Triumph Rocket III Touring Motorbikes For Sale

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Triumph Rocket III Touring
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Current Prices: £10,550–£6,550
Insurance Costs: 9 of 10

What Is It?

The Triumph Rocket III Touring is based on the 146bhp Rocket III cruiser launched in 2004 but with touring credentials designed in. It's powered by a liquid cooled 2,294 cc triple engine, producing 106 bhp at just 5,400 rpm and maximum torque at a ridiculously low 2,000 rpm. The roadster makes 146 bhp at 5,750 rpm.

Features include:

  • Tubular steel frame
  • Dual floating 320 mm discs up front with Nissin four piston calipers
  • 316 mm disc at the rear with Brembo two piston calipers
  • ABS system
  • 43 mm Kayaba fork with 120 mm travel
  • Dual rear Kayaba pre-load adjustable shocks with 105 mm travel
  • Spring loaded chromed Aluminium footboards with replaceable sliders
  • Quick release spring loaded detachable short screen
  • Quick release sissy bar and gel padded pillion seat
  • 3->1->2 exhaust system

The Rocket III Touring differs from the standard Rocket III model in a few key ways, designed to help Triumph tackle the American cruiser market and specifically Harley. There is less power, the steel frame and swingarm are a different design, there are fuel tank mounted instruments and only a single headlight however two additional lights can be added.

It's been made less aggressive with more lower down torque for shifting heavier loads and generally being easier use; ideal for fully loaded two up long trips. Delivering that much torque to the rear wheel requires a shaft drive and that comes with the benefit of minimal maintenance outside regular servicing. 

The re-designed narrow subframe is mainly there to allow the large 36 litre lockable panniers to sit on the bike without adding unduly to the overall width and the tyres drops from 240 to 180 for the same reason.

The 25-spoke 16" wheels are also quite different to the standard model, giving the effect of older solid wheels with drum brakes and take Metzler 880 180/70 tyres. In terms of storage the panniers are lockable, waterproof and stand up on their own when removed and stored on the floor. 

Options include the additional lights, tall screen, pillion backrest and highway pegs. 

Colours: Red/black or black with gold detailing.

Specs

Launch RRP: £12,900

Capacity: 2,294 cc (very high)

Power: 106 bhp, 79 kW (high)

Red Line: 6,000 rpm (average)

Top Speed: 110 mph, 177 km/h (high)

Fuel Consumption / Gas Mileage: 35 mpg, 8.1 l/100km, 12.4 km/l (poor)

Range: 170 miles, 274 km (high)

Fuel Capacity: 22.3 litres, 5.9 US gallons (very high)

Seat Height: 730 mm, 28.7 inches (low)

Wet Weight: 395 kg, 871 pounds (very heavy)

Dry Weight: 358 kg, 789 pounds

Power to Weight: 0.268 bhp/kg, 0.200 kW/kg

Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (very high)

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Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Easier to handle than the roadster
  • Relaxed riding position
  • Super smooth engine
  • Licence friendly

Any Downsides?

  • It's even heavier than the Roadster
  • Panniers are high spec but small
  • No reverse gear or grab rails

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For Sale (5)

  • 2010 Triumph Rocket 3 Touring
    £8,299 ebay
    • £500 Under Guide Price
    • 2010
    • Derby(Map)
    • Triumph Rocket 3 Touring
  • 2009, '09 reg. Triumph Rocket III Touring. 6,673 Miles. Superb Value £8,995
    £8,995 ebay
    • £540 Over Guide Price
    • 2009 (6,673 miles)
    • Manchester(Map)
    • '09 reg. Triumph Rocket III Touring. 6,673 Miles. Superb Value
  • Triumph ROCKET 3 Touring 2010
    £8,499 ebay
    • £300 Under Guide Price
    • 2010
    • Chesterfield(Map)
    • Nationwide delivery available
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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2014
£10,550
£8,450
£7,400
10,400
2013
£10,050
£8,050
£7,050
12,200
2012
£9,550
£7,650
£6,700
13,900
2011
£9,150
£7,300
£6,400
15,400
2010
£8,800
£7,050
£6,150
16,900
2009
£8,450
£6,750
£5,950
18,200
2008
£8,200
£6,550
£5,750
19,400

Year shows signs of appreciation

Dealer: The typical price paid at a dealer after haggling.
Private: The typical private sale value of a bike in good condition.
Part Ex: The typical price offered by a bike buying service or dealer in part exchange.
Regional variations have been averaged out and we work out the price guide in-house.

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2014
6
3
9
30 / month
2013
24
7
31
6 / month
2012
30
7
37
Rarely
2011
62
15
77
11 / month
2010
64
31
95
54 / month
2009
40
14
54
50 / month
2008
8
2
10
32 / month

Source: DVLA

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