The Triumph Tiger Sport 660, based mostly on the Trident 660 road bare that went on sale in India final 12 months, is slated to launch on March 29. However, it’s completely different in some ways: the design, ergonomics and value level.
The Triumph Tiger Sport 660 has a moderately sporty look, with a sharp-looking half fairing that encases the twin-LED headlights. The gasoline tank is chunkier than the Trident’s, whereas the tail part seems fairly neat. The bike additionally will get a brand new TFT instrument cluster.
Coming to the ergonomics, the seat has been redone for higher consolation, and the suspension journey has additionally gone as much as 150mm on each ends. As a outcome, the seat top has risen by 30mm to 835mm, which is sort of tall.
Coming to the bodywork, the Tiger Sport 660 makes use of the identical fundamental body as on the Triumph Trident 660, though the subframe is completely different, to accommodate the additional load that this touring-oriented bike is designed to hold. The swingarm is longer as nicely and the wheelbase has elevated by 11mm.
The bike is powered by an 81hp, 64Nm, 660cc three-cylinder that’s equivalent to the Trident, and is paired to a six-speed gearbox. An up/down quickshifter might be opted at further value.
The Tiger Sport 660 is anticipated to be priced between ₹ 9 lakh-9.5 lakh and goes up in opposition to the Kawasaki Versys 650. The British bike certain has its work lower out, contemplating the Japanese bike is priced a lot decrease at ₹ 7.15 lakh.