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Mon, 12 Aug 2019

Triumph Rocket is Back - Rocket 3 R and Rocket 3 GT

Triumph's Cruiser range has been missing some models since the production of the Rocket III generation of bikes ended in 2017. However, all that is about to change with the announcement of the new Rocket 3 R & Rocket 3 GT. These new machines represent the world’s largest production motorcycle engine. At a mighty 2500cc they will also deliver the highest torque of any production motorbike. All this is makes these two bikes unique in acceleration, handling, styling and as a riding experience, more refined than ever. These motorcycles have been designed to provide effortless, exhilarting, and yet comfortable rides mile after mile. 

• Two new class-defining Rocket 3s
o Rocket 3 R - The ultimate muscle roadster, with instantaneous world-leading torque, incredible control, comfort and capability.
o Rocket 3 GT - Astonishing performance and presence, with sublime comfort,
laid-back cruiser riding attitude and even more effortless touring capability.

• The biggest production motorcycle engine in the world 
o The all-new 2,500cc triple engine delivers incredible acceleration and performance
o The highest torque of any production motorcycle with 221 Nm @ 4,000 rpm
o Thrilling power with 167 PS @ 6,000 rpm, 11% up on previous generation
o Distinctive new hydroformed exhaust headers, delivering a deep growling triple sound

• Pure muscular presence and magnificent style
o Dominating new Rocket 3 imposing silhouette, poise and stance
o Signature design features, including twin LED headlights, innovative sculpted 3-header exhaust run, hidden folding pillion footrests and 20-spoke cast aluminium wheels with imposing 240mm rear tyre
o Comfortable and interchangeable twin and single seat set-ups
o Premium finish and detailing

• Phenomenal handling and commanding ride
o More than 40kg lighter than its predecessor
o The highest specification of equipment, including top spec Brembo Stylema®
Monobloc brakes and adjustable Showa suspension
o Ride-enhancing technology, including  2nd generation TFT instruments with
illuminated switch cubes, Optimised Cornering ABS & Traction Control, four riding modes (Road, Rain, Sport and Rider-configurable), all-LED lighting, Hill Hold control, cruise control, keyless ignition and heated grips as standard on the GT
(heated grips are accessory fit on the R)

• 50+ dedicated new Rocket 3 accessories
o New comprehensive luggage range and all new accessories for enhanced comfort, practicality, style and security
o New ‘Highway’ inspiration kit, showcasing the extensive range of touring capability 

The last generation bikes were fantastic, but as always with Triumph the technical advancements achieved by their dedicated engineers and designers meant they were ready and deserved a complete overhaul and improvement. If you've never seen it, this video released by Triumph many years ago is an amusing take on the old bike.

 

 

2020 Rocket 3 R & GT

The new models represent the ultimate muscle roadster, astonishing performance and capability combining stunning visual styling and road presence. With significant weight saving over the previous models amongst many other improvements these machines will not be for the faint-hearted but true passionate riders who will appreciate the power and handling provided by these dynamic motorcycles.

 

 

The specification of these two new motorcycles are going provide one of Triumph's best ever riding experiences, from supension to braking, ride technology and power these two new motorcycles are a whole new chapter in biking. 

To be released early in 2020, deposits can be placed to reserve your very own motorcycle for next years riding season. If you'd like to know more give us a call 01782 813866 and we can discuss your options and requirements. If you prefer to contact us digitally click here to enquire.