Triumph Rocket III has launched its one of their most impressive bikes, Rocket III in India. This high dignity cruiser bike will take on bikes like Yamaha V-max in India. Let’s get into the embellishing of this bike.
Rocket III is a long and broad stance cruiser bike. Unlike alternative cruiser bikes, Rocket III gets approximately less chrome treatment which characterizes it from others. The twin headlights at its front also make it quite accessible for you to identify it from a distance. The elongated black colored front forks appear with the orange colored side on indicators. It is exceedingly pointed and broad front fender looks great in a black matte finish. The tip and side extensions of this fender have been enhancement with chrome. This color mixture looks superior and goes well with the bulky front tyre and alloy wheel. The twin circular naked instrument dials on the top of its headlight look commensurate and make it look macho. The chrome polished rear view mirrors are mounted on its wide handlebar. The bike looks prepossessing sideways. Three chrome exhaust pipes appear out of its black finished engine and integrate into a long muffler. The bike has one muffler on each side. The matte finish continues on its other body panels also which combines its side panels and stretched fuel tank which also features the name of the company. The split seats look well arranged on this bike while the angular chrome bar on the rear cowl makes it look classy. Rocket III has an acutely wide rear tyre and fender. This fender also transmits the retro-styled tail light, number plate, and side indicators.
Rocket III has a contemporary combined analog-digital instrument console. The bike carries an LCD trip computer, digital clock, and odometer. It has a ring-shaped dial for its analog tachometer, speedometer and fuel gauge. This instrument console also appears the countenance fuel level indicator and gear position indicator.
Rocket III turns out the first bike to feature the largest displacement engine of 2294cc. It’s a three cylinder, DOHC engine whichever pumps out a power output of 145.9 bhp at 5750 rpm. The utmost torque production of this liquid cooled engine is of 221 Nm which access at 2750 rpm. The bike uses a five-speed manual gearbox which has one single gear down and fours gears up-shift pattern.
The high displacement of this engine gives enough adoption power to this bike to surprise you with its awesome low range. The bike musters up all its torque at only 2750 rpm which gives it imperative throttle reaction and avoids any type of turbo lag. The bike dominates to reach 0-100km/hr in less than 4.5 seconds. It can churlish the speed of 100km/hr in its first gear. The short gear ratios also assist the power of this engine to reach this bike quickly. The maximum power of this engine bobs up early at 5750rpm which gives it strong low and mid-range. The power to weight ratio of this bike is less than its competitor though and that rebounds when you drive this bike at high speeds. The bike feels best when driven ambitiously around 150-170km/hr. It remains balanced and calm. If you try to push this bike really hard then you might complain about the clarification level of this engine. It is assuredly not more refined than the V4 engine of V-max but it is better than many other premium cruiser bikes.
This long cruiser bike has a prolongation wheelbase of 1695mm which confirms its stability at high speeds. The strong vigorous suspension system easily carries the weight of this bike and also keeps it grounded on highways and in addition the confidence of rider while changing lanes. The authoritative braking system also allows you to get control over this bike and improves its ride quality in city traffic. Administrating this bike on highways or at high speeds is not an issue but while driving it on city roads, you have to be bit deliberate. The bike pursues your command but it takes time. Its ground clearance of 140mm though comforts you to turn this bike at slow speeds.
Triumph Rocket III Specifications
|Maximum Power||145.5 Bhp @ 5750 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||221 Nm @ 2750 rpm|
|Number of Cylinders||3|
|Number of Gears||5|
|Seat Height||750 mm|
|Ground Clearance||140 mm|
|Kerb/Wet Weight||367 kg|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||24 litres|
|Top Speed||210 kmph|