Intro: 2024 Triumph Daytona 660, In The April Issue

Intro: 2024 Triumph Daytona 660, In The April Issue

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Featured In the April 2024 issue of Roadracing World:

        The smell of the burning brush lingered far after the flames and smoke had disappeared from the mirrors. Farmers were torching the underbrush torn from fields, clearing the way for the next crops grown in the countryside inland of Benidorm, on the Mediterranean coast of Spain.  I reflected that the only sense I could devote to the phenomenon was smell; I had no extra time or bandwidth for sightseeing. We were burning through the roller-coaster two-lane roads in the local mountains, slashing past the fields as we sampled Triumph’s newest sportbike, the 2024 Daytona 660, at the global launch of the new machine. 

        Turns came up at a fast and furious rate, with crests, dips and fences limiting the view ahead and keeping me on high alert, fully engaged in hustling the machine into turn after turn, carrying as much corner speed as I dared until the exit opened up and it was time to go to the whip. 

        This is an important bike for Triumph, as the company looks to build on the success of its  earlier 660cc Triples, the roadster Trident 660 and sport-touring/adventure bike Sport Tiger 660. But the new Daytona it is not simply a Trident with a fairing. The riding position is completely different, the forks are upgraded, the chassis is new…


            “2024 Triumph Daytona 660 Intro,” by Michael Gougis


            The idea is not to create another middleweight supersport. Triumph wants to attract newer riders, older riders, and people who are interested in a middleweight bike that will perform on curvy roads, serve as a daily commuter and cross a state with comfort, power and style. Read about the details of the company’s latest creation in the April issue of Roadracing World!


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