The Triumph Tiger brand enjoys a decidedly high position in the motorcycle industry, having introduced the first motorcycle model under its belt in 1981. Since then, the model range has continued to grow from strength to strength with significant improvements on every front, which implies improved performance, increased levels of practicality and exceptional designs and ergonomics. Triumph Unveils New 2016 Tiger Sport at the MCN London Excel Motorcycle Show. The newest iteration has a 1050 cc triple line engine with improvements in torque, as well as reduced fuel consumption. It is also designed with versatility in mind, as users can enjoy it to tackle daily tasks, as well as high-speed adventure trips.
Engine and performance
Without disclosing any vital information about the engine, Triumph reported that the bike sports its famous 1050 cc triple engine. Additionally, the model boasts of modified combustion chambers and a brand new exhaust mechanism that meets Euro4 emission regulations. It also has a new Electronic Control Unit that targets the torque for an optimized power performance. The Tiger Sports range was among the few large capacity class motorcycles to avoid the utilization of an electronic safety mechanism, but with this new model, the ride by wire throttle system is installed, which facilitates three rider modes namely sport, rain, and road.
Visually, the new model retains much last year’s exterior design with the exception of new color preferences of Matt black with bright yellow details and aluminum silver accentuated by red highlights. Other vital upgrades including adjustable tinted windscreens, strong footpegs, new rear view mirror designs and an improved free flow exhaust system.
Price and release date
The new model will be accessible for purchase in April of this year, with an estimated price of $14, 600/ €13,000. It is essential to note that the model will not be available for sale in America.