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2016 Triumph Rocket III Roadster
2016 Triumph Rocket III Roadster

2016 Triumph Rocket III Roadster
2016 Triumph Rocket III Roadster

2016 Triumph Rocket III Roadster
2016 Triumph Rocket III Roadster

2016 Triumph Rocket III Roadster
2016 Triumph Rocket III Roadster



2016 Triumph Rocket III Roadster Review

2016 Triumph Rocket III Roadster on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

Smooth like butter…

Extraordinary. Unique. Ultimate. Legendary. Everything you’ve heard about the Triumph Rocket III is true. With sheer force of presence, the Rocket III uses the world’s largest production motorcycle engine to deliver a simply stunning riding experience unmatched on two wheels. The Triumph Rocket III: believe in the unbelievable.

The Rocket III Roadster is a totally unique kind of motorcycle with the most unmistakable presence on two wheels. A true one-off it defies convention and category.

With the world’s biggest production motorcycle engine the latest Rocket III Roadster builds on the huge performance of the original Rocket III but now with even more torque.

The 2.3 litre, three-cylinder engine is designed to be an arm-wrenching thrill to ride, yet easy and unintimidating too, despite its thunderous roar. Its sweet handling chassis, rigid frame and sophisticated suspension gives you the confidence to sweep through corners and change direction with an agility that belies this Roadsters size.

The latest Rocket III features blackened components including radiator cowls, rear mudguard rails, airbox cover, fork protectors, and mirrors giving our Roadster an even more menacing look.

There’s nothing else like it out there, not to look at, nor to ride.

 

 



2016 Triumph Rocket III Roadster www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Standard Equipment
•ABS
•Four-piston Nissin calipers
•Shaft drive
•Unmistakable presence of the World’s largest capacity mass production motorcycle
•2300cc inline three-cylinder engine delivers a staggering 221Nm of torque
•Carefully refined handling characteristics deliver exceptional balance and chassis control with a low centre of gravity

The Rocket III Roadster is available in:
•Phantom Black with Red twin stripes
•Matt Phantom Black with matt White twin stripes

 

 

 

 

2016 Triumph Rocket III Roadster www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Engine


With the world’s biggest production motorcycle engine the latest Rocket III Roadster builds on the huge performance of the original Rocket III but now with even more torque.


Power and Performance


The capacity of the Rocket III Roadster is huge, 2,294cc, and with a gut churning 221Nm at just 2,750rpm it has more torque at idle than most superbikes at full chat! The latest engine is unrestricted thereby delivering its full strength in the first three gears giving it almighty punch.

Shaft Drive


With a shaft drive that needs no maintenance outside the scheduled service intervals, you have a roadster that’s so reliable, durable and engaging that you could even go touring on it.


Configuration

The three big cylinders are arranged lengthways along the bike to keep it manageably narrow and align the crankshaft with the shaft final drive, but to tame the reaction of the massive torque, the crankshaft counter-rotates so the bike stays steady when the throttle’s blipped.




Technology

This is a premium flagship motorcycle so we equipped it accordingly. All the instruments are all there for you, fuel gauge, gear indicator, dual trip and clock in addition to the basic functions. Then there’s the signature massive twin headlights making a powerful style statement and lighting up the road ahead at night for safer riding. The advanced ABS brakes on the Rocket III Roaster are fitted as standard. This is a massive bike that comes with huge amounts of control.



Chassis


Wheels/Tyres

The rear wheel diameter on the Rocket III is 16 inches to emphasise the fatness of the back tyre but to give you a more agile bike too.


Brakes

A bike like this needs a pair of vice-like, four-piston callipers. Gripping the 320mm discs and backed up by our advanced ABS system and a huge 316mm disc at the rear.


Frame

We developed the big, tubular steel twin spine design to be strong and rigid enough to contain this powerhouse of a motor. But we focused on giving you an improbable level of agility too.


Handling

The Rocket III gives you low speed balance and beautifully neutral steering so when you’re faced with a twisty road you can be filled with anticipation and confidence.


Suspension

We gave the front end sports-bike-style upside down forks 43mm in diameter so they’re strong enough to cope with all the forces a bike like this can deal out.



Rocket III Roadster Style

Few sights match the Rocket III Roadster’s visual impact. Instantly recognisable and guaranteed to draw a crowd wherever it’s parked, the Rocket III Roadster showcases its muscle-cruiser credentials with a massive engine and triple chrome headers set against a blacked-out silhouette. Characteristic twin headlamps and chrome detailing add the finishing touches to its laid-back, brutal charm.


Rocket III Touring Style

Delivering the ultimate in high-performance heritage cruising, nothing says you’re ready to cross continents better than a fully-loaded Rocket III Touring. Featuring body coloured top-loading hard panniers with key-lines, full windshield, swept-back bars, a tank-mounted chrome instrument nacelle, teardrop footboards and a host of chrome highlights, the Rocket III Touring comes ready to roll anytime, anywhere.



Accessories


Engine Dresser Bars

Oversize 11.4 Front Engine Dresser Bars to match the large Rocket III engine will be certain to turn some heads. Finished in high gloss chrome, these bars will go perfectly with the Logo Highway Pegs for that ultimate cruiser riding position.


Fog Lamp Kit

Built for functionality and style, the Fog Lamp Kit lights up the road when visibility is poor whilst maintaining the in-your-face attitude of this powerful cruiser.


Roadster Screen

Scratch resistant and provides optimal viewing thanks to its Quantum coated Lexan Polycarbonate properties, the Roadster Screen provides you with excellent wind protection.


Teardrop Mirrors

With a satin black finish, the Teardrop Mirrors-Black have been designed for excellent visibility and fit perfectly with the Rocket III Roadster’s dark and aggressive colour finish. Also available shaped Oval if Teardrop isn’t your style.

 


 

 


 

2016 Triumph Rocket III Roadster – www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $15500 USD

Type Liquid-cooled, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Capacity 2294cc
Bore/Stroke 101.6 mm / 94.3 mm
Compression 8.7:1
Max Power EC 148 Hp (109 kW) 5,750 rpm
Max Torque EC 163 Ft-lbs (221 Nm) 2,750 rpm
System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with twin butterflies and progressive linkage on primary butterflies
Exhaust Stainless steel 3 into 1 into 2, large volume catalysts in front of chrome-plated silencers
Final drive Shaft
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox 5-speed
Frame Tubular steel, twin spine
Swingarm Twin-sided, steel (houses drive shaft)
Front Wheels Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke, 17 x 3.5 in
Rear Wheels Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke, 16 x 7.5 in
Front Tires 150/80 R17
Rear Tires 240/50 R16
Front Suspension Kayaba 43 mm upside down forks, 120 mm travel
Rear Suspension Kayaba black spring twin shocks with 5 position adjustable preload, 105 mm rear wheel travel
Brakes Front Twin 320 mm floating discs, Nissin 4-piston fixed calipers, ABS
Brakes Rear Single 316 mm disc, Brembo 2-piston floating caliper, ABS
Instrument Display and Functions Analogue speedometer featuring LCD odometer, trip information, clock and analogue tachometer featuring fuel level indicator, gear position indicator
Width Handlebars 38.2 in (970 mm)
Height Without Mirror 45.9 in (1165 mm)
Seat Height 29.5 in (750 mm)
Wheelbase 66.7 in (1695 mm)
Rake 32°
Trail 5.8 in (148 mm)
Dry Weight 736 lbs (334 Kg)
Tank Capacity 6.3 US Gallon
Urban * * 28.6 US MPG
Constant Speed 56mph/90kph 44.7 US MPG
Constant Speed 75mph/120kph 35.9 US MPG




 


 

2016 Triumph Rocket III Roadster – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $17300 CDN

Type Liquid-cooled, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Capacity 2294cc
Bore/Stroke 101.6 mm / 94.3 mm
Compression 8.7:1
Max Power EC 109 kW 5,750 rpm
Max Torque EC 163 Ft-lbs (221 Nm) 2,750 rpm
System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with twin butterflies and progressive linkage on primary butterflies
Exhaust Stainless steel 3 into 1 into 2, large volume catalysts in front of chrome-plated silencers
Final drive Shaft
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox 5-speed
Frame Tubular steel, twin spine
Swingarm Twin-sided, steel (houses drive shaft)
Front Wheels Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke, 17 x 3.5 in
Rear Wheels Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke, 16 x 7.5 in
Front Tires 150/80 R17
Rear Tires 240/50 R16
Front Suspension Kayaba 43 mm upside down forks, 120 mm travel
Rear Suspension Kayaba black spring twin shocks with 5 position adjustable preload, 105 mm rear wheel travel
Brakes Front Twin 320 mm floating discs, Nissin 4-piston fixed calipers, ABS
Brakes Rear Single 316 mm disc, Brembo 2-piston floating caliper, ABS
Instrument Display and Functions Analogue speedometer featuring LCD odometer, trip information, clock and analogue tachometer featuring fuel level indicator, gear position indicator
Width Handlebars 970 mm (38.2 in)
Height Without Mirror 1165 mm (45.9 in)
Seat Height 750 mm (29.5 in)
Wheelbase 1695 mm (66.7 in)
Rake 32°
Trail 148 mm (5.8 in)
Dry Weight 334 Kg (736 lbs)
Tank Capacity 24 L (6.3 US Gallon)
Urban * * 8.2 L/100 km (28.6 US MPG)
Constant Speed 56mph/90kph 5.3 L/100 km (44.7 US MPG)
Constant Speed 75mph/120kph 6.5 L/100 km (35.9 US MPG)




 

2016 Triumph Rocket III Roadster – www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £13599 GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

Type Liquid-cooled, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Capacity 2294cc
Bore/Stroke 101.6 mm / 94.3 mm
Compression 8.7:1
Max power 148 PS/146 BHP (109 kW) 5,750 rpm
Max torque 221 Nm 2,750 rpm
System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with twin butterflies and progressive linkage on primary butterflies
Exhaust Stainless steel 3 into 1 into 2, large volume catalysts in front of chrome-plated silencers
Final drive Shaft
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox 5-speed
Frame Tubular steel, twin spine
Swingarm Twin-sided, steel (houses drive shaft)
Front Wheels Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke, 17 x 3.5 in
Rear Wheels Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke, 16 x 7.5 in
Front Tyres 150/80 R17
Rear Tyres 240/50 R16
Front Suspension Kayaba 43 mm upside down forks, 120 mm travel
Rear Suspension Kayaba black spring twin shocks with 5 position adjustable preload, 105 mm rear wheel travel
Brakes Front Twin 320 mm floating discs, Nissin 4-piston fixed calipers, ABS
Brakes Rear Single 316 mm disc, Brembo 2-piston floating caliper, ABS
Instrument Display and Functions Analogue speedometer featuring LCD odometer, trip information, clock and analogue tachometer featuring fuel level indicator, gear position indicator
Width Handlebars 970 mm
Height Without Mirror 1165 mm
Seat Height 750 mm
Wheelbase 1695 mm
Rake 32°
Trail 148 mm
Dry Weight 334 Kg
Tank Capacity 24 L
Constant Speed 56mph/90kph 53.7 MPG
Constant Speed 75mph/120kph 43.1 MPG


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