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Triumph Rocket 3

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Key specs
  • Displacement2,458 cc
  • Max Power(bhp)165 bhp

Avg. Ex-showroom price

18,38,348
EMI   56,294/month EMI Calculated basis
Based on avg. ex-showroom price
Down Payment - ₹ 3,67,670
Interest - 11 %
Tenure - 30 Months
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Triumph Rocket 3 Summary

Rocket 3 key highlights

Displacement 2,458 cc
Colours
  • Korosi Red
  • Phantom Black
  • Silver Ice and Storm Grey (GT)
  • Phantom Black (GT)
Max Power 165 bhp

About Rocket 3

Triumph Rocket 3 is a cruiser bike available at a starting price of Rs. 18,38,348 in India. It is available in 2 variants and 4 colours with top variant price starting from Rs. 18,78,435. The Rocket 3 is powered by 2458cc BS6 engine which develops a power of 165 bhp and a torque of 221 Nm. With both front and rear disc brakes, Triumph Rocket 3 comes up with anti-locking braking system.

Triumph’s Rocket 3 has held the title of being the largest displacement production motorcycle ever built. And the latest version of the bike retains this crown with an even larger powerplant over its predecessor. After discontinuing the previous-generation Rocket 3 in India, the British bike maker recently launched its successor in the country. Similar to the international markets, the 2020 Rocket 3 is available in a GT and R variants in India.

The 2020 Rocket 3 is a major departure over its predecessor in almost every aspect. Starting with the design, the 2020 model looks in-line with its ‘power cruiser’ theme, boasting of a butch and sporty styling. While it retains the signature twin circular headlamp, the conventional bulbs have been replaced by radical-looking LED lamps. In fact, the turn indicators are also LED now. This is accompanied by a small visor, flat handlebar, bar-end mirrors, long fuel tank and a petite tail section with slash-cut exhausts, all of which lend it a sporty appeal.

While the R variant is the sportier of the two, GT is the more touring-focused trim with certain differences over the former. It gets a taller windscreen, a swept-back handlebar, a cushier seat, adjustable forward-set footpegs and a pillion backrest for added comfort over the R model. The GT iteration also boasts of diamond-cut alloy wheels and comes in different colour options.

The new Rocket 3 is also more modern in terms of electronics over its predecessor. The twin-pod, semi-analogue instrument cluster has been replaced by a full-colour TFT display which can be paired with smartphone via Bluetooth. Furthermore, it features gizmos like traction control, cornering ABS, hill-hold control and four riding modes (Rain, Road, Sport and Rider-Configurable mode).

While the 2300cc powerplant of the previous Rocket was already a mammoth of a mill, Triumph went on to add more displacement to make it further monstrous. Now, the 2020 model is propelled by a 2500cc, inline three-cylinder engine which churns out 165bhp and 221Nm of torque which is highest ever from a production bike. What’s more, the staggering performance is complemented by a substantially lesser weight than its predecessor. Weighing at 291kg (dry), the new Rocket 3 is now 40kg lighter. In terms of cycle parts, it comes equipped with inverted forks and a monoshock sourced from Showa, while Brembo brakes bring the bike to a halt.

On the competition front, the 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 R and GT compete against the new Ducati Diavel 1260 which is also a power cruiser.
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Triumph Rocket 3 Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • Equipped with the most powerful engine
    • Loaded with torque
    • Gets top-spec electronics
  • Could be Better

    • Quite heavy at 291 kgs
    • Priced quite high
    • Limited service reach

BikeWale's Take

The Rocket 3 is the most powerful motorcycle in production. This cruiser is known for its large 2458cc three-cylinder engine that churns out a whopping 221Nm of peak torque. This bike was designed for people who wanted size and power at the same time. In fact, there are very few motorcycles in the world with such performance and features. Unfortunately, Triumph has limited service reach in the country. 

Triumph Rocket 3 Price

VariantPrice Specs
Rocket 3 R 18,38,348 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Alloy Wheels
Rocket 3 GT 18,78,435 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Alloy Wheels

Rocket 3 Specifications & Features

Specifications

  • Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Petrol

    Max Power 165 bhp @ 6,000 rpm

    Max Torque 221 Nm @ 4,000 rpm

    Cooling System Water Cooled

    Transmission 6 Speed Manual

    Transmission Type Shaft Drive

    Emission Standard BS-VI

    Displacement 2,458 cc

    Cylinders 3

    Bore 110.2 mm

    Stroke 85.9 mm

    Valves Per Cylinder 3

    Compression Ratio 10.8:1

    Ignition --

    Spark Plugs 3 Per Cylinder

    Clutch Wet-Multiplate

    Fuel Delivery System Fuel Injection

    Fuel Tank Capacity 18 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity --

    Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank and an electric bike can travel on a full charge --

    Mileage - ARAI --

    Mileage - Owner Reported BikeWale collects mileage information from bike owners to provide you with the actual mileage that you might get. --

    Top Speed --

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  • Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Front Brake Type Disc

    Front Brake Size 320 mm

    Rear Brake Type Disc

    Front Tyre Size 150/80 R17 V

    Rear Tyre Size 240/50 R16 V

    Tyre Type Tubeless

    Rear Brake Size 300 mm

    Calliper Type 4-Piston Monobloc

    Front Wheel Size 17 inch

    Rear Wheel Size 16 inch

    Radial Tyres Yes

    Wheel Type Alloy

    Front Suspension Showa 47mm upside-down 1 1 cartridge front forks

    Rear Suspension Fully adjustable Showa piggyback reservoir RSU with remote hydraulic preload adjuster

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  • Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight --

    Overall Length --

    Overall Width 889 mm

    Wheelbase 1,677 mm

    Ground Clearance --

    Seat Height 773 mm

    Overall Height 1,065 mm

    Chassis Type Full Aluminium Frame

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Features

Odometer Digital

DRLs (Daytime running lights) Yes

Mobile App Connectivity No

Low Battery IndicatorYes

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

GPS & Navigation No

Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock braking system which can be just for front wheel (single channel) or both wheels (dual channel) or can be switched off (switchable) | E-ABS - Electronic assisted braking system | Standard - Cable operated Dual Channel ABS

USB charging port Yes

Front storage box No

Under seat storage No

AHO (Automatic Headlight On) Yes

Speedometer Digital

Fuel Guage Yes

Tachometer Digital

Stand Alarm Yes

Stepped Seat Yes

No. of Tripmeters 2

Tripmeter Type Digital

Low Fuel Indicator Yes

Low Oil Indicator Yes

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

Digital Fuel GuageYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightYes

KillswitchYes

ClockYes

Electric System12V DC

BatteryMaintenance Free

Headlight TypeLED Head Lamp

Headlight Bulb Type--

Brake/Tail LightLED Tail Lamp

Turn SignalYes

Pass LightYes

Additional features--

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