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Review Coming Soon Triumph Rocket III Classic - (Australia)

September 19th, 2008
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For the Review on the Rocket III Classic click here

The team at PressPortal will be geeting their grubby fingers on the 2008 Triumph Rockt III Classic Motorcycle.

Some impressive specs on the Triumph Rocket III Classic include:

ENGINE
Type: Liquid-cooled, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Capacity: 2294cc
Bore/Stroke: 101.6 x 94.3mm
Compression Ratio: 8.7:1
Fuel System: Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection
Ignition: Digital-inductive type via electronic engine
management system

TRANSMISSION
Primary Drive: Gear
Final Drive: Shaft
Clutch: Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox: 5-speed

CYCLE PARTS
Frame: Tubular steel, twin spine
Swingarm: Twin-sided, steel
Wheels
Front: Alloy 5-spoke 17 x 3.5in
Rear: Alloy 5-spoke 16 x 7.5in
Tyres
Front: 150/80 R 17
Rear: 240/50 R 16

SUSPENSION
Front: 43mm upside down forks
Rear: Chromed spring twin shocks with adjustable
preload
Brakes
Front: Twin 320mm floating discs, 4 piston calipers
Rear: Single 316mm disc, 2 piston calipers

DIMENSIONS
Length: 2500mm (98.4in)
Width: (Levers) 970mm (38.2in)
Height: 1165mm (45.9in)
Seat Height: 740mm (29.1in)
Wheelbase: 1695mm (66.7in)
Rake/Trail: 32ยบ/152mm
Weight (Dry): 320kg (704lbs)
Fuel Tank Capacity: 24 litres (6.3 gal US)

PERFORMANCE
(MEASURED AT CRANKSHAFT TO DIN 70020)
Maximum Power: 142PS (140bhp) at 6000rpm
Maximum Torque: 200Nm (147ft.lbf) at 2500rpm


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