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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    Less than a year from introducing the new generation Tiger 900, Triumph has withdrawn the entry level variant of the adventure tourer and replaced it with a reconfigured model in a bid to make the product family more manageable and accessible.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

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    Triumph Used Motorcycles With Warranty – Now Available In India

    Triumph Tiger
    Triumph will cover the motorcycles with unlimited kms warranty for one year from date of purchase

    Triumph Motorcycles has introduced a new premium pre-owned motorcycle program called ‘Triumph Approved’. This program is being presented via all the company dealerships in India while a dedicated website – is also set apart for this purpose.
    You can avail the entire range of Triumph motorcycles under this new venture. These includes the Street Twin, Bonneville, Tiger, Street Triple, etc. Every approved Triumph pre-owned bike will come in with 1 year unlimited mileage warranty, 1 year road side assistance, certified vehicle quality check, full service history and vehicle history.
    The company will also offer valid PUC along with finance options to buyers and will even facilitate transfer of ownership. Each pre-owned Triumph motorcycle will be put through a series of check lists so as to ensure that the new customer receives a genuine Triumph experience.
    Mr. Shoeb Farooq, Business Head, Triumph Motorcycles India has detailed the ‘Triumph Approved’ program and feels that this will attract new buyers into the Triumph fold, allowing them to realize their dream of owning a Triumph bike at more affordable prices. The Triumph range in India currently includes BS6 compliant bikes in the Modern Classic, Adventure and Roadster categories and comprises the iconic Rocket 3R and Rocket 3GT.
    Triumph Approved
    Upcoming Launches
    Triumph Motorcycles is also set to launch new products in India. The Trident was introduced last month and bookings have opened at a token amount of Rs.50,000. The Trident will officially launch sometime in March 2021 and will come in as a CKD unit with price expected at around Rs.7 lakhs.
    The Triumph Trident will be powered by a 660cc unit offering 81 hp power and 64 Nm torque mated to a 6 speed gearbox. The Triumph Trident will rival the Kawasaki Z650 and Honda CB650 in India.
    Globally, the company is also set to introduce a new Tiger variant. Triumph Tiger 850 Sport will be unveiled on November 17, 2020, is expected to go on sale early 2021 and has already been teased on the company website. It will be an all-new adventure-touring motorcycle and will be seen with twin LED headlamps with LED DRLs, adjustable windscreen, tall fuel tank, step up seats and wire spoke rims.
    The new Tiger 850 will draw a strong resemblance to the Tiger 900 which is currently offered in four variants. Tiger 850 will be an entry level model and will take on the likes of BMW F900XR and Yamaha Tracer 900. Triumph Tiger 850 Sport will also compete with the recently launched Ducati Multistrada 950 S priced at Rs.15.49 lakhs here. More

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    Triumph Tiger 850 Sport Teased Ahead Of Global Debut – Official

    Triumph Tiger 850 Sport Teaser
    The Triumph Tiger 850 Sport is reported to be road focused and is likely to forgo several features to arrive at a competitive price point

    Triumph Motorcycles is busy introducing new products amidst the full blown pandemic crisis that has been greatly affecting the automotive industry. The British sportsbike marque just unveiled its most affordable three-cylinder motorcycle, the Trident, last month, and is already gearing up to introduce a new Tiger variant.
    Triumph Tiger 850 Sport
    Triumph India has released a teaser image of a new Tiger variant without furnishing any details. The image shows a red finished adventure tourer with the Tiger’s instantly recognizable LED light signature. International media expects the new variant to be called as the Triumph Tiger 850 Sport.
    The new Tiger 900 is currently available in four variants with a strong focus on all-terrain riding. The Tiger Sport 850 is expected to serve as a new entry level model with heightened focus on tarmac touring.
    However, new motorcycle does appear to be sporting 19-inch front wheel dual-purpose tyre. We expect the Tiger 850 Sport to feature some significant cost cutting measures to arrive at a competitive price point.
    Triumph Tiger 850 Sport Teaser
    With the Euro 5 emission norms forcing OEMs to go for slightly higher displacement, it is unlikely that the Triumph Tiger 850 Sport will feature an engine that is smaller than the 900 variants. The in-line three-cylinder, liquid-cooled motor displaces 888 cc and produces 95 hp and 87 Nm of torque. Transmission is a 6-speed unit. We expect the new variant to carry forward this configuration despite the ‘850’ in the nomenclature.
    If the Triumph Tiger 850 Sport is road focuses, then we expect the inverted telescopic front fork and rear monoshock to feature tweaked stiffness and damping coefficients. Triumph may likely delete some electronic features such as Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and related systems to make the 850 Sport more accessible than its 900 siblings.
    For reference, the fully loaded Triumph Tiger 900 variants are equipped with a 7-inch colour TFT instrument display, IMU-powered cornering ABS, cornering traction control, Triumph Shift Assist (bi-directional quick shifter), 6 riding modes, cruise control, heated grips and seats, mobile charger, tire pressure monitoring system, and so on.
    The Triumph Tiger 850 will lock horns with the likes of BMW F900XR and Yamaha Tracer 900. Pricing is expected to be competitive. The road-focused tourer will make its online debut on November 17th and is expected to be ready for the market sometime in first half of 2021. We expect Triumph to introduce the new Tiger variant in India sometime early next year. More

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    Triumph Trident 660cc Roadster Debuts – India Launch 2021 As CKD

    2021 Triumph Trident
    The Triumph Trident is powered by a 660 cc three-cylinder engine which benefits from ride-by-wire technology

    Triumph Motorcycles has entered the volume-rich affordable middle-weight naked motorcycle territory with its neo-classic Trident. The latest product from the British marque pays tribute to the original Trident of 1968 which kick started the three-cylinder saga. Positioned below the Street Triple, the roadster is not the most affordable member of Triumph’s three-cylinder family.
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    Triumph Trident
    The 2021 Triumph Trident adopts a minimal design characterized by a classic fuel tank with knee pads, a stubby cantilevered tailpiece, circular LED headlamp and compact overall dimensions. The British middle-weight sportbike brings to table a classic flavor compared to its flashy Japanese rivals such as the Kawasaki Z650, Yamaha MT-O7 and Honda CB650R.
    2021 Triumph Trident
    Triumph Trident is powered by a 660 cc, liquid-cooled, three-cylinder engine which incorporates 67 new components. Triumph says that the three-cylinder configuration combines the strong low-end torque of two-cylinder units and a spirited top-end of four-cylinder units.

    The engine produces 81 hp at 10,250 rpm and 64 Nm of torque (90% of which is available across most of the rev range) at 6,250 rpm. The motor is also available in a 47 hp / 59 Nm version for the European A2 license category and in a 54 hp / 59 Nm avatar for the Australian LAMS category. A slip and assist clutch pairs the motor with a 6-speed transmission.
    The Triumph Trident is underpinned by a steel tubular frame which is equipped with an aluminium swing-arm, Showa inverted front forks, Showa rear monoshock with preload adjust and 17-inch alloy wheels. Enhancing the handling package are is the factory fitted set of Michelin Road 5 tyres that measure 120/70-R17 (front) and 180/55-R17 (rear).

    Braking is taken care of by a pair of 310 mm front discs with Nissin two-piston sliding calipers and a disc at the rear with Nissin single-piston caliper. Of course, a dual-channel ABS is a standard fitment.
    The Triumph Trident is positioned as a premium offering in its segment. In addition to top-shelf suspension and braking hardware, the motorcycle comes equipped with a colour TFT screen along with a white-on-black LCD display, full LED lighting (headlamp, tail lamp and blinkers), adjustable traction control, ride-by-wire, road and rain riding modes, and so on.

    Launch and colours
    The most affordable triple-cylinder Triumph motorcycle will hit the dealerships in the UK in early 2021 before reaching our market via CKD route from Thailand. It will be available in four colour themes namely Silver Ice and Diablo Red, Matt Jet Black and Matt Silver Ice, Crystal White and Sapphire Black.
    The Triumph Trident will be offered with 2 year / unlimited km warranty and a range of 45 accessories that were developed alongside the bike. Fully accessorized Trident can be seen in the photos below. More

  • Triumph Trident Render Based On Official Teaser – Debut On 30th Oct

    Triumph Trident Render
    New Triumph Trident will be the brand’s most affordable three-cylinder model

    Triumph Trident three-cylinder roadster with a neo-classic appeal was first teased in the form of a design prototype in August 2020. Last month, the British motorcycle marque went on to reveal the production-spec prototype swathed in camouflage.
    Triumph Trident design
    Our design specialist Pratyush Rout has envisioned the classic paint work that the Triumph Trident may have to give you a complete picture before the motorcycle makes its debut on 30th of October. As you can see, plastic knee padding and matte finish would go very well with the motorcycle’s design.

    The fuel tank forms the major part of bodywork as the front fender, tailpiece and side panels adopt a minimalist approach. With a circular LED headlamp and a single-pod digital dashboard, the Triumph Trident looks simple yet elegant.
    Triumph Motorcycles did not reveal much about its upcoming motorcycle except that it will be powered by a three-cylinder engine, and it will be the most affordable product in the company’s Triple family. So, it is reasonable to assume that it will be cheaper than the entry-level Street Triple.

    The tubular chassis appears to be simpler than the new Street Triple’s aluminium frame. The upside-down front telescopic fork and rear monoshock seem to be borrowed by the Street Triple S but the twin front discs with Nissin twin-piston calipers and rear disc with Nissin single-piston caliper are cost effective alternatives. The swing arm too seems to be simpler than the unit seen on the Street Triple range.
    Coming to the engine, it is being reported that the Triumph Trident will not be employing the latest Street Triple range’s 765 cc motor. The shape of the crankcase is identical to that of the now-defunct 675 cc unit of the previous Street Triple but some reports suggest that the Trident’s mill will displace around 660 cc. We will know for sure in a under a week.
    The power output is not likely to exceed 94 hp (limited by European A2 regulations) so that the engine can be restricted to 47 hp to cater to the European A2 license holders. Triumph has hinted that the engine will offer ample torque, meaning the motorcycle will have a sedate character.
    The prototypes reveal that the Triumph Trident will be equipped with LED headlamps and a fully digital dashboard. One can expect the roadster to be equipped with traction control although an IMU-supported system is unlikely. We also expect the motorcycle to get riding modes. The Triumph Trident is expected to go on sale in Europe early next year and reach India a few months later. More

  • Triumph Rocket 3 GT Motorcycle Launched in India – Dry Wt 294 kgs

    At 221 Nm of torque, the Triumph Rocket 3 GT generates the highest torque output by any road-legal production bike
    Triumph Motorcycles India has launched the Rocket 3 GT at a price of Rs 18.4 lakh, ex-sh. The motorcycle was launched last year at various international markets. The Rocket 3 and 3 GT holds the unique distinction of being the largest displacement production motorcycle in the world

    The Rocket 3 GT is powered by a humongous 2500cc which produces a power of 165 horses at 6000rpm and a peak torque of massive 221 Nm at 4000rpm. When compared to the previous generation Rocket 3 GT, this new engine features an altered lubrication system, crankcase and balance shafts. This engine is coupled with a 6-speed transmission.
    Triumph offers two variants of this model, R and GT. The R is a roadster variant with a more aggressive riding stance with a sportier handlebar whereas the GT is a more of a cruiser with a touring style handlebar. It also gets a backrest for the pillion seats which enhance the touring look.

    The muscular sculpted fuel tank enhances the sporty feel of the bike. It gets its signature dual-LED headlamp unit with integrated DRLs and maker’s logo inside. The Rocket 3 GT is offered in two colours- Phantom Black and Storm Gray with silver ice.
    In terms of dynamics, it gets a lightweight aluminium cradle which reduces its weight by 40kg. Suspension duties are carried out by a 47mm inverted fork at the front and a mono-shock at the rear which are fully adjustable. Anchoring duties are taken care of by 320mm disc brakes assisted by Brembo callipers. It gets a 17-inch wheel with 150/80 profile tyre at front and a 16-inch wheel with 240/50 profile tyre at rear.
    Engine Type
    Inline 3-cylinder, water-cooled, DOHC
    110.2 mm x 85.9 mm
    Maximum Power
    167PS / (123 kW) @   6,000rpm
    Maximum Torque
    221Nm @ 4,000rpm
    Fuel system
    Ride-by-wire, fuel   injected
    Final drive
    Shaft, bevel box
    Hydraulic,   torque-assist
    6 speed
    Full aluminium frame
    Single-sided, cast   aluminium
    Front Wheel
    17 x 3.5in cast   aluminium
    Rear Wheel
    16 x 7.5in cast   aluminium
    Front Tyre
    150/80 R17 V
    Rear Tyre
    240/50 R16 V
    Front Brake
    Dual 320 mm disc
    Rear Brake
    Single 200 mm disc
    Seat Height
    750 mm
    134.9 mm
    Dry Weight
    294 kg
    Fuel Tank Capacity
    When it comes to features, the list is exhaustive. Triumph has thrown in every high-tech electronic available to its flagship offering. It comes with Triumph’s second generation TFT screen and keyless ignition. It also gets four riding modes that adjust the throttle response accordingly and a traction control system. Some other highlights include Google navigation, clutchless shift, MyTriumph connectivity app and cruise control among many others.
    Mr. Shoeb Farooq, Business Head, Triumph Motorcycles India Pvt Ltd said “The Rocket 3 GT is an enthusiast’s machine, being an ideal amalgamation of class defining technology, dominating road presence, astounding performance and ergonomics. It is a legend in itself. The Rocket 3 GT completes the Rocket range which has the roadster and touring variants. With this we also strengthen our BS-VI offering in India to 13 motorcycles which is the largest BS-VI line-up in the premium motorcycle space in India.” More

  • 2021 Triumph Trident design prototype unveiled – To get ‘Triple’ engine

    The Triumph Trident appears to borrow most of its components from the Street Triple
    Triumph Motorcycles has debuted the final design prototype of the upcoming Trident retro-classic roadster that is scheduled to be launched next year. Showcased at the London Design Museum, the motorcycle’s design is described as a ‘contemporary take of Triumph’s style and attitude‘.
    2021 Triumph Trident – market positioning

    The 2021 Triumph Trident is expected to be positioned as the most affordable product belonging to the manufacturer’s famous triple-cylinder family of motorcycles. It can be clearly seen that the final design prototype shares quite a lot of components with the Street Triple including the most critical one – the engine.
    Triumph Motorcycles says that the 2021 Trident project took its Hinckley-based design team 4 years to develop. The motorcycle has design inputs from popular Italian designer Rodolfo Frascoli who also contributed to the recently introduced Tiger 900.

    The roadster features a minimalist, uncluttered design characterized by a muscular fuel tank with accentuated knee indents, cantilevered tailpiece devoid of bodywork, circular headlamp (appears to be an LED unit), and a simple digital instrument console. The motorcycle offers a natural upright riding stance typical for a retro-classic roadster.
    Chassis and engine
    Triumph has not revealed detailed technical specifications but has confirmed that the motorcycle will be powered by a triple-cylinder motor. We expect the 2021 Triumph Trident to borrow the Street Triple R’s 765 cc liquid-cooled engine. On board the street fighter, the motor is tuned to produce 118 hp and 77 Nm of torque. The top-end RS variant has 123 hp and 79 Nm of torque on tap. Triumph may tweak the engine and 6-speed gearbox to suit the new Trident’s relaxed character. The 47 hp 660 cc in-line three-cylinder engine aimed at European A2 license holders could also be on the cards.

    Like its twin-eyed sibling, the 2021 Triumph Trident employs twin-spar aluminium frame. While the prototype features a different rear sub-frame, the die-cast aluminium swing arm has been carried forward from the Street Triple. The USD front forks and rear monoshock, alloy wheels, tyres and braking system are also common to both motorcycles.
    The 2021 Triumph Trident is set to hit the showrooms in Europe in Spring 2021. We can expect the roadster to be introduced in India a few months after its international debut. It is likely to be the most affordable Triumph product until the first product out of Triumph-Bajaj gets ready in 2022 with a price tag of around INR 2 lakh. The Trident will take on the likes of Ducati Scrambler. More

  • Triumph Bonneville Free Accessories worth Rs 61,000 in India

    The exclusive offer for Triumph Motorcycle India’s Bonneville models is available only in August 2020
    The first word that strikes our mind while coming across a Triumph Bonneville is ‘vintage’. The Bonneville range has been able to find many consumers because of its simplistic retro styling and equally impressive performance.

    On the occasion of the ‘Bonneville’ moniker’s 61st anniversary, Triumph Motorcycles India is offering free accessories worth up to Rs 61,000 for the entire Bonneville range. The offer will be applicable only in the month of August 2020. The Indian-spec BS6 Triumph Bonneville range consists of the Street Twin, T100, T120 and Speedmaster.
    Accessories coming under the offer extend to leather saddlebags, new handlebars, silencers, bar-end mirrors, different seating options and more. The offer would surely draw the attention of prospective buyers and help boost the bike maker’s sales figures in the country. It would also give a push to pre-festive season sales.

    Recently, the British manufacturer launched the BS6 avatars of the Bonneville Street Twin and Speedmaster. The updated 2020MY Street Twin now comes at a starting price of Rs 7.45 lakh ex-showroom, Rs 13,000 premium over its BS4 predecessor. Apart from the mandatory emission update, there is no major change in the modern classic. The motorcycle continues to derive power from a 900cc parallel-twin motor. It generates 65bhp and 80Nm of torque.
    Transmission duties are carried by a 5-speed gearbox. It is offered in three colour schemes: Jet Black, Korosi Red and Matte Ironstone. While the first one is offered at the base price, the rest are retailed at Rs 7.58 lakh ex-showroom. The entry-level ‘Bonnie’, Street Twin is also the most affordable product from Triumph Motorcycles India.
    Key features equipped on the Street Twin are dual-channel ABS, TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring System), TCS (Traction Control System), single-pod semi-digital instrument console, torque-assist clutch, riding modes (Road & Rain), etc. It has a dry weight of 198 kg and carries a 12-litre fuel tank.
    BS6 Bonneville Speedmaster
    The Triumph Speedmaster, on the other hand, is priced at Rs 11.33 lakh ex-showroom. Interestingly though, this model has not seen any price hike form its phased-out BS4 counterpart. The 2020MY Bonneville Speedmaster is powered by a 1200cc liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine that cranks up 77bhp of power and 106 Nm of torque. Like the Street Twin, there are no major changes over the BS4 model except for the addition of a new colour scheme, Cobalt Blue with Jet Black. More