2013 Triumph Street Triple 675R | First Ride

A Friendlier Fighter

By Aaron Frank, Photography by Graeme Brown

EVOLUTION
Eliminating the Street Triple’s underseat exhaust updates the styling, cuts a claimed 13 pounds and improves handling.

RIVALS
Aprilia Shiver 750, BMW F800R, Ducati Monster 796, Ducati Streetfighter 848, Suzuki SFV650, Yamaha FZ8

TECH 
Price$9,999
Engine typel-c triple
Valve trainDOHC, 12v
Displacement675cc
Bore x stroke74.0 x 52.2mm
Compression12.7:1
Fuel systemEFI
ClutchWet, multi-plate
Transmission6-speed
Claimed horsepower106 bhp @ 11,850 rpm
Claimed torque48 lb.-ft. @ 9750 rpm
FrameAluminum twin-spar
Front suspensionKayaba 41mm fork with adjustable spring preload, compression, and rebound damping
Rear suspensionKayaba shock with adjustable spring preload, compression, and rebound damping
Front brakeDual Nissin four-piston calipers, 310mm discs with ABS
Rear brakeBrembo single-piston caliper, 220mm disc with ABS
Front tire120/70ZR-17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa
Rear tire180/55ZR-17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa
Rake/trail23.4°/3.7 in.
Seat height32.3 in.
Wheelbase55.5 in.
Fuel capacity4.6 gal.
Claimed curb weight403 lbs.
ColorMatte Graphite, Crystal White, Phantom Black
AvailableNow
Warranty24 mo., unlimited mi.
ContactTriumph Motorcycles America
385 Walt Sanders Memorial Dr., Suite 100
Newnan, GA 30265
678.854.2010
www.triumphmotorcycles.com

VERDICT 4.5 out of 5 stars
A superb, do-it-all sportbike, and considering the sub-$10K price tag, a great performance value, too.

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