Brings us a second teaser video, just a week before launch

Last week, the legendary British manufacturer teased their brand new project, the Speed Triple. The video features seven-time world champion Carl Fogarty and two time Isle of Man TT winner Gary Johnson trying to prove the “Ultimate Hooligan”.

Triumph has now launched another video showcasing the top sped Speed Triple RS battling it out under the helm of the same two chaps. We get to see more of the new Speed Triple in its highest specification with the Ohlins and Arrow cans while the pair speeds off into a hooligan lap of an abandoned airfield.

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Like old wine in a new bottle, the new Speed Triple is a 24-year-old model. It has already been updated half a dozen times with the latest one being in 2016. But with the competition spearing ahead, Triumph decided to refresh the Speed Triple with a few of its gimmicks.

For starters, the engine of the new Speed Triple will run on the same 1050cc capacity but will receive a healthy number of updates to make it lighter and more frugal. Just like how the new Tigers’ and the Street Triples’ received around 104 new changes under the hood, the Speed Triple will also follow suit. The new motor might have a higher rev limit and will also make close to 150 hp.

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Although it is hard to pinpoint precisely, we at least know that Triumph has tried hard to keep things fresh here. Take the new Arrow exhaust for example. They might even come as standard and looks sleek compared to the ugly bulbous ones on the previous one. Or Triumph might just give this on the ‘RS’ along with the Brembos’ and Ohlins’. While the ‘R’ will not be this well-equipped.

The ‘RS’ will also enjoy a few carbon fiber on its body and will get new 5-spoke alloys rather than the 10-spoke in the old one. The ‘R’ will also enjoy the new wheels and get sleeker looking exhausts. New full-color TFT dash and LED lights throughout from the Street Triple will make way on both specs. Electronic rider aids will include traction control and rider modes and quickshifter on the ‘RS’.

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The unveiling will happen on the 5th of February, that is the coming Monday, and Triumph has invited a few folks to test out the new machine at Almeria in Spain on February 19. That will be the location for the press launch we reckon.

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