Triumph has globally unveiled the Tiger 850 Sport .

Triumph has globally unveiled their latest motorcycle in the Adventure tourer class, The Tiger 850 Sport . The All New Tiger 850 Sport replaces only the entry level Tiger 900 GT , the other models will continue to be in production . The Tiger 850 Sport employs the same  T-plane crank as the latest generation Tiger 900 range but in  its own 850 tune , which Triumph says is designed for a more accessible and manageable delivery of usable power and torque.  The Tiger 850 will go on sale in the indian market in early 2021 along with the recently unveiled Triumph Trident .The new Tiger 850 sport has been optimised for accessible road-focused adventure fun.

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The new 850 Sport is powered by the same mill as the Tiger 900 , what that means is that it retains the unique 1-3-2 firing order giving it the much needed low end torque  , though because of being in a different state of tune aiming at being a more accessible and manageable motorcycle , the Tiger 850 Sport puts down a peak power of 85PS @ 8,500rpm and peak torque of 82Nm @ 6,500rpm. The responsiveness of the engine is complimented by the slip and assist clutch, which reduces lever effort and provides additional comfort on both long journeys and in urban environments.

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The Tiger 850 Sports comes loaded with new age gadgetry like

  • Brembo Stylema brakes –

    These are lightweight, compact, carefully sculpted and high performing calipers, with reduced volume around the pistons and brake pads, reducing the internal space occupied by brake fluid, and delivering a more immediate braking response. Increased airflow around the brake pads also helps the calipers to cool quicker.

  • Marzocchi suspension –

    45mm Marzocchi upside down cartridge forks, with 180mm travel, combine with a gas pressurised monoshock rear suspension unit with manually adjustable preload and 170mm rear wheel travel, to deliver a sporty yet comfortable ride.

  • 5” TFT instrument cluster –

    The Tiger 850 Sport features a high contrast 5” full TFT display, for excellent visibility in all light conditions. Key information is presented to the rider in a clear and intuitive way.

  • All LED lighting –

    The headlight, tail-light and indicators  on the Tiger 850 Sport are LED powered for maintenance-free active safety. In applicable markets, the headlight features Triumph’s signature shape DRL for enhanced visibility in all lights.

  • 2 riding modes –

    The two riding modes, Road and Rain, adjust the ride-by-wire throttle response and traction control settings for enhanced control in all riding conditions.

  • ABS and switchable traction control –

    The traction control is switchable and may be deactivated independently via the instrument menus if and when required.

  • 12 V power socket –

    The Tiger 850 Sport also comes equipped with a 12V socket that allows mobile devices to be charged while riding.

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Ergonomics –

While we have not yet ridden or experienced the ergonomics of the Tiger 850 Sports , the detailed images and videos tell us that it comes with a narrow seat, ergonomically optimised footrest position, and angle adjustable handlebars the new Tiger 850 Sport has a comfortable upright riding position designed for a  high level of rider confidence and control, when static and on the move. It also features a built-in easily adjustable two-position seat height mechanism, which enables the rider to change the seat height by 20mm to their preferred set-up. Adding to the comfort and peace of riding ,  the Tiger 850 Sport comes with a large 20 litre fuel tank and an adjustable screen, promisinng to deliver superior wind protection with a simple single-handed adjustment.

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Featuring the new generation Tiger’s modular frame with bolt on aluminium rear sub-frame and bolt on pillion hangers, the new Tiger 850’s combination of lightweight frame, light weight engine, high specification suspension and premium Brembo brakes ensures exceptional handling in all riding scenarios.

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Design –

The Tiger 850 Sport’s bodywork has a focused and aggressive adventure style, with a narrow stand over width, visually light front end and dominant fuel tank design and size.  With all of the class-leading level of finish and detailing from the latest generation Tiger range, the new 850 Sport comes in two exciting paint options, Graphite and Diablo Red  or Graphite and Caspian Blue, each incorporating contemporary new Tiger 850 Sport graphic schemes.

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Accessories –

The motorcycle comes with 60 genuine Triumph accessories  designed alongside the bike itself to ensure seamless integration, and the same exacting standards of manufacturing quality and finish. There are two luggage range options available, both created in partnership with Givi, with the Trekker side-opening panniers with 52 litre twin helmet top box, and the Expedition  top-opening aluminium panniers, with matching 42 litre top box. Additionally, the Tiger 850 Sport accessory range covers options for added comfort, protection, capability, style and security. Genuine Triumph Accessory range comes with Triumph’s 2 year unlimited mileage warranty.

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Detailed Specifications – 

Type Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, inline 3-cylinder
Capacity 888 cc
Bore 78.0 mm
Stroke 61.9 mm
Compression 11.27:1
Maximum Power 85 PS / 84 bhp (62.5 kW) @ 8,500 rpm
Maximum Torque 82 Nm (60lbft) @ 6,500 rpm
Fuel System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection
Exhaust Stainless steel 3 into 1 header system, side mounted stainless steel silencer
Final Drive O-ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate, slip & assist
Gearbox 6 speed
Frame Tubular steel frame, bolt on sub frame
Swingarm Twin-sided, cast aluminium
Front Wheel Cast alloy, 19 x 2.5 in
Rear Wheel Cast alloy, 17 x 4.25 in
Front Tyre 100/90-19
Rear Tyre 150/70R17
Front Suspension Marzocchi 45mm upside down forks
Rear Suspension Marzocchi rear suspension unit, manual preload adjustment
Front Brakes Twin 320mm floating discs, Brembo Stylema 4 piston Monobloc calipers. Radial front master cylinder, ABS
Rear Brakes Single 255mm disc. Brembo single piston sliding caliper, ABS
Instruments 5″ TFT screen
Length 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)
Wheelbase 1556 mm (61.25 in)
Rake 24.6 °
Trail 133.3 mm (5.24 in)
Dry weight 192 kg (423 lb)
Fuel Tank Capacity 20 litres (5.28 US gal)
Fuel Consumption 55.4 mpg (5.2 l/100km)
CO2 119 g/km
Standard EURO 5

CO2 emissions and fuel consumption data are measured according to regulation 168/2013/EC. Figures for fuel consumption are derived from specific test conditions and are for comparative purposes only. They may not reflect real driving results.