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Old 27th February 2017, 10:53   #16
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Default re: The 2017 Triumph Street Triple

Originally Posted by Rob UK View Post

I would think Triumph could really do good business if they were to complement the new 765 with a cheaper and more basic entry level version of about 500cc a little while after the 765 launch. All else being equal, that capacity should yield about 75bhp. If they did it by de-stroking the 765 it would be a fair lot more mild mannered at low RPM and love to be revved, which is really a good characteristic for an entry level sportbike.
I agree with your thoughts. Makes me wonder if Triumph India should continue to sell the older 675 (and detune it further, for differentiation) at a cheaper price tag.

The new Street, being more equipped and advanced, may be priced quite a bit higher than the current one.

A 75 bhp model at around 8 lakh OTR would sell well here, I think.
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