The company this year seems to be working overtime. Just recently during testing on the streets of General use noticed the updated Street Triple. In addition to the fact that earlier we saw test Tiger, Daytona, Rocket 3 and three other models.
Notice the motorcycle on the tests is not the first time, but he previously caused confusion, it was not clear what has changed. Unlike other test mules, this model is practically nothing new from the current version was no different. So what’s the deal? But the fact that in 2020, the Street Triple will get the second three-way catalyst (TWC), as evidenced by the recent request of the California air resources Board (CARB).
Based on the document, the bike actually gets an updated motor. Since the advent of Triple 765 2018, the motorcycle uses the power unit 765TEN. However, by 2020, the engine family listed in the CARB document, will also be presented and 765DES.
According to the same document, this revision allows the engine to reduce the amount of produced emissions by almost half: hydrocarbon (HC) decreased from 0.2 to 0.1, and the hydrocarbon plus oxides of nitrogen (HC + NOx) – from 0.3 to 0.2. It may seem like a minor change, but with the Euro 5 standards that will be quite enough for the further existence of the model.
Also there is the assumption that the new engine is nothing like the recent development for the Daytona, also used in Moto2. The engine is powerful and would be a winning one for the Street Triple by 2020. Anyway, the company promises to soon release details about future models.