Triumph Rocket 3 R gets limited-run 221 Special Edition model
Triumph Motorcycles has introduced a new variant of its Rocket 3 R motorbike in India, called the Rocket 3 R 221 Special Edition. The limited-edition bike will be up for grabs only for a year and comes with a new color option and cosmetic changes. Mechanically, the bike remains the same as the standard Rocket 3 R. Here are more details.
- Triumph Rocket 3 R 221 Special Edition expands the company's portfolio in India and is aimed at attracting bike enthusiasts as well as fans of the brand.
- This model has been introduced to celebrate the Rocket 3 R's impressive peak torque figure of 221Nm and offers additional bodywork for a bold appearance.
- And with limited availability, it will likely become a sought-after model.
The Triumph Rocket 3 R 221 Special Edition sits on a full aluminium frame and features a Red Hopper Sapphire Black color scheme with the performance figures of the bike printed on top of the fuel tank. It also gets a dual headlamp cluster, a wide handlebar, a stepped-up seat, and side-mounted dual exhausts. There is a TFT instrument console with Bluetooth connectivity.
Triumph Rocket 3 R 221 Special Edition is powered by the world's largest engine on a production motorcycle: a 2,458cc liquid-cooled motor that makes 165hp of power at 6,000rpm and 221Nm of peak torque at 4,000rpm. Transmission duties are handled by a 6-speed gearbox.
Triumph Rocket 3 R 221 Special Edition is equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels along with cornering ABS. It offers four riding modes: Rain, Road, Sport, and Rider. Suspension duties on the vehicle are taken care of by Showa's inverted forks on the front side and a fully-adjustable Showa piggyback reservoir on the rear end.
The official pricing and availability details of Triumph Rocket 3 R 221 Special Edition in India are yet to be announced. However, it will be in the markets only for a year.