Sunday, January 20, 2013

The 2013 Triumph Street Triple

When Triumph unveiled the Street Triple in 2007, the new naked sportbike out of Hinckley immediately gained fame from both the media and riders across the world. The inline-three powered motorcycle remained relatively unchanged throughout 2012, but Triumph has redesigned the Street Triple for 2013. 

The Street Triple receives an all-new chassis design with a new aluminum beam twin-spar frame and a two-piece, high-pressure die cast rear subframe for better handling, more optimal mass centralization, a weight savings of up to 13 lbs., switchable ABS as standard. The other feature is comprehensive LCD digital instrumentation includes a built-in lap timer, programmable gear change lights, fuel gauge, clock and gear indicator, as well as a large tachometer and digital speedometer. The unit is also able to display front and rear tire pressures when the optional Triumph Tire Pressure Monitoring System is fitted.
The engine arrive with 675cc three-cylinder, 12-valve with liquid-cooled and six-speed of transmission. It’s can produces 105 base horsepower and 50 ft. lbs. of torque. An engine immobilizer arrives as standard equipment for 2013, with the option of adding an accessory Triumph D lock that can be stored under the seat.
The handling of the revamped Street Triple is a low-mount exhaust, which redistributes the center of gravity, optimizing mass centralization. For Suspension duties up front is a 41mm, KYB upside down fork, with a monoshock out back. Stopping the Street Triple are dual 310mm floating disc brakes squeezed by Nissin two-piston sliding calipers, with a single disc out back. Further braking security arrives with fully-switchable ABS.

The base 2013 Street Triple will be available in three colors: Phantom Black, Crystal White and striking Caribbean Blue. Triumph says the MSRP will be released in late October, and the 2013 Street Triple should arrive in North American Triumph dealerships in January 2013.

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