Triumph Announces New Tiger 850 Sport

Triumph Announces New Tiger 850 Sport

© 2020, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. From a press release issued By Triumph Motorcycles America:




Introducing the perfect combination of dedicated 850 Tiger triple engine set-up,
and tailor-made high specification equipment and technology, for intuitive
and all day easy-riding capability.

Developed from the latest generation Tiger platform, with all of the dynamic poise
and agile handling that the Tiger is known for, combined with a new ‘tailor-made’ performance and specification set-up, designed to deliver even more manageable, accessible and intuitive road-focused adventure riding capability.



• Thrilling, accessible triple engine character and responsive performance,
with innovative T-Plane triple crank.

• Benchmark-setting agile and dynamic handling.

• Commanding poise and style.

• 2-year unlimited mileage warranty and class-leading 10,000 miles service interval



• Dedicated 850 triple engine setup.

o Unique engine power and torque. Peak power of 84 HP (85PS) @ 8,500rpm,
and peak torque of 60.5 lbft (82Nm) @ 6,500rpm.

o With all the advantages of a Triumph triple, with the perfect combination of
responsive power and torque low down, and across the rev range, tuned for an
even more accessible and manageable delivery.

• High specification equipment and technology fitted as standard. Including:

o Brembo Stylema brakes, with twin 320mm discs.

o Marzocchi upside down cartridge forks and gas pressurised, preload-adjustable RSU.

o 5” TFT instruments.

o Road and Rain riding modes, with dedicated throttle and traction control maps.

o All LED lighting

o Slip & Assist clutch

o Adjustable screen

o ABS and Switchable Traction Control

• Two exciting new contemporary Tiger 850 Sport graphic schemes,
with a category-leading level of premium finish and detailing.

• 60+ Genuine Triumph Accessories, for capability, style and security, including luggage.

• The most accessibly priced Tiger in the line-up, at just $11,995



The new Tiger 850 Sport 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

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 midrange and top end.

Peak power comes at 84 HP @ 8,500 rpm and peak torque is 60.5 lbft @ 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



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.

Brembo Stylema brakes

The Tiger 850 Sport features category leading Brembo Stylema® brakes for superior
stopping power. These are lightweight, compact, carefully sculpted and high performing
calipers, with reduced volume around the pistons and brake pads, reducing the internal
space occupied by brake fluid, and delivering a more immediate braking response.
Increased airflow around the brake pads also helps the calipers to cool quicker.

High specification Marzocchi suspension

The Tiger 850 Sport has a high performance suspension set-up, with premium Marzocchi
components front and rear. 45mm Marzocchi upside down cartridge forks, with 180mm
travel, combine with a gas pressurised monoshock rear suspension unit with manually
adjustable preload and 170mm rear wheel travel, to deliver a sporty yet comfortable ride.



With a narrow seat, ergonomically optimised footrest position, and angle adjustable
handlebars the new Tiger 850 Sport has a comfortable upright riding position designed for a high level of rider confidence and control, when static and on the move. It also features a
built-in easily adjustable two-position seat height mechanism, which enables the rider to
change the seat height by ¾ in (20mm) to their preferred set-up.

Making every journey even more comfortable the Tiger 850 Sport comes with a large 5.28
Gal (20 L) fuel tank and an adjustable screen, delivering superior wind protection with a
simple single-handed adjustment.

Lightweight modular frame

Featuring the new generation Tiger’s modular frame with bolt-on aluminum rear sub-frame
and bolt on pillion hangers, the new Tiger 850’s combination of lightweight frame, light
weight engine, high specification suspension and premium Brembo brakes ensures
exceptional handling in all riding scenarios.



The new Tiger 850 Sport comes equipped with a tailor made set-up of high specification
technology as standard, all selected for enhanced user-friendliness, confidence inspiring
riding and safety.

5” full TFT display

The Tiger 850 Sport features a high contrast 5” full TFT display, for excellent visibility in all
light conditions. Key information is presented to the rider in a clear and intuitive way.

Two riding modes

The two riding modes, Road and Rain, adjust the ride-by-wire throttle response and traction control settings for enhanced control in all riding conditions. The traction control is switchable and may be deactivated independently via the instrument menus if required.

All-LED lighting

The headlight, tail-light and indicators on the Tiger 850 Sport are LED powered for
maintenance-free active safety.

12V power socket

The Tiger 850 Sport also comes equipped with a 12V socket that allows mobile devices to
be charged while riding.



The Tiger 850 Sport’s bodywork has a focused and aggressive adventure style, with a
narrow stand-over width, visually light front end and dominant fuel tank design and size.
With all of the class-leading level of finish and detailing from the latest generation Tiger
range, the new 850 Sport comes in two exciting paint options, Graphite and Diablo Red
or Graphite and Caspian Blue, each incorporating contemporary new Tiger 850 Sport
graphic schemes.



A range of over 60 genuine Triumph accessories are available for the new Tiger 850 Sport,
all designed alongside the bike itself to ensure seamless integration, and the same exacting
standards of manufacturing quality and finish.

There are two luggage range options available, both created in partnership with Givi, with
the Trekker side-opening panniers with 13.7 Gal (52 L) twin helmet top box, and the
Expedition top-opening aluminium panniers, with matching 11.1 Gal (42 L) top box.

Additionally, the Tiger 850 Sport accessory range covers options for added comfort,
protection, capability, style and security. For even greater reassurance, all of the Genuine
Triumph Accessory range comes with Triumph’s 2 year unlimited mileage warranty.

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