If you’re looking for a naked bike that combines refined aggression, exhilarating performance, and impressive technology, then you need to check out the 2023 Triumph Street Triple 765 R and RS models. This bike is the latest entry of the iconic Street Triple series, over the earlier models some major upgrades and improvements are offered In this blog, we will review the features, performance, and pricing of the 2023 Triumph Street Triple 765 Rs and R models.
The Triumph Street Triple 765 R and RS models share the same engine, chassis, and design, but offer different equipment and tuning options. The R model is way more convenient and affordable, while the RS model is more premium and performance-oriented. Here are some of the highlights of both models.
Both models are liquid-cooled, 12-valve, DOHC, inline 3-cylinder engines producing 123 PS of power at 11,750 rpm and 79 Nm of torque at 9,350 rpm It is mated to a 6-speed gearbox with a slip and assist clutch, and rapid changing. The engine features a new exhaust system, a revised airbox, and a new ECU that improves throttle response, fuel efficiency, and emissions The RS model has a slightly higher compression ratio and a more aggressive engine map that drives engine performance and sound effectiveness.
Both models are equipped with a full-color TFT instrument panel that displays various information, such as speed, rpm, gear, fuel level, trip meter, clock, and more. The instrument panel also allows the rider to customize the display layout, the contrast, and the theme.
The instrument panel is also compatible with the optional Triumph Connectivity System, which enables the rider to connect their smartphone via Bluetooth, and access features such as navigation, music, phone calls, and GoPro control. Both models also feature a ride-by-wire system that enables the rider to choose from five riding modes: Road, Rain, Sport, Track, and Rider. Each mode adjusts the throttle response, the traction control, and the ABS settings according to the riding conditions and preferences. The RS model also features a lap timer and a more advanced traction control system that can be adjusted independently from the riding modes.
Both models feature a fully adjustable suspension system that provides a smooth and stable ride. The R model features a Showa 41 mm upside-down big piston fork at the front and a Showa piggyback reservoir mono-shock at the rear. The RS model features a more premium Öhlins 43 mm upside down NIX30 fork at the front, and an Öhlins STX40 piggyback reservoir monoshock at the rear. The suspension system also features a new linkage ratio that improves the handling and feedback of the bike.
Both models feature a dual-disc brake system at the front and a single-disc brake system at the rear. The R model features a Brembo M4.32 4-piston radial monobloc caliper at the front and a Brembo single-piston sliding caliper at the rear. The RS model features a more powerful Brembo M50 4-piston radial monobloc caliper at the front and a Brembo single-piston sliding caliper at the rear. Both models also feature a switchable ABS that ensures a safe and controlled braking performance.
Both models feature a sleek and aggressive design that reflects the character and attitude of the bike. The design also incorporates some functional elements, such as a new LED headlight and taillight, a new flyscreen, a new seat, and a new bodywork. The R model features a black and silver color scheme, while the RS model features a matte silver and yellow scheme. Both models also feature a distinctive triple exhaust, a single-sided swingarm, and a signature gullwing rear subframe.
Triumph Street Triple 765 R and RS models are among the best-performing naked bikes in the market. They offer a thrilling ride that can satisfy any rider, from beginners to experts. We had the opportunity to test these bikes on the road and the track, and we were impressed by their performance. Here are some of our observations:
Acceleration: Both models have a strong and linear acceleration that can reach 0-100 km/h in less than 4 seconds. The engine delivers a smooth and responsive power delivery that can easily overtake any traffic or challenge any corner. The quick-shifter also allows the rider to shift gears without using the clutch, which enhances the acceleration and the riding experience. The RS model has a slightly more aggressive acceleration, thanks to its higher compression ratio and engine map.
Both models have a high and impressive top speed that can exceed 250 km/h. The engine has a wide and flexible rev range that can sustain a high speed without losing power or efficiency. The aerodynamic design and the flyscreen also help to reduce wind resistance and drag, which improves the top speed and the stability of the bike. The RS model has a slightly higher top speed, thanks to its more powerful engine and electronics.
Both models have superb and agile handling that can tackle any curve or corner with ease and confidence. The chassis and the suspension system provide a balanced and stable ride that can adapt to any road or track condition. The bike also has a light and compact body that allows the rider to maneuver and lean the bike with minimal effort. The steering and the feedback are also precise and accurate, which enhances the control and safety of the bike. The RS model has a slightly sharper and more responsive handling, thanks to its more premium suspension and brakes.
Both models have high and reliable stability that can maintain a smooth and steady ride at any speed or situation. The traction control and the ABS – system also help to prevent any loss of grip or skidding, which improves the stability and safety of the bike. The bike also has a low and comfortable seat height that lowers the center of gravity and improves the bike’s balance. The RS model has a slightly higher stability, thanks to its more advanced traction control and ABS – system.
Both models have a high and comfortable level of comfort that can provide a pleasant ride for any rider. The seat and the ergonomics are designed to suit a wide range of riders and to offer a relaxed and natural riding position. The seat is also padded and contoured to provide good support and cushioning for the rider. The handlebar and the footpegs are also positioned to allow the rider to have a good grip and reach the controls. The RS model has a slightly higher comfort, thanks to its more adjustable suspension and instrument panel.
Both models have a high and unmatched fun factor that can provide any rider with a fun and exciting ride. The engine and the electronics are tuned to deliver a lively and engaging performance that can make the rider feel the thrill and the adrenaline of riding a naked bike. The bike also has a distinctive and charismatic sound that can make the rider feel the power and the personality of the bike. The RS model has a slightly higher fun factor, thanks to its more aggressive engine and electronics.
Triumph Street Triple 765 R and RS models are the latest and the best versions of the legendary Street Triple series. They offer a refined aggression, an exhilarating performance, and cutting-edge technology that can satisfy any rider, from beginners to experts. They also offer a sleek and aggressive design, a distinctive and charismatic sound, and a premium and exclusive brand image that can make any rider proud and happy. They are priced in the middle range of the naked bike segment, and they offer a good value-for-money proposition.
ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION
|Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, inline 3-cylinder
|120 PS / 118.4 bhp
(88.3 kW) @ 11,500 rpm
|130 PS / 128.2 bhp
(95.6 kW) @ 12,000 rpm
|130 PS / 128.2 bhp
(95.6 kW) @ 12,000 rpm
(Belgian market only)
|85 kW (114 bhp) @ 11,300 rpm
|80 Nm (59 ft lb) @ 9,500 rpm
|Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with electronic throttle control
|Stainless steel 3 into 1 header system with low single sided stainless steel silencer
|Wet, multi-plate, slip & assist