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TRIUMPH New Rocket 3 TFC “The World’s Largest Engine Limited Edition of 750 Units”


The Rocket 3 (TRIUMPH ROCKET III) that has been released the first model in 2004, was a MONSTER motorcycle equipped with a large triple engine that gave a presence like a structure. And now, the new Rocket 3 TFC equipped with a 2458cc new triple engine in a newly designed frame, has appeared as the latest factory custom of Triumph!

The limited-edition motorcycle of the Triumph Factory Custom continues to be appear

The new rocket 3 TFC is expected to appear as a new model of 2019, and a teaser was also flowing. The TFC stands for the Triumph Factory Custom and characterized by being equipped with the high-class equipment of the highest standard compared to the usual lineup. The Thruxton TFC, which first appeared as the first in TFC, has already been announced, but the final specifications of power and weight have been decided, and new figures of maximum power and dry weight have become clear.

[TRIUMPH THRUXTON TFC] Main Specifications •Seat Height: 815mm, Dry Weight: 198kg •Engine: Water-cooled 4-stroke Parallel 2-cylinder SOHC 4 Valve, Displacement: 1200cc, Power: 109 ps / 8000 rpm, Torque: 11.73 kg-m / 4850 rpm, Transmission: 6-gear, Fuel Tank Capacity: 14.5L • Caster Angle: 22.7-degree/ Trail: 92.8mm, Front Brake: Φ310mm Double Disc + 4 pot Caliper, Rear Brake: Φ220mm Disc + 2 pot Caliper, Front Tire Size: 120/70 ZR 17, Rear Tire Size: 160 / 60ZR17 • Price & Release Date: Undecided

A non-standard MONSTER motorcycle got the latest electronic control

Now, Rocket 3 TFC is the 2nd of the Factory Custom, but according to the TRIUMPH, it is going to provide “Unparalleled Class Best Technology” and “Ultimate Riding Experience”. All changes from the conventional Rocket 3, for example, the adoption of a full-color TFT display (functionally expandable with an optional Bluetooth connection module), and full LED twin headlights characterized by Daytime Running Light (DRL), it is considered to be the latest generation of functionality and design while maintaining the overall atmosphere.

Full LED twin headlights combined with DRL. Turn Signal, Tail Lights and License Plate Lights are all LED.

The round TFT display reminiscent of the analog era is set in front of the handlebar clamp. The four riding modes are also set from here.

The world’s largest (mass production motorcycle) 3-cylinder engine mounted on a 15% lighter body

It is a liberal topic even if it is equipped with a 2458cc (2294cc conventional type) vertical crank Inline 3-cylinder engine, which is the largest in mass-produced motorcycles, however, it is also the latest model that is full of electronic control, and it has been adopted optimized cornering ABS and Traction Control System. It is also possible to handle power & torque that is more than 170ps / 22.5 kg-m. And it is also possible to change the setting of power characteristics and Traction Control according to the driving conditions and rider’s preference by four riding modes (road, rain, sports, rider setting). It also equipped standard with cruise control, keyless ignition, Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) and USB power socket.

It has a Triumph Shift Assist (the so-called Quick Shifter) for up and down, as well as a hill-hold control that makes it easy to start up on a slope.

The Rocket 3 TFC which has a significant weight reduction throughout the motorcycle, and with an aluminum frame that uses the engine as a rigid member, a single-sided swingarm, and a carbon bodywork has achieved a shape-up of at least 15%, as well as 40kg or more, compared to conventional models. Although it has not been officially announced in numeric terms, it is like a reducing the small passenger, so running ability should change.

The front brake is a Stylema monoblock caliper by Brembo with the highest specifications. The brake levers also adopted the MCS span/ratio adjustable levers made by Brembo.

The undercarriage is equipped with Brembo Stylema calipers as well as a Showa Φ47mm inverted cartridge front fork and a fully adjustable mono shock with piggyback reserver tank.

The official release date and price have not yet been announced, but the official site suggests that “the delivery will be coming soon”.

With a limited edition of 750 units worldwide, each motorcycle has a plaque and badge with a unique serial number.

Three sets of sculpted exhaust header pipes. A heat guard made of carbon is attached.

It seems to be a series three cylinder of the vertical crank, and a shaft drive is adopted. The swingarm is single-sided.

Set of replaceable single / twin seats made of leather. It has premium details including carbon bodywork on each part of the motorcycle body.

[TRIUMPH ROCKET 3 TFC] Main Specifications • Seat Height: 773mm, Vehicle Weight: Unpublished •Engine: Water-cooled 4-stroke in-line 3-cylinder DOHC 4 valve, Displacement: 2458cc, Power: 170ps or more, Torque: 22.5kg-m or more, Transmission: 6-gear, Fuel Tank Capacity: 19L • Caster Angle: 27.9-degree / Trail: 124.9mm, Front Brake: Φ320mm Double Disc + 4 pot Caliper, Rear Brake: Φ300mm Disc + 4 pot Caliper, Front Tire Size: F = 150/80 R17, Rear Tire Size: 240/50 R16 •Price: 3,250,000 yen • Date Release: Around December 2019

Original Source[ YOUNG MACHINE ] (*Japanese)

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