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ROCKET 3 R 221


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Rocket 3 221 Edition

Designed to celebrate the Rocket 3’s category-defining performance, including its world-leading 221 Newton metres of peak torque, the stunning new 221 Special Edition with its unique paint scheme is available for one year only, on the R and GT models. Available for one year only, the new 221 Special Editions combine a unique new paint scheme, showcasing the Rocket’s class-leading performance numbers, with all of the Rocket’s signature muscular style, phenomenal handling and effortless touring capability. Named after its world-leading 221 Newton metres of peak torque, the new Rocket 3 R 221 Special Edition and Rocket 3 GT 221 Special Edition are eye-catching, premium and desirable.

Magnificent style with striking 221 Edition paint scheme

The distinctive 221 Edition Rockets feature a distinctive new paint scheme where the striking Red Hopper tank and front mudguard, beautifully contrasts with the Sapphire Black mudguard brackets, headlight bowls, flyscreen, side panels, rear bodywork and radiator cowls. The paint scheme is further enhanced by the bold and unique 221 knee pad graphics, as well as the subtle tank-top graphics which showcase all of the Rocket’s exceptional performance numbers, including 221Nm torque, 2458cc engine, 167PS power, 85.9mm stroke and 110.2mm bore. On top of the unique 221 Edition paint scheme, the special editions feature all of the signature style elements that have made the Rocket a new modern motorcycle icon: the imposing and muscular stance, the distinctive twin headlights and the beautifully sculpted 3 header exhaust run. And, as with all Triumphs, the attention to detail is of an exceptional standard, including for example, the hidden folding pillion footrest which, when folded, seamlessly blend into the clean lines of the Rocket’s design.

Unparalleled performance

Renowned for being the largest production motorcycle engine on the planet, the Rocket 3 R and GT deliver world-leading performance from low down in the rev range. And it’s that incredible class-defining performance that has given the new 221 Special Editions their name. The 2,458cc triple engine not only delivers the world’s highest peak torque of 221Nm at 4,000rpm, but peak power is also a breath-taking 167PS at 6,000rpm. The Rocket 3 R and GT are effortlessly thrilling to ride, beautifully smooth and responsive, for all day, any gear riding. The engine has been designed to harmoniously blend with the Rocket’s magnificent style and features a distinctive hydroformed three-header exhaust run, carefully designed to deliver the incredibly rich triple engine roar that is guaranteed to turn heads. The Rocket 3 R and GT also feature a high-performance six-speed helical-cut gearbox and a torque-assist hydraulic clutch for super-slick operation and an incredibly refined ride.

Phenomenal handling

The Rocket 3 R and GT 221 Editions benefit from all of the latest generation Rocket’s incredible ride and high level of standard specification. This includes the superb suspension package: a fully adjustable Showa monoshock rear suspension unit with piggy-back reservoir and 47mm upside down Showa cartridge front forks, adjustable for compression and rebound damping. The incredible handling of this special edition Rocket 3 is also ensured thanks to its top specification Brembo Stylema® four-piston radial monobloc front brakes with twin 320mm floating discs. These cutting edge calipers are a lightweight and compact design, with optimised air flow for efficient cooling. Further highlighting the incredible specification of this bike, on the rear the Rocket 3 mounts a Brembo M4.32 four-piston monobloc caliper and 300mm disc, a setup more commonly found at the front end of a motorcycle. Innovative design is key to the Rocket’s phenomenal handling and some of the best examples of this can be found in the beautifully engineered single-sided cast aluminium swing arm, the mass optimised aluminium frame, the hidden folding pillion pegs, and the internally wired roadster style handlebars on the R model, or the touring handlebars on the GT model. The wheels are lightweight, cast aluminium, with an intricate 20-spoke design and come fitted with high-specification Avon Cobra Chrome tyres. These have been developed especially for the Rocket 3 and deliver exceptional grip and high mileage durability. With so much power available, the ergonomics have been carefully designed to optimise comfort and control. The rider’s seat has been sculpted to provide perfect support, while the adjustable foot controls give with two vertical position settings on the R model, and three horizontal position settings on the GT model. Seat height is an accessible low 773mm on the R model, and 750mm on the GT model, and the rider can also change the set-up from twin seat to single with an accessory infill pad. Thanks to the 18-litre fuel tank, the Rocket 3 R and GT 221 Editions ensure a great long distance touring range.

Ride-enhancing technology

The Rocket 3 R 221 Edition and the Rocket 3 GT 221 Edition benefit from all of the standard specification of the base models including optimised cornering ABS and optimised cornering traction control. These are controlled by a sophisticated Inertial Measurement Unit which measures the roll, pitch, yaw and acceleration rates of the bike in order to calculate the lean angle and optimise braking and traction control accordingly. The instruments are full-colour TFTs, which are angle-adjustable and have two information layout themes that can be personalised. The My Triumph connectivity system software is already installed, enabled, set-up and ready to be used with the accessory-fit Bluetooth module. This enables GoPro interaction, turn-by-turn navigation and phone and music operation via the switch cubes, all displayed on the TFT screen. Four riding modes – Road, Rain, Sport and Rider-configurable – adjust the throttle response and traction control settings to suit rider preference and riding conditions. The modes can be easily changed while on the move via the illuminated switch cubes. For low energy consumption, durability and great visibility on the road, the Rocket 3 R and GT feature all-LED lighting, including the twin LED headlights, beautifully shaped tail light, indicators and number plate light. The headlights also incorporate Triumph’s signature shaped LED Daytime Running Lights, where market legislation allows, increasing rider visibility to other road users. As standard both Rocket 221 Editions come equipped with hill hold control, cruise control, keyless ignition and keyless steering lock, and an under-seat USB charging socket. Plus, on the GT model, heated grips are also fitted as standard

50+ Genuine Triumph accessories

As with all Triumph motorcycles, a wide range of genuine accessories are available to enhance the Rocket’s comfort, practicality, style and security. All accessories are designed alongside the bike itself, and all are tested to the same quality and durability standards. Accessories include the Triumph Shift Assist up and down quick shifter, a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, a comfort seat and a sports screen, plus tracking and alarm systems. There is also a range of luggage available for even better touring capability, with an innovative patented cast aluminium retractable and lockable pannier mounting system. The Rocket 3 R 221 Special Edition and the Rocket 3 GT 221 Special Edition, plus all genuine accessories, come with a two-year unlimited mileage warranty.


EXCLUSIVE - New special edition paint and graphics scheme, available for one year only, with all of the Rocket 3’s world-leading performance, capability and muscular Rocket 3 R stance.

>UNIQUE GRAPHICS - Elegant tank top graphics showcase the Rocket’s incredible performance numbers – torque, engine size, power, bore and stroke – while the distinctive 221 knee pad graphics deliver a bold and unique look.

221 EDITION PAINT SCHEME - A stunningly vibrant paint scheme features stand-out Red Hopper fuel tank and front mudguard, and Sapphire Black mudguard brackets, headlight bowls, flyscreen, side panels and rear bodywork.

INCREDIBLE POWER & TORQUE - 2500cc triple engine - the world’s largest in a production motorcycle. With peak power of 167 PS and 221 Nm torque, delivering unparalleled acceleration and performance.

PHENOMENAL HANDLING - Fully adjustable Showa monoshock RSU, 47mm adjustable Showa front forks, top-spec Brembo Stylema brakes, 240mm rear tyre and adjustable ergonomics give you a commanding, comfortable, refined ride.

RIDE ENHANCING TECHNOLOGY - State-of-the-art technology at your fingertips, including TFT instruments with illuminated switch cubes, optimised cornering ABS and traction control, four riding modes, cruise control and even a USB socket.

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Technical Specification

ROCKET 3 R 221 Specifications
Feature Details
Type Inline 3-cylinder, water-cooled, DOHC
Capacity 2458 cc
Bore 110.2 mm
Stroke 85.9 mm
Compression 10.8:1
Max Power EC 167PS /165 bhp (123 kW) @ 6,000rpm
Max Torque EC 221Nm @ 4,000rpm
System Ride-by-Wire, fuel injected
Exhaust Stainless 3-into-1 headers with 3 exit silencer / CAT box
Final Drive Shaft, bevel box
Clutch Wet, multi-plate hydraulically operated, torque assist
Gearbox 6-speed
Frame Full aluminium frame
Swingarm Single-sided, cast aluminium
Front Wheel 17 x 3.5in cast aluminium
Rear Wheel 16 x 7.5in cast aluminium
Front Tyre 150/80 R17 V
Rear Tyre 240/50 R16 V
Front Suspension 134.947mm upside-down 1 1 cartridge front forks, compression and rebound adjuster. 120mm travel
Rear Suspension Fully adjustable Showa piggyback reservoir RSU with remote hydraulic preload adjuster, 107mm rear wheel travel.
Front Brakes Dual 320mm discs, Brembo M4.30 Stylema® 4-piston radial monobloc calipers, Cornering ABS
Rear Brakes Single 300mm disc, Brembo M4.32 4-piston monobloc caliper, Cornering ABS
Instrument Display and Functions 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
Width Handlebars 889 mm
Height Without Mirror 1065 mm
Seat Height 773 mm
Wheelbase 1677 mm
Rake 27.9 º
Trail 134.9 mm
Dry Weight 291 kg
Tank Capacity 18 L
Fuel Consumption 7
CO2 Figures EURO 5 Standard: 158g/km
Service Interval 10,000 miles (16,000 km) /12 months service interval, whichever comes firs

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Cash Price 21500.00
Deposit/Part Exchange 4300.00
Total Amount of Credit 17200.00
Purchase Fee (included in the payments below) 10.00
Credit Facility Fee (included in the payments below) 0.00
Total Amount Payable 24888.48
Initial Payment 253.18
Duration of Agreement 37 months
35 Monthly Payments 253.18
Optional Final Payment 11474.00
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Representative APR 7.9% APR
Interest Rate (fixed) 7.61%
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Cash Price 21500.00
Deposit/Part Exchange 4300.00
Total Amount of Credit 17200.00
Purchase Fee (included in the payments below) 10.00
Credit Facility Fee (included in the payments below) 0.00
Total Amount Payable 23657.30
Initial Payment 522.90
Duration of Agreement 37 months
35 Monthly Payments 522.90
Optional Final Payment
Required Final Payment 532.90
Representative APR 7.9% APR
Interest Rate (fixed) 7.6%
Type HP

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