Triumph Speed Triple R Dark (2013)

The Triumph Speed Triple R Dark is a limited edition motorcycle model with only 30 units produced in 2013. It features a 1050cc, four-stroke, transverse three-cylinder engine with DOHC and 4 valves per cylinder, capable of producing a maximum power of 133 hp and 82 ft.lbs of torque. The engine is equipped with a multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI and 10W/40 synthetic engine oil. The bike has a six-speed transmission with a wet, multi-plate clutch and a final drive through an X-ring chain. The frame is made of an aluminum beam twin-spar while the front suspension features Ohlins 43mm NIX30 upside-down forks with adjustable rebound and compression damping, and the rear suspension has an Ohlins TTX36 twin-tube monoshock with rebound and compression damping. The front brake consists of 2 x 320mm Brembo discs, 4-piston radial monoblock calipers with switchable ABS, and the back brake has a single 255mm Nissen disc with a 2-piston caliper with switchable ABS. The motorcycle has forged aluminum alloy 5 spoke wheels, a 120/70 ZR 17 front tire, and a 190/55 ZR 17 rear tire. It has a 22.8-degree rake, a trail of 90.9mm, and measures 2100mm in length, 795mm in width (handlebars), and 1110mm in height without mirrors. The fuel capacity is 17.5L, and it has a wet weight of 212kg. The bike can go from 0-60mph in 3.1 seconds with a top speed of 157.7mph. The Cycle World review considers the Triumph Speed Triple R Dark as one of the most exciting motorcycles, saying it’s perfect for adrenaline junkies or anyone who loves the feel of speed, agility, and precision on a motorcycle.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Triumph Speed Triple R Dark

Year: 2013

Production: 30 Units
Engine: Four stroke, transverse three cylinder. DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 1050 cc / 64.1 cub in
Bore x Stroke: 79 x 71.4 mm
Cooling System: Liquid-cooled
Compression Ratio: 12.0:1
Induction: Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI
Engine Oil: 10W/40 Synthetic
Exhaust: Stainless Steel 3 into 1 into 2, twin high level stainless steel silencers
Ignition: Digital inductive type via electronic engine management system
Spark Plug: NGK CR9EK
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 99 kW / 133 hp @ 9400 rpm
Max Torque: 111 Nm / 11.3 kgf-m / 82 ft.lbs @ 7750rpm
Clutch: Wet, multi-plate

Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: X ring chain
Frame: Aluminium beam twin-spar
Front Suspension: ~Ahlins 43 mm NIX30 upside down forks with adjustable rebound and compression damping,
Front Wheel Travel: 120 mm / 4.7 in
Rear Suspension: ~Ahlins TTX36 twin tube monoshock with rebound and compression damping
Rear Wheel Travel: 130 mm / 5.1 in
Front Brakes: 2 x 320 mm Discs, 4 piston radial monoblock calipers, Brembo, switchable ABS
Rear Brakes: Single 255 mm disc, 2 piston caliper, Nissen, switchable ABS
Wheel Front: Forged aluminium alloy 5 spoke, 17 x 3.5 in
Wheel Rear: Forged aluminium alloy 5 spoke, 17 x 6.0 in
Front Tyre: 120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre: 190/55 ZR 17
Rake: 22.8 degrees
Trail: 90.9 mm / 3.6 in
Dimensions: Length 2100mm / 82.6in Width (handlebars) 795mm / 31.3in Height without mirrors 1110mm / 43.7in
Wheelbase: 1435 mm / 56.5in
Seat Height: 825 mm / 32.5 in
Wet Weight: 212 kg / 466 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 17.5 L / 4.6 US gal / 3.8 Imp gal

Consumption Average: 5.95 L/100 km / 16.8 km/l / 39.5 US mpg / 47.5 Imp mpg
Standing 1/4 Mile: 11.3 sec
Top Speed: 253.8 km/h/ 157.7 mph
Review: Cycle World

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