Hunted the future Triumph Speed ​​Triple 1200 RS in Catalonia with some trinket

Triumph is immersed in preparations to launch a new version of its Speed ​​Triple 1200 RS. We know this thanks to the new spy photos of the powerful naked, snapshots obtained in our country, more specifically in Catalonia.

The images captured a motorcycle in development with a more challenging riding position, along with the inclusion of a semi-active electronic suspension, inherited from the top-of-the-range, semi-faired version of its family.Roadsters“, that is, the Speed ​​Triple 1200 RR.

Indeed, the photos that we show you on this occasion are those of the expected second generation of the Speed ​​Triple 1200 RS. Let us remember that the first version, which debuted in 2021, includes the award-winning 3-cylinder, 1,160 cc engine capable of unleashing 180 hp of power.

The actual Speed ​​Triple 1200 RS rely on a suspension Öhlins Manually adjustable as standard. However, images of the test mule reveal cables poking out of the fork and rear shock, hinting at a dynamic adjustability of the shocks depending on conditions. And all, without sacrificing any of the firmness necessary for good performance on the track.

Triumph Speed ​​Triple 1200 RS

These adjustments will most likely be handled by the instrumentation and color TFT display, features that appear to be inherited from the existing model. Meanwhile, the Speed ​​Triple 1200 RR semi-fairing Triumphwith a starting price of 21,400 eurosalready benefits from an electronic suspension in the form of USD forks Öhlins 43 mm fully adjustable, along with a monoshock at the rear.

It remains to be seen whether these new components, as they are, will be integrated in the future Speed ​​Triple 1200 RS. But with the current situation, that is, with dealers lowering the prices of the new RR models, it is quite plausible that Triumph Choose to simplify your portfolio and have a version without fairing, focused on the maximum satisfaction of your most dynamic clients.

Triumph Speed ​​Triple 1200 RS

The actual Speed ​​Triple RS of 19,495 euros It already uses a fairly flat handlebar. But, the new handlebars seen in these images suggest a more aggressive riding posture. This is supported by slight changes to the subframe and rider’s seat. Modifications apparently intended to improve the driving experience. Although the option for a passenger is still present, it is unlikely that this motorcycle will be too comfortable on long trips.

Despite these adjustments, the driving position does not appear to be overly aggressive, as the development driver Triumph It seems to maintain proper balance without excessive pressure on the wrists. With a medium height and build, there is ample room to manoeuvre, despite the high footpegs designed to maximize ground clearance. Lastly, a new steering damper is visible beneath the distinctive dual headlights.

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