2006 Triumph Rocket III Classic

Rolling up alongside the Rocket III in 2006 is the new Rocket III Classic. While the original model has won the hearts of the power-cruiser crowd the Rocket III Classic is aimed squarely at those who favour a more relaxed approach to riding.

The incredible levels of flexibility offered by the Rocket’s 2.3 litres, 147ft.lbf engine make for effortless riding whether two-up, fully-loaded with luggage, or solo. The sophisticated fuel-injection feeds in power seamlessly, with controlled acceleration on tap at the twist of a throttle, while maintenance-free shaft drive delivers forward motion to the rear rubber.

Good lock-to-lock movement, an incredibly light clutch and a low centre of gravity make low speed manoeuvring extremely easy, while the steering geometry and overall length give a securely planted feel. 43mm upside down forks and twin rear shocks; twin disc front brakes with four-piston calipers and single disc rear and generous ground clearance complete the package, giving added composure and supple compliance.

Two luxurious, two-tone paint schemes, coachlined by hand; a deep-chromed cam cover that contrasts handsomely with the black-finished engine and cone silencer end finishers add the final touches to what is already a distinctive and uniquely styled machine.

Triumph Rocket III Classic

2006 Triumph Rocket III Classic Specification


Engine

  • Type Liquid-cooled, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
  • Capacity 2294cc
  • Bore/Stroke 101.6 x 94.3mm
  • Compression Ratio 8.7:1
  • Fuel System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection

Transmission

  • Ignition Digital - inductive type - via electronic engine management system
  • Primary Drive Gear
  • Final Drive Shaft
  • Clutch Wet, multi-plate
  • Gearbox 5-speed

Cycle Parts

  • Frame Tubular steel, twin spine
  • Swingarm Twin-sided, steel
  • Wheels Front Alloy 5-spoke, 17 x 3.5in
  • Rear Alloy 5-spoke, 16 x 7.5in
  • Tyres Front 150/80 R 17
  • Rear 240/50 R 16
  • Suspension Front 43mm upside down forks
  • Rear Chromed spring twin shocks with adjustable preload
  • Brakes Front Twin 320mm floating discs, 4 piston calipers
  • Rear Single 316mm disc, 2 piston caliper

Dimensions

  • Length 2500mm (98.4in)
  • Width (Handlebars) 970mm (38.2in)
  • Height 1165mm (45.9in)
  • Seat Height 740mm (29.1in)
  • Wheelbase 1695mm (66.7in)
  • Rake/Trail 32º/152mm
  • Weight (Dry) 320kg (704lbs)
  • Fuel Tank Capacity 24 litres (6.3 gal US)
  • Performance (Measured at crankshaft to DIN 70020)
  • Maximum Power 142PS (140bhp) at 6,000 rpm
  • Maximum Torque 200Nm (147ft.lbf) at 2,500 rpm

Colours  

  • Jet Black/Sunset Red, Cherry Red/New England White

Price 

  • $16,299 MSRP

1 comments:

I am most interested in becoming a dealer for this fine brand here, in this West-Central part of Idaho! What would you need from me, to become a dealer or distributor? Thanks for your time!
"Jolly" Jim McCall
330 126th St.,
Orofino, Idaho 83544
(208) 476-4636
mccalljc@

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