Triumph Speed Triple R 1050: Triple sec on the rocks!

28 Мар 2015 | Author: | Комментарии к записи Triumph Speed Triple R 1050: Triple sec on the rocks! отключены
Triumph Speed Triple

Triumph Speed Triple R Triple sec on the rocks!

After a last year, the Triumph ​​Triple 1050 comes nastier in 2012. Now available in R, the big British roadster wants than ever. But the Speed R 2012 is it worth the € 3 100 that the Standard Model?

Triumph ​​Triple R 1050 2012: test

It is in this sublime that the firm of Hinckley us to test the new version of its big bad roadster, the Speed ​​Triple R. After the Triple 675 R, R and the Daytona 675, it is the of the backbone of the range 2012 roadster to receive an accessory premium supposed to optimize its Stamped R, Speed ​​Triple is adorned with the same suspension that super Daytona R, with the front and rear NIX30 damper Beautiful pieces that are by their golden appearance as as triple the accuracy of their

But that’s not all. With new wheels PVM, the aluminum and the passage of certain body carbon, the Triumph Speed 1050 R 2012 lost 2 kg announced to 212 kg dry, without Floor of Pirelli Super series of SP, super soft tires, and now equipped with radial monobloc, this version of the Speed ​​Triple the best track. Moreover, it is now to talk about the powder!

After a quick briefing, to heat up the three-cylinder version the power of fifteen Speed R 2012 aligned in the pit straight; English withdraw our eyes blankets. End ready, our horses are waiting for us.

An iron fist in a glove

First session; To ourselves with the layout and the new Speed ​​Triple R 1050, our of the day invites us to follow the pace for laps at Senate, or insurance to the layout as well as gently as not to the sheet and risk an accident … In familiar territory, unchanged of Triumph that poses problem, it just keeps temperature in “tourist”, by discovering Valentino Rossi held last year with Stoner and Hence the curve Jorge Lorenzo has taxed the pilot in 2010, then run to his Grand Prix victory on soil. It motivates! End of three our opener departs and we’re in great gas on the Speed ​​Triple R in a line from Jerez.

Under the well-known bridge I … the lever law requiring new monobloc radial calipers no more apprehension. Error! The is damn rich, but he controls with ease. So, I do not crash the – phew – but find myself in my tracks too early to properly me at the entrance of turn 1. Well, not perfect yet, we will do on the next, but already the first on the handling of the R Speed ​​is

The big British move to the corner easily. It’s not even a Monster 1100 Evo, but the improvement is significant.

This is confirmed then approaching the turn, a hairpin rather linking directly to a left In a recent comparison of the premium category, which we opposed the Speed ​​Triple 1050 Monster 1100 with the Evo and the MV Brut ale 920, we noted a inertia of the English on the rapid of angle. Here, in this / left at full acceleration, the Triumph Speed ​​Triple R is show greater agility.

It gains in precision

The rectus placed just before the straight where the best reach top speeds of the circuit is now in To come out of this endless for the less strategic race, the must be as perfect as the management of the … Thanks to the good agreement of a setting of “Special Jerez” between circuit mode and mode recommended by the manufacturer, the R Triumph Speed ​​Triple is particularly accurate and easy to

Right angle, the Speed R does not move and, as in curve must then wide trajectory to the apex at speed, despite the strain on the solicited under full the new sports roadster joined the ideal point without to play the big guys. A slight at the exit of turn is somewhat my mount. I cling to the handlebars but find myself uniquely to snap a “top speed” is 222 km / h at the end of a line in fifth, the last two taking long enough

The 1050 Speed ​​Triple R the new gearbox which is found on the range of English roadsters Softer than before, we the reports on the fly without difficulty. muscular, no … spots deplore. Braking gross, the R Speed ​​Triple 1050 is in line, dipping just, maintained by its suspect’s quality.


British sensations

Thus the docile Triumph Speed R reassures completely and quickly, to enjoy the torque three-cylinder so On track, burling of 135 hp (99 kw) is enjoyable as it all the time. Needless to bring a report in the slow, Speed ​​R properly from 2 000 r / min, and pushes copiously to the entrance of its red located at 10 000 r / min, with no

Its maximum torque of 11.1 is located quite high r / min), the shot without the eye on the shift light blue counter, it is common at first to be to order by the switch. With a mechanism housed in the chassis there are all perfectly homogeneous, enjoyable in a racing use.

But what will him on the road? in their soft settings, the suspension of the Speed ​​Triple will offer them the of conduct that is sometimes in standard 1050 on long Unfortunately we can not decide yet, but we not fail to check these in comparative large sports on 2012 Count on us!

For we must recognize that the R of the 1050 Speed ​​Triple is constructed to give weapons to the famous Triumph face particularly sharp.

Conclusion: Too changes

Like many – leading Italian – the firm of again fashionable declination with care. It’s new R Speed ​​Triple 1050 are in the Reinforced his choice by the commercial of the Street Triple R – 675 version of sports roadsters – Triumph so hope based on this more sporting of the Speed, to restore a prime place in his big Bad in its range, but also bring the ​​Triple R at the KTM 990 Super Duke R, Tuono V4 R, Ducati even fighter.

This new 2012 Speed R ignores the audience or the electronic indicator for example, but on the dynamics she not lack arguments. One big pitfall its sale price may make you Without ABS, the 2012 ​​Triple R is trading at € 14,790 or € more than the standard (€ 11,690).

The success of Daytona Triple R and R also resided in the that the price difference contained (€ 1,000 difference Street and R Street, € 1670 Daytona and Daytona R). Therefore, we that the 1050 Triumph ​​Triple R presented today meet more biker’s looking at the least expense to out. The less fortunate prefer accessorize their model, of course!


Other articles of the category "Triumph":

Our partners
Follow us
Contact us
Our contacts

Born in the USSR


About this site

For all questions about advertising, please contact listed on the site.

Motorcycles catalog with specifications, pictures, ratings, reviews and discusssions about Motorcycles.