Triumph launches the Rocket 3 GT in India priced at Rs. 18.40 Lakh

Triumph has launched the BS-6 Rocket 3 GT in India today and priced it at Rs. 18.40 Lakh. The Rocket 3 GT carries over the might and presence of its predecessor – the legendary Rocket III.

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.

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In terms of cosmetics and styling the Triumph Rocket 3 GT gets new signature twin LED headlight, including Triumph maker’s mark triangle branding and the sculpted 3-header exhaust run, new lightweight multi-spoke cast aluminium wheels with Avon Cobra Chrome tyres, single-sided swingarm, with offset monoshock suspension and high-value finishing on the bevel box, wired handlebars, cast aluminium finishers under the seat, brushed aluminium pillion backrest. Rocket 3 GT offers a range of rider-adjustable ergonomics like the feet-forward foot controls with three horizontal position choices (-25mm / 0mm / +25mm), and also a height adjustable pillion backrest.

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The new Rocket 3 GT is powered with an all new 2,500cc triple engine. This engine makes 167 PS @ 6,000 rpm, which is 11% up on its predecessor with a torque output of 221 Nm.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. 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.”

In terms of features the Triumph Rocket 3 GT comes with a long list of goodies that includes, 2nd generation TFT instrumentation, cornering ABS with IMU, traction control with IMU, riding modes (Road, Rain, Sport), hill hold control, cruise control, keyless ignition with lock, heated grips, USB charger, all new LED headlights with DRL, integrated GoPro control, turn by turn navigation, My Triumph app, integrated phone and music operation, tyre pressure monitor to name a few.

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Engine Type Inline 3-cylinder, water-cooled, DOHC
Capacity 2,458cc
Bore/Stroke 110.2 mm x 85.9 mm
Maximum Power 167PS / (123 kW) @ 6,000rpm
Maximum Torque 221Nm @ 4,000rpm
Fuel system Ride-by-wire, fuel injected
Exhaust Stainless 3-into-1 headers with 3 exit silencer / CAT box
Final drive Shaft, bevel box
Clutch Hydraulic, torque-assist
Gearbox 6 speed
Frame Full aluminium frame
Swingarm Single-sided, cast aluminium
Front Wheel 17 x 3.5in cast aluminium
Rear Wheel 16 x 7.5in cast aluminium
Front Tyre 150/80 R17 V
Rear Tyre 240/50 R16 V
Front Suspension Showa 47mm upside-down 1+1 cartridge front forks, compression, and rebound adjuster. 120mm travel
Rear Suspension Fully adjustable Showa piggyback reservoir RSU with remote hydraulic preload adjuster, 107mm rear-wheel travel.
Front Brake Dual 320mm discs, Brembo M4.30 Stylema® 4-piston radial monobloc calipers,
Cornering ABS
Rear Brake Single 300mm disc, Brembo M4.32 4-piston monobloc caliper, Cornering ABS
Seat Height 750 mm
Rake 27.90
Trail 134.9 mm
Dry Weight 294 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 18L
Fuel Consumption 6.82 l/100km (32.43 MPG)
CO2 Emissions EURO 5 Standard: 158g/km