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How powerful is the Triumph Tiger Sport 660 touring bike on Indian roads? Read detailed review

New Delhi.
Triumph Motorcycles has launched its new entry-level touring motorcycle. Triumph Tiger Sport 660 has been launched in India. If seen, it is based on Trident 660 Roadster. It is a sport touring machine. Not like other entry-level adventure bikes, it comes with off-road capability. This Triumph Tiger It is the most economical bike of the family which is made for long distance touring. Not only this, the company says that you can run it daily.
The Tiger Sport 660 gets a half-fairing with a height-adjustable winshield and as the company says is Tarmac Adventures, you can ride it on the road. It has been given 17-inch wheels, which come with the road-specifications. In this, you get the same tires as the Trident 660 roadster.

The Tiger Sport 660 sports a typical sports tourer design with twin LED headlamps and looks similar to the larger Tiger 900 models. If we go by its touring personality, the Tiger Sport 660 gets a height-adjustable windshield at half-fairing. It has a big fuel tank of 17.2 liters.

The Tiger Sport 660 gets a new cockpit along with a new instrument console. The company has given two riding modes (Road and Rain) in it. It gets switchable traction control and dual-channel ABS. Apart from this, the upright position is available in Tiger Sport 660. Seat height is 835 mm. At the same time, its weight is 206 kg. This bike offers you a mileage of 22.2 kmpl. Tiger Sport 660 comes in three colours.

Powering the Tiger Sport 660 is a 660 cc in-line three-cylinder engine, which is derived from the Triumph Trident 660. Its engine gives maximum power of 80 bhp at 10,250 rpm and torque of 64 Nm at 6250 rpm. But the weight of Tiger Sport 660 is 17 kg more than that of Trident 660.

It has 41 mm Showa upside down which comes with 150 mm of travel. In the rear, 150 mm travel has been given with Showa monoshock. In terms of braking duties, it gets dual-channel ABS with Nissin 2-piston sliding calipers and twin 310mm discs at the front. Talking about the rear wheels, here you get a 255 mm disc with Nissin single-piston sliding calipers.

Triumph Tiger Sport 660 has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs 8.95 lakh. Tiger Sport 660 competes in the Indian market with Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT and Kawasaki Versys 650. Strom 650 XT is priced at Rs. 8.84 Lakh (ex-showroom). At the same time, the price of Versys 650 is Rs 7.15 lakh (ex-showroom).

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