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http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2019/...-rocket-3-tfc/

$30k, 168 HP, 163 ft-lbs







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What a monster. I like the way they kept the 'Triumph style' tank on it.
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I was thinking those power numbers are a bit on the low side for the displacement. Maybe its tweakable? They left the weight out of the stats... Looks good, def an improvement on the earlier models. Thumbs up, nice one Trumpy!
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really impressive
i wonder about how her behave...
sure great on highways... despite the lack of wind protection

sure not a bike for everyone...
nor for the fans of twisties
nor for day to day commuters

nonetheless impressive indeed
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Triumph released the final specs the Rocket 3 TFC.

Here is the press release from Triumph:

Triumph Motorcycles are pleased to confirm the final key facts about the explosive power and torque delivered by the new Rocket 3 TFC, featuring a massive, all-new 2,500cc Triumph Triple powerplant – the largest production motorcycle engine in the world.

Peak Power is now confirmed at 180 HP @ 7,000 RPM
Peak Torque is confirmed at 166 LB-FT @ 4,000 RPM

Dry weight of the motorcycle is confirmed at 639 pounds
– 98 pounds (14%) lighter than the previous generation

All of the North American allocation from the 750 limited edition
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http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2019/...north-america/
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From a technical- and styling point I can appreciate it. But if that kind of power is very usable on a bike like this I'm not sure. Maybe WOT in a straight line (if you dare...), but I don't think it likes the twisties very much.
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Reminds me of the Ducati Diavel.
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