Triumph Motorcycles launched the latest Trident in the Indian market. Its price is Rs 6.95 lakh, old showroom, which makes it the most affordable bike with the Triumph Roadster three cylinder engine and is the most affordable motorcycle in the Triumph range. Triumph is now accepting reservations for the all-new Trident and deliveries will begin in the coming weeks.
The Triumph Trident is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated motorcycles in the world. It is designed and developed by the Triumph team in Hinckley, UK. The design of the motorcycle also receives contributions from Rodolfo Frascoli, the motorcycle designer behind the new Tiger 900. Frascoli is a renowned designer who worked on the Triumph Speed Triple and the now discontinued Tiger 1050.
The Trident looks neat. From the front, the fuel tank looks bulging and also complements the motorcycle’s round headlight. The fuel tank adds a strong, wide and muscular look to the bike. The fuel tank gets a two-tone finish. It is a retro-designed fuel tank. It receives a 14 liter fuel tank.
It gets a short rear section with full LED lights. The bike receives a one-piece saddle and the mirrors are teardrop shaped. The radiator is from a hood is also body color and blends fairly well with the overall design. The exhaust is an exhaust under the belly. The Trident looks modern and advanced.
The Triumph Trident will be available in four color options. There is a white crystal, a sapphire black, a matte jet black and a silver ice and finally, a silver ice and a Diablo red. Two two-tone color options are available with the Trident.
The Triumph Trident 660 has 17 inch alloy wheels at both ends. It gets a sporty alloy rim design with five spokes. The tires are high performance Michelin Road 5 tires. The front of the bike gets a $ 41mm Showa suspension. This is a separate function fork with 120mm of travel. At the rear, it receives a mono-shock absorber adjustable in preload with a travel of 133.5 mm. The front is equipped with 310mm dual disc brakes and at the rear the bike is equipped with a 255mm disc brake.
There are also many features. The list includes a fully digital instrument console, auto-canceling turn signals, drive modes – Rain and Road, switchable traction control system and two-channel ABS with (with adjustable intervention levels). The adjustable ABS will delight many cycling enthusiasts.
The Triumph 660 Trident is powered by a liquid-cooled 660cc inline 3-cylinder engine. It develops a maximum power of 81 hp at 1-250 rpm and a maximum torque of 64 Nm at 6250 rpm. It is associated with a six-speed transmission. The transmission slips and assists the standard function. There is also a quick bi-directional shifter as standard.
The engine is a brand new product and is built from the ground up. Triumph claims that 90% of torque is available over the entire rev range, which will make it a very sporty bike to ride. The all-new Trident will challenge the likes of Kawasaki Z650, Honda CBR650R and even the Ducati Scrambler 800.