The Sport 660 will be the most affordable Tiger in Triumph’s range.
Triumph has been expanding its portfolio in India consistently, and it seems that its most loved model line-up is about to get a lot more accessible. The Tiger Sport 660, based on the Trident 660, is an entry-level adventure tourer, which has a lot in common with the aforementioned Trident.
One of the key components shared between the two is the 660cc inline three-cylinder engine, which produces 80bhp at 10,250rpm and 64Nm at 6,250rpm in the Tiger Sport 660 and is mated to a six-speed gearbox, with a slip and assist clutch.
At the front are 41mm Showa USD forks with 150mm of travel, while the rear gets a Showa monoshock with the same 150mm of travel. There are Nissin twin-piston sliding callipers at the front, with twin 310mm discs, while the rear has a Nissin single-piston calliper with a single 255mm disc.
In terms of features, the Tiger Sport 660 gets ABS, switchable traction control, and two riding modes – Road and Rain. There’s also a colour TFT display with My Triumph connectivity, which allows for turn-by-turn navigation, phone and music control, and even GoPro control.
The Tiger Sport 660 looks nothing like the bigger cats in the range, with a split headlight design, an angular nose, and a more athletic stance overall. The Sport 660 also gets a fairly tall windscreen, underbody exhaust, and road-biased Michelin Road 5 tyres.
Since the Tiger Sport 660 is heavily based on the Trident 660, we expect it to command a small premium over the latter’s Rs 7.45 lakh starting price, perhaps around the Rs 8 – 8.5 lakh mark. In comparison, the next Tiger in line is the 850 Sport, which starts at Rs 11.95 lakh. On the other side of the Tiger spectrum, Triumph will also bring in the full-fat 1200 Explorer to India soon.