Triumph Motorcycles India has updated its portfolio with the launch of the new Tiger 850 Sport at an ex-showroom price tag of Rs 11.95 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The new Tiger 850 Sport is the new entry-level model in the Tiger series and here we list the top five highlights of the motorcycle.
The styling cues are similar to the Tiger 900 GT, although the entry-level version comes with a different set of graphics and colour scheme. The “850 Sport” badge is visible on the fuel tank. Other styling features include a sleek LED headlight, a tall windscreen, semi-fairing design, step-up seat, and a tall-set exhaust. Similar to the GT model, the new Tiger 850 Sport rides on alloy wheels in 19-inch front/17-inch rear combination.
The new Tiger 850 Sport will be available in two colour options – graphite with diablo red, and graphite with caspian blue.
While the displacement is similar to the Tiger 900 series, the power and torque output numbers on the Tiger 850 Sport are lower. The 888cc, inline three-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine makes 84bhp at 8,500rpm and 82Nm of torque at 6,500rpm as against 93.9bhp and 86.7Nm on the Tiger 900 series.
The electronics on the Tiger 850 Sport include a five-inch full colour display, ABS, two riding modes – road and rain, and switchable traction control system. The motorcycle also benefits from full-LED lighting and a USB charging port.
The suspension setup on the Tiger 850 Sport includes 45mm Marzocchi upside-down front forks and a preload-adjustable Marzocchi rear mono-shock. The braking hardware comprises of twin 320mm rotors with Brembo Stylema four-piston monobloc callipers at the front and a single 255mm disc with Brembo single piston sliding calliper at the rear.