Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS to debut on January 26
British automaker Triumph has announced via a teaser that its 2021 Speed Triple 1200 RS motorbike will be launched globally on January 26. The liter-class naked bike will feature a new frame, an improved suspension setup, and shall draw power from a Euro 5-compliant 1,200cc engine. It will also offer a host of electronic riding aids. Here's our roundup.
Take a look at the teaser
2021 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS: At a glance
The 2021 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS will sit on a cast aluminium frame and shall sport an eye-catching look. It will feature a sloping fuel tank, a stepped-up seat, an underbelly exhaust, a split headlight cluster, alloy wheels, and golden-colored front forks. The bike should pack a fully-digital TFT instrument console with support for 'My Triumph Connectivity' system and integrated GoPro controls.
Power and performance
The 2021 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS will draw power from a Euro 5-compliant 1,200cc, in-line, 3-cylinder engine that will generate around 175hp of maximum power. However, details about the torque figures and gearbox are not available as of now.
Safety and suspension setup
The 2021 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS will be equipped with Brembo-sourced disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels, along with wheelie and slide control, cornering ABS, traction control, as well as several riding modes. Meanwhile, the suspension duties on the motorcycle are likely to be taken care of by an adjustable setup from Ohlins.
What about the pricing?
The 2021 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS will be unveiled on January 26 and should arrive in India as well. It is expected to cost around Rs. 17 lakh, and will take on rivals like Ducati Streetfighter V4 and KTM 1290 Super Duke R.Share this timeline