Triumph’s Street Triple has been one of the success stories of recent years collecting numerous accolades along the way and being recognised for delivering class leading dynamics alongside an unforgettable riding experience. Fusing the style and attitude of the Speed Triple with the agility of the Daytona 675, and delivering it all for a very competitive price, it wowed the industry when it arrived in 2007.
For 2013, the all new Street Triple has been completely redesigned to offer an even more exhilarating ride. Heralding the change is an all new chassis. A brand new aluminium beam twin spar frame meets a new two piece high pressure die cast rear subframe. Not only is the chassis robust and hard edged, it’s also advanced. Engineered to optimise dynamism, agility and rider enjoyment, the design is lighter thanks to fewer pieces and fewer welds in the frame.
Pride of place in the new lightweight chassis in the new low boy stainless steel exhaust. Not only does this provide a sharp new look but it offers a significant contribution to redistributing the centre of gravity and the weight of the exhaust. Its clever design and optimised mass centralisation has also afforded Triumph’s engineers the opportunity to tweak the geometry, reducing the rake to 24.1º and increasing the trail by 0.5mm to 99.6m. As a package, it adds up to razor sharp dynamic handling in a confidence inspiring package weighing just 183kg, fully fuelled and ready to ride. A substantial 6kg saving over the outgoing model.
The fantastic handling of the Street Triple is complimented by KYB suspension via 41mm upside down forks. Stopping power is provided by a confidence inspiring dual 310mm floating disc front brake set up, with Nissin two-piston sliding callipers. Further braking security is available with optional ABS, which itself is fully switchable to offer riders the absolute best setup for their riding requirements.
The heart of the Street Triple remains the liquid-cooled, 12-valve, 675cc three-cylinder engine. Combined with the close ratio six speed gearbox, the 106PS at 11,850rpm unit delivers all the drive you need whilst delivering a peak 68Nm across its linear torque curve. The power plant has been tuned for incredibly strong low-to-mid range performance and delivers an exhilarating ride that can be enjoyed by riders of all ages and experience.
Despite its entry level positioning in the Triumph roadster range, the new Street Triple comes with a high level of equipment as standard. Included is an engine immobiliser whilst further security can be added via an accessory Triumph D lock which can be stored under the seat. Comprehensive LCD digital instrumentation includes a built in lap timer, programmable gear change lights, fuel gauge, clock and gear indicator, as well as a large tachometer and digital speedo. The unit is also able to display front and rear tyre pressures when the optional Triumph Tyre Pressure Monitoring System is fitted.
Three metallic colour options are available for the New Street Triple in 2013: Phantom
Black, Crystal White and striking Caribbean Blue.
Highly regarded for its light and intuitive handling, the 2013 Street Triple R takes things to a whole new level. Its 41mm inverted front forks are fully adjustable for preload, rebound and compression damping to give the expert rider freedom to set the motorcycle up for their specific needs. The rear monoshock is an equally high quality item, adjustable for preload and rebound damping. Optional switchable state-of-the-art Anti-Lock Brakes are available, allowing the rider to easily switch between modes to select the preferred method to deploy the twin 310mm floating front discs and powerful four-piston Nissin radial callipers. Altogether the package offers a setup that can be easily configured to suit track or road riding, whilst at the time providing the security of incredible stopping power. A revised geometry of 23.4º / 95.0mm completes the picture.
Visually, the R model adds a red rear subframe, red pinstripe details to the wheels and a red detailed radiator shroud featuring a dominant R logo.
Three colour options are available for the new Street Triple R in 2013: Phantom
Black, Crystal White and Matt Graphite.
Triumph’s range of genuine accessories allows owners the chance to personalise their bike. Colour matched fly screens, belly pans and seat cowls give the bike a more sporting and aggressive look, while Arrow Special Parts has developed a lightweight slip-on silencer for improved performance and a weight reduction. Other key accessories include stylish bar end mirrors, CNC machined clutch and brake levers and a ‘plug and play’ quick shifter that can be fitted to the Street Triple in minutes.
Full pricing information will be confirmed in late October 2012, with the first bikes available to test ride in Triumph dealerships from November 2012.
As with all Triumph motorcycles, the new Street Triple and Street Triple R enjoy the security of a full 2 year, unlimited mileage factory warranty as standard.
First established in 1902, Triumph Motorcycles in 2012 celebrates 110 years of motorcycle manufacture. For over the past two decades, Triumph Motorcycles has been based in in Hinckley, Leicestershire, and has produced iconic bikes which perfectly blend design, character, charisma and performance. Building around 50,000 bikes per year, Triumph is the largest British motorcycle manufacturer and has over 750 dealers across the world.
At the heart of Triumph’s philosophy is a commitment to developing truly unique motorcycles that offer a blend of distinctive design, intuitive handling and performance. The innovation and engineering passion that gave birth to the iconic Bonneville of the 60’s has today created a broad range of bikes suited to all motorcycle riders, including the striking 2.3 litre Rocket III, the unmistakable Speed Triple and the SuperSports Daytona 675.
Triumph currently employs around sixteen hundred personnel worldwide and has subsidiary operations in the UK, America, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Sweden, Benelux and most recently Brazil as well as a network of independent distributors. Triumph has manufacturing facilities in Hinckley, Leicestershire and Thailand and a CKD facility in Brazil.