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Derived from the Thruxton R, born in 2016, this modern interpretation of the classic café racer has been updated and upgraded for this year. Meet the 2020 Triumph Thruxton RS – the most powerful bike from the Hinckley firm’s modern classic range.

With a classy overhaul for this year including the new Euro5-friendly engine, the Triumph dips into its history as far back as the 1950s with its heritage, silhouette and styling but with plenty of modern day and premium brand goodies. It’s faster by 8bhp, lighter by 6kg, makes its peak torque earlier in the rev range yet there are more revs to play with. The brakes and tyres have been upgraded too, all of which is a hearty and healthy overhaul to improve the ride quality.

Triumph are filling their shelves with modern classics with 9 iterations using either the 900 or 1200cc liquid-cooled parallel twin engine sharing shop floor space alongside the Rocket 3, Tigers and the sportier triples. While each has its own character, style and riding reward, they are all blank canvasses to personalise – no other manufacturer can claim such an offering as the good old British firm.

Off to Portugal’s Algarve we went to test the new Triumph Thruxton RS.

2020 Triumph Thruxton RS Price

The 2020 version of Triumph’s Thruxton RS is available from £13,000 and you don’t have long to wait to book a test ride or part with your cash because the bike is in dealerships from early March, possibly even late February.

Available in two colours, Jet Black or Matt Storm Grey and Silver Ice, the latter of which is immediately recognisable courtesy of the red stripe across the fuel tank and pillion seat cover.

While subject to change, the PCP deal should equate to 36 monthly payments of c.£155 after a £3k deposit, leaving an optional final payment of £6362.

What's the Thruxton RS like to ride?

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Engine, gearbox and exhaust

The significantly updated 1200cc parallel twin engine is now more responsive, has more peak power – 103.5bhp/77kW @ 7,500 rpm – a decent increase from the 96bhp of the 2016 R model. It delivers its 112Nm of peak torque 700rpm lower in the rev range while the Hinckley factory has given the bike an extra 500rpm which means more juicy acceleration before it runs out of steam. Peak power is just a shade before that red line to so you get a continuous drive all the way around the range from that rather elegant and refined, rather than brutish, twin.

To get techy about it, the upgrades include high compression pistons, revised ports and cam profile, a secondary air system as well lighter weight components including crankshaft, balance shafts, clutch, a magnesium cam cover and thin walled engine covers.

There’s a deep rumble from the big twin reminiscent of a purring cat with the tempo dialled down which can be felt without irritation through the seat and pegs. This is the kind of feeling electric bikes of the future won’t offer so while this particular Triumph has been built with its heritage as a key style driver, perhaps the firm also had the more mechanical connection with the rider that was surely evident in the 50s and 60s in mind too.

I noticed a lack of popping on the overrun which would be a sweet touch that would tingle any petrol head in just the right place. That said, while I couldn’t hear it through my helmet, it was apparent when later watching some passing footage distributed by the film crew. The twin upswept silencers allow the Thruxton RS to stand out from the crowd and offer an alluring rear view..

The gearbox is not assisted with a quick shifter but the clutch and gear lever actions are light and precise enough to not miss one that much while the super neat design of the sweeping exhaust run, evident through much of the modern-day Bonneville range, is beyond stylish.

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Power and torque

On paper, 103.5bhp shouldn’t worry too many sportsbike go-getters but is more than ample for most, and the way in which it’s delivered is testament to the evolutionary work of the 1200cc motor by Triumph's engineers. Away from the traffic lights and the instant power is manageable without getting wayward but then a surge from around 3000rpm, just like with the R model, still gives the right kind of buzz in the trouser area. This time the power delivery that you ache for to keep coming and coming doesn’t get cut short too soon courtesy of that extended redline.

This low revving and high torque twin serves power wheelies on a platter with a firm twist of the right-hand grip and an encouraging yank on the bars – picture a drag car setting off from the line when it lights its rears and those skinny little fronts pop up. Flick the clutch too and the lively front end needs little encouragement to leave the ground which is all quite out of character and rambunctious for the classic Triumph.

2020 Triumph Thruxton RS Economy

The engine refinements have made the bike faster, lighter but also Euro 5 compliant, which doesn’t seem to have affected the economy too much. On the press ride of the ‘R’ model four years ago, I managed 45.3mpg. On this longer and more energetic ride, it was a shade over 44mpg as indicated by the on-board digital display and seems about right.

However, another on the ride who rode at a similar pace all day was presented with a figure of 38mpg on their screen, all while Triumph is claiming 58mpg. That’s a big difference and if it’s a deal breaker then I’d encourage you to take note of your average on any test ride.

Handling, suspension, chassis and weight

The handling of a modern classic roadster is not usually its forte but as with the R, the RS and its wealth of updates makes you wonder why sports bikes even exist. It falls into corners smoothly with predictable elegance courtesy of the well set suspension and scorching Metzeler Racetec RR tyres. There’s a consistency with its stable feeling ride, enough to not worry about a spot of late braking or extra turning if the first tip-in wasn’t enough.

A sophisticated suspension set-up sees the Showa Big Piston Forks (BPF) at the front coupled with a twin set of Ohlins shocks all of which is adjustable to suit the pilot’s dynamics and their style of ride. All of which do a sterling job at managing the weight. Triumph only deal in dry figures, so add all the necessary liquids to the 197kg dry weight and the dexterity of the Thruxton RS on a particularly lively ride defies its mass.

The riding position is aggressive but not cruel. After 200 miles in the saddle my wrists know about it but then so did my quads – perhaps something to do with the weight-shifting from side-to-side on the miles of beautifully twisty and very well maintained Portuguese roads north of Albufeira. A 14.5-litre capacity tank is just about enough in one go before you need a stretch but then that depends on the rider and where and how the bike has been ridden. Anyone north of 6ft really ought to be seeking a decent spell on a test ride to seek comfort reassurance.

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2020 Triumph Thruxton RS Brakes

The 2020 model comes with upgraded brakes and boy are they good; Brembo’s 4-piston M50 radial Monobloc calipers provide plenty of stopping power in conjunction with the twin 320mm floating discs. While Triumph are happy to quote a dry weight of 197kg, once the necessary liquids and rider are in place there’s plenty of feel from initial bite to the highly effective slowing power.

Any nasty instant or ferocious bite is replaced by a system that instils confidence in the set-up, allows for plenty of trail braking in the sweeping corners and doesn’t upset the balance of the bike either. They’re an ideal associate for the Thruxton.


Straight outta Shoreditch and a sure-fire hit with those looking for a machine with plenty of top end components which can be altered, personalised and fettled with, the RS comes with a high level of attention to detail. The care and quality of the finish particularly with the polished top yoke and instrument panel is classy enough although I’d be careful with metal keyrings or other keys other than your Triumph ignition key otherwise you’ll be forever polishing the scratches out.

One of the few gripes I have is the presentation of the wires/cables/leads around the handlebars. From a company that offers such a clinically clean set-up as the Rocket 3, the lack of attention to detail around the top yoke on this Thruxton RS seems like a teenager’s bedroom whose definition of ‘tidy’ is to have one pile of stuff, not seven.

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Rider aids and extra equipment / accessories

Triumph has deliberately kept things minimal in terms of electronical controls and options. The stylish and rather old-fashioned twin clocks may look the part in this modern classic and they match the ease of use from yesteryear too. A quick stab of the 'Mode' button is all you need to toggle between the three modes; Rain, Road and Sport – each with its own unique traction control, ABS and throttle map setting. The modes can be adjusted while riding and while the traction control can be disengaged, it has to be done while stationary… and with a little patience.

The twin clocks with their polished surrounds are home to the traditional rev counter and speedo, they aren’t too easy to glance at and nor does the bike come with cruise control so go steady in those 30mph zones. Two LCD displays offer the mode setting and fuel gauge (on the right clock) while on the left side all the standard info is toggleable (is that even a word?) from trips and odometer to current and average mpg, courtesy of that 'i' button.

An LED DRL headlight and LED rear light are neat and contemporary touches and for even more personalisation, 80 accessories ranging through comfort, style, protection and security are there to choose from including a café racer fairing, heated grips (£200 + fitting, they were on our test bike and very powerful in the high mode they were too). I’d recommend one of the two fly screens available as an important buy for added comfort if motorway miles are on the cards.

Something to note, perhaps not to be expected on a modern classic, but neither cruise control nor a quick shifter are options on the Thruxton RS.


The high spec Triumph complete with its Showa, Ohlins and Brembo goodies tends to whip most of the modern-day competition when researching like-for-like in terms of price, power or style. I started with the below three from BMW, Kawasaki and Ducati but also considered Monster 1200 (big power differential), Honda CB1100RS or Suzuki Katana but none are direct competition in terms of riding position, component quality and price. Really, Triumph’s Thruxton RS is a modern classic that fits neatly into a category that kind of already exists; custom. Think about the naked, unique café racer-esque beauties you see at The Bike Shed Show or at - try and commission a one-off like that and you’ll be writing a £20k cheque. Buy a Thruxton RS and add a handful of your own custom bits from the catalogue and the nice Triumph dealer will want not a lot more than £15k. In theory.

There’s always the Norton Dominator, at £20,000, if you can get hold of one. But if it’s a modern classic that you’re after for some weekend action rather than a commuter then, other than the current Triumph alternatives, including the delightful Speed Twin, why not look for a real classic like a Laverda Jota. £13,000 will get you a cared for example from the late 70s.

Triumph Thruxton RS

BMW R nineT Pure

Kawasaki Z900 RS

Ducati Scrambler 1100 Sport


1200cc, parallel twin

1170cc, boxer twin

948cc, in-line four

1079cc L-twin


104bhp (77kW) @ 7500rpm

110bhp (81kW) @ 7750rpm

110bhp (82kW) @ 8500rpm

86bhp (63kW) @ 7500rpm


82.6lb-ft (112Nm) @ 4250rpm

85.6lb-ft (116Nm) @ 6000rpm

72.6lb-ft (98.5Nm) @ 6500rpm

65lb-ft (88Nm) @ 4750rpm


197kg (dry)

219kg (wet)

215kg (wet)

206kg (wet)

Seat height





Fuel tank

14.5 litres

17 litres

17 litres

15 litres






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Above: onboard view and the accessorised ‘Inspiration Kit’

2020 Triumph Thruxton RS verdict

It may take time to rationalise the price tag and perhaps even more so when the rather tempting accessory sack is surely raided to create a unique and classically styled yet very modern machine. The engine purrs along at low rpm then growls into life with a lusciously long power band which continues to give all the way to the 8k red line. The big parallel twin thumps its way gracefully through the oh-so-precise gearbox and well north of legal UK road speeds before finding fourth. It’s a joy to listen to and equally as pleasurable to look at, if this modern-day café racer style, jacked-up-at-the-rear roadster and its minimalist coverings float your boat. The exhaust run from headers to silencer without appearing to deviate into the cat is synonymous with the current Bonneville range and still looks the business.

The lighter weight and more powerful engine is a big win over the ‘R’ but perhaps the most significant parts for those keen on utilising as many horses and lb-fts as possible are the tyres and brakes which produce a highly appropriate level of confidence for the rider given the agility and pace of the Thruxton RS.

Is it worth upgrading from an R? That’s easy; yes. And they’ll be no going back if you take it for a test ride on any road that incorporates many 2nd and 3rd gear corners. If it were any cooler, it’d come with a wallet on a chain and neatly coiffured face fluff.

Three things I loved about the 2020 Triumph Thruxton RS …

  • Higher rev limit beckons for longer acceleration in each gear
  • Classy ride quality thanks to harmonious suspension, tyre, brakes and chassis combo defying its weight
  • Two-faced, in a good way; can be sedate and ploddy but has a turn of pace to excite

Three things that I didn’t…

  • For all the quality finishing, the leads and cables around the cockpit are a little messy
  • Riding position won’t suit everyone
  • Once personalised with an accessory or three, the price tag becomes difficult to justify

2020 Street Triple RS spec

New price

From £13,000 OTR



Bore x Stroke

97.6 x 80mm

Engine layout

270° crank angle parallel twin

Engine details

Liquid cooled, 8 valve, SOHC


104 bhp (77kW) @ 7500rpm


82.6 lb-ft (112 Nm) @ 4250rpm



Average fuel consumption (claimed/on test)


Tank size

14.5 litres

Max range to empty (theoretical)

140 - 185 miles

Rider aids

Three riding modes (Sport, Road and Rain) with adjustable throttle map, ABS and traction control


Tubular steel cradles with a twin-sided aluminium (clear anodized) swingarm

Front suspension

Showa 43mm upside down bigpiston forks (BPF), 120mm travel, fully adjustable

Rear suspension

Fully adjustable Öhlins twin shocks with Piggyback reservoir, 120 mm rear wheel travel

Front brake

Twin 310 mm floating discs, Brembo M50-4 piston radial Monobloc callipers, ABS

Rear brake

Single 220 mm disc, Nissin 2- piston calliper, ABS

Front tyre

120/70 ZR17

Rear tyre

160/60 ZR17




745mm x 1030mm (WxH)



Seat height


Dry weight



Two years

Service intervals

10,000 for first major service


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What is the top speed of a 2020 Triumph Thruxton RS? ›

The Thruxton RS has an estimated top speed of 140mph.

Is Triumph Thruxton good for long rides? ›

The clutch cable glides like it's on bearings. It doesn't rattle your jawbone when idling at the lights. And the throttle response is much cleaner and more linear than any Turner twin I ever knew. Best of all, you can go on long trips without needing to take a new set of rings and bearing shells, just in case.

What is the gas mileage of Thruxton RS? ›

As per ARAI, the average of Thruxton is 18 kmpl. With a fuel tank capacity of 16 litres, this bike can go upto 288 kms on full tank.

What is the tire pressure for a 2020 Triumph Thruxton RS? ›

Tyre Pressure For Triumph Thruxton R
Thruxton R Variant(s)Front Tyre Unloaded LoadedRear Tyre Unloaded Loaded
Standard36 3632 32
RS36 3632 32

What are the riding modes on a Thruxton RS? ›


The updated 1,200cc Thruxton spec twin engine comes along with three enhanced riding modes – Road, Rain and Sport – each mode featuring a dedicated throttle map and also, new on the RS, a dedicated traction control setting for each mode.

Which is the fastest bike in Triumph? ›

This bike, the 221 edition, is named to celebrate the latter. The engine pumps out 165 bhp, propelling it from 0-60 mph in just 2.73 seconds, the fastest time ever recorded for a road bike, and a feat that would eclipse most supercars. The bike is pure hyperbole.

Is the Triumph Thruxton RS discontinued? ›

Triumph has discontinued the Thruxton R and the bike is out of production.

Is Triumph reliable long term? ›

They're rock solid, reliable, durable and will serve their owners for many miles and riding years. Like many British motorcycle brands, Triumph was once plagued with all sorts of issues such as oil leaks and poor quality components in the early days and post WWII but thankfully those days are long gone.

How comfortable are Triumph Thruxton? ›

The Triumph Thruxton R is designed to be an open road vehicle with that kind of engine. Although that is the case, if you seat on it for some hours, you will definitely be sore. That being said, a friend of mine who is a lot smaller than me thought it was one of the most comfortable bikes he ever sat on.

Where is the Triumph Thruxton made? ›

Two of these factories are based in Hinckley in the UK, just a stone's throw from the Mallory Park race track. There are also three factories in Chonburi, Thailand, and one in Manaus, Brazil.

How much horsepower does a Thruxton RS have? ›

With 104 peak horsepower @ 7,500rpm (which is 8 HP more than the previous Thruxton), the Thruxton RS delivers thrilling cafe racer performance with more power low down and across the entire rev range.

How much horsepower does a 2020 Triumph Thruxton have? ›

103hp @ 7500 rpm

What size tires are on a Triumph Thruxton RS? ›

Triumph Thruxton R wears tyres of 100/90 R18 size.

What PSI should racing tires be? ›

Road bikes and tires are built for speed over smooth surfaces. Higher air pressure lets them roll easier and faster. A typical range for these would be between 80 and 130 psi, although racers can sometimes go as high as 160 psi.

What is the fuel tank capacity of Triumph Thruxton RS? ›

Its fuel is 95/98 unleaded gasoline and it has a tank capacity of 16 L. It has a 41/120 mm adjustable Kayaba telescopic fork front suspension.

Is Triumph older than Harley? ›

Each of the three brands trades heavily on a heritage that stretches back more than a century; Indian traces its roots to 1901, Triumph to 1902, and Harley-Davidson to 1903.

Which Triumph bikes are most expensive? ›

Key Highlights of Triumph Bikes
Popular ModelsTriumph Street Triple, Triumph Trident 660, Triumph Tiger 900
Most ExpensiveTriumph Tiger 1200 (Rs 21.69 Lakh)
Affordable ModelTriumph Trident 660 (Rs 7.45 Lakh)
Upcoming ModelsTriumph Bajaj 350, Triumph Bajaj Scrambler , Triumph TE-1
Fuel TypePetrol
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Is Triumph a super bike? ›

Triumph Street Triple is one of the top Sports bikes in India and. The company has also plans to launch several upcoming bikes such as Bajaj 350 and Bajaj Scrambler, TE-1. Choose a Triumph bike to know all the details, including the latest price & bike offers at dealer showrooms in your city.

Does BMW own Triumph? ›

The rights to the Triumph marque are currently owned by BMW, who purchased the Rover Group in 1994.

What type of bike is a Thruxton? ›


The name Thruxton is an internationally acclaimed motorcycle racing icon, born from incredible success at the Thruxton 500 and the Isle of Man TT, inspiring a whole generation of fanatical teenage cafe racers.

What type of bike is Triumph Thruxton? ›

The Triumph Thruxton is a series of British motorcycles with parallel-twin engines and sports styling. The name Thruxton was first applied to a handbuilt machine for endurance racing in the mid 1960s, and later revived in the 2000s.

How many miles will a Triumph last? ›

And here are the average longevity of vehicles from some world-famous names: Honda: 150,000 miles. Yamaha: 75,000 – 100,000 miles. Triumph: more than 100,000 miles.

Are Triumphs expensive to insure? ›

The cost of insuring your Triumph could range from $80 to $400 annually. Its low MSRP and theft rate contribute to a lower premium. But with a high engine capacity, you could see higher rates. Shopping around to find the right insurance provider will get you the best deal.

Why is Triumph so good? ›

Triumph bikes provide a rather smooth ride compared to Harleys or Ducati bikes, who have vibrations and mechanical noises associated with speed riding. Even in adventure riding, Triumph bikes such as the Triumph Tiger have the seat and suspenders plush enough to cope with the toughest off-road terrain.

Which Triumph is best for passengers? ›

If you and your trip partner are in it for the long haul, perhaps traveling from one country to another via highways and dirt roads, there may not be a better option than the Triumph Tiger 900 GT. For an adventure bike, the Tiger offers your passenger a very comfortable seat.

What is the seat height of a Thruxton RS? ›

Dimensions & Weights
Dimensions & Weights
Seat Height810 mm
Wheelbase1,415 mm
Rake22.8 º
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When did Triumph stop using carburetors? ›

Through 2007, all engines had carburettors; electronic fuel injection (EFI) was then introduced to the 2008 models in Britain and to United States models in the 2009 model year, in both cases to comply with increasingly stringent emissions requirements.

Is Triumph Thruxton a 2 seater? ›

Thruxton dual seat

In this category, whether you are looking for a Thruxton solo seator you need a Triumph Thruxton two seater for a passenger, you will find the right option here.

How much is a Triumph Thruxton RS 1200? ›

Thruxton Price List (Variants)
VariantEx-Showroom Price
Triumph Thruxton R BS421 kmpl, 1200 ccDISCONTINUEDRs.12,15,800Compare
Triumph Thruxton R BS61200 ccDISCONTINUEDRs.12,15,800Compare
Triumph Thruxton RS1200 ccDISCONTINUEDRs.13,00,000Compare

Is Triumph a premium brand? ›

Triumph are the best selling premium motorcycle brand in Brazil.

What is the most American made motorcycle? ›

While Harley Davidson is indeed the quintessential “all-American motorcycle company”, America has produced a number of important, notable, and otherwise influential motorcycle manufacturers. Indian comes to mind, but they are not the only ones.

Who bought Triumph motorcycles? ›

THE owner of Triumph Motorcycles has become a billionaire after his wealth increased by a third over the last year. John Bloor, who bought the British firm from liquidation in 1983 for £150,000, is now estimated to be worth £1.025 billion by the Sunday Times Rich List.

When did Triumph Thruxton get fuel injection? ›

In 2008 fuel injection was introduced to the Thruxton 900 engine.

How much HP does a 1200 RS have? ›

2022 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS Specifications
Power177.5 bhp
Bore x Stroke90.0 x 60.8
Compression Ratio13.2:1
Fuel SystemMultipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with electronic throttle control
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Is the Triumph Thruxton fuel injected? ›

Engine, Gearbox and Exhaust

Up to 2008 the Thruxton had a carb-fed motor, but upon moving production from the UK to Thailand, fuel injection was added at the same time.

How much does a 2020 Triumph Thruxton weigh? ›

Triumph claims a dry weight of 434 pounds—not a usable curb weight like most manufacturers. Triumph's definition is the motorcycle sans coolant, oil, and fuel, which is not a motorcycle in rideable order. At the curb, that would put the Thruxton RS somewhere around 480 pounds filled with petrol.

What is the fastest vintage Triumph? ›


In 1955, Johnny Allen rode his Triumph-powered 'Texas Cee-Gar' streamliner to 193.30 mph on the Bonneville Salt Flats, setting the record for the world's fastest motorcycle.

How fast is a Triumph Thruxton RS? ›

The Thruxton RS has an estimated top speed of 140mph.

What are the performance figures of a Triumph Thruxton? ›

Powered by Triumph's 1200cc 'High Torque' parallel twin-cylinder engine the Thruxton R has ride-by-wire and produces a claimed 96bhp and 83ftlb of torque. It burbles and tremors with feel-good vibes at tickover and on the move it rewards with big dollops of British meat and potatoes power and grunt.

Is the Triumph Thruxton a Bonneville? ›

Triumph Thruxton 900: A weak imitation

Just as the original Thruxton was a sportier version of the Bonneville T120, the Thruxton 900 was a sportier version of the Bonneville 900 of the time. Although the machine looked the part, the first modern Thruxton failed to hit the mark.

Is higher or lower psi better for racing? ›

For both autocross and road racing, increase tire pressures 6-8 psi from what you would normally run in dry conditions.

Is lower psi better for racing? ›

The logic behind underinflating tires is actually very complex and there are several suggested advantages for drag racing cars. Not only does the less inflated tire have a larger contact patch (because the sidewall flexes out more), the softness of the tire also makes the circumference of the wheel smaller.

Should I run my tires at max psi? ›

What happens if you inflate your tires to the max PSI? Your tires' max PSI almost always exceeds the recommended pressure. It isn't advisable to fill your tire to this pressure for everyday driving. At max PSI, your car does not handle as well, braking is impaired, and you could risk dangerous blowouts.

How fast is the Triumph Speed Triple RS? ›

With a top speed of 150 mph and the great power produced, the Speed Triple is a beast of a machine, yet steering seems easy and the brilliant suspension adds to the riding experience.

What is the 0 60 and top speed of a Triumph Rocket 3? ›

The all-new Triumph Rocket 3, featuring the world's biggest production motorcycle engine at 2,500cc, delivering the highest torque of any production motorcycle you can buy with 221Nm @ 4,000rpm, has demonstrated an incredible acceleration by setting a staggering new Triumph production motorcycle record of 0-60 mph in ...

Where is the Triumph Thruxton built? ›

Every Triumph motorcycle begins its life in Hinckley, where all of our design work, prototype construction and engineering takes place.

What are the changes in the Thruxton RS? ›


Engine upgrades include lightweight low inertia crankshaft, clutch, balance shafts, rare-earth alternator, magnesium cam cover, thin-walled engine covers, as well as high compression pistons, revised ports and cam profile, and secondary air system.

How much does a Triumph 1200 RS weigh? ›

It's 22 lbs lighter than the previous generation at just 436.5 lbs ready to ride, with an all-new lightweight chassis, all-new rider ergonomics and a more dominant and purposeful riding position.

What is the top speed of a Triumph 765 RS? ›

150 mph

What is the difference between a Triumph Speed Triple R and an RS? ›

Both variants are powered by the same 765 cc, three-cylinder engine but have different power output. The Street Triple R churns out 118 bhp at 11,500 rpm and 80 Nm of peak torque at 9,500 rpm while the RS produces a stronger 128 bhp at 12,000 rpm while the torque is unchanged.

Does Speed Triple RS have wheelie control? ›

For the new Speed Triple, Triumph has decided to link the traction control parameters to the power mode options (Rain, Road, Sport, & Track), which effectively creates four levels of TC intervention. There is no independent wheelie control, no launch control, no slide control… no alphabet soup of any kind, really.

What is the mpg of triumph speed triple 1200 rs? ›

The fuel economy/Mileage of Speed Triple 1200 is 17.9 kmpl.

What's the fastest motorcycle 0 to 60? ›

By 0–60 mph, 3.5 seconds or less
Make and modelYear (model)Time (seconds)
Yamaha VMAX20102.5
Kawasaki Z100020142.5
Kawasaki ZX-12R20022.59
Energica Ego20202.6
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What is the top speed of Dodge Tomahawk? ›

The Dodge Tomahawk's top speed was rated at 420 mph, but no one ever was foolish enough to try it out. Had someone tried it, it could've been the fastest motorcycle in the world. Only one was built by Dodge, but nine others were built by Neiman Marcus and sold for $550,000 each!

What is the top speed bike in the world? ›

What is the #1 fastest bike in the world? The turbine-powered MTT 420-RR is currently the fastest bike in the world with a top speed of 273 mph (439 km/h). Check our list of the fastest bikes in the world to see the full ranking.


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