Triumph has unveiled its most anticipated bike model for the year , owing to its rich heritage and history , the Triumph Trident 660. The Trident 660 joins Triumph’s award-winning Roadster line up. The Trident 660 combines triple engine performance, pure and minimalistic lines, and class-leading technology to deliver pure riding pleasure . The Triumph Trident is expected to come with a competitive price tag and a long list of features on offer .
The original three-cylinder Trident set a new standard for performance when it was launched in 1968, beginning a bloodline of triple-powered Triumphs which continues to today with the latest generation Tigers, Speed and Street Triples, Rocket 3 and all-new Trident. Launched under two different brands the first Triumph Trident and BSA Rocket 3 were both powered by the torque-rich triple, with both achieving race success within Europe and the USA in the 1970s.
The most famous of these being the legendary Triumph ‘Slippery Sam’, which went on to win five consecutive Isle of Man Production TT races from 1971 to 1975. Returning to the Triumph line-up in 1990, the new Trident 750 cc and 900 cc triple cylinder roadsters delivered a new standard of quality and were commonly regarded as the best of the new generation Triumph line-up with a character and style of their own.
The All New Triumph Trident comes with a peak power of 81PS at 10,250 rpm and over 90% of the maximum torque being available across most of the rev range peaking at 64Nm at 6,250rpm. Also on offer are Road and Rain riding modes and switchable traction control (integrated into the riding modes) Ride by wire is also on offer on the brands latest offering.
Along with the distinguished unique triple sound , it also offers features like multi-functional instruments with colour TFT display , All-LED lighting and ABS as standard . The Trident comes with Showa upside down forks and Showa preload adjustable monoshock . The Trident also assured great braking with Nissin brakes with twin 310mm discs and a promising road grip with the already established Michelin Road 5 tyres.
The Triumph Trident follows a unique British design which is minimalistic and flows into a distinctive silhouette with clean lines and reflects classic Triumph’s design DNA
The bike upon launch will be offered in Four stylish and contemporary colour scheme options and 45 dedicated Trident accessories and also offer Class-leading 10,000miles/16,000km service interval and a Global 2 year unlimited mileage warranty.
The All New Triumph Trident will be available in dealerships by end of January 2021.