Triumph Re-Vamp Street Triple range

Releasing another limited edition. The Street Triple 765 Moto2 Edition is effectively a 2023 Street Triple 2023 with some Moto2 branding and Öhlins front Suspension - oh and racing clip-ons. The rest of the range gets more power (130 PS for the RS) and upgraded brakes. There are some lovely colours now.

Sales of the Street Triple had suffered as soon as the Trident 660 went on sale. It was only going to be a short time before Triumph revamped their once sales leader to try to differentiate it from the Trident 660 and Tiger Sport 660. They are doing this with an uprated spec marketing it as Moto2 technology - though they did have that already on the Daytona Moto2 limited edition.

The limited edition will be limited to 765 each of two colour schemes, Triumph Racing Yellow and Crystal White. It gets the new 765 RS motor giving 130 PS (128 bhp) and Öhlins NIX30 front suspension with adjustable compression and rebound damping, and preload adjustment giving 115mm wheel travel.

The RS will be available in Carnival Red, Silver Ice, or Cosmic Yellow. The R is more muted being available in Silver Ice or Crystal White.

You could be forgiven for being a little limited edition weary with Triumph's range at present. Every model has a limited edition being thrown at it, whether it's a Goldline, Chrome, Ace Cafe. or Moto2. I think people are going to look at this and wonder if it really is worth £2,500 more than the standard RS. The spec doesn't warrant it on paper with the Ohlins replacing the Showa BPFs. It's probably a bit too race-orientated for an un-faired bike also. We think they might struggle to sell, and we're not sure if the power hike (and price hike) will be enough to improve the fortunes of the Street Triple range as a whole. The economy is going through a bad patch again and people are looking to have two-wheeled fun on cheaper machines like the Trident 660.