Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS Motorbikes For Sale

Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS
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Launch RRP: £15,500
Insurance Costs: 10 of 10

What Is It?

The Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS is a premium naked bike and is powered by a Euro 5 compliant liquid cooled 1,160 cc triple engine, putting out 177.6 bhp at 10,750 rpm and maximum torque at 9,000 rpm.

Features include:

  • Aluminium frame and single sided swingarm
  • Dual 320 mm discs up front with Brembo Stylema four piston calipers
  • 220 mm disc at the rear with Brembo two piston caliper
  • Continental MIB-EVO cornering ABS
  • Adjustable 43 mm Ohlins NIX30 fork with 120 mm travel
  • Adjustable Ohlins TTX36 rear shock with 120 mm travel
  • 4-level lean angle aware traction control with off mode
  • Ride modes: Rain (99 bhp), Road, Sport, Track, Custom
  • 5" TFT dash with connectivity, GoPro control and two themes
  • Backlit switches
  • Brembo MCS adjustable brake lever
  • Cruise control
  • Slip and assist clutch
  • LED lighting all round
  • Self-cancelling indicators
  • 3->2 exhaust system
  • 6 speed gearbox with gear position sensor

Compared to the 2018-2020 Speed Triple RS 1050 there's a new 110 cc larger engine putting out 30 bhp more power and 25% more torque. Triumph have also managed to design in 12% less powertrain inertia than the 1050 so it spins up faster.

It features new Brembo Stylema brakes, a faster quickshifter as standard, LED lighting, lighter Lithium-ion battery, new TFT dash, Carbon front mudguard and keyless start / fuel cap release.

The package is narrower and is rumoured to be 10 kg lighter as well, with 7 kg shaved off the engine.

The 10-spoke 17" wheels take a Metzeler Racetec RR K3 120/70 tyre at the front and a 190/55 at the rear.

Accessories include the Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SC2 tyres, heated grips, fly screen, TPMS, scrolling indicators, pillion seat and a range of machined parts.

Colours: Black/red, grey/yellow


Capacity: 1,160 cc (very high)

Power: 178 bhp, 133 kW (very high)

Red Line: 11,150 rpm (high)

Top Speed: 170 mph, 274 km/h (very high)

Fuel Consumption / Gas Mileage: 40 mpg, 7.1 l/100km, 14.2 km/l (average)

Range: 140 miles, 225 km (average)

Fuel Capacity: 15.5 litres, 4.1 US gallons (high)

Seat Height: 830 mm, 32.7 inches (average)

Wet Weight: 198 kg, 437 pounds (average)

Power to Weight: 0.899 bhp/kg, 0.670 kW/kg

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

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Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Loads of usable power
  • Handling
  • Brakes
  • Dash

Any Downsides?

  • It's up against some tough competition
  • Looks divide opinion


More Info

Check out these features / action videos from Triumph, this video review from Bike World and this video review from 44Teeth.

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