Triumph Motorcycles has unveiled the newest model in the Triumph Tiger family, the new Triumph Tiger 850 Sport, a road-focussed adventure bike, which will for the new entry-level model in the Tiger range. According to Triumph Motorcycles, the new Tiger 850 Sport is the perfect combination of the Tiger 900 triple engine set-up, and tailor-made high specification equipment and technology, which offers intuitive and all day easy-riding capability. The Tiger 850 Sport carries the core attributes of the new Tiger, but with more manageable performance, at a more accessible price.
The Tiger 850 Sport shares the same basic engine as the new Tiger 900 range, so the 888 cc, inline three-cylinder engine remains the same, but with a slightly different state of tune to give it more accessible and manageable delivery of usable power and torque. On the Tiger 850 Sport, the engine makes 84 bhp at 8,500 rpm, while peak torque is 82 Nm at 6,500 rpm. According to Triumph, the T-Plane crank with its 1-3-2 firing order gives the 850 triple outstanding tractability at low rpm. The engine is said to offer smooth and linear power and torque delivery from low engine speeds and across the rev range.