Triumph India has delivered the 701th Street Triple motorbike in the country as the Street Triple range has now become the largest selling roadster range from the company in the Indian market, after the Bonneville and Tiger series. It is being offered in two broad ranges - the Triumph Street Triple S and the Triumph Street Triple RS. Originally, the motorcycle was first introduced in the early 90s and has been a regular in several beloved movies - Mission Impossible, Hitman’s Bodyguard and Salt to name a few.
Mr. Vimal Sumbly, Managing Director, Triumph Motorcycles India said, “When a new bike is introduced, it is on the basis our assessment of what the market wants, but one never knows what the reaction to a new bike will be. We are extremely pleased with the response to the Street Triple so far and hope to see more and more people enjoy this amazing machine, as much as we have enjoyed developing it.” Triumph had recently introduced two new colours for the Street Triple - Crystal White and Matt black. The sales of the naked motorcycle have reached 701 units so far since its introduction. The Street triple brand has registered a growth of 148 percent YOY (FY17 Vs FY18 Triumph fiscal year).
Triumph Street Triple is powered by a 765 cc, inline 3-cylinder engine. This is also the engine of choice that is under rigorous R&D with Moto2 in preparation for its 2019 track debut as the official engine for the tournament. Developed from the celebrated race bred ‘Daytona’ engine, the new 765cc Street Triple engine delivers a major step up in power and torque. With more than 80 new parts including new crank, pistons and Nikasil plated aluminium barrels and an increased bore and stroke. The result is a significant advance in performance, particularly low-down and in the mid-range. The Street Triple range has been delivering on the customers’ expectations since its introduction in the country and has been lauded as one of the best street naked the brand has ever developed.