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Triumph Sprint RS

2000 Triumph Sprint RS: Can Build a Better VFR?

VFR, in various guises recently as the 800cc Interceptor), has sat the sport end

of the sport-touring spectrum for years. Although Triumph has a bite out of VFR sales with

Sprint ST (first introduced as a ’99 the VFR is lighter and sportier than the ST is

available with luggage – lacking on the VFR). In other the ST doesn’t compete straight-up

the VFR. Enter the 2000 RS.

At a measured 41 pounds lighter the ST (weighed with it’s and 9 pounds lighter than the the ST

sits at the far end of the sport-touring spectrum the VFR. Considering the fact the much heavier ST has

faired in comparisons with the VFR, the far ST, featuring the same torque-rich triple, stands a

good of out-performing the VFR in most objective, if not tests.

This Triumph has roughly the same peak as the VFR, but substantially greater In a recent,

published dyno the RS put out approximately 98 horsepower (at 9500 and 65 ft/lbs of torque(at approximately

5,250 rpm) at the rear If you haven’t ridden a Triumph you’ve been missing special. The

“distinctive wail” by virtually every tester is for and imparts a unique, and even character

to the experience.

Another is Triumph’s familiarity with engine (shared not only the ST, but with the Speed Triple, as

The fuel injection mapping is perfect (after many, changes by Triumph over the two years). With

no dips in the power curve, the surges you forward authoritatively and I have ridden the Triumph

Triple with this motor, and I own an older Triumph (a ’96 Trophy — which is carbureted).

Triumph Sprint RS
Triumph Sprint RS

familiarity with the engine has among other things, a after-market exhaust cannister in carbon

fiber) with virtually perfect re-map of the injection downloaded by your Triumph dealer into the computer

chip. Thus, you the advantages of an after-market cannister is louder to accentuate the sound, and eleven pounds

lighter) packaged with a and tailored fuel re-mapping — a among fuel injected We understand this package

approximately 105 horsepower and 70 ft/lbs at the wheel.

At $9,499 (U.S. the Sprint RS appears to be a relative Try to find a comparably performing bike at any

where near price. It is substantially cheaper Aprilia’s Falco, for example, and stomp any comparable Ducati a motor

that is simply in a different altogether. The two ride reviews we seen indicate the RS is a superb and a screamer on

the street (able to off the throttle in lower gears). The negative we see is a lack of adjustability in the (something

available on Triumph’s new for example).

We’ll try to catch a on the Sprint RS as soon as they are in the U.S. to dealers, and we’ll our findings.

Triumph Sprint RS
Triumph Sprint RS
Triumph Sprint RS
Triumph Sprint RS
Triumph Sprint RS
Triumph Sprint RS
Triumph Sprint RS
Triumph Sprint RS

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