Triumph Rocket 3 GT launched at Rs 18.40 lakh

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NEW DELHI: Triumph Motorcycles on Thursday launched and commenced the booking for the all-new Rocket 3 GT in India at Rs 18.40 lakh (ex-showroom).
Featuring the world’s biggest production engine, the Rocket 3 GT is the touring variant of the Rocket 3R launched earlier in December 2019. With the addition of the new variant, Triumph is the only premium manufacturer in Indian to have the largest BS-VI portfolio consisting of 13 motorcycles in its fleet.
The new Rocket 3 GT is equipped with the all-new 2,500cc triple motor, which offers even higher capacity and performance than its predecessor. The new Rocket 3 GT engine brings an amazing increase in peak power with 167 PS @ 6,000 rpm, which is 11% up on its predecessor. With more power from a low 3,500rpm, and all the way up to a higher red line of 7,000rpm, the new Rocket 3 GT delivers a staggering level of performance. The Rocket 3 engine also has the highest torque figure of any production motorcycle available to buy, with 221 Nm – an astounding 71% more than its closest competition.

With beautifully distinctive details, such as the new signature twin LED headlight, including Triumph maker’s mark triangle branding and the sculpted 3-header exhaust run, the new Rocket 3 line-up has an incredibly imposing look.
In addition, the all-new lightweight multi-spoke cast aluminium wheels enhance the muscular contemporary style, the Rocket 3 GT model goes one step further than the R with exposed machining on rim and spokes. The GT is also fitted with Avon Cobra Chrome tyres, developed especially for the new Rocket 3 range, with an imposing 240mm rear wheel width. The new tyres have exquisite detailing and feature a new tread pattern developed for great grip and high mileage durability.
Contributing to the Rocket 3’s clean, uncluttered styling are the beautifully engineered single-sided swingarm, with offset monoshock suspension and high-value finishing on the bevel box, The stylish internally wired handlebars further reinforce the bike’s muscular feel and commanding riding position. The Rocket 3 GT model has touring-oriented handlebars enhancing its touring comfort and capability.

The Rocket 3 GT comes with a sculpted rider and pillion saddle, featuring cast aluminium finishers under the seat and creating a unique flowing line through the bike. The set-up for the Rocket 3 GT has been designed to be easily changed from twin to single seat set-up with optional addition of an accessory infill pad available to further enhance the single seat look. The Rocket 3 GT features a touring rider and pillion saddle set-up with an even more accessible 750mm seat height. The Rocket 3 GT additionally benefits from a brushed aluminium pillion backrest.
For maximum comfort for every rider, each Rocket 3 GT offers a range of rider-adjustable ergonomics. The Rocket 3 GT offers feet-forward foot controls with three horizontal position choices (-25mm / 0mm / +25mm), and also a height adjustable pillion backrest.
The all-new Rocket 3 GT also benefits from Triumph Motorcycles’ class-defining level of finish and detailing, contributing to its magnificent style. These beautiful features include a muscular sculpted fuel tank with Triumph’s signature design DNA, brushed stainless steel tank strap and beautiful aluminium Monza-style cap, brushed aluminium air-box cover, brushed aluminium Monza-style coolant and oil caps, machined fins on the crankcases, head and cam cover, brushed exhaust heat shields and end caps, and elegant hidden folding pillion footrests with unique foldaway design.
The Rocket 3 GTs feature 2nd generation TFT instruments, optimised cornering ABS – supported by an IMU, optimised cornering traction control – supported by an IMU, four riding modes, all-LED lighting with DRL headlight, hill hold control, cruise control, keyless ignition and steering lock, heated grips, USB charging and 50+ dedicated new Rocker 3 accessories.
Shoeb Farooq, Business Head, Triumph Motorcycles India Pvt Ltd said “The Rocket 3 GT is an enthusiast’s machine, being an ideal amalgamation of class defining technology, dominating road presence, astounding performance and ergonomics. It is a legend in itself. The Rocket 3 GT completes the Rocket range which has the roadster and touring variants. With this we also strengthen our BS-VI offering in India to 13 motorcycles which is the largest BS-VI line-up in the premium motorcycle space in India.”





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