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New Triumph Tiger 850 Sport unveiled

The new Triumph Tiger 850 Sport is here and it shares the same innovative T-plane crank as the latest generation Tiger 900 range, with its own unique 850 tune. Designed for a more accessible and manageable delivery of usable power and torque, the new 850 delivers enhanced all-round easy-riding versatility for commuting, touring or just having spirited two-wheeled fun at the weekends.

Triumph Tiger 850 Sport
Triumph Tiger 850 Sport

The T-plane triple crank and its 1-3-2 firing order give the 850 triple outstanding tractability at low rpm, which translates into an enhanced connection between the rider and the rear wheel, and responsive and intuitive road-riding performance. This new and unique engine configuration has an incredibly distinctive sound, with the throttle characteristics and feel of a twin lower down, married to the rich and responsive torque delivery of a triple in the mid-range and top end.

Peak power comes at 85 PS @ 8,500 rpm and peak torque is 82 Nm @ 6,500 rpm, with a smooth and linear power and torque delivery available from low engine speeds and across the rev range.

The responsiveness of the engine is complimented by the slip and assist clutch, which reduces lever effort and provides additional comfort on both long journeys and in urban environments.

Triumph Tiger 850 Sport
Triumph Tiger 850 Sport

The new Tiger 850 Sport features a dedicated, high specification chassis and equipment package, specifically tailored to maximise the new Tiger 850 Sport’s all round versatility and accessibility.

From the category leading Brembo Stylema brakes, to the high quality Marzocchi suspension, adjustable screen and comprehensive electronics package, with 5” TFT instruments, all LED lighting, 2 riding modes, ABS, and switchable traction control, the new Tiger 850 sport has been optimised for accessible road-focused adventure fun.

Triumph Tiger 850 technical specifications  

ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION
Type Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, inline 3-cylinder
Capacity 888 cc
Bore 78.0 mm
Stroke 61.9 mm
Compression 11.27:1
Maximum Power 85 PS / 84 bhp (62.5 kW) @ 8,500 rpm
Maximum Torque 82 Nm (60lbft) @ 6,500 rpm
Fuel System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection
Exhaust Stainless steel 3 into 1 header system, side mounted stainless steel silencer
Final Drive O-ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate, slip & assist
Gearbox 6 speed
CHASSIS
Frame Tubular steel frame, bolt on sub frame
Swingarm Twin-sided, cast aluminium
Front Wheel Cast alloy, 19 x 2.5 in
Rear Wheel Cast alloy, 17 x 4.25 in
Front Tyre 100/90-19
Rear Tyre 150/70R17
Front Suspension Marzocchi 45mm upside down forks
Rear Suspension Marzocchi rear suspension unit, manual preload adjustment
Front Brakes Twin 320mm floating discs, Brembo Stylema 4 piston Monobloc calipers. Radial front master cylinder, ABS
Rear Brakes Single 255mm disc. Brembo single piston sliding caliper, ABS
Instruments 5″ TFT screen
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHTS
Length 2248 mm (88.50 in)
Width (Handlebars) 830 mm (32.67in)
Height Without Mirrors 1410-1460 mm (55.51-57.48 in)
Seat Height 810-830 mm (31.88-32.67 in)
Wheelbase 1556 mm (61.25 in)
Rake 24.6 °
Trail 133.3 mm (5.24 in)
Dry weight 192 kg (423 lb)
Fuel Tank Capacity 20 litres (5.28 US gal)
FUEL CONSUMPTION
Fuel Consumption 55.4 mpg (5.2 l/100km)
CO2 119 g/km
Standard EURO 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.