Triumph Rocket III Touring Bikes For Sale

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Triumph Rocket III Touring
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Specs

  • Seat Height: Low (730 mm / 28.7 inches)
  • Weight: Very Heavy (395 kg / 871 lbs)
  • Fuel Capacity: Very High (22.3 litres / 5.9 US gallons)
  • Economy: Poor (35 mpg / 8.1 l/100km / 12.4 km/l)
  • Range: High (170 miles / 274 km)
  • Top Speed: High (110 mph / 177 km/h)
  • Capacity: Very High (2,294 cc)
  • Power: High (106 bhp / 79 kW)
  • Power to Weight: Average (0.268 bhp/kg / 0.200 kW/kg)
  • Redline: Average (6,000 rpm)
  • Road Tax / VED: Very High (£101 Per Year)
  • Launch RRP: £12,900

For Sale (3)

  • 2009 TRIUMPH ROCKET 111 TOURING - BLACK - LOW MILES
    £8,500 🤍
    • £550 Under Guide Price
    • 2009
    • Fleet(Map)
    • ebay
    • WE WANT YOUR BIKE - INSTANT PAYMENT AND COLLECTION
  • 2010 Triumph Rocket Touring R3T Grinnall Trike
    £18,995 🤍
    • 2010
    • High Peak(Map)
    • ebay
    • FINANCE & DELIVERY AVAILABLE! WE ALSO BUY TRIKES!
  • 2008 Triumph Rocket 3 Touring - *IMMACULATE - FULLY SPEC'D* - *NOW SOLD*
    £9,495 🤍
    • £700 Over Guide Price
    • 2008
    • Salisbury(Map)
    • ebay
    • Triumph Rocket 3 Touring - *IMMACULATE - FULLY SPEC'D* - *NOW SOLD*

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Price Guide & Used Prices

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2014
£10,350
£8,250
£7,250
12,100
2013
£10,050
£8,050
£7,050
13,900
2012
£9,800
£7,850
£6,850
15,700
2011
£9,550
£7,650
£6,700
17,400
2010
£9,300
£7,450
£6,500
19,100
2009
£9,050
£7,250
£6,350
20,700
2008
£8,800
£7,050
£6,150
22,300

Year shows signs of appreciation

Gear & Accessories

Review In A Few

Pros

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

Cons

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

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.

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Popularity & How Many Left

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

Source: DVLA

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