attitude
- More contemporary and aggressive lines, with new bodywork and sportier twin seat
- Higher quality finish and detailing throughout with new premium color schemes.
Tearing Up the Rulebook All Over Again
In 2007 Triumph launched the game changing original Street Triple, light, fast, fun, agile and stylish. With its thrilling triple engine, aggressive looks and intuitive handling it set the benchmark, redefined the roadster market and went on to become a favorite for passionate Street Triple fans worldwide.
Today with the launch of the all-new 2017 Street Triple family Triumph have torn up the rule book up all over again – with the most explosive, exhilarating, agile and intuitive performance street motorcycles the brand has ever made.
With three distinct all new options, a race bred new 765cc engine with 3 levels of power and torque, new state of the art technology, the highest ever level of suspension, brakes and tires, aggressive new looks and class leading weight – the Street Triple family sets a whole new benchmark.
The New Street Triple Lineup
Introducing the Street Triple S, Street Triple R and Street Triple RS, each with their own unique tailor made level of power, performance, technology and suspension. All backed up by Triumph’s highly regarded capability, confidence and agile control.
To make the new Street Triple even more accessible the Street Triple R is also available in a dedicated lower ride height version (Street Triple R LRH), with its own unique suspension and seating set-up.
To make the new Street Triple even more accessible the Street Triple R is also available in a dedicated lower ride height version of the ‘R’ (Street Triple R LRH) with its own unique suspension and seating set-up
Street Triple S Built to deliver a thrilling, agile and addictive everyday ride. With its new street fighter looks, the highest level of finish ever, lighter than its predecessor with higher spec brakes, tires, suspension and all-new gullwing swingarm.
Street Triple R Taking the performance, specification and finish to an even higher level, built to be the definitive street fighter with a specification and set up for focused road riding.
Street Triple RS The most explosive and adrenaline charged Street Triple ever, built to be at home on the track, and a weapon on the road.
More Power, Performance, Torque and a Richer Triple Soundtrack
Developed from the celebrated race bred ‘Daytona’ engine, the new 765cc Street Triple engine delivers a major step up in power and torque. With more than 80 new parts including new crank, pistons and Nikasil plated aluminum barrels and an increased bore and stroke. The result is a significant advance in performance, particularly low-down and in the mid-range.
Each of the new models come with their own unique engine set-up, ECU and tune, each tailored to deliver the character, power and performance best suited to the bike’s style of ride and rider.
The ‘S’ tune provides up to 6.6% more peak power than the previous generation with 111HP @ 11,250rpm and delivers a 7.3% increase in peak torque at 53.8 lb.-ft. @ 9,100rpm.
The ‘R’ tune, with its own model-specific crank shaft, increases peak power by up to 11.3% over the previous ‘R’ model, delivering 115HP @ 12,000rpm, and delivers a 13% increase in peak torque at 56.8 lb.-ft. @ 9,400rpm.
The ‘RS’ tune delivers the highest level of performance ever for a Street Triple, with a power increase of up to 16% over the previous model, delivering 121HP @ 11,700rpm and a peak torque increase of 13%, providing 56.7 lb.-ft. @ 10,800rpm.
There are riding modes on all models to help the rider better harness the increased power and torque in every riding condition. A richer sound track, from a lighter, free flowing exhaust and revised airbox delivers an intoxicating and more distinctive induction howl.
Stronger than ever acceleration and slicker gear changes are achieved through a combination of revised gearbox geometry and shorter 1st and 2nd gear ratios. In addition, on the R and RS models, a new slip and assist clutch set up delivers lighter clutch action and reduced lever effort for more control and riding comfort.
Rider Focused Technology
The new Street Triple line up represents a major evolution in state of the art rider focussed technology for maximum control and safety.
The Street Triple S features the revised switch cubes set-up from the latest generation Speed Triple.
Lighter, More Agile and Better Handling
Leaner and meaner than ever the new Street Triple models are lighter than the previous generation, holding their position as the lightest bikes in class. This weight reduction combined with the new higher power 765cc engine delivers an amazing power to weight ratio that is key to the game changing performance of the new ‘Streets’ delivering a truly explosive and agile ride.
An all-new gullwing rear swingarm has been specifically designed for the new Street Triple range, resulting in increased longitudinal torsional stiffness, combined with an engineered reduction in lateral stiffness. This maximizes stability at the higher speeds achieved by the new Street Triple, for greater rider confidence, with an optimized swingarm pivot position providing more natural resistance to compression of the rear suspension unit under hard acceleration. This brings a tighter corner exit capability and a more precise chassis behavior, which can be felt on both road and track.
Higher Specification Suspension
The Street Triple S comes with Showa upside-down ø41mm separate function front forks with 110mm travel and a stepped preload-adjustable piggyback reservoir monoshock rear suspension unit.
The Street Triple R comes with ø41mm upside-down fully adjustable Showa separate function big piston front forks with 115mm travel for improved riding comfort without compromise and a Showa piggyback reservoir monoshock rear suspension unit.
And the Street Triple RS comes with the highest-specification Showa big piston ø41mm front forks, adjustable for preload, rebound and compression damping. The rear suspension unit is a premium Öhlins STX40 piggyback reservoir monoshock.
High Specification Brake Set-Up
The Street Triple S model is fitted with Nissin 2-piston sliding calipers on the front and a Brembo single piston sliding caliper on the back.
The Street Triple R has Brembo M4.32 4-piston radial monobloc calipers that deliver greatly improved stopping power over the previous Street Triple R and a Brembo single piston sliding caliper on the back.
The Street Triple RS has range topping Brembo M50 4-piston radial monobloc calipers on the front delivering class leading stopping power, with ratio and span adjustable lever and a Brembo single piston sliding caliper on the back.
High Specification Performance Tires
The Street Triple S and R models are fitted with premium Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa tires which deliver sharp and precise handling as well as excellent stability and grip on the road.
The Street Triple RS comes with range topping Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP tires which deliver advanced sporting performance for road and the occasional track use.
More Attitude and Sharper Styling
The new line-up all feature a significant styling evolution to deliver more attitude and a sharper more athletic poise, inspired by the ‘nose-down’ focused attitude of the latest generation Speed Triples.
More contemporary and aggressive lines have been created with all new bodywork, fly screen, radiator, cowls and new integrated air intake. In addition, the seat has been redesigned and restyled to deliver a sharper, sportier separate twin seat set-up without sacrificing rider or passenger comfort.
With an incredible attention to detail there is a higher level of finish across the entire motorcycle with many high quality details, including individual color coded rear sub-frames for each model, re-designed rider heel guards and forged pillion footrest hangers.
The Street Triple RS delivers an even higher level of finish with colour coded belly pan, colour coded pillion seat cowl with interchangeable pillion seat and lower chain guard.
Premium Color Options
- Street Triple S – Diablo Red or Phantom Black (Metallic)
- Street Triple R – Jet Black (Gloss), Matt Aluminum Silver or Crystal White
- Street Triple RS – Matt Silver Ice or Phantom Black (Metallic)
The Triumph Street Triple family will be starting at $9,900 in the U.S. and $11,200 in Canada.
Even More Performance, Protection and Style
With over 60 accessories available, selectable via Triumph’s online configurator, riders can take their Street Triple to an even higher level of specification and capability with accessories including Arrow exhausts*, color coded seat cowl and swing arm protector kit.
*Availability of Arrow silencers is governed by local market legislation – please check with your Triumph market representative for availability.
|ENGINE||STREET TRIPLE S||STREET TRIPLE R||STREET TRIPLE RS|
|POWER||111 HP (83kW)@ 11,250rpm||116 HP (87kW)@ 12,000rpm||121 HP (90kW)@ 11,700rpm|
|TORQUE||53.8 lb.-ft. @ 9,100 rpm||56.8 lb.-ft. @ 9,400 rpm||56.8 lb.-ft. @ 10,800 rpm|
|ENGINE TYPE||Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder|
|ENGINE SIZE||765 cc|
|BORE / STROKE||78 x 53.4 mm|
|FUEL SYSTEM||Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI. Electronic throttle control|
|EXHAUST||Stainless steel 3 into 1 exhaust system low single sided stainless steel silencer|
|CLUTCH||Wet, multi-plate clutch||Wet, multi-plate, slip and assist clutch||Wet, multi-plate, slip and assist clutch|
|GEARBOX||6 – Speed|
|FINAL DRIVE||O ring chain|
|CHASSIS||STREET TRIPLE S||STREET TRIPLE R||STREET TRIPLE RS|
|FRAME||Front – Aluminium beam twin spar. Rear – 2 piece high pressure die cast|
|SWINGARM||Twin-sided, cast aluminium alloy|
|FRONT SUSPENSION||Showa 41 mm upside down separate function forks (SFF), 110 mm front wheel travel||Showa 41 mm upside down separate function big piston forks (SF-BPF), 115 mm front wheel travel. Adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and preload.||Showa 41 mm upside down big piston forks (BPF), 115 mm front wheel travel. Adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and preload.|
|REAR SUSPENSION||Showa piggyback reservoir monoshock, 124 mm rear wheel travel. Stepped preload adjuster.||Showa piggyback reservoir monoshock, 131 mm rear wheel travel. Adjustable spring preload (lock-rings), compression damping and rebound damping.||Öhlins STX40 piggyback reservoir monoshock, 131 mm rear wheel travel. Adjustable spring preload (lock-rings), compression damping and rebound damping.|
|FRONT BRAKE||Twin 310 mm floating discs, Nissin 2-piston sliding calipers||Twin 310 mm floating discs, Brembo M4.32 4-piston radial monobloc callipers||Twin 310 mm floating discs, Brembo M50 4-piston radial monobloc calipers|
|FRONT TYRE||120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa||120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa||120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP|
|FRONT WHEEL||3.5” x 17” cast|
|REAR BRAKE||Single 220 mm fixed disc, Brembo single piston sliding calliper|
|REAR TYRE||180/55 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa||180/55 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa||180/55 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP|
|REAR WHEEL||5.5” x 17” cast|
|DIMENSIONS||STREET TRIPLE S||STREET TRIPLE R||STREET TRIPLE RS|
|SEAT HEIGHT||810 mm||825 mm||825 mm|
|HEIGHT (WITHOUT MIRRORS)||1,060 mm||1,085 mm||1,085 mm|
|RAKE||24.8 degrees||23.9 degrees||23.9 degrees|
|TRAIL||104.3 mm||100 mm||100 mm|
|DRY WEIGHT||365 lbs.|
|FUEL TANK CAPACITY||4.6 gal.|
|EMISSIONS||STREET TRIPLE S||STREET TRIPLE R||STREET TRIPLE RS|
|FUEL CONSUMPTION||60.1 MPG||58.9 MPG||60.1 MPG|
|EMISSIONS||115 g / km||112 g / km||115 g / km|
|EQUIPMENT||STREET TRIPLE S||STREET TRIPLE R||STREET TRIPLE RS|
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