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There are two flavors of 2018 Triumph Speed TripleRS and S.

Triumph put 105 new parts into the Speed Triple motor.

The new parts are designed to provide faster revving for the torquey powerplant.

The exhaust system is redesigned, though the mufflers are still under the pillion seat.

The 2018 Speed Triple S gets a technological booster shot.

The S has four riding modes, while the RS gets an extra Track riding mode.

Triumph gives the Speed Triple RS a wider array of electronics.

The 2018 Speed Triple RS has some nice cosmetic features.

Plenty of great features are carried over from the previous Speed Triple.

2018 Triumph Speed Triple RS (and S) Specs ENGINE

Type: Inline-3 Displacement: 1050cc Bore x stroke: 79 x 71.4mm

Maximum power: 148 horsepower @ 10,500 rpm Maximum torque: 86 ft/lbs @ 7150 rpm

Compression ratio: 12.9:1 Transmission: Quickshift 6-speed (S: standard shift) Final drive: Chain


Wheelbase: 56.8 inches Rake: 22.9 degrees Trail: 3.6 inches

Seat height: 32.4 inches Fuel capacity: Estimated fuel consumption: 45 mpg Dry weight: 423 pounds


Speed Triple RS: Crystal White; Matt Jet Black (both with red accents) Speed Triple S: Crystal White; Jet Black


2018 Triumph Speed Triple RS and S Prices: $TBA

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