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Triumph Motorcycles has officially announced the launch date for the Trident 660 in India. The brand's entry-level offering will go on sale in the Indian market from April 6, 2021. The Trident 660 is already on sale on various international markets.
Ahead of its launch, Triumph has begun accepting pre-launch bookings for the upcoming street-naked motorcycle for a token amount of Rs 50,000. The pricing for the Trident 660 motorcycle has been leaked ahead of its launch — here are all the details.
The Trident 660 features a street-naked look with a contoured fuel-tank, round-shaped LED headlamps, an underbelly exhaust, a single-seat design, a single-piece handlebar that aids to the upright riding position, however, the footpegs are rear set.
The motorcycle features a 14-litre fuel tank and tips the scale at 189Kgs (wet). It will be offered in four colour options: Crystal White, Sapphire Black, Matt Jet Black & Silver Ice, and Silver Ice & Diablo Red.
The motorcycle comes with a whole host of electronic rider aids. This includes ride-by-wire throttle, switchable traction control, two riding modes: road & rain, and dual-channel ABS. The motorcycle is offered with an optional bi-directional quick-shifter from the company called the ‘Triumph Shift-Assist'.
Staying in tune with the current trend of connected technology, the company is also offering ‘My Triumph Connectivity System'. All features of the connected technology can be controlled with the switchgear cube and a TFT display. This includes navigation, call/SMS alerts and more.
The Triumph Trident 660 is powered by a liquid-cooled, in-line three-cylinder 660cc engine. It produces a maximum of 80bhp at 10250rpm and a peak torque of 64Nm at 6250rpm. The engine comes mated to a six-speed gearbox along with a slip-assist clutch as standard.
The motorcycle uses a perimeter frame and double-sided swingarm. Suspension duties on the motorcycle are handled by Showa 41mm upside down separate function forks at the front and Showa mono-shock unit with adjustability for preload at the rear.
Braking on the motorcycle is done via twin 310mm floating discs with two-piston sliding callipers at the front, and a single 255mm disc with a single-piston sliding calliper at the rear both of which are sourced from Nissin. The Trident 660 features 17-inch alloy wheels at either end shod with performance tyres.
In addition to the performance upgrades, the Trident 660 is offered with a host of cosmetic and functional accessories as well. This includes coloured flyscreen, bar-end mirrors, aluminium belly pan, frame protection, front axle protectors, engine cover protection, tank pad, and a USB charger; among others.
Thoughts About The Triumph Trident 660 India Launch Date Officially Revealed
As mentioned before, the Trident 660, will be the brand's entry-level offering in the country. The company is hoping to have more footfalls in showrooms with the launch of the Trident 660, which will help the brand to onboard more customers in the country. Once launched, the Triumph Trident will rival the Kawasaki Z650 in India.