Triumph Tiger Sport 660 launched at Rs. 8.95 lakh
British automaker Triumph has launched its Tiger Sport 660 motorcycle in India. To recall, its bookings are already open. As for the highlights, the bike has an aggressive look and gets a bevy of electronic riding aids, including switchable traction control. It draws power from a 660cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC engine that puts out a maximum power of 80hp.
- The Triumph Tiger Sport 660 is based on the Trident 660. It serves as a replacement for the Tiger Sport 850 as the entry-level model in the company's line-up in India.
- On our shores, the adventure motorbike is priced competitively and takes on rivals such as the Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT and the Kawasaki Versys 650.
Triumph Tiger Sport 660 sits on a tubular steel perimeter frame and sports a muscular fuel tank, a stepped-up single-piece seat with a pillion grab rail, an underbelly exhaust, and a raised transparent windscreen. The motorbike packs a color TFT instrument console, an all-LED lighting setup, and rides on 17-inch cast aluminium alloy wheels. It can store 17.2 liters of fuel and weighs 206kg.
The Triumph Tiger Sport 660 is powered by a BS6-compliant 660cc, liquid-cooled, 12-valve, DOHC engine mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The motor generates a maximum power of 80hp at 10,250rpm and a peak torque of 64Nm at 6,250rpm.
In terms of safety equipment, the Triumph Tiger Sport 660 is equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels, along with dual-channel ABS, switchable traction control, and two riding modes (Road and Rain). Suspension duties on the motorcycle are taken care of by 41mm Showa inverted forks on the front side and a mono-shock unit on the rear end.
In India, the Triumph Tiger Sport 660 adventure bike bears a price-tag of Rs. 8.95 lakh (ex-showroom) and is offered with a two-year unlimited mileage warranty. It is available in Lucerne Blue/Sapphire Black, Graphite/Sapphire Black, and Korosi Red/Graphite shades.