2020 Triumph Speed Triple S & RS

The 2020 Triumph Speed Triple S and RS are Triumph’s entries into the streetfighter bike arena. Both models use the same new 1050cc liquid cooled DOHC inline triple, pushing 148 HP and 86 lbs-ft of torque through a rider assist 6 speed transmission, which can be used without the clutch both up and down the box.

New for 2020 is a fully digital dash, centered around a 5 inch TFT full color display. As well, a new set of cast aluminum 5 spoke wheels add a bit more stance and aggression to the streetfighter looks.

The differences between the models are mostly in the electronics and suspension. The Speed Triple S has four selectable rider modes and Showa shocks front and rear, while the Speed Triple RS has 5 modes including a new track mode, and Ohlins shocks front and rear. The RS also features an exhaust by Arrow that is 9 lbs lighter than the standard exhaust on the S.

The 2020 Triumph Speed Triple S starts at $14,350 US/$16,000 CDN. The 2020 Triumph Speed Triple RS starts at $16,500 US/$18,300 CDN.

On this page: we’ve curated specs, features, news, photos/videos, etc. so you can read up on the new Triumph Speed Triple S and RS in one place.

2020 Triumph Speed Triple S / Triple RS


Model Overview

General Info

  • Price: $ 14,350 US/$16,000
  • Key Features:
    • LED Lighting
    • ABS
    • Fuel-injected

Key Specs

  • Engine type: 1050 cc, Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, inline 3-cylinder
  • Power: 148 HP
  • Wet weight: 423 lbs (192 Kg)
  • Seat height: 32.48 in

2020 Triumph Speed Triple S / Triple RS


2020 Triumph Speed Triple S and RS Specifications

From Triumph

ENGINE

Engine 1050 cc, Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, inline 3-cylinder
Power 148 HP
Bore x Stroke 79 mm x 71 mm
Compression Ratio 12.92:1
Fuel System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI
Starter Electric
Lubrication

DRIVETRAIN

Clutch Wet, multi-plate slip-assist clutch
Transmission 6 Speed
Final Drive X ring chain

CHASSIS

Suspension Front Showa 43 mm upside down forks with adjustable preload, rebound and compression damping, 4.72 in (120 mm) travel
Suspension Rear Showa monoshock with adjustable preload, rebound and compression damping, 5.12 in (130 mm) rear wheel travel
Brakes Front Twin 12.6 in (320 mm) floating discs, Brembo 4-piston Monobloc radial calipers Switchable ABS
Brakes Rear Single 10.04 in (255 mm) disc, 2-piston sliding caliper Switchable ABS
Tires Front 120/70 ZR17
Tires Rear
190/55 ZR17
Fuel Tank Capacity 4.1 US gallons (15.5 L)
Color

ELECTRICAL

Ignition
Spark Plugs
Headlight LED
Tail Light LED

DIMENSIONS

Overall Length
Width Handlebars 30.51 in (775 mm)
Height Without Mirror 42.13 in (1,070 mm)
Wheelbase 56.89 in (1,445 mm)
Trail 3.59 in (91.3 mm)
Seat Height 32.48 in (825 mm)
Dry Weight 423 lbs (192 Kg)

WARRANTY

Warranty
Extension

2020 Triumph Speed Triple S / Triple RS


2020 Triumph Speed Triple S and RS Features

Engine

Significantly upgraded 1050cc Triple engine, with 105 new parts
10PS more peak power, now 150PS at 10,500rpm
More peak torque, now 117Nm at 7,150rpm
New freer flowing exhaust with new race-style twin upswept silencers
New improved gearbox
Graded slip assist clutch
Arrow titanium sports silencers with carbon fibre heat shield and end cap

Capability

New 5” full colour TFT instruments
New illuminated switch cubes with 5-way joystick
New cruise control
Switchable ABS and traction control
Four riding modes: Road, Rain, Sport, Rider
USB charging point
Five riding modes Road, Rain, Sport, Ride, (Track, RS only)
Daytime running lights incorporated into the headlights
New optimised cornering ABS and traction control
New inertial measurement unit by Continental
New keyless ignition incorporating immobiliser and electronic steering lock
Key release pillion seat cowl

Styling

New contemporary high-gloss cast alloy wheels
Billet machined wheel finishers
Aluminium bar end mirrors
Two piece seat with embossed Triumph logo
New lightweight stylish carbon fibre front mudguard and radiator cowls
Colour coded belly pan
Matt aluminium rear sub-frame
Enhanced comfort rider seat with 3D net inserts

Chassis

Fully adjustable Showa upside down forks and monoshock RSU
Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa tyres
Distinctive twin spar aluminium frame
Lighter than the previous generation, despite the addition of new technology
Twin front brake discs with Brembo radial Monobloc calipers
Brembo MCS span and ratio-adjustable brake lever with matching clutch lever
Fully adjustable Ohlins NIX30 upside down forks and TTX36 twin tube monoshock RSU


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