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2016 Triumph Speed Triple R
2016 Triumph Speed Triple R

2016 Triumph Speed Triple R
2016 Triumph Speed Triple R

2016 Triumph Speed Triple R
2016 Triumph Speed Triple R



2016 Triumph Speed Triple R Review

2016 Triumph Speed Triple R on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

The new Speed Triple R redefine the Speed Triple legend – delivering the perfect balance of power, handling, capability and character…

Street fighting attitude from sleek, eye-catching lines, and top-quality detailing. Thrilling real-world engine punch with cutting-edge rider-aid technology is just the start. There are hundreds of reasons to ride the stunning new Triumph Speed Triple S and the incredible top-spec Speed Triple R. The choice is yours.

The legend comes of age

How to improve a legend? Take what’s great, and make it even greater. The new Triumph Speed Triple S has stunning streetfighter looks, combined with stick-to-the-road suspension, incredible braking and engine performance, packaged with cutting-edge rider-aid technology. For ultimate performance, try the new Speed Triple R, the inclusion of fully adjustable Öhlins suspension, carbon fibre bodywork and billet machined components, a true statement of intent. Together, the new Triumph Speed Triple S and Speed Triple R take real-world performance, character and style to a whole new level. Why?….For The Ride.


The Speed Triple R will satisfy even the largest appetite for realworld riding thrills. It comes complete with premium 43mm Öhlins
NIX30 fully adjustable upside down forks and an Öhlins TTX36 twin tube fully adjustable rear monoshock, providing the perfect level of feedback to build your confidence to new levels. Racespecification Brembo monobloc radial calipers bring extreme, fadefree
braking for highperformance road and trackbased riding. The styling of the Speed Triple R makes sure everyone on the street knows
exactly what they’re up against.




2016 Triumph Speed Triple R www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Speed Triple R
In addition to the Triple S spec:
– Light weight high spec body panels:
– Carbon fibre front mudguard
– Carbon fibre fuel tank infill panels
– Higher specification, fully adjustable suspension:
– Öhlins NIX30 upside down front forks
– Öhlins TTX36 RSU
– High quality finishing details:
– Billet-machined handlebar clamps, risers, swingarm pivot covers and rear wheel finisher

Choice of two bespoke paint schemes and detailing:
– Crystal White
– Matt Graphite
– Red painted sub-frame, wheel pinstripes, radiator cowls
– Red seat stitching detail


Speed Triple S Spec highlights include:
– New triple engine with 104 new components
– Improved peak power and torque spread across entire rev range
– Ride-by-Wire throttle
– 5 Rider Modes including a Track Mode
– Rider-selectable ABS
– Rider-selectable traction control linked to Rider Modes
– Brembo monobloc front brake calipers
– Fully adjustable suspension, front and rear
– Redesigned, narrower radiator
– Restyled radiator shrouds, rear bodywork and silencers

Choice of two distinctive colourways:
– Diablo Red
– Phantom Black

 

ALL NEW TRIUMPH SPEED TRIPLE MODELS UNVEILED

•All new Speed Triple S and Speed Triple R
•NEW 1050cc triple engine with 104 new developments with increased torque throughout the rev range
•NEW rider-focused technology including riding modes, switchable ABS and switchable Traction Control
•NEW styling including all new twin headlamps and all new bodywork
•Significantly narrower engine/radiator package giving 20mm narrower stand-over
•Brembo monoblock calipers as standard across S and R models
•R features bellypan, carbon bodywork inserts and front mudguard, billet finishers and Öhlins suspension front and rear
•Four NEW colourways – Phantom Black and Diablo Red on the Speed Triple S, Crystal White and Matt Graphite on the Speed Triple R
•Designed to be true to the Speed Triple DNA – Delivering the perfect balance of performance, handling, capability and character

The NEW Triumph Speed Triple S and Speed Triple R take the legacy of the first factory street fighter to a completely new level in terms of performance, agility, power, handling and capability.

Centred around a new 1050cc triple engine, the new Speed Triple S and R redefine the naked performance roadster. The new engine features 104 new developments that combine to deliver more power and, more importantly, more torque across the whole rev range whilst still meeting Euro 4 regulations and delivering an increase of up to 10% fuel efficiency. These developments include a new combustion chamber, new cylinder head, a new machined crank, new piston design and new ‘Ride-by-Wire’ throttle bodies. Additional developments also include a slip assist clutch, smaller, more efficient radiator and a new free-flowing exhaust that has a 70% increase in flow rate.

The NEW Speed Triple S and Speed Triple R also feature a suite of rider-focused technology. Among the features that add to the Speed Triple’s performance and capability are a new ECU coupled to a new adjustable Ride-by-Wire throttle with selectable throttle maps that increase the feel, responsiveness and control. There are now 5 distinct riding modes to choose from: Road, Rain, Sport, Track and a new Rider Configurable mode, that all allows the rider to set-up the motorcycle to the optimum performance relative to road conditions or environment.

Key to the new Speed Triple S and R is the aggressive, athletic styling and a narrow, focused design. A low, lithe stance is accentuated by sleek new bodywork and a completely new, Daytona 675R-inspired, tailpiece. All of which has been achieved without losing any of the naked minimalist beauty that is synonymous with the Speed Triple.

The new Triumph Speed Triple SandSpeed Triple R redefine the Speed Triple legend – delivering the perfect balance of power, handling, capability and character in two new performance roadsters designed for maximum fun and maximum thrills with maximum attitude.

 

 

 

 

2016 Triumph Speed Triple R www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Engine


Our 1050cc inline three-cylinder engine in the new Triumph Speed Triple is a masterpiece, smooth, balanced and unmistakably charismatic. It is tuned to deliver fists full of linear torque for instant overtaking grunt whatever gear you’re in, and stunning top end performance. The introduction of ride-by-wire delivers an instant response to your throttle input and the selectable riding modes and variable traction control, results in a package that is simply the epitome of road bike engines.


Power

Pure, linear torque is the goal for serious road-based riders, and the new Speed Triple is tuned to deliver more than ever. The new intake system, ports, combustion chambers and new exhaust system are all designed to increase gas flow efficiently, resulting in stunning performance and improved fuel economy.


Configuration

The inline three-cylinder layout of the new 1050cc engine in the Speed Triple delivers the best real world riding available, with a flexibility no other powertrain can match: acres of sumptuous full range torque, deliciously smooth midrange drive and stacks of hard-charging peak performance – all from a compact, highly controllable and reliable power unit.


Exhaust

The under seat exhaust styling is very much a Triumph Speed Triple signature, and highlights the single-sided swingarm. The lighter, 70% freer-flowing exhaust system on the Speed Triple incorporates new headers, and new silencers for more power and better efficiency that significantly increase its gutsy, characteristic inline triple exhaust roar.



New Technology


Riding Modes

The new Triumph Speed Triple features, for the first time, five selectable riding modes – Rain, Road, Sport, Track and a Rider-configurable mode. Each mode varies throttle response, ABS settings and traction control levels. Rain provides a softer throttle response than Road, whilst Sport and Track provide a sharper, more aggressive throttle map. Rider mode allows the storage of a preferred custom combination of settings for one-touch convenience. Modes can be quickly altered via new handlebar switchgear during riding.


Control

For added levels of rider engagement in conjunction with the new riding modes on the Triumph Speed Triple, are variable levels of anti-lock brake and traction control. Rain mode has the most sensitive traction control, Road and Sport modes feature ABS and traction control for normal road riding, while Track mode uses the minimum intervention for ABS and traction control. Custom settings can be stored in Rider mode, or ABS and traction control can also be entirely disengaged.


LED Indicators

Highlighting the attention to detail of the Triumph Speed Triple, slim-line and long-life LED indicators are fitted as standard (in applicable markets). Featuring a durable polished aluminium body, the indicators add a finishing touch to the new, slim profile styling and enhanced quality.


RBW Throttle

The new Triumph Speed Triple features a ride-by-wire throttle using electronics to interpret grip position, for more instant and accurate throttle response and control. It also improves engine efficiency and fuel economy by increasing fuelling consistency.


Single Sided Swingarm

More than just a signature styling characteristic, the new Speed Triple’s single-sided swingarm is engineered to optimize handling stability – not to mention making it easier to clean the rear wheel, or remove it when changing tyres.



Chassis

Chassis overview


The new Triumph Speed Triple has agility, stability and engagement at the heart of its handling characteristics, unleashing the thrill with every ride. Designed, engineered and tested extensively, the frame dimensions and geometry are refined for the road by Triumph’s development engineers and test-riders, building on our enviable reputation for delivering a supple, dynamic and refined ride balanced by a bold, aggressive attitude that lets you ride the way you want to.


Suspension

The new Speed Triple S has preload, compression and rebound damping-adjustable 43mm upside-down Showa forks and Showa monoshock rear suspension unit, utilising factory honed settings. The Speed Triple R uses 43mm Öhlins NIX30 upside down forks and Öhlins TTX36 twin tube rear monoshock both fully adjustable for preload, compression and rebound damping.


Wheels, Brakes and Tyres

For the ultimate in stopping power, the new Triumph Speed Triple S and Speed Triple R both use radial Brembo monobloc calipers, gripping 320mm discs, in conjunction with switchable, variable ABS. Adding to all-round braking performance and balanced high-grip and durability, both Speed Triple S and Speed Triple R use Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa tyres running on light, cast aluminium wheels.


Frame

With heritage drawn from the ground-breaking 1995 Triumph Daytona T595 superbike, the new Speed Triple has a twin spar tubular aluminium frame bringing its perfect blend of rigidity and feel.


Riding and Handling

The Triumph Speed Triple is defined by its ability to deliver dynamic handling in all riding conditions, and the new Speed Triple builds on that reputation. A forward, aggressive riding position ensures total control, total confidence and the mastery of your environment, whether you’re forging a path through urban sprawl, sweeping at speed across the countryside, or hitting the apex at a race track.



Styling

With its bold, distinctive looks, the Speed Triple is one of the most instantly recognisable silhouettes in motorcycling. The new Speed Triple continues that tradition; new twin headlights, single-sided swingarm and underseat exhaust are its signature. The new Speed Triple refines the look with a purposeful front end and aerodynamic bodywork for a sleek, integrated and iconic style.


Handlebar Clamps and Risers

Exclusive to the new Speed Triple R, outstanding attention to high quality detail is evident immediately when you reach for its handlebars. The wide alloy bars are held by a pair of clamps and risers exquisitely machined from a solid aluminium billet, giving the Speed Triple R’s cockpit an air of customised class.


Mudguard and Tank Infill Panels

Saving every ounce of weight makes a big difference in performance. That’s why the Speed Triple R features an exclusive, lightweight carbon fibre front mudguard and a pair of carbon fibre tank infill panels, both for that high-performance style and to save weight.


Rear Wheel Finisher

The smallest details can make the biggest impact, which is why the new Triumph Speed Triple R comes with a rear wheel finisher made from machined billet of aluminium, a true reflection of our attention to detail.


‘R’ Styling Features

The new Triumph Speed Triple R comes with a red colour-coded theme across the bike to highlight its extra special appeal. It includes red stitching on the new rider and pillion seats, red wheel pin stripes, red-painted subframe and red side cowls.


Fly Screen

The new dynamics of the Triumph Speed Triple front end is epitomised by a pair of profiled headlights and a standard-fitment fly screen with air intake scoop between the lights giving a lower, more aggressive look. The overall effect honours the famous Speed Triple‘face’.


Bar End Mirrors

The new Speed Triple features a pair of aluminium bar-end mirrors instead of conventional stalk-mounted mirrors that give an improved rearward view and more aggressive profile.


Fuel Tank

The new Speed Triple features a sleek fuel tank with a low side profile for a fully integrated design. Its contoured shape is ergonomically styled and made from magnetic tankbag-friendly steel.


Radiator Shrouds

A narrow radiator gives the Speed Triple a slim front end profile. The sleek radiator cowls and a bellypan (standard fit on the R version) adds to the distinctive design silhouette.


Twin Seat

The new Triumph Speed Triple’s seat is a separate two-piece design, focussed on the best individual shape for comfort. The rider’s seat has a narrow front profile for better control and improved ‘stand-over’ but is also now wider and more supportive at the back. The Triumph logo is embossed on the leading edge of the pillion seat, giving added conspicuous detail.


Twin Silencers

The under seat exhaust on the new Triumph Speed Triple, with black wrap and shot-blasted and anodised aluminium heat shields are lightweight and incredibly efficient but best of all, they sound amazing.



 

 


 

2016 Triumph Speed Triple R – www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $14900 USD

ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION
Type Liquidcooled,
12 valve, DOHC, inline
3cylinder
Capacity 1050 cc
Bore Stroke 79 mm / 71.4 mm
Compression 12.25:1
Max Power EC 140 Hp (103 kW) @ 9500rpm
Max Torque EC 82.6 FTlbs
(112 Nm) @ 7850rpm
System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI
Exhaust Stainless Steel 3 into 1 into 2, twin high level stainless steel silencers
Final drive X ring chain
Clutch Wet, multiplate
slip assist cltuch
Gearbox 6speed
CHASSIS
Frame Aluminium beam twinspar
Swingarm Singlesided,
aluminium alloy with eccentric chain adjuster
Front Wheels Cast aluminium alloy multispoke
17 x 3.5 in
Rear Wheels Cast aluminium alloy multispoke
17 x 6.0 in
Front Tires 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tires 190/55 ZR17
Front
Suspension
Ohlins 43mm NIX30 upside down forks with adjustable rebound and compression damping, 120mm travel
Rear
Suspension
Öhlins TTX36 twin tube Monoshock with rebound and compression damping, 130mm rear wheel travel
Brakes Front Twin 320mm floating discs, Brembo 4piston
Monobloc radial calipers. Switchable ABS
Brakes Rear Single 255mm disc, Nissin single 2piston
sliding caliper. Switchable ABS
Instrument
Display and
Functions
LCD multifunctional
instrument pack with digital speedometer, fuel gauge, trip computer, analogue tachometer, lap
timer, programmable gear change lights, service interval announcement display, TPMS ready, switchable ABS, Riding
Modes setting display
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHTS
Width
Handlebars
30.1 in (780 mm)
Height Without
Mirror
42.1 in (1070 mm)
Seat Height 32.5 in (825 mm)
Wheelbase 56.5 in (1435 mm)
Rake 22.9º
Trail 3.6 in (91.3 mm)
Dry Weight 423 lbs (192 Kg)
Tank Capacity 4.1 US Gallon




 


 

2016 Triumph Speed Triple R – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $16300 CDN

ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION
Type Liquidcooled,
12 valve, DOHC, inline
3cylinder
Capacity 1050 cc
Bore Stroke 79 mm / 71.4 mm
Compression 12.25:1
Max Power EC 140 Hp (103 kW) @ 9500rpm
Max Torque EC 82.6 FTlbs
(112 Nm) @ 7850rpm
System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI
Exhaust Stainless Steel 3 into 1 into 2, twin high level stainless steel silencers
Final drive X ring chain
Clutch Wet, multiplate
slip assist cltuch
Gearbox 6speed
CHASSIS
Frame Aluminium beam twinspar
Swingarm Singlesided,
aluminium alloy with eccentric chain adjuster
Front Wheels Cast aluminium alloy multispoke
17 x 3.5 in
Rear Wheels Cast aluminium alloy multispoke
17 x 6.0 in
Front Tires 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tires 190/55 ZR17
Front
Suspension
Ohlins 43mm NIX30 upside down forks with adjustable rebound and compression damping, 120mm travel
Rear
Suspension
Öhlins TTX36 twin tube Monoshock with rebound and compression damping, 130mm rear wheel travel
Brakes Front Twin 320mm floating discs, Brembo 4piston
Monobloc radial calipers. Switchable ABS
Brakes Rear Single 255mm disc, Nissin single 2piston
sliding caliper. Switchable ABS
Instrument
Display and
Functions
LCD multifunctional
instrument pack with digital speedometer, fuel gauge, trip computer, analogue tachometer, lap
timer, programmable gear change lights, service interval announcement display, TPMS ready, switchable ABS, Riding
Modes setting display
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHTS
Width
Handlebars
30.1 in (780 mm)
Height Without
Mirror
42.1 in (1070 mm)
Seat Height 32.5 in (825 mm)
Wheelbase 56.5 in (1435 mm)
Rake 22.9º
Trail 3.6 in (91.3 mm)
Dry Weight 423 lbs (192 Kg)
Tank Capacity 4.1 US Gallon

FUEL CONSUMPTION
Fuel
Consumption
**
5.4 l/100km (52 MPG)
CO2 Figures ** EUR4 Standard: CO2 119.0
g/km **CO2 and fuel consumption are measured according to regulation 168/2013/EC.
Figures on fuel consumption are derived from specific test conditions and are for comparative purposes only. They
may not reflect real driving results.



 

2016 Triumph Speed Triple R – www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £11500 GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION
Type Liquidcooled,
12 valve, DOHC, inline
3cylinder
Capacity 1050 cc
Bore Stroke 79 mm / 71.4 mm
Compression 12.25:1
Max power 140 PS / 138 Bhp (103 kW) @ 9500rpm
Max torque 112 Nm @ 7850rpm
System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI
Exhaust Stainless Steel 3 into 1 into 2, twin high level stainless steel silencers
Final drive X ring chain
Clutch Wet, multiplate
slip assist cltuch
Gearbox 6speed
CHASSIS
Frame Aluminium beam twinspar
Swingarm Singlesided,
aluminium alloy with eccentric chain adjuster
Front Wheels Cast aluminium alloy multispoke
17 x 3.5 in
Rear Wheels Cast aluminium alloy multispoke
17 x 6.0 in
Front Tyres 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tyres 190/55 ZR17
Front
Suspension
Ohlins 43mm NIX30 upside down forks with adjustable rebound and compression damping, 120mm travel
Rear
Suspension
Öhlins TTX36 twin tube Monoshock with rebound and compression damping, 130mm rear wheel travel
Brakes Front Twin 320mm floating discs, Brembo 4piston
Monobloc radial calipers. Switchable ABS
Brakes Rear Single 255mm disc, Nissin single 2piston
sliding caliper. Switchable ABS
Instrument
Display and
Functions
LCD multifunctional
instrument pack with digital speedometer, fuel gauge, trip computer, analogue tachometer, lap
timer, programmable gear change lights, service interval announcement display, TPMS ready, switchable ABS, Riding
Modes setting display
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHTS
Width
Handlebars
780 mm
Height Without
Mirror
1070 mm
Seat Height 825 mm
Wheelbase 1435 mm
Rake 22.9º
Trail 91.3 mm
Dry Weight 192 Kg
Tank Capacity 15.5 L
FUEL CONSUMPTION
Fuel
Consumption
**
5.4 l/100km (52 MPG)
CO2 Figures ** EUR4 Standard: CO2 119.0
g/km **CO2 and fuel consumption are measured according to regulation 168/2013/EC.
Figures on fuel consumption are derived from specific test conditions and are for comparative purposes only. They
may not reflect real driving results.


Manufacturer Specifications and appearance are subject to change without prior notice on Total Motorcycle (TMW).

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