Triumph unveils all-new Street Triple


Triumph has unveiled its all-new Street Triple, a decade after the original model made its debut.

Featuring a new 765cc engine – replacing the previous 675cc unit - the model will be offered in three main variants. The streetfighter-styled 'S' will offer 111bhp and 53lbft of torque, while the road-focused 'R' and the high-performance 'RS' will both offer 56lbft torque and 116bhp and121bhp respectively.

In these three distinct models, the Street Triple will appeal to a broad breadth of riders, while an A2-licence friendly version of the 'S' and a lower ride height 'R' will also be available.

This new powertrain, which as with its predecessor is derived from the race-bred Daytona unit – promises a major step up in power and torque, thanks in part to 80 new components, including a new crank and pistons. Meanwhile, a revised airbox and new exhaust offer a brash engine note.

While its looks aren't dramatically different, what makes the new Street Triple stand out is its plethora of new technologies. The entry-level S features two riding modes of Rain and Road, traction control and adjustable ABS, and a LCD dash as standard.

Triumph unveil all-new Street Triple

Triumph unveil all-new Street Triple

The R meanwhile adds a full colour five-inch TFT dash - one of the updates alluded to by Triumph's pre-christmas teaser video – and four riding modes of Rain, Road, Sport and Rider. Both ABS and traction control can be adjusted and turned off on the R. An uprated shock, Showa forks and Brembo M4 brakes also feature.

Finally, the range-topping 'RS' features the top-spec kit of the R, but adds a quickshifter, Showa BPF forks, an Öhlins STX40 shock and Brembo M50 brakes.

The range will start from £8000otr for the S model when it enters dealerships later this year.