The Triumph Rocket 3 GT has been launched at Rs 18.4 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). At this price point, the Rocket 3 GT costs Rs 40,000 more than the Rocket 3 R that was launched late last year.
Rocket 3 GT has more relaxed ergonomics
Gets additional equipment like a fly-screen and backrest
2,500cc engine makes 167hp and 221Nm of torque
How is the Rocket 3 GT different from the Rocket 3 R?
Design and ergonomics
The GT, as the name suggests, is the cruiser version of the Rocket 3, while the R is the street-oriented roadster. The latter has a sportier riding position and a flat, single-piece handlebar. The Rocket 3 GT has a slightly relaxed riding position, with forward-set foot pegs, a slightly pulled-back handlebar and a lower seat height, at 750mm (compared to 773mm on the R).
In addition, the GT gets a fly-screen, heated grips and a height-adjustable backrest for the…