2017 Triumph Street Triple Range Gets Fancy Updates

2017 Triumph Street Triple S

To be offered in 3 new variants – S, R, and RS in UK; Indian launch expected late this year.

Truimph Motorcycles have took the wraps-off the new MY2017 Street Triple naked sportbike, with new styling elements and mechanical updates. The range consists of 3 variants with varying power outputs – Street Triple S (113 PS), Street Triple R (118 PS), and Street Triple RS (123 PS). While the S version is a basic, everyday kind-of sportbike, the R and RS comes with more sophisticated techs.

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The new Street Triple boasts refreshed styling elements including the new fly screen, radiator cowls, air intake panel, and other body panels. The R and RS variants feature day-time running lights and sporty panel graphics, along with taller seat height (32.48 inches). The new bikes still uses the same Daytona sportbike chassis as the out-going model.

2017 Triumph Street Triple R

The Street Triple S has a more basic suspension, than the Street Triple R (pictured above) and RS

The new Street Triple features a new 765 cc in-line 3-cylinder engine producing 113-123 PS of power and 71-76 Nm of peak torque. This is a notable boost comparing to the 105 PS and 67 Nm output rating of the out-going model. The new bike is also much lighter (by two kgs) than before, with more than 80 new component updates including engine parts like pistons, crank, and swing-arm. Gear ratios in the first and second gears are shortened for improved acceleration.

The entire range of the Street Triple gets ride-by-wire technology, traction control, ABS, and performance riding modes. The R and RS variants, in addition, gets adjustable ABS, slipper clutch, and a colour TFT instrumentation display with five-way joystick for navigating menus. The RS also features a quickshifter for upshifts and a lap timer.

2017 Triumph Street Triple RS

The Street Triple RS is a ‘track-ready’ high-end variant with performance-oriented power parts

The top-end Street Triple RS is tuned for track performance, with 5 riding modes, Ohlins STX40 piggyback reservoir monoshock, 310 mm disc brake up front with Brembo 4-piston, radially mounted monobloc calipers and 220 mm disc at rear with single piston caliper. It also gets the brute Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SPs tyres.

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The company is already offering the Street Triple family (out-going model) in the Indian market, with a starting price of INR 7.91 Lakhs. The MY2017 bikes are expected to reach Indian shores by the latter part of this year.

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Dhiyanesh Ravichandran

Editorial consultant (Automotive and Technology), academic, and blogger based in India. He can be reached at wagenclub@gmail.com

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