Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS launched at Rs. 16.95 lakh
British automaker Triumph has launched its 2021 Speed Triple 1200 RS motorbike in India. It is positioned above the Street Triple RS in the company's line-up here. As for the highlights, the bike has an aggressive design and comes with a host of new electronic features. It is powered by a 1,160cc, triple-cylinder engine. Here's our roundup.
Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS: At a glance
The Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS sits on a lightweight cast-aluminium frame. It has a carbon fiber front mudguard, color-coded belly pan, rear seat cowl, and twin headlights with embedded LED DRLs. The bike packs a 5.0-inch TFT instrument console with integrated GoPro controls and support for My Triumph Connectivity System. It rides on alloy wheels wrapped in Metzeler Racetec RR tires.
Power and performance
The Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS draws power from an all-new 1,160cc triple-cylinder engine that generates 178hp of power at 10,750rpm and 125Nm of peak torque at 9,000rpm. The motor comes linked to a 6-speed gearbox with a bi-directional quick-shifter.
Safety and suspension setup
The Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS is equipped with disc brakes on both the wheels, along with cornering ABS, front-wheel lift control, and traction control. It also offers five riding modes: Road, Rain, Sport, Track, and Rider. Meanwhile, the suspension duties on the bike are handled by Ohlins NIX30 inverted front forks and Ohlins TTX36 twin-tube mono-shock unit on the rear end.
What about the pricing?
In India, the Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS carries a price-tag of Rs. 16.95 lakh (ex-showroom). In the coming months, the company is also expected to introduce some other models including the Tiger 850 Sport and Trident 660.Share this timeline