Triumph’s reboot of the iconic Rocket 3 boasts 167hp and 221Nm of torque.

Triumph Rocket 3 TFC

THE new Rocket 3 was probably the worst kept secret of the winter after pictures emerged online of the new machine being ridden across the stage at a dealer conference. And now we can finally confirm the full specs, stats and details of the new powerhouse to you in full.

Originally launched in 2004, the Triumph Rocket 3 quickly hit ‘icon status’ for being the biggest production engine in a motorcycle at the time (2,294cc), and also for its massive, model specific 240/50ZR16 rear tyre.

For 2019 the Rocket 3 is taking the original concept and cranking the dial up to eleven with a massive 167hp, 2,500cc triple sitting at the heart of the bike. It retains the shaft drive of old and runs through a six-speed box with a hydraulically actuated slip-assist clutch to help contain the 221Nm of torque.

Keeping the bike aligned with the rest of the Triumph range, the Rocket 3 gains the same TFT dash suite we’ve seen on bikes like the Scrambler 1200 and will feature multiple rider modes (Rain/Road/Sport/Rider-configurable) and Triumph’s Bluetooth connectivity if linked to the Bluetooth module.

As the TFC version of the bike is marketed as the cream-da-la-crème, the bike will feature mammoth  Showa 47mm USD cartridge front forks, with compression and rebound adjustment and 120mm travel. The rear shocks are Showa piggyback reservoir units with remote hydraulic preload adjuster and 107mm travel. It’s not clear what the standard production version of the bike will carry at this time.

Triumph Rocket 3 price

The cost of a Rocket 3 and all this exclusivity? A mere £25,000 – which makes it sound like you’re getting a lot of bike for your money and some good bragging rights as only 750 of the TFC versions will be built worldwide.

Triumph Rocket 3 spec

Engine Type

Inline 3-cylinder, water-cooled, DOHC




110.2 mm x 85.9 mm

Maximum Power

Over 170PS

Maximum Torque

Over 221Nm

Fuel system

Ride-by-Wire, fuel injected


Stainless 3 into 1 header with 3 exit Arrow silencer / CAT box

Final drive

Shaft, bevel box


Hydraulic, slip-assist


6 speed


Full aluminium frame


TFT multi-functional instrument pack with digital speedometer, trip computer, digital tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, service indicator, ambient temperature, clock and rider modes (Rain/Road/Sport/Rider-configurable) – Triumph TFT Connectivity System can be added with accessory fitted Bluetooth module


Single-sided, cast aluminium

Front Wheel

17 x 3.6in cast aluminium

Rear Wheel

16 x 7.5in cast aluminium

Front Tyre

150/80 R17 V

Rear Tyre

240/50 R16 V

Front Suspension

Showa ø47mm upside-down 1+1 cartridge front forks, compression and rebound adj., 120mm travel

Rear Suspension

Fully adjustable Showa piggyback reservoir RSU with remote hydraulic preload adjuster, 107mm travel

Front Brake

Dual 320mm discs, Brembo M4.30 Stylema 4-piston radial monobloc calipers, Cornering ABS

Rear Brake

Single 300mm disc, Brembo M4.32 4-piston monobloc caliper, Cornering ABS

Seat Height

773 mm




134.9 mm

Dry Weight


Fuel Tank Capacity

19 L

Fuel Consumption


CO2 Emissions


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