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Triumph 2020 Rocket 3 R Cruisers Review Specs

The ultimate muscle roadster with world-leading torque instantly delivered exceptional control, comfort, and capability. The all-new 2,500cc triple engine on the Triumph 2020 Rocket 3 R Cruisers is the world’s most extensive motorcycle power train, producing an astonishing 163 LB-FT of peak torque, the most on any production motorbike. The Rocket 3 provides a delightfully smooth, responsive, and polished ride in addition to its unrivaled performance and exhilarating acceleration.

The weight reductions over the previous model, the novel sculpted three-header exhaust run, the six-speed high-performance helical-cut gearbox, and the torque assist hydraulic clutch all to contribute to the Rocket 3’s all-day, any gear, effortlessly competent ride.

The new Rocket 3 is the ultimate high-performance muscle roadster and the start of a new motorcycle legend in its own right. The all-new Triumph 2020 Rocket 3 R Cruisers sets a new standard for handling and character, offering exceptional control, comfort, and capability. With a flat, rich curve that hits its peak at 4,000 rpm and retains maximum torque through the mid-range, the Rocket 3 delivers smooth acceleration and responsiveness in every gear.

Triumph 2020 Rocket 3 R Cruisers

With greater power from a low 3,500 rpm up to a new higher redline of 7,000 rpm, the Rocket 3 R provides an unrivaled exhilarating riding experience with all-day, any-gear, stunning capabilities.

Triumph 2020 Rocket 3 R Cruisers – Features and Specs

The Brand New R Engine For The Rocket 3

The 2,500cc triple engine on the Rocket 3 is the world’s biggest production motorcycle engine, with a weight reduction of 39.6 pounds over the previous Rocket generation for exhilarating performance and all-day, any gear, easy capabilities.

Rocket 3 R Incredible Acceleration & Torque

The Rocket 3 R is the ultimate muscle roadster, with 163 lb-ft peak torque. It is the most torque of any production motorbike in the world, and it is delivered in a smooth and continuous flow over the whole rpm range.

The Rocket 3 R’s exceptional mix of engine power, torque distribution, and sophisticated chassis design give outstanding acceleration and performance.

Pure Muscle and Magnificent Triumph Style

The Rocket 3’s revised profile and unique design elements give the bike an utterly dominant appearance. Beautiful details offer an unsurpassed degree of polish and craftsmanship to this commanding posture and attitude.

Triumph 2020 Rocket 3 R Cruisers

Incredible Handling and Commanding Ride

Combining high-performance suspension and brakes with cutting-edge ride-enhancing technology creates an unforgettable riding experience. The new Rocket 3 is a more contemporary sports roadster than any Rocket before, thanks to Triumph’s outstanding agility and balanced handling nature.

All-New Inspiration Kit and Over 50 Genuine Accessories

The all-new ‘Highway’ inspiration kit highlights the Rocket 3’s broad collection of touring-focused accessories, as well as over 50 authentic extras that offer even more flair, comfort, and functionality. All Rocket 3’s accessories were designed by Triumph and are exclusive to this model.

2500cc Engine

Class-defining triple performance from the most significant production motorcycle engine in the world.

163lb-ft Peak Torque

The most torque of any production motorbike, delivered in a single smooth and continuous flow over the whole rpm range.

165hp Peak Power

A stunning performance, peak power increase of 11% over the previous generation Rocket.

88lb Lighter

Significant weight reductions realized by an all-new aluminum frame and superior cast and forged components create a change in handling performance.

Two Magnificent Rockets

It is the start of a new era for Triumph’s greatest motorcycle icon. The new Rocket 3 line-up, the world’s most significant production motorcycle engine size of 2500cc, offers the most torque of any production bike and unrivaled acceleration while riding stunningly smooth, responsive, and highly polished.

Triumph 2020 Rocket 3 R Cruisers

With its genuinely overwhelming physical presence and exquisite elegance, the new Rocket 3 motorbike line is in a class of its own. The Rocket 3 delivers a magnificent feel and comfort for all-day easy-riding by combining the most significant level of equipment and technology with all of Triumph’s fantastic handling.


The Triumph 2020 Rocket 3 R Cruisers triple engine is a brand-new 2,500cc unit. The peak output is 165 HP at 6,000 rpm. At 4,000 rpm, the peak torque is 163 LB-FT. Weight reduction of 39.6 pounds over the previous generation engine. The incredible acceleration, beautiful hydro-formed three-header exhaust run (0-62 mph in 2.89 seconds)


A brand-new, one-of-a-kind metal frame with a forward-facing air intake system. Adjustable in every way Monoshock RSU with a piggyback reservoir from Showa. USD 47 mm Front forks from Showa that can be adjusted for compression and rebound. Brakes by Brembo Stylema®. New Rocket 3 triple exhaust with brushed heat shields and end caps, torque assist hydraulic clutch and ergonomics that may be adjusted. Internally wired handlebars in a stylish design STYLE.

The new Rocket 3 silhouette has a commanding presence and attitude. Pillion and rider chairs are customized for comfort. Crankcase fins, head fins, and cam cover fins have been machined.20-spoke wheels with a lot of detail. Avon Cobra Chrome tires (front 150/80 ZR17, rear 240/50 ZR16) with high specifications. The swingarm has a unique single-sided design (with offset mono-shock suspension). Beautiful Triumph maker’s mark triangular marking on the signature dual-LED headlamp. Five-gallon petrol tank with a carved center recess, brushed tank strap, and Mona-style top.

The airbox cover is made of brushed metal. Coolant and oil caps in the Mona design brushed metal. Exhaust heat shields and end caps are made of brushed stainless steel. Pillion footrests that fold away. Rocket 3 R – Korosi Red or Phantom Black are two of the four stunning color choices available.

Triumph 2020 Rocket 3 R Cruisers


Increased functionality of TFT instruments of the second generation (including a feature that allows the rider to personalize the startup screen message with their name), Cornering ABS and traction control have been improved. There are four distinct riding modes (Road, Rain, Sport and Rider-Configurable modes); hill-hold control, keyless ignition, cruise control, and steering lock are all standard features. On the GT variant, heated grips are standard (accessory fit on the R model). A USB charging port is available. Triumph Shift Assist is an optional feature. GoPro Control System built into an accessory for motorbikes. Turn-by-turn directions (powered by Google). ‘My Triumph’ is a free app (available for iOS and Android). Operation of the phone and music through Bluetooth®. Tire Pressure Monitoring System with Accessory

Triumph 2020 Rocket 3 R Cruisers – Price

The new Triumph 2020 Rocket 3 R Cruisers is available at $21,900 only.

Triumph 2020 Rocket 3 R Cruisers – Technical Specifications

Engine & Transmission

Type Inline 3-cylinder, water-cooled, DOHC
Capacity 2458 cc
Bore 110.2
Stroke 85.9
Compression 10.8:1
Max Power EC 165 HP (123 kW) @ 6,000rpm
Max Torque EC 163 LB-FT @ 4,000rpm
System Ride-by-Wire, fuel injected
Exhaust Stainless 3-into-1 headers with three exit silencer / CAT box
Final Drive Shaft, bevel box
Clutch Wet, multi-plate hydraulically operated, torque-assist
Gearbox 6-speed

Triumph 2020 Rocket 3 R Cruisers


Frame Full aluminum frame
Swingarm Single-sided, cast aluminum
Front Wheel 17 x 3.5in cast aluminum
Rear Wheel 16 x 7.5in cast aluminum
Front Tire 150/80 R17 V
Rear Tire 240/50 R16 V
Front Suspension Showa 47mm of upside-down 1 1 cartridge front forks, compression and rebound adjuster, 4.7 inches (120mm) travel
Rear Suspension Fully adjustable Showa piggyback reservoir RSU featuring remote hydraulic preload adjuster, 4.2 inches (107mm) rear-wheel travel.
Front Brakes Dual 320 mm of discs, Brembo M4.30 Stylema 4-piston radial monobloc calipers, Cornering ABS
Rear Brakes Single 300 mm of disc, Brembo M4.32 4-piston monobloc caliper, Cornering ABS
Instrument Display and Functions TFT multi-functional instrument pack featuring a digital speedometer, a trip computer, digital tachometer, fuel gauge, gear position indicator, service indicator, ambient temperature, clock and rider modes (Rain/Road/Sport/Rider-configurable) – Triumph TFT Connectivity System can be added including accessory fitted Bluetooth module

Dimensions & Weights

Width Handlebars 35in (889mm)
Height Without Mirror 41.9in (1065 mm
Seat Height 30.4in (773mm)
Wheelbase 66in (1677 mm)
Rake 27.9 º
Trail 5.3in (134.9mm)
Dry Weight 641.5lb (291kg)
Tank Capacity 4.8 US gal

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Consumption 6.82 l/100km (32.43 MPG)
CO2 Figures EURO 5 Standard: 158g/km


The Rocket 3’s all-new 2,500cc triple engine is the world’s most giant production motorcycle power train, providing an incredible 163 LB-FT of peak torque, the highest of any production motorcycle. The 2,500cc Rocket 3 triple engine is brand new. At 6,000 rpm, the engine produces 165 horsepower. The max torque is 163 LB-FT at 4,000 rpm.

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