The 2020 Triumph Street Triple RS has been launched in India with prices at Rs. 11.33 lakh (Ex-showroom). The new Street Triple RS gets updated to meet new emission regulations, both in Europe, as well as the BS6 (Bharat Stage VI) emission norms here in India, and minor cosmetic updates as well. While the engine has been updated, it has been done so with learnings from Triumph's experience in the Moto2 class, where it is the single engine provider, with the 765 cc, triple engine. The new Street Triple's engine has in essence been derived from the 765 cc Moto2 engine.
the new Street Triple RS, Shoeb Farooq, GM, Triumph Motorcycles India, said, "The Street Triple RS was a game-changing and category-defining motorcycle when it made its global debut back in 2007. In the journey of bettering itself, the Street Triple RS went through a host of technological advancements and the 2020 Street Triple RS reiterates Triumph's commitment of bringing in class leading technology, exemplary performance, specification, build-quality and design to deliver extraordinary machines. The 2020 Street Triple RS is equipped with a host of premium and the best-in-class components that make it the ultimate street motorcycle and a potent track weapon."
The updated engine gets lighter internal components, has a more responsive throttle, and also gets a new, freer flowing exhaust for a more distinctive sound. The in-line, three-cylinder engine now makes 9 per cent more mid-range power, with 9 per cent more peak torque. Maximum power is 121 bhp at 11,750 rpm while peak torque is 79 Nm at 9,350 rpm. The gearbox has been updated too, with shorter first and second gears, and now it gets a standard up/down quickshifter. A slip and assist clutch is standard.