based Triumph Motorcycles has launched the new Rocket 3 R Black and Rocket 3 GT
Triple Black Limited Editions.
just 1,000 of each limited edition worldwide, each with a unique certificate of
authenticity, the new Rocket 3 R Black and Rocket 3 GT Triple Black bring extra
exclusivity with a new level of meaner, moodier muscle to the Rocket 3 range.
distinctive editions deliver all the world-leading 2,500cc triple engine
performance, high-specification technology and phenomenal handling that has
taken the Rocket 3 to the top of its category. With their unique and
sophisticated blacked-out style, these limited-editions add even more attitude
to the ultimate high-performance muscle roadster.
Each motorcycle will come with a certificate of authenticity detailing the motorcycle’s specific VIN number. The new Rocket 3 R Black will have an aggressive all-black colour scheme, while the new Rocket 3 GT Triple Black will have a distinctive three-shade paint scheme.
The 2,500cc Triumph triple engine is the largest production motorcycle engine in the world, producing a peak torque of 221Nm@ 4,000 rpm and a peak power of 167ps@ 6,000 rpm.
The motorcycles have a lightweight aluminium frame with new blacked out rear frame forging, 47mm adjustable Showa forks with new black anodised fork lowers, top spec Brembo Stylema monobloc brakes with floating discs, 18L fuel tank for great touring range, intricate 20 spoke cast wheels and tailored pillion and rider seats with adjustable ergonomics.
It will have an optimised cornering ABS and traction control as standard and four riding modes (Road, Rain, Sport and Rider-configurable), besides TFT display, LED lighting, Hill hold control and cruise control and keyless ignition and keyless steering lock and USB charging socket as standard. The Rocket 3 GT will get heated grips.
ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION
ROCKET 3 R BLACK / ROCKET 3 GT TRIPLE BLACK
Inline 3-cylinder, water-cooled, DOHC
167 PS / 165 bhp (123 kW) @ 6,000 rpm
221 Nm (163 lbft) @ 4,000 rpm
Ride-by-Wire, fuel injected
Black 3-into-1 headers with 3 exit silencer
Shaft, bevel box
Wet, multi-plate, hydraulically operated, torque assist
Full aluminium frame
Single sided, cast aluminium
17 x 3.5in cast aluminium
16 x 7.5in cast aluminium
150/80 R17 V
240/50 R16 V
Showa 47mm upside-down 1+1 cartridge front forks, compression and rebound adjuster
Fully adjustable Showa piggyback reservoir RSU with remote hydraulic preload adjuster
Dual 320mm discs, Brembo M4.30 Stylema® 4-piston radial monobloc calipers, Cornering ABS
Single 300mm disc, Brembo M4.32 4-piston monobloc caliper, Cornering ABS
TFT multi-functional instrument pack with digital speedometer, trip computer, digital tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, service indicator, ambient temperature, clock and rider modes (Rain/Road/Sport/Rider-configurable)
Triumph TFT Connectivity System can be added with accessory fitted Bluetooth module
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHTS
ROCKET 3 R BLACK
ROCKET 3 GT TRIPLE BLACK
2365 mm (93.1 in)
889 mm (35.0 in)
886 mm (34.9 in)
Height Without Mirrors
1065 mm (41.9 in)
1066 mm (42.0 in)
773 mm (30.4 in)
750 mm (29.5 in)
1677 mm (66.0 in)
134.9 mm (5.3 in)
291 kg (642 lb)
294 kg (648 lb)
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.0 litres (4.76 US gal)
FUEL CONSUMPTION AND EMISSIONS
40.4 mpg (7.0 l/100km)
CO2 emissions and fuel consumption data are measured according to regulation 168/2013/EC. Figures for fuel consumption are derived from specific test conditions and are for comparative purposes only. They may not reflect real driving results.
10,000 miles (16,000 km) /12 months
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