2012 Triumph 675 Street Triple R | First Ride

On a Roll

By Alan Cathcart, Photography by Kyoichi Nakamura

tech SPEC

Triumph's unabashed stripper trades her round librarian's glasses for more stylish eyewear and a few choice mechanical upgrades.

Aprilia Shiver 750, BMW F800R, Ducati Monster 796, Yamaha FZ8.


Price $9599
Engine type l-c inline-triple
Valve train DOHC, 12v
Displacement 675cc
Bore x stroke 74.0 x 52.3mm
Compression 12.7:1
Fuel system EFI
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed
Claimed horsepower 106 bhp @ 11,700 rpm
Claimed torque 50 lb.-ft. @ 9200 rpm
Frame Aluminum twin-spar
Front suspension Kayaba 41mm fork with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Rear suspension Kayaba shock with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Front brake Dual Nissin four-piston calipers, 308mm discs
Rear brake Nissin single-piston caliper, 220mm disc
Front tire 120/70ZR-17 Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa Pro
Rear tire 180/55ZR-17 Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa Pro
Rake/trail 23.9°/3.6 in.
Seat height 32.5 in.
Wheelbase 55.5 in.
Fuel capacity 4.6 gal.
Claimed curb weight 416 lbs.
Colors Red, white, black
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Warranty 24 mo., unlimited mi.
Contact Triumph Motorcycles of America, Ltd.
385 Walt Sanders Memorial Dr. #100
Newman, GA 30265

VERDICT 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Stellar in every respect, but we liked the round headlights better!

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