One of the most trusted names in the motor manufacturing company, heading from England, holds a legendary legacy of about 134 years old. Founded in 1885, the company was acquired by multiple subsidiaries i.e. Leyland Motors in 1960 and finally the marque acquired by BMW in 1994.
The Triumph motorcycles limited was separated from the parent company and was established in 1983 by John Bloor. By 2019, Triumph had discontinued it’s touring lines, and marketed cruisers like speedmasters, along with older brands like Bonneville range, under it’s retro category which the company terms as “Modern Classics”.
The company also serves as engine supplier for the FIM Moto2 World Champion. Now in all Moto2 race, teams use a 765cc triple-cylinder engine supplied by Triumph.
The Triumph rocket 3 is the largest production motorcycle from the company. The heavy classic and sheer size, makes the bike look even more aggressive. The new model is made from advanced tubular steel chassis which gives an unmatched strength and lowers the kerb weight of the vehicle, hence increasing the vehicle stability.
The suspension of the Rocket 3 is carved from USD forks in the front and five-way adjustable twin spring shockers at rear to provide unmatched superior comfort while driving. The exhaust pipes and twin pod instrument gauge is coated with chrome to give the bike a modern and stylish look.
Now taking a look at the engine specification, the Rocket 3 is power-packed by a monstrous 2294.0CC 2.3 litre three-cylinder engine, capable of producing a maximum power of 146 bhp and delivering a maximum torque of 221 Nm. The engine is mated with a 5 speed manual transmission gearbox, with a self starting mechanism.
The model can handle up-to 334 Kg of Kerb weight and is available only in petrol model, sporting a mileage of 19 Kmpl. The engine is equipped with liquid cooling system and electronic fuel injection system.
Now having a look at the instrument panel gauge, the panel is equipped with an analogue speedometer and tachometer, digital gear indicator, Fuel warning indicator and a fuel gauge system. The model seems to be an exciting power pack of performance and style. The price of the Rocket 3 is estimated to be around 22 lakhs (Ex. Showroom Price).