Triumph Rocket 3 GT First Look

Triumph Rocket 3 GT
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Launch RRP: £20,200

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Power: 165 bhp

Engine: 2,458 cc, 7,000 rpm red line, 145 mph top speed

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Economy: 35 mpg

Range: 140 miles from the 18.0 litre tank

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Seat Height: 750 mm

Weight 294 kg (dry)

What Is It?

The Triumph Rocket 3 GT is a premium cruiser style bike and is powered by a huge liquid cooled 2,458cc triple engine, producing 164.9 bhp at 6,000rpm and maximum torque at just 4,000rpm.

Features include:

  • Aluminium frame and single sided swingarm with shaft drive
  • Dual 320mm discs up front with Brembo M4.30 Stylema 2 piston calipers
  • 300mm disc at the rear with Brembo M4.32 2 piston caliper
  • Cornering ABS and traction control
  • Adjustable 47mm Showa fork with 120mm travel
  • Adjustable Showa rear shock with 107mm travel
  • Ride modes: Rain, Road, Sport, Custom
  • Cruise control, hill hold control
  • Keyless ignition, dash 12V socket
  • Under seat USB port
  • Slip and assist clutch
  • LED lighting all round
  • Colour TFT dash
  • 3->1->2 exhaust system
  • 6 speed gearbox with gear position indicator

Compared to the £19,500 Rocket 3 R there's a more relaxed riding position with feet forward pegs, swept back handlebars, a taller screen, touring seat, pillion backrest, machined wheels and heated grips as standard but it's 3kg heavier.

The 20-spoke 17" front wheel takes an Avon Cobra Chrome 150/80 tyre and the rear 16" a massive 240/50.

Accessories include the Arrow exhaust, quickshifter, pannier mounting system, 20 litre panniers, luggage rack, TPMS and Bluetooth multimedia module providing phone, Google maps and GoPro control. The Highway Pack includes the rack, panniers, quickshifter and connectivity.

Colours: Black, grey/red/black

Did You Know?

It holds the world record for largest production bike engine.

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