2021 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS is launched: more powerful and technological
Triumph launched the new 2021 Speed Triple 1200 RS, its 1200cc supernaked, which comes with a new engine, more powerful and full of technology.
Firstly, the 2021 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS arrives with a typical design of the Speed Triple line, with clean, simple lines and separate horizontal double headlights. These are in LED and have DRL, which give the impression of “eyebrows”.
Now, the bike has a more centralized mass, and is narrower, weighing 10 kg less than the previous model, that is, it is more agile and precise.
The new ‘supernaked’ is already prepared for the tracks: it features fully adjustable Öhlins suspension, Metzeler RACETEC RR tires and Brembo Stylema brakes.
In addition, the Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SC2 tire can be fitted to the new Speed Triple 1200 RS as a factory approved track option.
Engine and technology
The new 2021 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS arrives with a new triple engine (3-cylinders in line) and 1,160 cm³, capable of generating up to 180 HP of maximum power and 12.7 kgfm / 125Nm of torque. It is 30 HP more than the previous generation.
In addition, the maximum revolutions increased by 650 rpm, reaching the beginning of the red band at 11,150 rpm. Another highlight is that it is 7kg lighter, even with an increase in cubic capacity.
In terms of technology, it comes with optimized cornering ABS, optimized cornering traction control, 5 riding modes, new quickshifter, keyless start and connection to Smartphone ‘My Triumph Connectivity System’.
The panel is also new, fully digital in 5-inch color TFT, and is available in two different themes, which change the color scheme of the screen.
The rider can now access step-by-step navigation through the free My Triumph application, control GoPro, control the phone and music applications.
Anyway, the new 2021 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS hits stores in Europe at the end of February for £ 15,100 (approximately US$ 20,742).