Triumph has finally unveiled the Trident for the world. This 650cc inline-3 roadster is expected to launch in the first quarter of 2021. Here is all that you need to know about the Triumph Trident 660.
Triumph Trident 660 Engine
The 660cc engine on the Triden will make 81 Bhp of power and 64 Nm of torque. The engine has 67 new components and is not the same as on the Street Triple S. This engine is paired with 6-speed gearbox which comes with a bi-directional quick shifter. The most impressive part of the engine is that it has a commendable service interval of 16,000 km.
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Trident 660 gets 2 riding modes – Road and Rain. Also, the traction control is manageable with the offering of ride by wire. It also has the option to completely turn off traction control on both modes. Instead, the ABS can not be turned off. The instrument cluster is well packed with information and there is Bluetooth module for turn by turn navigation GoPro and phone control.
Triumph Trident 660 Design
The Design of the bike is very similar to that seen of the testing images. The front has a round headlight which is flanked by USD forks. There is round single pod dash and the headlight reminds of the Bonneville family.
It sports an aluminium frame as seen on the Street Tripple range. the handlebars are flat and wide. Also, the seat is short and almost flat. This makes the riding ergonomics very relaxed. This Triumph Trident 660 has been designed at the Hinckley headquarters in UK who has also designed the new Triumph Tiger 900. The designer behind this Trident is Rodolfi Frascoli.
Rivals in India
The Triumph Trident 660 will be manufactured in the Thailand plant. It will help to keep the price low for this 600cc class roadster. This bike has the time to shine till the Bajaj-Triumph comes to the scene. The Triumph-Bajaj is a non-equity partnership which will be for making bikes in the 200-750cc range. It is expected that a bike of Rs 2 lakhs might emerge from it. The now unvield Triumph Trident 660 will rival the Yamaha MT-07, Kawasaki Z650 and Honda CB605R.
This Trident 660 will come to India as a CKD by next year. The price is expected to be around Rs 7 lakh. For more such content stay subscribed to the Motoroctane Youtube, Google NEWS, Facebook and Twitter. We also have a car consultancy service – Know more.