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    2021 Triumph Bonneville Range Teased Ahead Of Global Debut

    2021 Triumph Bonneville Teaser
    Bonneville range of motorcycles for 2021 is expected to feature updates in its styling and equipment

    Triumph Motorcycles is on a spree to update its product lineup for 2021. In a matter of a few days, it has introduced two important bikes- Speed Triple 1200 RS and Tiger 850 Sport in India and globally. This is going to be followed by the brand’s new entry-level naked motorcycle Trident 660.
    Amidst all this, Triumph hasn’t forgotten its classic range of roadsters which has helped it earn a household name in retro motorcycles across the globe. The British bikemaker has teased the upcoming Bonneville brand of motorcycles for the year 2021. The company has shared a teaser on YouTube announcing its global launch on February 23, 2021.
    Expected Updates
    From the teaser video, one could gather that the updated Bonneville lineup is slated to feature six different models. These bikes are likely to include Street Twin, Bonneville T100, Bonneville T120, Speed Twin, Bonneville Speedmaster and Bonneville Bobber.
    Seeing past updates from Triumph, we expect Triumph to make updates to Bonnie’s cosmetics and feature list along with the mandatory emission update to make engines breathe cleaner. Although these updates are not likely to be something major. Take a look at the teaser video below.
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    As part of the update, we expect the updated Bonnie lineup to receive new colour schemes, updated styling and a few additional features. These could include an updated instrument console, a host of electronic aids and slightly different body graphics. Apart from cleaner Euro-5/BS6 emission, there is less likelihood of any mechanical changes. Clearly, this updated Bonneville series is expected to be more of an evolution than a revolution.
    Bonneville India Lineup
    In India though, the British brand is likely to trim down the Bonneville range and offer only a select few models. The India lineup is likely to miss out on Speedmaster and Bobber along with Thruxton R cafe racer.
    Launch of the updated Bonnies are expected to take place soon after the global unveil as the brand would like to increase its sales on an urgent basis. All updates are likely to come at a price and therefore the 2021 Bonnies are expected to be offered at a premium over their predecessors.
    Tiger 850 Sport
    The company recently launched an affordable variant of its Tiger 900 adventure bike- Tiger 850 Sport at a price of Rs 11.95 lakh (ex-showroom). It is powered by the same 888cc, liquid-cooled, in-line triple petrol engine which performs duties in the former, however, it is slightly detuned to return an output of 84 bhp and 82 Nm of peak torque. This unit is mated to a 6-speed gearbox with a slipper and assist clutch for smoother and quicker gear shifts. More

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    Triumph Tiger 850 Sport Launch Price Rs 11.95L – Bookings Open At 50k

    2021 Triumph Tiger 850 Sport
    Triumph Tiger 850 Sport sits below Tiger 900 GT to become the new entry level model of the range

    Triumph Motorcycle India has launched the new Tiger 850 Sport in the country replacing the base Tiger 900 in the company lineup. It is a more road focused model and gets its power from a 888cc in-line triple engine. It is priced from Rs 11.95 lakhs ex-sh. Bookings are open online, as well as at dealers for Rs 50k deposit.
    Dual Colour Options and Riding Modes
    Triumph Tiger 850 Sport will be the company’s entry-level offering in the adventure motorcycle segment. It was revealed globally in November 2020 and detailed recently on the company’s Indian website. Tiger 850 Sport will be seen in dual colour options of Graphite and Diablo Red and Graphite and Caspian Blue.
    The adventure tourer offers two riding modes namely Rain and Road. Tiger 850 Sport also gets a switchable traction control system. Underpinned by a lightweight modular frame, bolt on aluminum sub frame the new base variant weighs a total of 192 kg.
    On board features include LED lighting at the front and rear, a 5 inch full TFT screen, 19 inch front and 17 inch rear blacked out alloy wheels best suited for mild off-roading and highway rides, and dual channel ABS. The adventure tourer also sports a large fuel tank, and for better on-board ergonomics and rider comfort, a generously proportioned seat and swept back handlebars.
    2021 Triumph Tiger 850 Sport Specs
    Triumph Tiger 850 Sport Engine
    Triumph Tiger 850 Sport is powered by a 888cc, liquid cooled, in-line triple engine offering 85 hp power at 8,500 rpm and 82 Nm torque at 6,500 rpm. Transmission duties are handled by a 6 speed unit with slip and assist clutch. This engine claims to offer smooth and linear power at lower engine speeds and across rev range.
    Suspension setup includes 45mm Marzocchi USD fork in the front and gas charged monoshock at the rear with manual preload adjustment. Braking is taken care of by Brembo Stylema system measuring 320 mm in the front and 255 mm at the rear. The entry level Triumph Tiger 850 Sport will compete against the BMW F 750 GS in its segment and with the upcoming KTM 890 Adventure that is slated to launch later this year.
    Triumph India In 2021
    Mr. Shoeb Farooq, Business Head – Triumph Motorcycles India said: “We are excited to introduce the new member of the Tiger family; Triumph Motorcycles have been dominating the premium adventure segment in the country since the first Tiger made its way to the Indian shores and now with the launch of the new Tiger 850 sport, we extend the Tiger portfolio to 4 purposefully different motorcycles, at the same time strengthening our commitment to catering to premium adventure motorcyclists in the country.”
    Triumph Motorcycle entered 2021 with the launch of the Speed Triple 1200 RS on 26th Jan at INR 16.95 lakhs. The 1200RS is limited to just 30 units and bookings are on first-come-first-serve basis. Deliveries will commence by March end. The company also plans to bring in the more affordable Trident 660 by March 2021. Pre-bookings for Trident 660 are open at all Triumph India dealerships at an initial amount of INR 50,000. More

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    Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS India Launch Price Rs 16.95 L

    2021 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS
    Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS is based on a brand new chassis, receives new features and gets a new 1160cc 180 hp engine

    Triumph Motorcycles India have launched the 2021 Speed Triple 1200 RS today, at a starting price of Rs 16.95 lakhs, ex-sh. It is priced at £15,100 in the UK, which when converted is about Rs. 15.11 lakhs.
    Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS receives several improvements over its predecessor Speed Triple 1050. For starters, it is 10 kgs lighter than its earlier counterpart, weighing 198 kgs and sports a slimmer look with a compact frame and sleek LED headlamps. It also sees some change in its fuel tank which is of 15.5 liter capacity while the tail lamp has increased in size.
    High mounted twin exhausts seen in the Triple 1050 now change to a single exhaust canister on the 1200 RS while ergonomics are improved with its handlebar now 13mm wider and more forward positioned foot pegs. Perch is set at a height of 830 mm.
    The Triple 1200 RS sits on 17 inch light weight, case aluminum, V-spoke wheels with Metzeler RACETEC RR tyres while Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SC2 tyres can also be fitted as a factory approved track option.
    2021 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS
    Triple 1200 RS gets fully adjustable Ohlins suspension and Brembo Stylema brakes. Performance also gets augmented with Optimized Cornering ABS and switchable Optimized Cornering Traction Control with IMU. This 6 axis IMU consists of 5 ride modes of Rain, Road, Sport, Track and Rider and lean sensitive traction control and cornering ABS.
    The feature list goes on to include a 5 inch TFT display with user interface, Triumph’s ‘My Connectivity’ system with turn by turn navigation and GoPro controls, keyless ignition, steering lock and keyless fuel filler cap.
    Street Triple 1200 RS gets color options of Sapphire Black, with red and silver graphics, or Matt Silver Ice, with black, silver and yellow graphics. The accessory list has also been enhanced with a total of 35 accessories for better styling, technology, luggage, protection and care.
    2021 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS
    These include body coloured fly screen, tinted visor, machined sports bar end mirrors, front and rear brake reservoirs and accessory luggage with water resistant tank and tail bags, frame protectors, all weather covers and accessory battery charger.
    Triumph Triple 1200 RS is powered by a completely redesigned engine. It is more compact but of higher capacity with every element designed for increased performance and better control and delivering the highest power-to-weight ratio ever seen on a Speed Triple. This 1160cc, inline, triple engine makes 180 hp power at 10,750 rpm and 125 Nm torque at 9,000 rpm which is around 30 hp and 8 Nm more than that offered by the engine on its predecessor.
    This makes the Speed Triple more powerful and faster making the 1200 RS the most powerful and torque rich Speed Triple ever. The engine gets mated to a 6 speed gearbox.
    It also receives a new lithium-ion battery which is 60 percent lighter than a lead acid battery thus reducing overall weight by 2.3 kgs. The battery charger offered is suited for both lithium ion battery and lead acid batteries. The Triumph Street Triple 1200 RS comes in with 10,000 miles (16k kms) service interval and 2 years unlimited mileage warranty. More

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    2021 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS Makes Global Debut – 10 Kgs Lighter

    2021 Triumph Speed Triple RS
    Triumph will soon launch Tiger 850 Sport and Trident 660 in India

    Triumph Motorcycles has officially revealed its India-bound hyper naked motorcycle Speed Triple 1200 RS today. Earlier this month, the British two-wheeler brand has teased the upcoming bike through a video which barely revealed it in its actual form.
    However, with this global unveil, the company has revealed each and every detail regarding naked street racer barring its price. First introduced in 1994, Speed Triple has been one of the most capable litre-class naked motorcycles in its segment. Last iteration of the naked streetfighter, Speed Triple 1050, has not received any updates as of late, thus making it a bit outdated.
    Updated Design
    Hence, an updated Speed Triple would certainly help Triumph reclaim its prosperity in the litre-class naked segment. The bike gets a new twin-headlamp setup is which is complemented nicely by integrated eyebrow-shaped LED DRLs which give it an angry-looking face. The LED headlamps are similar to the ones present in Street Triple R/RS which are currently on sale in India.
    Another design highlight is the new LED taillight which is starkly different from the one in Speed Triple 1050 RS. What remains to be seen is whether or not this new Triumph Speed Triple will feature a high mount with twin exhaust setup which will add a sense of distinction to it. Although we do know that this naked speedster is going to be equipped with a carbon fibre mudguard and gold-finished USD forks at front from Ohlins that should be fully adjustable.
    2021 Triumph Speed Triple RS
    Rear mono-shock too has been sourced from Ohlins and offers preload and damping movability. A single-sided swingarm should also find its presence in the new Speed Triple RS. Triumph has ditched the last generation Speed Triple’s steel Trellis frame in favour of a cast aluminium chassis. The British bikemaker has also opted for freshly designed 17-inch lightweight alloy wheels.
    Features on offer
    Since it is a flagship product, Triumph has equipped the new-gen Speed Triple RS with loads of gizmos and electronic aids. This includes a fully-digital 5-inch TFT instrument cluster with Bluetooth as well as MyTriumph connectivity suite. The electronic package comprises throttle-by-wire, multiple ride modes, cruise control, traction control, GoPro controls and navigation. Other features on offer include full LED lighting, full keyless system and a quick-shifter.
    Coming to its most crucial aspect- performance, the ‘1200’ moniker clearly indicates a  larger powertrain is employed. The latest iteration of Speed Triple RS is powered by a 1160cc triple-cylinder which delivers an output of 178 bhp at 10,750 rpm and 125 Nm of peak torque at 9,000 rpm. This unit is mated to a six-speed gearbox with a silp and assist clutch for quicker and smoother shifts.
    2021 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS
    For reference, the older 1050cc triple-cylinder motor churned out 148 bhp at 10,500rpm and a peak torque of 117 Nm at 7,150rpm. Surprisingly, this new 1160cc unit is lighter than the older 1050cc unit by 7kg which results in an incredible jump of 25% in its power to weight ratio.
    2021 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS
    Prices of the naked streetfighter are yet to be announced although one can expect the new Speed Triple 1200 RS to be priced at a slight premium over Speed Triple 1050 RS. This motorcycle will find its way to India later this week. The British brand is also focussed on the launch of Tiger 850 Sport and Trident 660 in the country, bookings of which have started already. More

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    Tiger 850 Sport Debuts On Triumph India Website – Price Reveal Soon

    Triumph Tiger 850 Sport
    Upon its launch, Triumph Tiger 850 Sport will rival the likes of Kawasaki Versys 1000 and the upcoming KTM 790 Adventure

    Triumph Motorcycles unveiled the Tiger 850 Sport over a month ago and now the British bikemaker has listed its upcoming middleweight adventure tourer on its official India website. Upon its launch, Tiger 850 Sport will serve as the brand’s entry-level motorcycle and positioned below Tiger 900.
    According to the company, Tiger 850 Sport has been primarily targeted at an audience which is still relatively new to biking at a more affordable rate. It caters to the demands of consumers who do not seek overloaded technical gizmos on its equipment yet provides strong performance for a thrilling ride.
    Powertrain & Tranmission
    The name would suggest that it is a scaled-down version of Tiger 900, however, that is not the case as it is essentially the same bike. It is powered by the same 888cc in-line three-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine with T-Plane crankshaft which also powers Tiger 900. However, Triumph has detuned the output of this unit to produce 84 bhp and at 8,500 rpm and 82 Nm at 6,500 which is 10 bhp and 5 Nm less than its older sibling.
    Triumph has done this to make it a more approachable option for first-time riders. This unit is paired with a 6-speed gearbox with a slip and assist clutch for smoother gear shifts. This motor also ensures a more linear delivery of power.
    Tiger 850 Sport India Price Reveal Soon
    This iteration of the ADV tourer has been developed more for road-focused touring rather than trail bashing off-road adventures. Therefore, it receives road-biased tyres and a non-adjustable suspension setup. It is offered with a 45mm upside-down forks at front with 180mm travel and gas pressurised manual preload adjustment mono-shock at rear with a travel of 170mm from Marzocchi.
    Anchorage duties are handled by a pair of 320 mm front discs with monoblock 4-piston Brembo Stylema callipers and a 255 mm single disc with Brembo single-piston sliding calliper at rear. These are assisted by dual-channel ABS. Tiger 850 rolls on 19-inch front and 17-inch rear wheels with 100/90 and 150/70 profile of tyres wrapped around.
    Features on offer
    In terms of electronic aids, Triumph has thrown in two riding modes- road and rain, with Ride-by-wire throttle and switchable traction control. Its list of features also consists of an all-LED lighting setup with DRLs, an adjustable windscreen, a USB charging port and a five-inch TFT instrument display which provides crucial readouts from odometer, speedometer, trip meter, etc. Apart from these, Triumph will also offer a number of optional accessories packages to spruce up the Tiger 850.
    Launch of Tiger 850 in India will be preceded by the launch of the all-new Trident 660 which is expected to hit showrooms in a few days time. As far as pricing goes, Tiger 850 Sport is likely to be priced around Rs 12 lakh (ex-showroom). The British brand recently revealed that it has lined up nine new models for the Indian market which will be launched in the space of the next six months. More

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    Bajaj-Triumph Sub Rs 2 Lakh Motorcycle Launch Delayed To 2023

    Bajaj Triumph motorcycle render
    The Covid-19 pandemic has played spoilsport to another new automotive project in India

    The Bajaj-Triumph partnership is one of the most talked-about joint ventures in the Indian automotive industry in recent past. Both companies entered into a long-term partnership in 2017 which will focus on a non-equity tie-up to develop mid-capacity motorcycles ranging from 200cc to 750cc.
    However, the first product out of this joint venture might face a delay due to the ongoing crisis. In an interaction with ET Auto, Rajiv Bajaj, MD, Bajaj Auto, has revealed that the upcoming bike from Bajaj-Triumph partnership could be delayed by several months because of the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.
    Delayed to 2023
    Bajaj said that due to COVID-19-related disruptions, launch of the first Bajaj-Triumph bike may get deferred to 2023. It was earlier reported that this JV planned to bring out its first model sometime in 2022. Both bikemakers have remained reticent about the models to be developed under this JV. However, some reports indicate that its lineup will include Triumph Tiger, a baby Daytona 250 and a mini Bonneville.
    Although one thing is clear that most of these motorcycles under this tie-up will be manufactured at Bajaj’s facility in Chakan near Pune in Maharashtra with localisation up to 99 percent as in the case with Bajaj-KTM partnership.
    Bajaj Triumph motorcycle render
    Additionally, Bajaj will also be responsible for marketing and sales of Triumph motorcycles in India manufactured by it as well as oversee the exports to neighbouring countries in the subcontinent, Asia, Africa and other markets.
    Expected Details of the first model
    All these motorcycles under this JV are likely to wear the nameplate of Triumph. The first model out of this is likely to be built on a 200cc platform which will be powered by the same 200cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine which also powers Bajaj Pulsar NS200 and KTM Duke 200. This bike is expected to be based on the entry-level Triumph Bonneville which sports a retro-classic design.
    It might feature a round headlamp, a single-piece flat seat, alloy wheels, a tear drop shaped fuel tank and a semi-digital instrument cluster. Anchorage duties might be handled by disc brakes on both ends assisted by a dual-channel anti-lock braking system (ABS) as standard. This motorcycle is likely to be priced below Rs 2.0 lakh (ex-showroom) and will rival models from Royal Enfield and Jawa.
    In recent times, we have witnessed many foreign high-end bikemakers partner with Indian manufacturers to offer affordable premium motorcycles for Indian consumers. Some of the notable examples are TVS-BMW Motorrad, Bajaj-KTM, Jawa-Classic Legends and the most recent being Hero MotoCorp-Harley Davidson.
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    Triumph Trident 660 Booking Opens In India – Special EMI Of Rs 9,999

    Triumph Trident
    2021 Triumph Trident 660 marks its entry into the naked motorcycle segment reminiscent of the original Triumph roadsters

    Triumph Motorcycle enters the premium middle weight roadster segment with the new Trident 660. This naked motorcycle is set to launch in India in early 2021 and will be brought in as via the CKD route.
    The Triumph Trident 660 has been opened for pre-bookings at company dealerships at Rs.50,000, form today. This booking amount is 100 percent refundable till the price is announced. Trident 660 will enter the company lineup in India which currently comprises the Street Triple RS and the Street Triple R. It has been launched in the UK at GBP 7,195 relating to around Rs.7.11 lakhs.
    Triumph Motorcycle has also confirmed a special finance scheme for buyers of the new Trident 660 at an EMI of Rs.9,999. However, this offer will be for a limited period only. The Triumph Trident 660 is slated to be priced below the Triumph Street twin and will serve as an entry price point into the Triumph brand.
    Triumph Trident 660 Features
    Set to attract the attention of a younger segment of buyers in the country, the Triumph Trident 660 commands a sporty and muscular stance. It receives four colour schemes, a contemporary design, LED head lamps and a curved tank. The LED tail lamps are integrated into the tail along with rear turn indicators. It also gets a round console with a fully digital unit showing information such as speed, revs, fuel level and gear selection.

    The bottom half is a TFT coloured panel offering the rider electronic aids and smartphone connectivity. Tapered handlebars and teardrop shaped mirrors are also a part of its features. The new Trident has traction control and two riding modes of Rain and Road. Traction control can be switched off while it also receives dual channel ABS.
    Triumph Trident 660 Engine Specs
    The Triumph Trident 660 will be powered by a 660cc, inline, 3 cylinder, liquid cooled engine making 79.8 hp power at 10,250 rpm and 64 Nm torque at 6,250 rpm. The new roadster will sport a 6 speed gearbox that would be accompanied by a bi-directional quickshifter as an option.
    The bike will sport Showa suspension setup and braking via twin piston Nissin calipers with twin 310 mm disc in the front while it will ride on 17 inch alloy wheels fitted with Michelin (Road 5) high grip tyres. The motorcycle will have kerb weight of 189 kgs and this will ensure good power to weight and torque to weight ratios.
    The company has stated that the motorcycle will come in with 16,000 km service interval and a 2 year unlimited mileage warranty. The new Trident will compete with the likes of the Kawasaki Z650 in India. More

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    New Triumph Tiger 850 Sport Unveiled – India Launch Feb 2021

    2021 Triumph Tiger 850 Sport
    The Triumph Tiger 850 Sport has a service interval of 16,000 km and a warranty of 2 years unlimited km

    Less than a year from introducing the new generation Tiger 900, Triumph has withdrawn the entry level variant of the adventure tourer and replaced it with a reconfigured model in a bid to make the product family more manageable and accessible. Called the Triumph Tiger 850 Sport, the new variant aims to lure first time adventure buyers to the iconic nameplate.
    Triumph Tiger 850 Sport
    Triumph says that there is a sizable number of prospective customers, mostly first time big bike buyers, who seek an affordable motorcycle which is not overloaded by the latest electronic gadgetry and offers a non-aggressive yet strong performance. The end result is an entry level adventure tourer which offers less power and is more focused on tarmac touring compared to the Tiger 900 variants.

    Visually, the Triumph Tiger 850 Sport differentiates itself from the 900 family by means of dual-tone color themes (Graphite and Diablo Red, and Graphite and Caspian Blue). With 19-inch front and 17-inch rear wheels shod with latest Michelin Anakee Adventure tyres, the Tiger 850 Sport is capable of handling bad roads and moderate trails with ease.
    The Triumph Tiger 850 Sport continues to employ the 900 family’s 888 cc in-line three-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine with T-Plane crank shaft. However, the motor is tuned to deliver a relatively modest output of 85 hp (10 hp less) at 8,500 rpm and 82 Nm (5 Nm less) at 6,500.

    The peak power and torque are produced at lower engine speeds compared to the Triumph 900. The transmission is a 6-speed unit which is connected to the engine via a slip and assist clutch.
    Triumph Tiger 850 Sport
    888 cc, Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, inline 3-cylinder
    Maximum Power
    85 PS / 84 bhp (62.5 kW) @ 8,500 rpm
    Maximum Torque
    82 Nm (60lbft) @ 6,500 rpm
    6 speed
    Tubular steel frame, bolt on sub frame
    Twin-sided, cast aluminium
    Front Wheel
    Cast alloy, 19 x 2.5 in
    Rear Wheel
    Cast alloy, 17 x 4.25 in
    Front Tyre
    Rear Tyre
    Front Suspension
    Marzocchi 45mm upside down forks
    Rear Suspension
    Marzocchi rear suspension unit, manual preload adjustment
    Front Brakes
    Twin 320mm floating discs
    Rear Brakes
    Single 255mm disc
    5″ TFT screen
    2248 mm (88.50 in)
    Width (Handlebars)
    830 mm (32.67in)
    Height Without Mirrors
    1410-1460 mm (55.51-57.48 in)
    Seat Height
    810-830 mm (31.88-32.67 in)
    1556 mm (61.25 in)
    Dry weight
    192 kg (423 lb)
    Fuel Tank Capacity
    20 litres (5.28 US gal)
    19.23 kmpl
    2 years / unlimited kms
    Service Interval
    16,000 kms
    The motorcycle offers 2 riding modes – road and rain. The Euro 5 compliant motor can also be specified in A2 avatar in Europe with restricted power output for new riders.
    Despite being a cost-sensitive base model, the Tiger 850 Sport does not skimp on hardware. The adventure tourer sports 45 mm Marzocchi inverted telescopic front forks and a rear monoshock with pre-load adjustment. Braking is taken care of by a pair of 320 mm front discs stopped by monoblock 4-piston Brembo Stylema calipers and a 255 mm single rear disc with Brembo single-piston sliding caliper.

    While the motorcycle offers two-channel ABS and switchable traction control as standard, they are not supported by IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) like higher 900 variants, and hence are not cornering-sensitive. Other noteworthy features include a 5-inch high-contrast TFT instrument display, full LED lighting and 12v power socket. The bike will be offered with a range of 60 accessories.
    Price and launch
    At 9,300 pounds (on-the-road, UK), the Triumph Tiger 850 Sport is 200 pounds cheaper than the now discontinued entry level Triumph Tiger 900 despite offering more features like full LED headlights, Anakee tyres and Brembo Stylema front brakes. Compared to the Tiger 900 GT, the cost savings are even higher.
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    The Tiger 850 is slated to hit the European market towards the end of January 2021. India launch is scheduled in Feb 2021. Expect the new variant to be priced well below the current Tiger range which starts at INR 13.7 lakh (ex-showroom) for the GT variant. The primary rival is the BMW F 750 GS. More