The Triumph Tiger 850 Sport is the most affordable motorcycle in the Tiger range priced at Rs 11.95 lakh (ex-showroom). It undercuts the Tiger 900 GT by Rs 1.75 lakh. Here we bring to you details of the Tiger 850 Sport through this image gallery.
In terms of styling, the Tiger 850 Sport borrows its design and bodywork from the Tiger 900 GT although the entry-level model comes with a different set of graphics and ‘850 Sport’ badge to set it apart.
Triumph is offering the motorcycle in a choice of two colours- Diablo Red, and Graphite with Caspian blue.
However, the biggest difference between the 850 Sport and 900 GT is the power figures. While both motorcycles use the 888cc, inline-three engine, the unit on the Tiger 850 Sport churns out 84bhp and 82Nm which is lower than the other model’s 93.9bhp and 86.7Nm.
Similar to the Tiger 900 GT, the 850 Sport rides on a 19-inch front and 17-inch rear alloy wheel combo. The suspension setup consists of 45mm inverted forks and a preload-adjustable monoshock at the rear both source from Marzochhi. Meanwhile, braking is done by Brembo Stylema calipers at the front and a single-piston Brembo caliper at the rear.
As for electronics, Triumph has equipped the Tiger 850 Sport with a five-inch TFT display, switchable traction control system, ABS and two-riding modes- Road and Rain. Not to forget the full-LED lighting and USB charging port as well.
In terms of competition, the Triumph Tiger 850 Sport goes up against the BMW F750 GS in the country that is yet to be launched in its BS6 avatar.