British motorcycle manufacturer Triumph has launched the 2017 Street Triple S in the Indian market priced at 8.5 lakh ex-showroom Delhi. The new Street Triple has the same specifications as the international model and features a bigger, better and more powerful engine.
The Street Triple is one of the best-selling middle weight naked performance motorcycles in the world and the 2017 avatar gets a considerable amount of upgrades over the outgoing motorcycle. The overall styling of the motorcycle is sharper compared to the previous model. though the motorcycle looks almost identical to the outgoing model, there are minor differences such as slightly larger headlamps, a compact tail section, redesigned mufflers and alloys. The new Street also features a rider’s perch that’s 10mm higher and weighs 2kg less than the previous bike.
All new Street triple also gets ABS as standard which is adjustable as per the rider’s requirement. The 2017 Triumph Street Triple S is offered in two colour schemes – Diable Red and Phantom Black. The S variant is equipped with an LCD instrument cluster opposed to the TFT display on the RS variant. On board features include a new 5” TFT display and DRL headlights along with self cancelling indicators, fly screen and integrated air intakes. It is offered in four riding modes of Sport, Road, Rain and Rider.
The engine has been taken from the Daytona 675R and now displaces 765cc in an inline 3-cylinder configuration. The power has increased to 111 bhp from 79 bhp and the torque too gets a significant change and now stands at 73 Nm compared to 57 Nm of the outgoing model. The engine also features new crank, pistons, connecting rods and balance shifter. It is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The engine has been re-bored and features a longer stroke resulting in a higher torque rating and it also comes with multi-point sequential fuel injection.
2017 Triumph Street Triple S receives 41 mm upside down forks in the front and Showa reservoir mono shocks at the rear with adjustable preload. Braking power comes from twin 310mm floating discs with Nissin 2 piston callipers in the front and single 220mm discs at the rear with mono piston Brembo callipers. The bike sits on 17-inch wheels shod with Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa tyres measuring 120/70 R17 at the front and 180/55 R17 at the rear.
The rivals of the Street Triple S might be more powerful and more expensive. But the top-of-the-range RS model will be a perfect rival loaded with features. The bookings for the Street Triple S is open, and the deliveries will commence in the following days.The Street Triple rivals are the Kawasaki Z900, Ducati Monster 821 and the upcoming MV Agusta Brutale 800.