2011 Triumph Rocket 111 Roadsterhttp://www.totalmotorcycle.com/photos/2011models/2011-Triumph-RocketIII3Roadster.htm2011 Triumph Rocket III Roadster
The world’s ultimate motorcycle Roadster moves out of pure cruiser territory and transcends into that of the ultimate muscle streetfighter with the new Rocket III Roadster.
Coming in two mean and moody black color options, metallic Phantom Black or an aggressive Matte Black alternative, the Rocket III Roadster is powered by an uprated version of Triumph’s iconic three-cylinder 2,297cc powerplant. Maximum power has increased over the outgoing Rocket III, with torque up by 15% to a mighty 163 ft.lbs.
Triumph’s sophisticated anti-lock braking system is fitted as standard to the Rocket III Roadster, the first time that an ABS system has been specified to the Rocket III platform.
New ergonomics give the Rocket III Roadster a completely different riding experience from its predecessors while new rear suspension units have been designed to offer a more comfortable and controlled ride than the previous Rocket III, while the main components take on a blacked-out appearance to reinforce the Rocket III’s ‘bad boy’ image. Many components have been taken back to black, including the forks, yokes and rear springs. New silencers, one on each side, are the final touches. These have been designed to release more power and torque and optimize the aural experience of the Triumph Rocket III Roadster.
With its iconic turbine-like 2.3 litre engine, the Rocket III delivers an unforgettable experience.
Choose the Rocket III Touring and enjoy a mile-munching custom touring motorcycle with a unique character and charisma. Suspension has been tuned to achieve high levels of comfort without compromising control, while the with 180mm rear tyre and 16 inch wheels make for surprisingly agile handling. Alternatively, go for the Rocket III Roadster which transcends pure cruisers as the ultimate muscle streetfighter. Maximum power is up, and torque is up - to say nothing of the hairs on the back of your neck.
2.3 litres. 221Nm of torque. Blacked out. Blinged up. Streetfighting cruiser. Hard.
The Rocket III Roadster is not normal, it is very, very special.
No other motorcycle on the planet comes close to delivering the tree-pulling levels of torque that comes as standard with the turbine-like triple.
Twist and go. Sounds great, stops great. Standard ABS. Classic streetfighter looks. Are you 'bad' enough for the Rocket III Roadster?
Triumph Rocket III Roadster
It may sound like a cliche, but Triumph's Rocket III Roadster truly is a unique motorcycle with massive presence and a legendary powerplant.
With its 2,294cc three-cylinder engine, the Rocket III Roadster is home to the worldfs largest production motorcycle engine. Delivering a 221Nm wallop of torque at just 2750rpm, the Rocket III Roadster delivers a riding experience unmatched by anything else on two wheels.
Although featuring in Triumph's Cruiser range, the Rocket III Roadster transcends genres. With its midmounted pegs and relatively upright riding position, the Roadster takes on a streetfighter stance and delivers an attitude-laden ride that every motorcyclist should experience at least once in their
two-wheeled career. Shrinking violets need not apply.
The ergonomics ensure that the Roadster delivers a completely different riding experience to any other
Rocket IIIs and one that is easier to hustle through the corners. With a plush seat for both rider and
pillion, and a more comfortable and controllable rear suspension, the Rocket III Roadster is capable
of covering long distances with aplomb.
As you would expect from a flagship model, the Rocket III Roadster comes highly equipped
as standard, with a comprehensive instrumentation including fuel gauge, gear selection indicator
and clock, 43mm upside down front forks, adjustable rear suspension, low maintenance shaft drive
and sophisticated anti lock brakes as standard.
Up front, the Rocket III Roadster sports Triumph's trademark twin headlights to make this imposing
motorcycle even more striking, while the components carefully balance black and chrome to create
an aggressive stripped down look.
For 2011, the Rocket III Roadster comes in two new special colour options. In addition to the popular metallic Phantom Black comes in two flamboyant colour schemes: Phantom Red Haze and Phantom Blue Haze. These are hand painted in Triumph's Hinckley factory and contain high sparkle content which create an impression of incredible depth in sunlight, transforming from near black to a vibrant red or blue.
2011 Triumph Rocket III Roadster - Specifications
Liquid-cooled, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
101.6 x 94.3mm
Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with twin butterflies and progressive linkage on primary butterflies
5-speed constant mesh
Tubular steel, twin spine
Twin-sided, steel (houses drive shaft)
Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke, 17 x 3.5in
Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke, 16 x 7.5in
240/50 R 16
Kayaba 43mm upside down forks, 120mm travel
Kayaba black spring twin shocks with 5 position adjustable preload, 105mm wheel travel
Twin 320mm floating discs, Nissin 4-piston fixed calipers, Nissin ABS system
Single 316mm fixed disc, Brembo 2-piston floating caliper, Nissin ABS system
2500 mm (98.3 in)
970 mm (38.2 in)
1165 mm (45.8 in)
750 mm (29.5 in)
1695 mm (66.7 in)
32 degree / 148 mm
367 kg (807 lbs)
Fuel Tank Capacity
24 litres (6.3 gals)
Performance (measured at crankshaft to 95/1/EC)
Maximum Power EC
148PS / 146bhp / 109kW @ 5750 rpm
Maximum Torque EC
221Nm / 163 ft.lbs @ 2750 rpm
Phantom Black, Phantom Blue Haze, Phantom Red Haze, Matte Black
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