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Triumph Tiger 850 Sport launched at INR 11.95 lakh

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Iconic British brand Triumph has launched the all-new Tiger 850 Sport in the Indian market at the starting price of INR 11.95 lakh ex-showroom, pan India. The Triumph Tiger 850 Sport positions itself below the Triumph Tiger 900 and is a more road-focussed adventure touring motorcycle. The Triumph Tiger 850 Sport is available in two colours and Triumph Tiger 850 Sport body graphics called Graphite with Caspian Blue and Graphite with Diablo Red.

Design & Styling

The Tiger 850 Sport comes with slender enduro motorcycle design with an upright front fairing, a tall windscreen that offers ample weather and wind protection to the rider, wide signature LED headlamps with Triumph’s hallmark LED daytime running lights, LED tail lamps, an upswept high mounted exhaust, a front beak-style fender, chiselled fuel tank, a narrow seat with ergonomically optimised footrest position and angled handlebars to provide max comfort on long highway journeys as well as on weekend rides. The handlebar is also adjustable and offers optimum comfort through its range of settings. Likewise, the seat can also be set in two positions.


The Tiger 850 Sport comes with a BS6 emission-compliant liquid-cooled 888cc inline three-cylinder, 12-valve DOHC Triumph Triple engine with a multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection system that produces 85 PS of power and 82 Nm of torque. The Triple engine comes with a 6-speed gearbox featuring a wet multi-plate clutch with slip & assist system and a stainless steel 3 into 1 header system with stainless steel exhaust system as standard. The new engine features the iconic T-plane crank with the unique 1-3-2 firing order, delivering accessible and usable power and torque with manageable delivery.


The Triumph Tiger 850 Sport comes with features such as all LED lighting, a high contrast 5-inch full TFT instruments cluster, ride-by-wire throttle, switchable traction control, two riding modes – Road and Rain that automatically adjust the ride-by-wire throttle response and traction control settings, 12V charging socket, 45mm Marzocchi upside-down cartridge forks with 180mm travel, preload adjustable gas monoshock in the rear, 320mm discs with Brembo Stylema 4 piston Monobloc callipers, radial front master cylinder, Dual Channel ABS, and alloy wheels shod in dual-sport Michelin Anakee adventure tyres that claim to offer good grip in both wet and dry conditions.