2023 Triumph Street Triple R, RS & Moto2 Edition are sporting revised & improved engine with more performance and aggressive ergonomics…
Triumph Motorcycles have finally pulled the gloves off and have put everything they have learned from supplying engines to the Moto2 championship competitors to develop and unleash the 2023 Triumph Street Triple R, Street Triple RS & limited-run Street Triple Moto2 Edition middleweight naked beasts.
These 3 new bikes are successors to what Triumph previously did when they released the limited-run ‘Daytona 765 Moto2 Edition’ strapping the new 765 cc engine that was newly developed and introduced for the earlier mentioned Moto2 championship.
2023 Triumph Street Triple R, Street Triple RS & Street Triple Moto2 Edition – Colours, Price & Availability
The 2023 Triumph Street Triple R has been introduced in 2 colours – Silver Ice & Crystal White.
The 2023 Triumph Street Triple RS will don 3 colours – Silver Ice, Carnival Red & Cosmic Yellow.
While the limited-run 2023 Street Triple Moto2 Edition will come in 2 exclusive paint schemes – Triumph Racing Yellow & Crystal White.
The new Triumph Street Triple Range will start reaching global dealerships in the first half of 2023. Regarding India, we do expect Triumph to bring the Street Triple R & RS models to India, carrying a premium pricing than the current versions, not before mid-2023 or in the second half of 2023.
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2023 Triumph Street Triple R, RS & Moto2 Edition – Highlights & Features
- The most prominent change that Triumph have proudly shared is the revised geometry of the bikes and the improved engine strapped to these boasting more power & torque.
- The 765 cc, triple engine claims a power output of 118.4 BHP at 11,500 RPM for the R model, while the RS & Moto2 Edition are putting out 128.2 BHP at 12,000 RPM.
- All three Street Triple models boast a similar torque number of 80 Nm at 9,500 RPM.
- All 3 bikes are equipped with the same 6-speed transmission system aided by a Slip & Assist Clutch system. Triumph is also offering their Bi-directional Quickshofter as standard.
- Coming to the ergonomics of the new Street Triples – The R and RS both get 12 mm wider handlebars than the previous models, while the Moto2 Edition gets clip-ons that are both 80 mm lower & 50 mm further forward than standard.
- Coming to the suspension setup – the R & RS models come with 41mm Showa USD Separate Function Forks – Big Piston (SFF-BP), which are fully adjustable and have 115mm of wheel travel, while the Moto2 Edition comes with Öhlins NIX30 fully-adjustable front forks, with the same 115mm of wheel travel.
- At the rear, the R gets a fully adjustable Showa piggyback reservoir monoshock, while the RS and the Moto2 Edition are equipped with an Öhlins STX40 piggyback reservoir fully-adjustable monoshock instead, offering 131.2 mm of wheel travel.
- Braking is handled by a pair of Brembo M4.32 four-piston, radially-mounted monoblock calipers with two 310mm floating brake discs for the R version, while the RS & the Moto2 Edition are strapping a pair of Brembo Stylema four-piston, radially-mounted monobloc calipers, a Brembo MCS radial master cylinder, and two 310 mm floating discs.
- This hefty braking hardware is aided by a new Optimised Cornering ABS system as standard.
- All three variants are riding on 17” alloys covered with Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP V3 rubber for the RS & Moto2 models, while the standard R model comes with the modest Continental ContiRoad rubber as standard.
- Moving ahead, the R model will sport 4 riding modes (Road, Rain, Sport & Rider configurable mode) while the RS & Moto2 Edition will add a new Track Mode in addition to the standard 4 modes.
- Coming to the additional features, the Street Triple R, RS & Moto2 Edition are equipped with new TFT instrumentation, with the above 2 models boasting screen adjustability to offer better visibility to the rider. These TFT displays are also Bluetooth-enabled to add more functionality.
- Full-LED lighting, Wheelie control and a 15 L fuel tank is also offered as standard by the British manufacturer.