Triumph Rocket III For Sale

The 2004 Triumph Rocket III is a cruiser style bike and is powered by an exceptionally large 2,294cc transverse triple engine which puts out 146bhp and a huge amount of torque really low down.

Triumph Rocket III

Review

★★★☆☆
  • Gets under your skin like nothing else, loads of torque, weight + fat tyre = grip
  • Expensive on rubber and fuel, really big, heavy, low speed handling

What Is It?

It's powered by a liquid cooled 2,294cc triple engine, producing 146bhp at 5,750rpm and maximum torque at just 2,750rpm.

Features include:

  • Steel tubular frame
  • Dual 320mm discs up front with Nissin 2 piston calipers
  • 316mm disc at the rear with Brembo 2 piston caliper
  • ABS
  • 43mm Kayaba upside down fork with 120mm travel
  • Dual Kayaba shocks with pre-load adjustment and 105mm travel
  • Counter-balanced crank shaft to stabilise the bike
  • 3->1->2 exhaust system
  • 5 speed gearbox with gear position indicator

The Rocket III's claim to fame is having the largest production bike engine and the cylinders are arranged front to back to produce a thin engine which fits between your legs, despite being more powerful than most cars.

Delivering that much torque to the rear wheel requires a shaft drive, much like the BMW R1200GS and that comes with the benefit of minimal maintenance outside regular servicing. 

Other features include an easy to remove pillion pad, so you can keep it looking good when out solo. Early bikes were electronically limited to 125mph but can be flashed to unleash the full potential of the engine. The 5-spoke 17" front wheel takes a 150/80 tyre and the rear 16" a 240/60.

Accessories include Chrome engine dresser bars, colour coded panniers, fog lamps, multiple screen options, footboards and plenty of Chrome bling.

Colours: Black, matt black (£200 extra), red

The original Rocket III ran from 2004-2009, with a blacked out engine from 2005 to give it a more powerful demeanour. The Rocket "Classic" 2006-2009 model only differs in that it has more relaxed bars and floorboards. They merged into the Roadster in 2010 with a new exhaust.

2010-2012: Tourer special edition with leather panniers, pillion backrest and tall screen. The very different Rocket III Touring model, designed to appeal to the US cruiser / Harley market, can be found here.

2015: Rocket X limited edition to celebrate 10 years of being the largest capacity motorbike. It's limited to 500 units with numbered side panels, a special ground high gloss finish from 8-Ball and black flyscreen. To make it stand out the handlebar, mirrors, exhaust and wheels have been blacked out.

2019: Limited edition new TFC model introduced with a new engine, more power, less weight and all the modern equipment you would expect for £25,000.

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Price Guide

Year Dealer Private Part Ex Mileage
2004 £6,700 £5,350 £4,700 24,100
2005 £6,800 £5,450 £4,800 23,100
2006 £7,000 £5,600 £4,900 22,000
2007 £7,250 £5,800 £5,100 20,800
2008 £7,550 £6,050 £5,300 19,400
2009 £7,900 £6,300 £5,550 18,000
2010 £8,250 £6,600 £5,800 16,400
2011 £8,700 £6,950 £6,100 14,800
2012 £9,200 £7,350 £6,450 13,000
2013 £9,700 £7,750 £6,800 11,000
2014 £10,300 £8,250 £7,200 9,000
2015 £10,900 £8,700 £7,650 6,800
2016 £11,550 £9,250 £8,100 5,100
2017 £12,300 £9,850 £8,600 3,700
2018 £13,050 £10,450 £9,150 2,100

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Parts & Accessories

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Popularity

Year On the road Off the road Total registered Adverts seen
2004 212 141 353 50/month
2005 180 107 287 9/month
2006 178 109 287 74/month
2007 179 72 251 29/month
2008 159 56 215 63/month
2009 134 57 191 75/month
2010 162 48 210 14/month
2011 113 30 143 30/month
2012 61 15 76 12/month
2013 115 30 145 81/month
2014 126 21 147 94/month
2015 150 24 174 74/month
2016 91 17 108 39/month
2017 20 3 23 11/month
2018 13 0 13 Rarely

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