2007 Triumph Rocket III Classic Tourer motorcycle review @ Top Speed

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Triumph Rocket III Classic

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year: 2007 make: Triumph price: $ $16,399 Engine: In-line three Transmission: Shaft drive (cardan) Horsepower @ RPM: 142 HP @ 6000 RPM Energy: Injection. Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection Displacement: 2294 ccm L

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Posted on 05.24.2007 09:00 by MPJulian

The Rocket III Classic Tourer is a true cruising motorcycle, and one firmly focused on rider and passenger comfort. It’s aimed squarely at those who favor a more laid back approach to motorcycling and features a relaxed riding position with forward set floorboards, pull-back handlebars plus a supremely comfortable stitched touring seat as standard.For 2007, Triumph has built a Limited Edition Touring variant of the Rocket III Classic that offers Touring-oriented riders an excellent value when compared to the Standard Rocket III Classic. These bikes come complete with $1,978 of must-have touring accessories and feature three unique two-tone paint schemes.

Do you want to go far? You can, effortlessly, with the Rocket III Classic Tourer. Why not go along to your Triumph dealer for a test ride? Then you’ll find out what we mean!

THE Rocket III Classic Tourer is Triumph’s latest entry into the cruiser market, and one thing’s for sure: It’s no hog. But at 751 pounds dry and nearly 2,300 cc, it is quite the heifer.

Overview

Power. Girth. Flash. Triumph’s biggest and baddest is a real beefcake of a bike that panders to cruisers’ basest instincts. It just does it in an unconventional way.

New for 2007, the touring version of Triumph’s year-old Rocket III Classic is a triple novelty. The long and low profile, the floorboards and rock ’n’ roll shift are pure cruiser, but the bike is English, not American or Japanese. Its power isn’t cranked from a big, air-cooled V-twin but a gargantuan, liquid-cooled in-line triple.

Busting the bucket at a whopping 2,294 cc, it’s also the largest-displacement mass-produced motorcycle with a motorcycle engine on the market.

The advantage of a triple over a twin? There’s just as much bottom-end torque (147 pound-feet at 2,500 rpm) but less vibration and higher revs, for an even broader power band. Then there are aesthetics.

On the Rocket III Classic Tourer, the motor’s mounted lengthwise rather than crosswise in a nod to another well-loved though long-defunct English motorcycle manufacturer BSA.

What’s modern about the ’07 tourer: the motor is counterbalanced, to make the ride even smoother. In addition to being liquid cooled, it’s also shaft driven and fuel-injected

Key Features for 2007

Limited Edition Rocket Classic available in the USA only

Delivered from the factory with most popular accessory package

Exceptional value representing almost $2,000.00 in savings over purchasing the accessories separately

Limited edition silver colored engine cases

Triumph Leather Saddle Bags with dresser rails • Triumph High Sissy bar Pad

Roadster Screen with Front End Fixing Kit

SPECS

Physical measures

Dry weight: 320.0 kg (705.5 pounds)

Seat height: 740 mm (29.1 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.

Triumph Rocket III Classic
Triumph Rocket III Classic

Overall length: 2,500 mm (98.4 inches)

Overall width: 970 mm (38.2 inches)

Wheelbase: 1,695 mm (66.7 inches)

Chassis and dimensions

Frame type: Tubular steel. twin spine

Rake (fork angle): 32.0

Suspension

Front suspension: 43mm upside down forks

Rear suspension: Chromed spring twin shocks with adjustable preload

Front brakes: Double disc

Front brakes diameter: 320 mm (12.6 inches)

Rear brakes: Single disc

Rear brakes diameter: 316 mm (12.4 inches)

Triumph Rocket III Classic
Triumph Rocket III Classic
Triumph Rocket III Classic
Triumph Rocket III Classic
Triumph Rocket III Classic
Triumph Rocket III Classic


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