As the flagship of TRIUMPH’s three-cylinder sports street car, SPEED TRIPLE RS has also taken advantage of the Euro5 environmental protection regulations as an opportunity to make changes to the model. At this moment, various manufacturers have also released a new model to increase the displacement, making it an already powerful sport. The performance is the icing on the cake, and replaced with a more aggressive family facial makeup, let’s take a look at what TRIUMPH hides in this unprecedented British street fighter!
Highlights of 2021 TRIUMPH Speed Triple 1200 RS facelift:
- Brand new 1160c.c. displacement engine, power and acceleration performance reach the peak again
- 180ps / 124Nm maximum horsepower and torque, 30ps / 8Nm more than the previous generation
- Speed increased by 650rpm, engine inertia decreased by 12%
- New intake and exhaust system and wild sound
- The equipment weighs only 198 kg, which is 10 kg lighter than the previous generation
- Brand new frame, more concentrated quality
- Luxury suspension brake equipment
- New 5-inch TFT LCD instrument
- Five riding modes, among which the track mode is more enhanced
2021 TRIUMPH Speed Triple 1200 RS specification table:
- Engine type: water-cooled 12V DOHC three-cylinder inline
- Exhaust volume: 1160c.c.
- Bore*stroke: 90.0mm*60.8mm
- Compression ratio: 13.2:1
- Maximum horsepower:[email protected], 750rpm
- Maximum torque:[email protected],000rpm
- Frame form: aluminum alloy double beam main frame, aluminum alloy sub-frame
- Front suspension: Öhlins 43 mm NIX30 inverted front fork with adjustable preload, rebound and compression
- Rear suspension: Öhlins TTX36 single gun shock absorber, adjustable preload, rebound and compression, aluminum alloy single rocker arm
- Front brake: Double Brembo Stylema integrated calipers, 320mm floating disc, ABS
- Rear brake: Brembo dual-piston calipers, 220mm disc, ABS
- Sitting height: 830mm
- Wheelbase: 1,445mm
- Wet weight: 198kg
- Fuel tank capacity: 15.5L
- Overseas price: 15,100 euros (about 513,700 Taiwan dollars)
Unparalleled, violent three-cylinder power
Based on the Moto2 racing engine produced by Triumph, the new 1160 cc engine of the Speed Triple 1200 RS has a maximum horsepower of 180ps/10,750rpm and a maximum torque of 125Nm/9,000rpm. Compared with the previous generation, the power data has increased by 30ps/8Nm. But at the same time, it also reduces the weight of 7 kg and 12% of the inertia, which makes the Speed Triple 1200 RS have a strong power output while taking into account agile and flexible handling. The maximum speed is increased by 650rpm compared with the previous generation, reaching 11,150 rpm, coupled with a newly designed intake and exhaust system, provides a more direct dynamic response and high-pitched sound. And this more powerful but lighter engine makes the new Speed Triple 1200 RS have a horsepower-to-weight ratio of 25% higher than the previous generation, and even almost twice that of the original Speed Triple in 1994.
In response to the overall upgrade in power, clutches and transmission mechanisms are naturally not sloppy: Speed Triple 1200 RS adopts a new lightweight sliding clutch, and a special structure can reduce the number of clutch plates, thereby achieving “to reduce the quality as much as possible.” The goal is to reach the lowest level and maximize the operational response.” The 6-speed gearbox also adopts a new design. The body is lightweight and provides a smoother and more natural shift feel and gear ratio than the previous generation. In addition, even the ignition system has been upgraded. The new double-head spark plug system ensures the ignition stability at high speeds; at the same time, the cooling system also achieves better cooling efficiency through the new design that is almost integrated with the oil circuit. And lightweight.
Unprecedented control response
Speed Triple 1200 RS has a newly designed aluminum alloy frame, which not only reduces the weight of the vehicle by 10 kilograms to 198 kilograms compared with the previous generation, but also makes the center of gravity of the vehicle more forward and downward. The control response can be both sensitive and stable. In terms of ergonomics, the Speed Triple 1200 RS has a more comfortable riding posture setting through the 13mm wider handlebar than the previous generation, the seat with a height of 830mm, and the contour adjustment of the car shell. It also becomes more natural and stable.
Next, we will see the suspension, braking system and other equipment: Speed Triple 1200 RS is equipped with Brembo Stylema brake system, Brembo MCS master cylinder and adjustable rod. The front wheel is integrated with a radial caliper with a lightweight 320mm double disc. The wheels are dual-piston calipers; Continental RACETEC RR sports tires, as the original tires, have achieved an excellent balance between track performance and street practicability. In addition, the original TRIUMPH factory also mentioned that if it is to be fully released on the track For Speed Triple 1200 RS players, it is recommended that they can be replaced with Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SC2 racing tires; the suspension system is also equipped with luxury equipment that can withstand the fierce driving on the track-the front fork uses Öhlins NIX30 inverted fork, rear avoidance The shock is the Öhlins TTX36 single-gun shock absorber, all of which are preload, rebound, and compression adjustable, allowing the rider to take into account the performance of the track riding and the comfort of daily use. At the same time, the original TRIUMPH factory also provides front fork guards. The cover is an optional accessory.
New evolution of electrical accessories
Speed Triple 1200 RS has a brand new five-inch TFT LCD instrument. Both the external hardware and internal software, interface, etc. have adopted a new design, allowing users to quickly grasp the required information and easily adjust the tracking system. Set, and equipped with two display styles to switch, and also equipped with a lap timer for track activities. In addition, the My Triumph smart phone connection system can be used, so that the rider can access the phone, music, navigation, GoPro camera and other equipment of the mobile phone in the car.
Bringing the focus back to the control-related part: Speed Triple 1200 RS uses the forward and backward fast-removing system as standard equipment, and further improves the fierce driving on the track, so that the rider can continue to push the throttle while maintaining a smooth and slippery Smooth shifting feel; the data obtained through detailed detection of the body dynamics through the sophisticated 6-axis IMU system, whether it is an anti-islanding system or a cornering ABS system using the MIB-EVO ABS module manufactured by Continental, It can have a more suitable action response, and ABS can also switch between “Road” and “Track” modes directly through the TFT LCD meter.
In terms of riding modes, the Speed Triple 1200 RS has five modes: “Rainy”, “Street”, “Sports”, “Track”, and “Custom”. Among them, the “Track” mode has been further enhanced and can be Release the powerful power performance of Speed Triple 1200 RS within safety limits.
Finally, the Speed Triple 1200 RS is equipped with a Keyless keyless start system this time, no matter whether it is starting, locking the faucet or opening the fuel tank cap, there is no need to take out the key. Just in case, the Keyless system can also be shut down with one click.
Price and car color
Speed Triple 1200 RS currently officially announced two car colors: Sapphire Black and Matt Silver Ice, with a suggested price of 15,100 euros. As for whether the car fans are most concerned about the introduction of Taiwan and the Taiwan price, Taiwan’s general agent Anton Trading has not yet announced. Fans who want to know the new Speed Triple 1200 RS information, don’t forget to continue to lock in Moto7, we will continue to You bring a detailed report!
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