2008 Triumph Rocket III Touring

2008 Triumph Rocket III Touring
MSRP $16,999

Authentic custom-touring style with all new frame, wheels, tank, lights, bars and footboards. Suspension tuned for touring provides sumptuous ride quality. Low seat and centre of gravity makes for easy handling. Full size quick release screen, huge 36 litre panniers, and clean as a whistle shaft drive help you arrive relaxed yet ready to go.
What does it have in common with the rest of the rocket III family? The astonishing 2.3 litre triple engine. Effortless overtakes, solo or fully loaded. And the cornering ability of a bike half its size lets you glide through the bends.

ModelRocket III Touring
Engine Type DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Engine Displacement2294cc
Bore Stroke101.6 mm x 94.3 mm
Compression RatioNA
Fuel SystemMultipoint sequential electronic fuel injection twin butterflies, progressive linkage
Starting SystemElectric
Final DriveShaft
Rake Trail32 degree/7.28 in.
Seat Height28.9 in.
Wheelbase67.2 in.
Front SuspensionKayaba 43mm forks with fully shrouded uppers 120mm travel
Rear SuspensionKayaba chromed spring twin shocks with 5 position adjustable preload.
Front BrakeTwin 320mm floating discs, Nissin 4 piston fixed calipers
Rear BrakeSingle 316mm fixed disc, Brembo 2 piston floating caliper
Front Tire150/80-16
Rear Tire180/70-16
Fuel Capacity4.9 gal.
Dry Weight788 lbs. (wet)

2013 Triumph Rocket III vs Ducati Diavel Strada

2013 Triumph Rocket III vs Ducati Diavel Strada

Both Triumph and Ducati gave its power cruisers the touring treatment, so we pitted the 2013 Rocket III versus the 2013 Diavel Strada in this motorcycle comparison.