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Triumph Trident Ride Review

Written by Parichay Malvankar

Iconic British brand Triumph recently launched its smallest capacity motorcycle in the Indian market, dubbed the Triumph Trident 660. The compact bike comes with the brand’s signature triple engine and a clean roadster design. The motorcycle targets entry-level motorcycling enthusiasts. With Triumph bringing the motorcycle via the (Completely Knocked Down) route, the brand is able to price the bike aggressively when compared to competition. This Trident 660 rivals the likes of Kawasaki Z650 & Honda CB650R. We got our hands on the new Trident 660 to bring you a comprehensive review, so you can make an informed buying decision.

Triumph Trident 660 – Price, Colours & Accessories

Triumph offers the Trident 660 at an accessible price starting from INR 6.95 lakh ex-showroom. The brand offers the motorcycle in four colour options – Crystal White, Sapphire Black, Matte Jet Black & Silver Ice and Silver Ice Diablo Red. The bike also comes with 32 accessories, including performance upgrades, security, protection, luggage, styling and more.

Triumph Trident 660 – Design and Features

The Triumph Trident 660 comes with a rounded headlamp featuring a Triumph motif in the centre. The brand offers a contemporary motorcycle with LED headlights, LED indicators and LED taillights. The Trident features a muscular fuel tank with Union Jack graphics on the dual-tone paint models. The bike also features a sleek tail section that integrates the taillight well. The motorcycle also features an ergonomically designed seat, upright handlebars and a mid-rear-set footpeg position. Triumph offers the Trident with a colour TFT multi-functional instruments cluster. The display features turn-by-turn navigation, “My Triumph” Connectivity System, Road and Rain riding modes, switchable traction control etc.

Triumph Trident 660 – Technical Specifications

Powering the Triumph Trident 660 is a 660cc three-cylinder in-line 12-valve DOHC engine. The liquid-cooled engine comes with electronic fuel injection and produces 81 PS of power and 64 Nm of torque. The engine comes with a 6-speed gearbox with Assist & Slipper clutch and a stainless steel 3 into 1 header system and exhaust for a unique Triple sound.

The bike also comes with a tubular steel perimeter frame that rides on 41mm Showa’ separate function forks’ (SFF) on the front. The rear comes with a preload-adjustable Showa monoshock. The bike gets twin 310mm disc on the front and a 255mm single disc on the rear equipped with a dual-channel ABS.

Triumph Trident 660 – Service and Warranty

Triumph offers a 2-year unlimited mileage warranty and class-leading 16,000 km service interval.

Also Read: 2021 Honda CB650R Vs. Triumph Trident 660 – Specification Comparison