We bring some good news for the bike enthusiasts with the launch of the 2020 Triumph Street Triple R on August 11, 2020 in the Indian market. The British brand has formally sent out the media invites of the same, hence confirming the launch. Earlier reports had pointed to 2020 Triumph Street Triple R launch in June but it got pushed back to August. Infact, very few authorized Triumph dealerships have already started accepting the bookings. The 2020 Street Triple R price is expected to hover around Rs 11-12 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom, India).
Triumph Street Triple R will rival the likes of the upcoming 2020 Kawasaki Z900, BMW F 900 R and KTM 790 Duke. This would be the first appearance of the Street Triple R in the Indian market as it replaces the Street Triple S.
The 2020 Triumph Street Triple R shares several features and body parts with the premium Street Triple RS. It will come equipped with twin-LED headlamps, fly screen, sculpted fuel tank and stepped-up split seats as observed in the Street Triple RS. If we talk about the performance, the motorcycle will be powered by a 765cc inline 3-cylinder BS6 engine, already seen in the 2020 Street Triple RS. The British manufacturer has detuned the engine with the bike delivering 116 bhp of power at 12000rpm and 77 Nm of torque at 9400rpm. The 2020 Street Triple RS delivers 121 bhp of power at 11750rpm and 79 Nm of torque at 9350rpm.
If we talk about the hardware components, the bike is equipped with front 41mm inverted Showa Separate Function Big Piston Forks. The rear comes with Linkage-assisted, fully adjustable, Ohlins piggyback monoshock. The braking duties are handled by 310mm floating discs with Brembo M4.32 4-piston monoblock callipers at front and a 220mm rear disc brake with Brembo single-piston sliding calliper.