What Words Accurately Describe a Touring Motorcycle With a 2.3 Liter 3 Cylinder Motor With Enough Torque To Probably Tow A Tractor Trailer? Biggest? Baddest? Strongest?? Amazing?? They Probably All Help To Define It But Only A Ride On This Amazing 2008 Triumph Rocket III Touring Motorcycle Will Firmly Implant The Description Into Your Brain.
Below Are The Specifications For The 2008 Triumph Rocket III Touring Motorcycle:
2008 Triumph Rocket III Touring Specification:
ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION:
Type Liquid-cooled, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Bore/Stroke 101.6 x 94.3mm
Fuel System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with twin butterflies
and progressive linkage on primary butterflies
Final Drive Shaft
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox 5-speed constant mesh
CHASSIS, RUNNING GEAR AND DISPLAYS:
Frame Tubular steel, twin spine
Swingarm Twin-sided, steel (houses drive shaft)
Wheels Front Cast aluminium alloy 25-spoke 16 x 3.5in
Rear Cast aluminium alloy 25-spoke 16 x 5.0in
Tires Front 150/80 R 16
Rear 180/70 R 16
Suspension Front Kayaba 43mm forks. 120mm travel fully shrouded uppers
Rear Kayaba chromed spring twin shocks with 5 position adjustable
preload, 105mm rear wheel travel
Brakes Front Twin 320mm floating discs, Nissin 4-piston fixed calipers
Rear Single 316mm fixed disc, Brembo 2-piston floating caliper
Instrument display/functions Analogue speedometer featuring analogue fuel guage,
scroll button on handlebars, LCD trip computer and clock
DIMENSIONS AND CAPACITIES:
Length 2603mm (102.3in)
Width (Handlebars) 995mm (39.1in) inc levers (widest fixed part)
Height 1182mm (46.5in) (Excludes quick release screen & mirrors.)
Height with screen is 1372mm (54.0in)
Seat Height 730mm (28.7in)
Wheelbase 1705mm (67.2in)
Dry Weight 358kg (788lbs)
Fuel Tank Capacity 22.3 liters (4.9 gal / 5.9 US gals)
PERFORMANCE: (MEASURED AT CRANKSHAFT TO DIN 70020)
Maximum Power 108PS / 107bhp / 79kW @ 5400rpm
Maximum Torque 209Nm / 154ft.lbf @ 2000rpm
The Bike Has Several Rider Friendly Options: MHI Amplified Chrome Speakers With Their Own Control (a $600 option), live plug in for mp3/ipod player, GPS swivel mount with plug in for GPS player, Power Point Connection for hooking up any electronic accessory
There Are Approximately 5300 Gentle miles On This Amazing One Owner 2008 Triumph Rocket III Tourer Edition Motorcycle. There May Be More At The Time Of Sale. The Bike Has Never Been Down Or Dropped And Always Stored In A Climate Controlled Garage.
The Gauges Are Tastefully Placed On Top Of The Tank For Easy Visibility As Well As Stylish Looks.
Fellow Riders....I Have Been Blessed Having Owner Virtually All Of The Different Touring Motorcycles Out There. So When I Tell You That Nothing Begins To Feel As Awesome Or As Powerful As This 2008 Triumph Rocket III Tourer, I Am Talking From Actual Experience And Not Just Hearsay. It's Totally Amazing.
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