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– 2000 Triumph Sprint RS
All new for the millennium the Sprint RS is Triumph’s exciting new half-faired sports machine.
Offered in three single colour paint schemes, the RS combines distinctive styling features with chrome graphics to create a highly individual motorcycle, aimed at the rider who prefers a pared down, sporty look.
The sleek half-fairing, featuring Triumph’s trademark elliptical headlamps, boldly exposes the engine, which is finished in silver and graphite grey. Whilst the aluminium perimeter frame not only looks purposeful with its matt black finish but, combined with the all new double-sided swingarm, endows the RS with precision handling and exceptional high speed stability.
The lean, sporty look is further underlined by a range of details, such as the removable rear seat cowl, the newly styled mirrors and an all-electric instrument console which features a digital speedometer and clock, two digital trip meters and an analogue tachometer.
The handlebars offer a sporty, yet comfortable, riding position whilst the new round-section, upswept silencer allows excellent ground clearance for even the most enthusiastic of riders on the twistiest of back roads.
Power delivery is forceful and exhilarating with the liquid-cooled and fuel-injected three cylinder producing a powerful 110PS (108bhp), with a broad spread of torque across the rev range.
The result is a lean and agile sports machine, with the focus firmly on fun and excitement.
Difference between Sprint RS and Daytona units are:
Cylinder liners (steel instead of coated aluminium).
Pistons (to match liners).
Camshafts – revised lift and timing to boost midrange power
EFI – engine management system is digitally remapped to match the new characteristics of the engine.
The lightweight, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected 955cc three cylinder motor is based on the Daytona 955i’s unit, but has been retuned to produce 110PS (108bhp) at 9,200rpm and 97Nm (72lb.ft) at 6,200rpm, with a huge spread of torque across the rev range.
Lotus-designed cylinder head ports for optimum efficiency.
Oil cooler for improved engine temperature control.
Spin-on oil filter for easy maintenance.
Low maintenance bucket and shim valve train.
Magnesium cam, clutch, water pump and outlet covers for light weight.
Lightweight polymer sprocket cover.
Cable operated clutch for additional weight saving.
Sagem MC1000 electronic engine management, with automatic cold start compensation and self diagnostic capability.
Reprogrammable injection mapping to match accessory performance silencer.
Closed loop catalytic converter in some markets.
Individual plug top coils for stronger sparks and reduced weight.
Precise 6-speed transmission to enhance performance and riding pleasure.
Durable stainless steel exhaust headers with balancer designed to boost mid-range power.
Lightweight aluminium perimeter beam frame using engine as structural member.
Double-sided aluminium alloy swingarm.
Showa rising rate monoshock rear suspension with remote hydraulic preload adjustment and adjustable rebound damping.
Showa 43mm inverted telescopic forks with dual rate springs and preload adjustment.
Low profile radial tyres mounted on lightweight Brembo 3-spoke cast aluminium wheels.
4-way adjustable front brake lever.
Stainless steel braided front brake lines.
Dual seat with strap and detachable cowl.
Sleek half fairing with twin headlights and separate single parking light, designed to expose engine for a sporting look.
Clear, stylish all electronic instrumentation including: digital speedometer and clock, two digital trip meters, analogue tachometer with digital temperature gauge plus warning LEDs for low fuel, main beam, turn signals, engine management, oil pressure and neutral gear position.
Large capacity 21 litre (4.6 gal Imp., 5.6 gal US) polymer fuel tank.
2000 Triumph Sprint RS Specifications:
Type Liquid-cooled, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Bore/Stroke 79 x 65mm
Compression Ratio 11.2:1
Fuel System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection
Ignition Digital – inductive type – via electronic engine management system
Primary Drive Gear
Final Drive O ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Frame Aluminium beam perimeter
Swingarm Twin sided, aluminium alloy
Wheels Front Alloy 3 spoke, 17 x 3.5in
Rear Alloy 3 spoke, 17 x 5.5in
Tyres Front 120/70 ZR 17
Rear 180/55 ZR 17
Suspension Front 43mm cartridge forks with dual rate springs with adjustable preload
Rear Monoshock with adjustable preload and rebound damping
Brakes Front Twin 320mm floating discs, 4 piston calipers
Rear Single 255mm disc, 2 piston caliper
Length 2120mm (83.5in)
Width 745mm (29.3in)
Height 1170mm (46.1in)
Seat Height 805mm (31.7in)
Wheelbase 1470mm (57.9in)
Weight (Dry) 199kg (438lb)
Fuel Tank Capacity 21 litres (5.6 gal US)
PERFORMANCE (measured to DIN 70020)
Maximum Power 110PS (108bhp) at 9,200 rpm
Maximum Torque 97Nm (72ft-lb) at 6,200 rpm
COLOURS Racing Yellow, Lucifer Orange, Eclipse Blue
Service intervals 6000 miles
Warranty 2 years unlimited mileage
Riders Association Triumph membership included
Specifications are subject to change without notice, in accordance with national regulation and legislations.