Spy shots new rocket

Discussion in '2.5 Litre Rockets' started by REBLX136, Jan 10, 2019.

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    I agree with Chris. The Proto model looks to be a heck of a cruiser. Exciting to see that Triumph would put this effort and cost in the super bike market. Limited in scope of use. Not capable of a touring ride with my wife. Oh well, I don't plan on selling my 08 R3T anyway.
    As a single rider platform, and a muscle bike from the factory, this has bike could be today's "real deal".
     
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    Beauty in the eye of the beholder and all that...............as has been mentioned it looks like something Ducati did with the Diaval years ago?
    Now I know it’s difficult to come up with anything original these days ( don’t mention exhausts), but I don’t think it does the Rocket brand justice.
     
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    I think the rider is @warp9.9 . He rides around with laptops on the tank. Gotta be him.....
     
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    Like this? - MUCH cheaper.
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    I agree, the rear looks like shiz. Generally I despise the jacked up, dirt bike'ish look of modern sport bikes and this is in the same neighborhood. It's very Ducati Diavel looking from the rear section.
     
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    Wonder if they're actually going to offer different colors on this one? I know the TFC teaser was in red, but what about the standard models. I would sure like some of the colors available on the Bonnie variants available on these things.
     
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    THAT can be your mini ROCKET
     
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    According to Declan, the new Rocket III will almost definitely be released later this year, as a limited edition TFC model, no official spec yet but indications are 2.5L with 180bhp, 6 speed, and an eye-watering €30-35k.

    The "entry level" version will be along later, for less money but also "much" less power at maybe 150bhp.

    Now I have first refusal on the first one in this country :D
     
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    Don't see a bear claw, looks like intake runners from where current oil tank is. Styling or real change?
     
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