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The Triumph Tiger Sport 660 has been launched at an introductory worth of ₹ 8.95 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India), which makes it ₹ 1.50 lakh dearer than the Trident 660 bare roadster it’s primarily based on.

The Tiger Sport is billed as an journey sports activities tourer, so it will get some modifications over the Trident to make it higher suited to a protracted haul. Probably the most obvious distinction is the extra wind safety on provide, courtesy a slender entrance fairing and a sizeable height-adjustable windscreen.

This bike’s metal perimeter body is much like the Trident, however contains a longer subframe to assist baggage and provides extra seating room. Baggage is obtainable as an non-compulsory further, however the Tiger will get built-in pannier mounts as commonplace, which mix neatly into the tail part.

The fundamental suspension set-up is much like the Trident as effectively, with a 41mm separate perform fork and a monoshock with distant hydraulic preload adjustment. To assist with its touring aspirations, the Tiger will get extra journey — 150mm at each ends in comparison with the Trident’s 120mm and 134mm. Additionally aiding it go the gap is a bigger gas tank at 17.2 litres, in comparison with the Trident’s 14 litres.

The Tiger’s rake angle has been sharpened in comparison with the Trident, which ought to give it a barely sharper dealing with to assist offset the 17kg further weight it’s now carrying.

Regardless of the journey tag in its description, the Tiger Sport 660’s off-road functionality will probably be minimal at greatest. Whereas it does have extra suspension journey than the Trident, it nonetheless shouldn’t be an entire lot; neither is its 162mm floor clearance (although 12mm greater than the Trident’s).

Areas that stay unchanged embrace engine and electronics, with the Tiger Sport receiving the 81hp, 64Nm, 660cc inline-triple motor, with an electronics suite that contains two selectable journey modes, ABS and switchable traction management. 

Just like the Trident, the Tiger will get a white-on-black LCD show supplemented by a small color TFT display screen, although the design of the cluster is completely different. Customary gear contains LED headlights, self-cancelling LED indicators and adjustable levers, with scrolling indicators obtainable as an non-compulsory further.

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