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2008 Triumph Street Triple

2008 Triumph Street Triple

  • All new model

675cc of Pure, Naked Aggression
Through a potent combination of performance DNA extracted from the Daytona 675 and aggressive streetfighter styling drawn from the Speed Triple, Triumph have created the most desirable naked middleweight motorcycle in the market. As the Speed Triple’s younger brother, the Street Triple is a rebel with plenty of cause – lean, light, agile and dripping with attitude.

Packing a powerful punch of 108PS peak power (106bhp) delivered at 11,700rpm, the Street Triple sits at the top of the naked middleweight category, and with 69Nm (51ft.lbf) of torque arriving at 9,100rpm, the bike is guaranteed to outperform all of its middleweight competitors and quite a few of the heavyweights too. The proven 675cc water-cooled three-cylinder 12-valve engine delivers strong low and midrange performance, from tickover to the redline. The close ratio six-speed gearbox maximises the effectiveness of the engine’s impressive power and torque, meaning you’ve always got the perfect gear. One of the best things about the bike’s performance is that you don’t have to work hard to get it: the Street Triple produces more than 60Nm (44ft.lbf) of torque from 3,500rpm right through to 12,300rpm.

The Street Triple’s aluminium frame comes directly from the Daytona and was specifically designed to take advantage of the narrow three-cylinder engine design. Rake is set at 24.3°, with 95.3mm (3.75in) trail. The wheelbase is 1,395mm (54.9in), whilst dry weight is 167kg (367lbs).

Braking power is at the top of its class thanks to the Nissin two pot sliding calipers with sintered pads (the same material as used on the Daytona 675). Lightweight five-spoked wheels come straight from the Daytona 675; the front measures in at 17 x 3.5in and the rear at 17 x 5.5in. Dunlop Sportmax Qualifier tyres are fitted as standard (120/70 ZR 17 front and 180/55 ZR 17 rear), and approved options are the Pirelli SuperCorsa Pro and the Bridgestone BT014 G.
The Street Triple uses its elder brother’s headlights and has a comprehensive instrument console that shares the same functionality as the Daytona 675 but restyled to fit neatly within the lines of the Street Triple. The low dual seat and new footrests and handlebars provide a comfortable riding position for both rider and pillion without jeopardising the aggressive streetfighter styling of the bike.

The Triumph Street Triple is available in three colour options - Jet Black, Fusion White and Roulette Green.

A full range of Triumph accessories are available for the bike, including a neat, aerodynamic fly screen for wind deflection, an easy-to-fit colour-matched seat cowl for a sleek tail end finish and a sharp belly pan, which protects the engine whilst complementing the naked style. Triumph has collaborated again with Arrow to develop the 3-into-1 Low Boy exhaust system. Available for Closed Circuit Competition use only, the system is manufactured from stainless steel with a carbon fibre end cap and provides performance gains throughout the torque curve culminating in a 6bhp gain coupled with a weight saving of 7kg compared to the standard silencers. Also available is a selection of carbon fibre parts, luggage, gel seat, rear hugger, pillion grab rail and a pair of EC homologated slip-on Arrow silencers.    

The Street Triple has masses of attitude and makes the most sensible rider grin like an idiot. The class leading performance and superb agility are matched with a competitive retail price, making the Street Triple a welcome addition to the Triumph streetfighter family, and a new entry point to Triumph’s range of triples.  

Colour Options:
Fusion White
Jet Black
Roulette Green

Triumph Accessories:

Flyscreen Visor Kit - Smoked
Flyscreen Kit - Colour Coordinated
Seat Cowl - Colour Coordinated
Bellypan - Colour Coordinated
Arrow 3 into 1 "Race" Exhaust System
Rear Bodywork Finisher Kit, Colour Coordinated
Accessory Silencers, Pair
Arrow Silencers, Pair, "Street Legal"
Grab Rail Kit
Bar End Mirror Kit, Clear Anodised
Bar End Mirror Kit, Black Anodised
Rear Hugger Kit
Front Mudguard - Carbon Fibre
Upper Chain Guard - Carbon Fibre
Lower Chain Guard - Carbon Fibre
Tank Pad - Carbon Fibre
Anodised Top Yoke Nut - Gold
Radiator Cowl Kit
Rear Lamp Unit - Clear
Gel Seat, Twin
Tail Pack Kit, 10L
Magnetic Tank Bag - 10-16L
Magnetic Tank Bag - 20-30L
Paddock Stand Bobbins - Silver
Paddock Stand Bobbins - Black
Alarm Immobiliser
Chain and Sprocket Kit
Restrictor Kit (98PS)
Restrictor Kit (34PS)
Dust Cover
All Weather Cover

Street Triple Specification:


ENGINE:

Type

 

Liquid-cooled, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder

Capacity

 

675cc

Bore/Stroke

 

74.0 x 52.3mm

Compression Ratio

 

12.65:1

Fuel System

 

Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection

Exhaust

 

Full stainless steel 3 into 1 into 2 exhaust system with twin high level  silencers

Ignition

 

Digital–inductive type via electronic engine management system

TRANSMISSION:

Primary Drive

 

Gear

Final Drive

 

O ring chain

Clutch

 

Wet, multi-plate

Gearbox

 

6-speed, close ratio

Throttle body diameter

 

Æ44.0

Gear Ratios

 

Primary: 85/46
1st: 34/13
2nd: 39/21
3rd: 36/23
4th: 27/20
5th: 26/21
6th: 25/22
Final: 47/16

Oil Capacity

 

3.0 litres (0.8 US gals)

CYCLE PARTS:

Frame

 

Aluminium beam twin spar

Swingarm

 

Braced, twin-sided, aluminium alloy

Wheels

Front

Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke 17 x 3.5in

 

Rear

Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke 17 x 5.5in

Tyres

Front

120/70 ZR 17 
Approved tyres :
Dunlop Sportmax Qualifier TL OE
Bridgestone BT014 G
Pirelli Dragon Supercorsa Pro

 

Rear

180/55 ZR 17
Approved tyres as above

Suspension

Front

Kayaba, 41mm upside down forks. 120 mm travel

 

Rear

Kayaba, Monoshock with adjustable preload. 126 mm rear wheel travel

Brakes

Front

Twin 308mm floating discs. Nissin 2 piston sliding calipers

 

Rear

Single 220mm disc. Nissin single piston caliper

Instrument display/functions

 

LCD multi-function speedometer, trip computer, analogue tachometer, lap timer, gear position indicator and programmable gear change lights

DIMENSIONS:

Length

 

2,030mm (79.9in)

Width (Handlebars)

 

736mm

Height

 

1,250mm (49.2in)

Seat Height

 

800mm (31.6in)

Wheelbase

 

1,395mm (54.9in)

Rake/Trail

 

24.3º/95.3mm

Weight (Dry)

 

167kg (367lbs)

Fuel Tank Capacity

 

17.4 litres (3.8 gal)

PERFORMANCE:

(MEASURED AT CRANKSHAFT TO DIN 70020)

Maximum Power

 

108PS (107bhp/79kW) at 11,700rpm

Maximum Torque

 

69Nm (51ft.lbf) at 9,100rpm

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