UK prices announced for the Triumph Rocket 3 R and Rocket 3 GT motorcycles


The 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 motorcycle gets 164cc bigger, makes 15bhp more and weighs 18kg less than the old model.
The 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 motorcycle gets 164cc bigger, makes 15bhp more and weighs 18kg less than the old model.

If you want one of the uber-cruisers from the Hinckley firm then you’d better have a cool £20,000 in your pocket (a bit more than that if you want the top-spec GT model).

£700 price difference

To get your hands on the new 2020 Rocket 3 R it’ll cost you £19,500 and the Rocket 3 GT will set you back another £700 on top of that, with the higher-spec model going for £20,200.

There's GoPro connectivity software built in to the TFT dash on the 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 motorcycle.
There’s GoPro connectivity software built in to the TFT dash on the 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 motorcycle.

Loads of torque

Both bikes will be in dealers from early next year when you can go and get a test ride on the new big bike. It’s new 2,500cc triple engine has the highest torque of any production bike with 163lbft (221Nm) of oooof on tap @ 4,000rpm. It kicks out 165bhp @ 6000rpm which is 11% more than the previous Rocket 3.

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Both version of the 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 as they appear for next year in the British firm's model range.
Both version of the 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 as they appear for next year in the British firm’s model range.

At more than 40kg lighter than its predecessor and equipped with Brembo Stylema monobloc brakes and fully adjustable Showa suspension, the Rocket 3 now also gets a second generation TFT screen, optimised cornering ABS and Traction Control, four riding modes (Road, Rain, Sport and Tider-configurable), all-LED lighting, Hill Hold Control and cruise control too.

It also has a fat 240mm rear tyre.

This is the 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 motorbike in Phantom Black.
This is the 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 motorbike in Phantom Black.
And this is the 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 motorbike in Korosi Red.
And this is the 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 motorbike in Korosi Red.

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