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Old 08-08-2015, 09:56 AM   #1
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Rumour : new range of Triumph Street Triples

A bit of history.

20 years ago Triumph introduced the Speed Triple. It was a smash hit. In the meantime the company was going through turbulent time. The company's sportbike division was a mess and the company really didn't have an identifiable, modern product besides the Speed Triple.

For the 2006 MY, Triumph introduced the Daytona 675. A svelte, ultra-modern sportbike that features a three-cylinder motor ... a departure from the four-cylinder motors it had featured in the Daytona 600 and 650.

In 2007, Triumph stripped the Daytona of its fairings, attached a new subframe and built a wonderful naked bike, the Street Triple. The Street Triple has been a smash success for the Hinkley-based manufacturer.

Now, rumours are rampant that Triumph is readying an entirely new range of Street Triples to replace the Street Triple/Street Triple R/Street Triple Rx.

Rumours suggest that the all-new bike will feature a fresh, 800cc three-cylinder engine based on that recently incorporated into the Tiger 800.

Rumours suggest :

-new 800cc engine
-four-model range
-different fairing variations
-TFT clocks, multiple rider modes and rider-aides
-updated styling

Street Triple 800 on the way | MCN

Triumph Rumored to Show the Street Triple 800 as 2017 Model - autoevolution

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Never been a fan of Triumph bikes but I hope they do something special with this. Theres a market for these types of bikes now, but if they keep the same styling and just offer a different motor I dont see it doing well.
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The Street/Speed Triple has always had a market and cult following... but not so much in North America.

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The looks and engine are definitely an acquired taste. People either love it or hate it.
It seriously sounds like a sewing machine on steroids.
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Yeah I'm not really a huge fan of the headlights, but that's what makes them iconic I guess.

I love the engine though... triples sound badass piped!

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