2022 Triumph Tiger Sport 660

2022 Tiger Sport 660

Middleweight adventure tourer based around the Trident 660 engine and chassis

Triumph’s been working hard on extending its range downwards, so it can offer something to new riders and others looking for a smaller, cheaper, easier way into the Hinckley brand. The first sign of this came last year, when the Trident 660 appeared: a basic naked roadster, with a tweaked Speed Triple S 660cc three-cylinder motor bolted into a fairly basic street chassis. Unadjustable suspension and twin-piston sliding calipers were lifted up by a decent electronics package, and Triumph also followed the trend nowadays of putting a giant union flag motif on the side of the thing (though it’s not entirely made here).

And now there’s another variation on the 660 theme: the new Tiger Sport 660, a middleweight adventure touring bike in the vein of Kawasaki’s Versys 650 and the Yamaha Tracer 700. The Trident base engine and chassis setup gets a set of touring bodywork, adjustable screen, bigger 17 litre tank and more upright riding position. There’s little in the way of genuine off-road chops, so it’s very much a machine for the asphalt. In the class, it has the most power (80bhp) and isn’t massively overweight (206kg wet), and the LCD dash, decent ABS, traction control, power modes and LED lights all lift it up a bit too. Price is a little steep: £8,450 (+£100 for the red paint). But Triumph’s PR folk were keen to say that the Tiger Sport 660 is much cheaper to run: it has massive 10,000 mile service intervals, and the firm claims a 30 per cent cut in servicing labour costs and 17 per cent in service parts. 

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More info: www.triumphmotorcycles.co.uk

Tiger Sport 660 highlights

  • Most powerful bike in class with 80bhp@10,250rpm and 64Nm@6,250rpm
  • First triple engine in the category
  • A2-licence compliant with an accessory-fit conversion kit
  • Comfortable rider and pillion ergonomics with integrated pillion grab handles 
  • Low 835mm seat height
  • Showa 41mm upside down cartridge forks and Showa rear monoshock with remote hydraulic preload adjustment 
  • Nissin brakes with twin 310mm front discs and Michelin Road 5 tyres 
  • Sculpted 17 litre fuel tank for excellent range 
  • Discreetly integrated pannier mounts for the easy fitment of the accessory panniers
  • Height-adjustable screen enables single-handed adjustment while riding
  • TFT display, ready for the accessory-fit My Triumph connectivity system
  • Riding modes – Road and Rain
  • Full LED lighting with twin headlights and self-cancelling indicators
  • Switchable traction control, ABS, ride-by-wire throttle, slipper clutch and an immobiliser
  • Upright, imposing Tiger poise with all-new bodywork and compact low mounted silencer
  • paint schemes with new sporty graphics
  • 10,000 miles (16,000 km) or 12 months service interval
  • Two-year unlimited milage warranty, with the option to extend for one or two years
  • OTR price from £8,450.00, available from February
  • 40+ dedicated Tiger Sport 660 accessories
  • Full range of touring luggage including two-helmet top box, plus additional protection, capability, style and security accessories
  • All engineered alongside the motorcycle and tested to the same quality standards
  • Two-year unlimited mileage warranty on all genuine accessories 

Tiger Sport 660 SPECIFICATIONS

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ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION
TypeLiquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, inline 3-cylinder, 240° firing order
Capacity660 cc
Bore74.04 mm
Stroke51.1 mm
Compression11.95:1
Maximum Power81 PS / 80 bhp (59.6 kW) @ 10,250 rpm
Maximum Torque64 Nm @ 6,250 rpm
Fuel SystemMultipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with electronic throttle control
ExhaustStainless steel 3 into 1 header system with low single sided stainless steel silencer
Final DriveX-ring chain
ClutchWet, multi-plate, slip & assist
Gearbox6 speed
CHASSIS
FrameTubular steel perimeter frame
SwingarmTwin-sided, fabricated steel 
Front WheelCast aluminium, 17 x 3.5 in
Rear WheelCast aluminium, 17 x 5.5 in
Front Tyre120/70 ZR 17 (58W)
Rear Tyre180/55 ZR 17 (73W)
Front SuspensionShowa 41mm upside down separate function cartridge forks, 150mm wheel travel
Rear SuspensionShowa monoshock RSU, with remote hydraulic preload adjustment, 150mm wheel travel
Front BrakesNissin two-piston sliding calipers, twin 310mm discs, ABS
Rear BrakesNissin single-piston sliding caliper, single 255mm disc, ABS
InstrumentsMulti-function instruments with colour TFT screen
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHTS
Length2071 mm
Width (Handlebars)834 mm
Height Without Mirrors1398 mm / 1315mm (high / low screen position)
Seat Height835 mm
Wheelbase1418 mm
Rake23.1º
Trail97.1 mm
Wet weight206 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity17.2 litres
FUEL CONSUMPTION
Fuel Consumption4.5 litres / 100 km
CO2 Figures107 g/km
StandardEURO 5
CO2 emissions and fuel consumption data are measured according to regulation 168/2013/EC. Figures for fuel consumption are derived from specific test conditions and are for comparative purposes only. They may not reflect real driving results.
SERVICE
Service interval10,000 miles (16,000km)/12 months

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